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2/5/2015 12:00 AM
Some parts of higher education affordable
Letters to the Editor
Your Jan. 29 article “College students finance their futures; School costs climb as state aid vanishes” vividly portrays how loans burden students who attend the area’s public universities. Private career colleges and schools long have been at the forefront in making college accessible and affordable with such innovations as online and hybrid learning. …

2/5/2015 12:00 AM
Protecting the unborn should be a priority
Letters to the Editor
Your Jan. 24 editorial “Reproductive regression” exhibits an extreme opinion on abortion in its criticism of common-sense measures such as the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act. …

2/5/2015 12:00 AM
Protesters rudely mar King program
Letters to the Editor
The celebration at the University of Toledo to honor the birthday of the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., is always a wonderful, classy program, well planned and attended by many people of all races (“King celebration welcomes ‘a little civil disobedience’; Group makes point with march on stage,” Jan. 20). …

2/5/2015 12:00 AM
Fix Michigan road plan
Editorials
Michigan’s roads are among the worst in the nation. Polls consistently show that fixing them is Michigan voters’ biggest priority. …

2/5/2015 12:00 AM
Ship aground
Editorials
America needs more domestic manufacturing jobs, not fewer. That fact is reason enough to oppose Sen. John McCain’s attempt to rewrite federal law regulating the production and operation of vessels that use U.S. waterways. But it’s not the only reason to reject his effort. …

2/5/2015 12:00 AM
City should keep bid details secret
Letters to the Editor
In response to your Feb. 1 editorial “Shed light on Jeep deal”: A contractor bidding on a job wouldn’t want other bidders to know what the bid is. …

2/4/2015 12:00 AM
Acting mayor strives for balance
BY SUZETTE HACKNEY BLADE COLUMNIST
Paula Hicks-Hudson, Toledo’s acting mayor, is performing a delicate balancing act. She must command respect and cooperation from a group of city employees who don’t work for her, and who are worried sick about their boss, Mayor D. Michael Collins, and the long-term status of their employment. …

2/4/2015 12:00 AM
Maumee Dearest: You don't need tights to be a hero
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST

2/4/2015 12:00 AM
Farm toxins
Editorials
Concentrated animal feeding operations are the opposite of free-range farms. They jam cows, pigs, and poultry into tight quarters on their miserable journeys to dinner plates. …

2/4/2015 12:00 AM
Obama’s budget
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The new federal budget that President Obama proposed this week places appealing — and appropriate — emphasis on what the President calls “middle-class economics” in a time of overall economic improvement. But it also skirts several basic budget issues that demand to be dealt with, notably infrastructure repair and entitlement reform. …




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