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7/5/2014 12:00 AM
Dodged a bullet
Editorials
Second Amendment absolutists say we don’t need new gun laws — we just need to enforce those we have. But even a law designed to thwart criminals from illegally buying guns in straw purchases doesn’t always earn respect. …

7/5/2014 12:00 AM
Patience on Marina District
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Most Toledoans likely share the frustration that Mayor D. Michael Collins expresses about the continued lack of development of the Marina District. It’s been three years since investors paid the city $3.8 million for a 69-acre site along East Toledo’s riverfront, dropping tantalizing hints about a $300 million project that would include residential, retail, office, and entertainment space.…

7/5/2014 12:00 AM
Ghosts of war haunt veterans
Letters to the Editor
Your June 22 article “Wasted sacrifice: Chaos in Iraq riles U.S. war veterans” compares the situation in Iraq to that of Vietnam. The article mentions theories of who was to blame for how the Vietnam war turned out. It came down to politics versus the military. …

7/4/2014 12:00 AM
Kirk: Lighting the way
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST

7/4/2014 12:00 AM
Wayne County's future in doubt
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
DETROIT — Few people outside the Detroit area normally know or care who the Wayne County executive — a sort of county mayor — is. But this year, that choice may be important to the wallets of everyone in Michigan. …

7/4/2014 12:00 AM
Calming Mideast tensions
Editorials
Israel and the Palestinian territories have been an unlikely island of calm in a Middle East wracked by war and revolution. Yet now their anxious populations are witnessing how quickly a spiral of violence can be triggered by extremists. …

7/4/2014 12:00 AM
Fractious Fourth
Editorials
On July 4, 1826, John Adams and Thomas Jefferson died within hours of each other — 50 years to the day after the Declaration of Independence was signed. …

7/4/2014 12:00 AM
Food fight
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Toledo should embrace food trucks as appealing and innovative options for people who live, work, and play downtown. The vehicles must be regulated to preserve public health and safety, but the fees and rules should not be so prohibitive as merely to eliminate competition for established restaurants. …

7/4/2014 12:00 AM
Infighting spurs voter apathy
Letters to the Editor
With all the political infighting and cronyism, is it any wonder there is voter apathy (“Husted poised to repair local election system; Secretary of State says board in Lucas County still not settled,” June 27)? …

7/3/2014 12:00 AM
No more empty threats
WASHINGTON POST
As heavy fighting resumed this week in eastern Ukraine, it was obvious that Russian President Vladimir Putin had disregarded demands from the United States and European Union that Russia stop intervening. Rebels backed by Moscow did not hand back border posts. Military supplies have not stopped flowing across the border. …