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7/9/2015 12:00 AM
Avoidable disease

A disturbing new report by the World Health Organization and the United Nations Children’s Fund shows how things as simple and common as toilets and sanitation can affect the health and welfare of millions of people. …

7/9/2015 12:00 AM
Pluto’s close-up

While Americans celebrated the Fourth of July with barbecues and fireworks, a technical glitch 8 million miles away threatened to turn a triumphant mission of discovery by the New Horizons spacecraft into a sputtering dud, as it prepares for a close encounter with the planet Pluto next week. …

7/9/2015 12:00 AM
City needs to support sisters’ Kroger project

The Sisters of Notre Dame spent more than three years deliberating the best use for the property where their Provincial House is located. …

7/9/2015 12:00 AM
Clear water, the sequel

As the Toledo area approaches the anniversary of last August’s water crisis, it’s worth remembering that this region has confronted — and overcome — extreme pollution of Lake Erie before. A new program by Lucas County and the National Wildlife Federation invokes the spirit of a water cleanup effort that goes back nearly a half-century. Let’s hope this initiative …

7/8/2015 12:00 AM
Maumee Dearest: Odie ODOT here...
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST

7/8/2015 12:00 AM
... and a judge’s duty

Toledo Municipal Court Judge C. Allen McConnell is scheduled to explain today his apparent decision not to marry a same-sex couple this week. Public officials, especially judges, cannot decide which laws to uphold. If the judge can’t in good conscience enforce the laws and Constitution of the United States, he should resign from the bench immediately. …

7/8/2015 12:00 AM
Greek dance

Greek voters’ emphatic decision this week to reject the terms of international donors for a bailout of the country’s sinking economy puts Greece at odds — perhaps irreconcilably — with the other 18 members of the Euro Zone. …

7/8/2015 12:00 AM
A long way still to go ...

Gay and lesbian Ohioans are exercising their constitutional right to marry, now that the U.S. Supreme Court has struck down same-sex marriage bans in Ohio and 12 other states. Despite their personal opposition to same-sex marriage, Ohio Gov. John Kasich and Attorney General Mike DeWine have properly said that marriage equality is the law of the land,…

7/8/2015 12:00 AM
Clinic stays open; killing continues
Letters to the Editor
Your June 20 article “Toledo clinic to remain open” described Lucas County Common Pleas Court Judge Myron Judge Duhart’s questionable decision to overrule Ohio law and keep Toledo’s one remaining abortion clinic open. I found two disturbing statements: “They’re open for business” and “They’re good to go,” both by an attorney for the clinic, Capital Care Network. …

7/7/2015 12:00 AM
Sense on overtime pay
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America’s widening income gap isn’t an inescapable outcome of the free market, but a political choice that can be mitigated with intelligent public policies. The Obama Administration’s proposed rules for overtime pay would do that. …




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