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7/28/2015 12:00 AM
Literary giant

Novelist E.L. Doctorow wrote such seminal American works as The Book of Daniel, Ragtime, and Billy Bathgate. He was, in the words of fellow novelist Don DeLillo, this nation’s greatest chronicler of “American possibility in which plain lives take on the cadences of history.” …

7/28/2015 12:00 AM
Saving blight money

One of the few good things to come out of the Great Recession was the Hardest Hit Fund. That account has set aside federal money to help states that were most affected by the downturn, including Ohio and Michigan, to save homes and deal with blight. …

7/28/2015 12:00 AM
Candidates should get pay docked
Letters to the Editor
I notice that many of the 2016 presidential candidates are employed by taxpayers, including the governor of Ohio (“Kasich adds his name to crowded GOP field,” July 22). As these people spend time on the campaign trail, and not on the state or federal business they were elected to do, their time away should be deducted from their pay.…

7/27/2015 12:00 AM
Increase vocabulary with a word each day
BY THOMAS WALTON BLADE COLUMNIST
“Increase your vocabulary with a word each day. Each word you know makes a wise guy so ... here’s the word for today: ameliorate.” …

7/27/2015 12:00 AM
It’s hot and only going to get hotter
BY PATRICK O'GARA BLADE COLUMNIST
It’s hot here in our tiny village in northern Spain, as I write this. Very. …

7/27/2015 12:00 AM
Battling addiction
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State and local officials believe Ohio’s heroin and opioid epidemic, after years of exponential increases in fatal overdoses, may finally have hit a plateau. If so, innovative efforts by Lucas County and the administration of Gov. John Kasich deserve part of the credit. …

7/27/2015 12:00 AM
Regulating the new economy

Whatever the complaints of protectionist labor unions and politicians and old-world Luddites, the “gig economy” is here to stay. Services such as Uber and Lyft, smart-phone applications that match riders with local drivers, often at prices far below those of taxis, help millions of Americans to save money and enjoy a wider selection of products and services. …

7/27/2015 12:00 AM
Gaber’s salary high; that’s good
Letters to the Editor
 

7/26/2015 12:00 AM
Another Toledo water crisis?
BY DAVID KUSHMA BLADE EDITOR

7/26/2015 12:00 AM
Readers raise objections over Trump coverage
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
Donald Trump has been creating controversy for many years, but never so much as since he started his current run for president. …




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