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1/26/2015 12:00 AM
Inequality rising
Opinion
If the nation has emerged from the shadow of the economic crisis, as President Obama boasted in his State of the Union address last week, then working Americans are still in trouble. The real wages of low- and middle-income Americans are stagnant, even as hiring picks up and corporate executives and shareholders pull in more earnings. …

1/26/2015 12:00 AM
Lost life
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No state or government can truly compensate a person for lost time. Employers can measure a worker’s productive value with an hourly wage, but time, as the vehicle of life itself, is each person’s most precious commodity. How much five years or five minutes of it is worth is ultimately unmeasurable. …

1/25/2015 12:00 AM
Open to all and always evolving
BY DAVID KUSHMA BLADE EDITOR
The Toledo-Lucas County Public Library attracted more than 3 million visits — a record number — in 2014. Think about that for a moment. …

1/25/2015 12:00 AM
Blade should have printed cartoons
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
Bruce Weinberg of Toledo was one of several readers who accused The Blade of hypocrisy for running an editorial titled “I am Charlie” but failing to print any of the now-famous cartoons that apparently led to the murderous attack on the satirical French magazine Charlie Hebdo. …

1/25/2015 12:00 AM
Clean energy helps Ohio’s environment and economy
BY SAMANTHA WILLIAMS
The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency has made no secret of its feelings about new federal rules that aim to protect our health and encourage economic growth by placing stronger limits on carbon pollution from power plants. This opposition is misguided. …

1/25/2015 12:00 AM
Kirk: State of the Union
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST

1/25/2015 12:00 AM
Toledo shouldn’t be fooled by Fiat
Letters to the Editor
I thought that once the political posturing over keeping Jeep Wrangler production in Toledo had run its course, sanity would return. But I was mistaken (“Fiat CEO hints deal needed to keep Wrangler production; Marchionne says decision sought by end of June,” Jan. 13). …

1/25/2015 12:00 AM
Reversing regulation
Opinion
Energy industries and their allies in Columbus continue to play fast and loose with Ohio’s environmental regulations. The state Environmental Protection Agency is preparing to claw back regulation of oil and natural-gas pipelines and coal mines in a manner that could damage wetlands and waterways. …

1/25/2015 12:00 AM
Back to poverty
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Public school systems in America are increasingly poor. That trend threatens national education standards and the democratic ideal of opportunity for all. …

1/25/2015 12:00 AM
Ohio’s tobacco-use rate needs to drop
Opinion
Your Jan. 12 editorial “To your health” reminds us that we have much to do to improve the health of our community and state. One key measure of Ohio’s well-being is its tobacco-use rates. …




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