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8/17/2014 12:00 AM
State shares blame for water emergency
Letters to the Editor
Toledo Mayor D. Michael Collins should have acted when he received the warning from the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency about the city’s water treatment plant (“Ohio EPA warned Toledo of ‘imminent vulnerability,’ ” Aug. 8).  …

8/17/2014 12:00 AM
Collins failed city on water
Letters to the Editor
Every Toledo resident who works and pays taxes in the city, and every community that buys Toledo’s water, has witnessed a dereliction of duty by Mayor D. Michael Collins. …

8/17/2014 12:00 AM
Delays in DNA
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Over the past two decades, DNA technology has become an invaluable tool for catching the guilty and exonerating the innocent. That’s why Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine started calling for old DNA evidence in late 2011, encouraging Ohio’s 800 law enforcement agencies to clear their testable sexual-assault evidence shelves. …

8/16/2014 12:00 AM
FitzGerald's undoing is his fault
BY MARILOU JOHANEK BLADE COLUMNIST
Gordon Lightfoot sang in his hit song that the “gales of November” doomed the Great Lakes freighter Edmund Fitzgerald. …

8/16/2014 12:00 AM
Let Obama come to Berlin
BY DAVID SHRIBMAN PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE EXECUTIVE EDITOR
BERLIN — For more than a half-century, this was a capital in moral isolation — and the capital of moral isolation. …

8/16/2014 12:00 AM
Ferguson’s fury
Editorials
It may take the U.S. Justice Department and the FBI to get to the bottom of the tragic death of an 18-year-old black man in Ferguson, Mo. It would also help if the local police were more forthcoming with information about the case. …

8/16/2014 12:00 AM
Egypt’s hypocrisy
Editorials
Two leaders of Human Rights Watch, a nonprofit group that monitors civil liberties, were scheduled to address diplomats and journalists in Cairo last week. But authorities barred them from Egypt. …

8/16/2014 12:00 AM
Falling behind
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Toledo area leaders and voters should note what happened this month in Ann Arbor and Detroit: Millages that will increase spending for public transportation passed by decisive margins. …

8/16/2014 12:00 AM
Paid time off adds up for Lucas County
Letters to the Editor
Seeing my name in The Blade as the Lucas County employee who was compensated the ninth-highest amount for unused time in 2013 was amusing (“Double-dipping may be an issue in levy campaign,” Aug. 10). …

8/15/2014 12:00 AM
Snyder's image takes a hit
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
LANSING — Gov. Rick Snyder hasn’t presided over what most people would call a scandal-ridden administration. Not, certainly, by City of Detroit or Wayne County, Michigan, standards. …