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5/19/2015 12:00 AM
Speed kills, so let's kill speed
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5/19/2015 12:00 AM
King of the blues

B.B. King was not always known as “King of the Blues.” He was born Riley King to a poor, sharecropping family in the Mississippi Delta 89 years ago. When he died last week, he was a multimillionaire whose name is synonymous with American blues music. …

5/19/2015 12:00 AM
Right name, right bridge

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper have announced a perfect name for the new bridge from Detroit to Ontario: the Gordie Howe International Bridge. …

5/19/2015 12:00 AM
Invest in rail
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Last week’s deadly Amtrak crash in Philadelphia appears to have been primarily a matter of human error. The passenger train was traveling at more than 100 miles per hour in a 50 mph zone when it derailed at a sharp turn, killing eight people and injuring more than 200. …

5/18/2015 12:00 AM
May means golf
BY THOMAS WALTON BLADE COLUMNIST
It is the lusty month of May, as they say in Camelot, and you know what that means. No, not that. May means it’s time to go golfing. …

5/18/2015 12:00 AM
Some kind of milestone
BY PATRICK O'GARA BLADE COLUMNIST
March 3, 2015, marked the centenary of a remarkable event: The premier of the first “real,” “genuine” American motion picture. It’s called The Birth of a Nation, and it’s an outstanding cultural milestone. …

5/18/2015 12:00 AM
Medicaid for mothers

Over the past decade, infant mortality rates in Lucas County and the rest of Ohio have remained heartbreakingly high, especially for African-Americans and poor families. Yet as they prepare to pass a new state budget, many lawmakers want to reduce support for expectant mothers who are Medicaid recipients. That shouldn’t happen. …

5/18/2015 12:00 AM
No-brainer
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You’d think if Ohio legislators could pass a state law that would almost certainly save dozens of lives — or more — each year, they would jump at the chance. But that’s not the case with mandates on the use of motorcycle helmets. …

5/18/2015 12:00 AM
City's focus needs to be on youths
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5/17/2015 12:00 AM
Real leaders are in the community
BY JEFF GERRITT BLADE DEPUTY EDITORIAL PAGE EDITOR
With few exceptions, Toledo’s elected officials appear clueless and, like their sports teams, strictly minor league. But in my two years here, I’ve also found some major-league leadership — young and old — in the community, where things really happen. …




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