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4/13/2015 12:00 AM
The dark side of Winston Churchill
BY S. AMJAD HUSSAIN BLADE COLUMNIST
At a dinner party I attended recently, conversation turned to how Great Britain and much of the West were commemorating the 50th anniversary of the death of Winston Churchill, who was Britain’s prime minister during World War II. …

4/12/2015 12:00 AM
Serving developmentally disabled adults
BY DAVID KUSHMA BLADE EDITOR
Imagine that you are the parent of a developmentally disabled adult. And imagine that changes in government policy, based on good intentions, could greatly disrupt his or her life, and yours, for years to come. …

4/12/2015 12:00 AM
Rand Paul’s campaign

Nineteen months before the next presidential election, the Republican field already is declaring itself. The latest entrant is freshman Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky, who promotes his libertarian ideals to distinguish himself from his likely opponents, most of whom advertise their hard-right ideological rigidity. …

4/12/2015 12:00 AM
New law won't cleanse Lake Erie of algae
BY ALISON AUCIELLO
As the weather finally starts to warm up in northwest Ohio, pretty flowers aren’t the only things blossoming. Toxic algae blooms also thrive when the temperature rises. …

4/12/2015 12:00 AM
‘Refreshment area’ idea alarming
Letters to the Editor
Your April 7 article “‘Outside refreshment areas’ bill may affect Toledo, goes to Senate” is alarming and disgusting. …

4/12/2015 12:00 AM
Leelah’s law
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Two years ago, Ohio lawmakers wisely sought to ban so-called conversion therapy, the medically discredited practice that aims to “cure” gay and transgender youths. The suicide last year of Cincinnati teenager Leelah Alcorn, whose parents had forced her to attend conversion therapy, and countless cases like hers, point to the need for lawmakers in the Statehouse to renew efforts …

4/12/2015 12:00 AM
Kirk: racism rears its ugly head
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST

4/12/2015 12:00 AM
In health care, transparency is welcome

Many thanks to Dr. Ian Elliot, the president of Toledo Clinic, who has brought transparency to some medical fees in Toledo (“Medical fees shrouded in mystery; Toledo-area hospitals object to talk of price comparisons,” April 5). …

4/12/2015 12:00 AM
Falling is no joke, so here are safety tips
BLADE STAFF
I’m sure many TV viewers had the same relieved reaction as The Late Late Show host, James Corden, when he realized a stunt double was tumbling down the stairs of his set, not Katie Couric. It was a made-for-TV April Fool’s joke. But as a physician, I know falling down for real is no joke. …

4/12/2015 12:00 AM
Red Cross launches preparedness project

The American Red Cross, with partners Columbia Gas of Ohio and The Andersons, recently announced Project Prepare. This initiative looks to help prepare half a million Ohio residents to make a plan, build kits for when disaster strikes, and train for emergency response. …




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