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11/17/2014 12:00 AM
Invest in renewables
Opinion
As predictions about the effects of human-made climate change grow ever more alarming, lawmakers ought to be expanding programs that support still-nascent clean-energy industries. One such program is the production tax credit (PTC), which has benefited wind-power producers and other renewable electricity industries since 1992. …

11/17/2014 10:28 AM
Lucas County’s new jail: bigger, not better
BY MIKE BRICKNER SENIOR POLICY DIRECTOR OF THE ACLU OF OHIO
If you build it, they will come: This adage applies to a fictional baseball diamond, but it is equally relevant to the debate about a new jail in Lucas County. …

11/16/2014 12:00 AM
Ohio making progress on LGBT equality
BY DAVID KUSHMA BLADE EDITOR
Just as the election of an African-American president has not brought us into a post-racial era — far from it — the rapidly growing number of states (not including Ohio) where same-sex marriage is now legal shouldn’t cause us to think that gay Americans have achieved equality, or anything close to it. …

11/16/2014 12:00 AM
Editors must consider space, time
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
The New York Times has a motto printed at the top of the front page every day: “All the News That’s Fit to Print.” …

11/16/2014 12:00 AM
Universities play a key role in start-ups
Letters to the Editor
Your Oct. 15 article “UT officials tied to deals for solar firm execs” raises the issue of the role of a university in the economic development efforts of its community. …

11/16/2014 12:00 AM
Ohio needs to shut door on cockfighting
Letters to the Editor
In response to the Nov. 2 op-ed column “Ohio must make cockfighting a felony”: Cockfighting is not a pastime Ohioans tolerate. Yet it goes on unabated, with people from other states coming here to bet on bird fights and have their birds fight. Our state’s law on cockfighting does nothing to deter these criminals. …

11/16/2014 12:00 AM
Owners of shot dog should file complaint
Letters to the Editor
Your Nov. 8 editorial “Predatory policing” said the citizens of Woodville were appalled by the actions of Officer Steve Gilkerson, and rightly so. Who shoots an innocent dog? …

11/16/2014 12:00 AM
Rockets wrecked
Opinion
Elsewhere, private sector space exploration suffered a recent double blow. …

11/16/2014 12:00 AM
Comet captured
Opinion
Add this to mankind’s ever-lengthening list of firsts in space exploration: The European Space Agency achieved the soft landing of a spacecraft on a comet. …

11/16/2014 12:00 AM
Give them shelter
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As cold weather already has arrived, community leaders must ensure that Toledo can accommodate the immediate shelter requirements of the area’s homeless people, as well as help them meet their long-term employment, housing, and treatment needs. …