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9/13/2014 12:00 AM
Set the standard
Featured Editorial: Home
Among the many complications of last month’s water crisis in Toledo was — and is — the lack of a federal definition of a safe level in drinking water of microcystin, the toxin that caused the emergency. Legislation proposed by leading members of Ohio’s congressional delegation would usefully address that absence, and deserves prompt enactment. …

9/13/2014 12:00 AM
Heavy lifting
Editorials
Eating right and exercising may be the most direct route to good health, but also the one most avoided. In what is becoming an annual warning that goes unheeded in too many households, the Trust for America’s Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation last week issued their latest annual report on obesity. The news wasn’t good. …

9/13/2014 12:00 AM
Must public stop firms’ inversion?
Letters to the Editor
I wish The Blade would follow up on the issue of corporate inversion to let the public know how many companies such as Burger King will incorporate itself outside of our great country so they can pay little or no taxes (“Obama must stop dithering and cut corporate tax rates,” op-ed column, Aug. 31)? …

9/12/2014 12:00 AM
Mich. nominees should debate
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
DETROIT — Twenty years ago, longtime incumbent Michigan Secretary of State Richard Austin agreed to debate Candice Miller, his little-known Republican opponent that year. …

9/12/2014 12:00 AM
Kirk: Coalition of the less than willing
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST

9/12/2014 12:00 AM
Doctors leave her in a quandry
Letters to the Editor
The decision by my primary care physician and obstetrician/​gynecologist to leave private practice has left me with no doctor who takes my medical insurance (“Doctors abandon private practice to join major health-care systems; Obamacare, technology help accelerate move,” Sept. 1). …

9/12/2014 12:00 AM
No laughing matter
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Here’s a lesson in public-figure etiquette for Perrysburg City Councilman Todd Grayson: Domestic violence is nothing to joke about. Ever. It’s not funny when your next-door neighbor is the victim, nor is it funny when the victim is the partner of a wealthy National Football League player. …

9/12/2014 12:00 AM
ISIS, Obama, and Congress
LOS ANGELES TIMES
Even if it doesn’t represent an immediate threat to the American homeland, the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria poses a danger to U.S. interests in the Middle East as well as to the people of Iraq and Syria, President Obama said in a prime-time address to the nation Wednesday evening. What’s more, its savagery and intolerance are …

9/11/2014 12:00 AM
'Scotlanding' a catchy campaign
BY DENNIS BOVA BLADE OPINION COPY EDITOR
My first thought: What would I tell the cops? I stood beside a highway. My two sons — in their mid-20s — were in various stages of undress. My wife held two cell phones. We could barely hear each other because of the waterfall’s roar. …

9/11/2014 12:00 AM
Kirk: The NFL's reputation hit with a personal foul
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST