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2/24/2015 12:00 AM
Jeb Bush’s tightrope walk
Jeb Bush has been a putative candidate for the White House for only a few weeks, and already he is discovering that presidential politics requires an elegant equipoise. …

2/24/2015 12:00 AM
Immigration setback

President Obama’s compassionate decision last year to shield millions of undocumented immigrants from deportation quickly became the target of vitriol by conservative leaders who are content to slam the White House’s efforts without offering solutions of their own. …

2/24/2015 12:00 AM
Mrs. Clinton’s ethics

Donors to the Bill, Hillary, and Chelsea Clinton Foundation include a number of foreign governments. That creates an ethical bog for Hillary Clinton, the ex-secretary of State and favorite for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination. …

2/24/2015 12:00 AM
Paying for the bridge

People in this region whose well-being depends on a healthy manufacturing sector — pretty much all of us — owe a debt of gratitude to Canada. Thanks to the United States’ most important economic partner, the New International Trade Crossing bridge over the Detroit River is all but certain to be built. …

2/23/2015 12:00 AM
What happened to proper use of words?
Funny thing about the word “awesome.” It’s been in the dictionary ever since there have been dictionaries. But over the course of the last generation or so, we have managed to debase it and dilute it to the point of irrelevance. What’s worse, we don’t have names any more. We’re all just “dude.” …

2/23/2015 12:00 AM
Nuclear moment
Iran and major nations, including the United States, are approaching an important crossroads in negotiations over Iran’s nuclear ambitions and economic sanctions against it. …

2/23/2015 12:00 AM
What is moral? It depends
“Should Married Couples Be Frank And Ernest — Or Should One Of Them Be A Girl?” …

2/23/2015 12:00 AM
Conscience of culture
The Toledo Museum of Art is returning a rare, 450-year-old piece of German art that was likely stolen from a museum after World War II. The repatriation is just and signifies a willingness among museum officials to rightly send pillaged antiquities back to their homeland. …

2/23/2015 12:00 AM
Keep traffic cameras
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Toledo officials announced last week that the city will file a lawsuit against the state of Ohio for its ban on traffic cameras set to take effect next month. The law would force Toledo to take down 44 traffic cameras that have proven to be valuable law enforcement tools. The court should strike down the state’s over-reaching law. …

2/23/2015 12:00 AM
Fix streets as legacy to Collins
Letters to the Editor
I was moved by Blade Editor David Kushma’s Feb. 15 op-ed column, “Saying good-bye to Mayor Collins, and looking forward.” How disappointing to read that people are jockeying to be the next mayor with their own political platforms. …

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