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5/1/2015 12:00 AM
Michigan's actions fuel distrust
DETROIT — Is Michigan government completely broken?

5/1/2015 12:00 AM
Fix school funding

Nearly two decades ago, the Ohio Supreme Court ordered state government to fix its inequitable, unconstitutional system of public school funding. Yet the General Assembly and Gov. John Kasich have continued to cut the state’s share of funding of public schools and shift the cost of public education to unequal, often erratic local property taxes. …

5/1/2015 12:00 AM
ProMedica’s promise

Toledo City Council this week approved the final part of ProMedica’s plan to move its headquarters downtown — a move that will bring enormous benefits to the city’s underdeveloped riverfront. Now, city officials must ensure that ProMedica makes good on its promises. …

5/1/2015 12:00 AM
Kirk: Toledo's front porch

5/1/2015 12:00 AM
Mrs. Clinton’s credentials are too weak
Letters to the Editor
After declaring her candidacy for president, Hillary Clinton launched a cross-country campaign trek. Her van is crowded with plenty of baggage accumulated over 25 years (“The symbolism of Hillary Clinton’s cross-country van ride,” op-ed column, April 19). …

4/30/2015 12:00 AM
Say its name

This month, the world has marked the observances of two of the most monstrous crimes in history: the extermination of 6 million European Jews in the Holocaust and the lesser-known Armenian genocide, which claimed 1.5 million victims under the Ottoman Empire in present-day Turkey during World War I. …

4/30/2015 12:00 AM
Charmless city

Look beyond Baltimore’s downtown and sparkling Inner Harbor, and you will find neighborhoods devastated by crime, poverty, joblessness, and addiction. Police-community relations are strained, to put it mildly, because some officers have a long history of abusing citizens, particularly people of color. …

4/30/2015 12:00 AM
TARTA, city should poll riders
Letters to the Editor
Why don't some of these geniuses who are responsible for planning for the City of Toledo and the Toledo Area Regional Transit Authority take a clipboard, pencil, and paper and visit the bus stops downtown (“City nixes TARTA's bus station resolution,” Aug. 28)? …

4/30/2015 12:00 AM
Owens still best option despite difficulties

As a 24-year employee of Owens Community College, I know that our financial difficulties have numerous reasons, both internal and external (“Fiscal issues land Owens on watch list; New designation comes as college’s enrollment slumps,” April 23). …

4/30/2015 12:00 AM
Wave of immigrants aids only Democrats

The Lucas County commissioners, supported by The Blade, want to encourage more undocumented illegal immigrants to flock to Lucas County, in an effort to increase small business and entrepreneur development (“Welcoming immigrants,” editorial, April 22). …

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