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7/30/2014 12:00 AM
Right track
Editorials
A new federal proposal to improve the safe transportation of flammable liquids by rail would require oil shippers to use stronger tank cars by 2017. Cars that carry crude oil, ethanol, and other petroleum products would be retrofitted to include thicker steel shielding and better heat protection, which are designed to result in smaller releases and fires in the event …

7/30/2014 12:00 AM
Keep housing fair
Editorials
A bad bill before the General Assembly would give Ohio landlords greater latitude to discriminate against tenants, threaten federal aid the state needs to enforce fair-housing laws, and weaken other housing rights. Before the November election, Ohio voters would find it useful to know what lawmakers of both parties, Gov. John Kasich, and their challengers think of this measure.…

7/30/2014 12:00 AM
Ratify disability treaty
Editorials
The United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities treaty should not be controversial. It requires equal access for disabled people, and bans discrimination against them in all countries that sign on. …

7/30/2014 12:00 AM
Mayor: Collins Park well-treated
Letters to the Editor
Keith C. Burris’ July 27 column, “A Toledo neighborhood fights for its life,” included many inaccuracies that require a response. …