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2/3/2015 12:00 AM
A speedy recovery, Mr. Mayor
The unexpected cardiac arrest suffered by Toledo Mayor D. Michael Collins on Sunday afternoon reminds us that political power does not insulate anyone from human frailty or mortality. During the start of a major snowstorm, Mr. Collins, 70, crashed his city-owned vehicle into a utility pole on Hill Avenue shortly before 2 p.m. He remains hospitalized, his prognosis …

2/3/2015 12:00 AM
Kasich’s blueprint
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Gov. John Kasich says the state budget he introduced on Monday will provide “opportunity for all.” Yet even as his proposal offers useful assistance to disadvantaged Ohioans, the governor continues to rely too heavily on regressive tax cuts that shift the state’s wealth from poor and middle-class households to the wealthiest taxpayers. …

2/3/2015 12:00 AM
Legalizing marijuana would create problems
Letters to the Editor
In response to your Jan. 19 article “Latest marijuana push takes cues from casinos”: I have been appalled that some doctors have spoken positively about approving medical marijuana as a possible treatment for intractable seizures in rare cases. This might be the case and cannabis maybe also helpful with severe emesis in rare end-stage cancer. …

2/3/2015 12:00 AM
Community collegians absolutely need help
Letters to the Editor
Although I have the greatest respect for David L. Brooks, his Jan. 22 op-ed column, “Obama’s free-tuition plan a misguided throwback to 1970s liberalism,” about his opposition to President Obama’s proposal for free community college tuition is flawed. …

2/3/2015 12:00 AM
It’s time Danny Brown received justice
Letters to the Editor
Thank you to columnist Keith C. Burris and The Blade for the excellent series on the continuing saga of Danny Brown’s quest for justice (“Justice, the law, and Danny Brown,” Jan. 18-20). This is an important story, worthy of continued exposure by your newspaper. …

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