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4/22/2014 2:28 AM
Kirk: Student Loan Debt
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST

4/21/2014 12:32 AM
Toledo golf scene to lose top pro
DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
Monday morning musings, reflecting on a beautiful Easter and whether we’ve finally escaped that vortex thing: …

4/21/2014 12:00 AM
Learning German in a choir robe
BY THOMAS WALTON BLADE COLUMNIST
A little more than a year ago, I played the harmonica with the Toledo Symphony on amateur night. It was a chance for nonprofessional musicians to sit alongside Symphony pros for an evening of great music at the Peristyle. …

4/21/2014 12:00 AM
Not charging users won’t stem opioids
Letters to the Editor
It’s disappointing that your April 7 editorial “Policing heroin” suggests addressing law enforcement procedure as a remedy to the opioid crisis. In many cases, charging an offender with minor possession is a law enforcement official’s only hope that the person has a treatment opportunity. …

4/21/2014 12:00 AM
Latin test
Editorials
Even though Latin America is important to U.S. trade and investment, American foreign policy places scant emphasis on the region’s 26 countries. …

4/21/2014 12:00 AM
Deadly mistake
Editorials
A West Toledo convenience store clerk who sold vodka to a 17-year-old high school student — a transaction that became a factor in another student’s death — was sentenced last week to six months in jail. His lawyers question why he was given the maximum sentence, but the clerk’s mistake was lethal. …

4/21/2014 12:00 AM
Branding Toledo
Editorials
Spending $800,000 over five years to develop a Toledo brand might seem an extravagant waste of time. It’s not. …

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Doctors can help resolve Ohio’s opioid crisis
BY MARY J. WALL
The director of the Ohio Department of Alcohol and Drug Addiction Services, Orman Hall, calls Ohio’s opioid epidemic “the most important public health crisis the state has ever faced.” Ohio doctors agree. …

4/20/2014 12:00 AM
Even the outrageous Ted Nugent has right to free speech
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
Alan Goldsmith, a reader from Ann Arbor, doesn’t mince words: “Does The Toledo Blade think paying for and supporting a racist, draft-dodging pedophile was a smart decision and one a Great American Newspaper should be proud of?” …

4/20/2014 12:00 AM
Kirk: Anthony Wayne Trail
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST