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6/8/2015 12:00 AM
China-Pakistan energy corridor holds hope
BY S. AMJAD HUSSAIN BLADE COLUMNIST
A gigantic geopolitical chessboard is being set up in one of the most troubled places in the world. …

6/8/2015 12:00 AM
2 Penta rehires block workers
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6/8/2015 12:00 AM
Assault on rights

Imagine that you are expecting a child, or that a loved one is. You learn that the baby would be born with a debilitating disability. …

6/7/2015 12:00 AM
Five months in, mayor ‘still standing’
BY DAVID KUSHMA BLADE EDITOR
We went around the table, exchanging names and job titles. When we got to Paula Hicks-Hudson, she identified herself as “public servant.” …

6/7/2015 12:00 AM
Housing survey offers basis for smart use of tax dollars
BY WADE KAPSZUKIEWICZ
Since I was first elected to public office 20 years ago, I have seen government officials struggle to make decisions without crucial information. Beginning with my service on Toledo City Council in the 1990s, I noticed one piece of critical data was consistently missing: an inventory of Toledo’s housing stock. …

6/7/2015 12:00 AM
Faith-football association unconstitutional
Letters to the Editor
The Blade is wrong to support University of Toledo head football coach Matt Campbell leading team prayer (“Flag on the play,” editorial, May 29). …

6/7/2015 12:00 AM
Kirk: Patriot Act
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST

6/7/2015 12:00 AM
Amazon tax

The online retail giant Amazon at last has begun to collect sales tax on purchases shipped to Ohio — a move that will generate millions of dollars of new state revenue. But Ohio communities probably won’t enjoy the benefits of that money, because Gov. John Kasich and state lawmakers want to use it to finance their tax-cut agenda. …

6/7/2015 12:00 AM
Right-sizing prisons
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Michigan’s conservative Republican governor, Rick Snyder, said barely a peep about prison and criminal justice reform in the early days of his administration, even though Michigan spent more on prisons — $2 billion a year — than it did on higher education. Last month in Detroit, however, he roared. Mr. Snyder rolled out a comprehensive plan to send fewer people …

6/7/2015 12:00 AM
Firefighters’ ‘no confidence’ sign needs to go
Letters to the Editor
When I drive through downtown every workday, I see the Toledo Firefighters Local 92 sign at the corner of Washington and Erie streets that says: “No confidence.” …




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