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7/30/2015 12:00 AM
Loan stores serve need not met traditionally

The writer of your July 21 story “Payday loans still financially crippling; Ohio rates among highest in U.S.” should’ve talked with customers of any legitimate consumer loan stores in the Toledo area. The writer might have met a middle-class family who needs to replace a water heater to provide warm showers for their kids. Or a low-…

7/30/2015 12:00 AM
Huntington’s clinic trials ongoing

The new HBO documentary, The Lion’s Mouth Opens, which premiered this summer and is available on HBO Go/​HBO Now, focuses on the decision to have genetic testing for Huntington’s disease. It tells the story of a young woman as she finds out whether she has inherited Huntington’s, a fatal genetic disorder that causes progressive breakdown of brain cells. …

7/30/2015 12:00 AM
Medicaid has been good as gold for Ohioans

Today, Medicaid celebrates its golden anniversary. Since 1965, Medicaid has provided free or low-cost coverage to Americans, making affordable treatment a reality for Ohioans — many for the first time. …

7/29/2015 12:00 AM
Maumee Dearest: Hackers

7/29/2015 12:00 AM
Social insecurity

The 5 percent or so of Ohioans who get monthly payments from the Social Security Disability Insurance program would see their benefits cut by 19 percent next year if the fund runs out of money, the White House warns. …

7/29/2015 12:00 AM
Finding a treasure

For nearly a century, no one thought much about the fact that not all the pages of a Qur’an owned by the library at the University of Birmingham in London fit together stylistically. Alba Fedeli, a researcher, noticed that the calligraphy of one set of pages didn’t match the pages before or after it. …

7/29/2015 12:00 AM
Hack attacks

You’re behind the wheel, moving at 70 miles an hour on an urban freeway, but you’re not in control. The radio,  the air-conditioner, the windshield wipers,  and the door locks act up, independently of anything you do. As a big truck looms ever larger in your rearview mirror, your transmission cuts out. None of this is an accident — …

7/29/2015 12:00 AM
Why pay shooters not to shoot?
Letters to the Editor
The idea to pay gun-toting people to stop shooting people is preposterous (“Is Toledo ready to pay people to stop shooting?,” op-ed column, July 19). I can’t believe anyone would entertain such nonsense. …

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