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3/5/2015 12:00 AM
Swanton ‘speed trap’ prevents accidents

It is nice to see The Blade doing research on “speed traps” in northwest Ohio (“Drivers, beware! Website maps speed traps across northwest Ohio, nation,” Feb. 22). But it is not encouraging to see that you rely on postings on the Internet for your research. …

3/4/2015 12:00 AM
Kirk: undiscovered from Fort Industry
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST

3/4/2015 12:00 AM
Mr. Netanyahu’s rhetoric

Israel’s prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, delivered a shrill, apocalyptic speech to Congress Tuesday, intended to thwart U.S. nuclear talks with Iran. Lawmakers of both parties must reject Mr. Netanyahu’s interference in America’s foreign policy and back the Obama Administration’s diplomatic efforts. …

3/4/2015 12:00 AM
Bad case against Obamacare

A durable legal adage warns that “bad cases make bad law.” The U.S. Supreme Court is set to hear arguments today in a flimsy challenge to the Affordable Care Act. Justices should not allow the trumped-up case to deny as many as 13 million Americans, including nearly 375,000 Ohioans, the financial aid they need to buy …

3/4/2015 12:00 AM
Strickland for Senate? Why?
Letters to the Editor
Former Gov. Ted Strickland wants to be elected to the U.S. Senate next year, but voters must ask themselves why (“Strickland to run for U.S. Senate seat; Ex-governor’s decision likely sets up showdown with Portman,” Feb. 26). …

3/3/2015 2:57 AM
Contest for council chief one of mettle
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
Recently, I was talking with a person who long worked for former Gov. George Voinovich. This person was a member of his Cabinet and told me that the governor was so strict about the separation of his governing team from his political team that he would “chew out” a governance person who showed up for a fund-raiser or rally …

3/3/2015 12:00 AM
Leonard Nimoy

Many actors are described as “iconic” once they’ve passed on, but few truly fit the definition. Leonard Nimoy, who made Mr. Spock, the half-human, half-Vulcan science officer on the television series Star Trek a household name, earned that distinction. …

3/3/2015 12:00 AM
Toledo Refinery strike is about union clout
BY MARK DANGLER
The strike at the BP-Husky Toledo Refinery is generating significant debate in northwest Ohio. It’s important that people understand what is causing the strike. …

3/3/2015 12:00 AM
Unconscious- bias column is spot on

I enjoyed Nicholas D. Kristof’s Feb. 24 op-ed column, “Time for white men to address their unconscious bias.” It was a welcome contrast to the Feb. 22 Parade magazine Oscars issue, which advised actresses not to worry about professional achievements because they can always wear pretty dresses on the red carpet. …

3/3/2015 12:00 AM
Enough

The Blade recently published a brief account of a local shooting that’s worth noting: Leonard Ritchie, 61, of Erie Township, was arrested for allegedly getting out of his pickup and firing three times at another pickup, after the trucks grazed each other about eight miles north of Toledo. …




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