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6/5/2015 12:00 AM
Detroit could learn from Bratislava
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
BRATISLAVA, Slovakia — Thirty years ago, the last time I traveled through Eastern Europe, nobody in his right mind would have favorably compared this city with Detroit. …

6/4/2015 12:00 AM
Kirk: The Concept vs. The Reality
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST

6/4/2015 12:00 AM
Modern technology will help foil credit card fraud
BY STEVE POCIASK
American consumers generally associate crippling data breaches with name brands, such as Home Depot and Target. Yet the issue most commonly hurts small businesses and its customers. A recent report by the information technology company Trustwave found that 90 percent of data breaches affect small merchants, costing these businesses $36,000 on average. …

6/4/2015 12:00 AM
Wind farm development needs support

The Ohio House last week heard testimony on a bill, sponsored by Reps. Tim Brown (R., Bowling Green) and Tony Burkley (R., Payne), that would help further wind farm project development in northwest Ohio (“Lawmakers urge easing wind power rules,” May 28). …

6/4/2015 12:00 AM
Coach leading prayers is a legal problem

We take exception to the conclusion of your May 29 editorial “Flag on the play,” about pregame and postgame prayers by the University of Toledo football team led by head coach Matt Campbell. …

6/4/2015 12:00 AM
Prayer is important; UT coach applauded

In response to your May 27 article “Group asks UT to end pregame prayers”: Whatever happened to the constitutional rights of Christians? Most people believe in God and in prayer, so why is it that the minority now rules? …

6/4/2015 12:00 AM
Vague on violent speech

Anthony Elonis doesn’t sound like a guy you’d want to spend a lot of time with. After his wife left him, he posted violent comments about her on Facebook (“I’m not going to rest until your body is a mess, soaked in blood and dying ...”). He expanded his rhetorical targets to include former co-workers, local police, an FBI …

6/4/2015 12:00 AM
Old news

Ohio Department of Health officials announced recently that fatal heroin-related overdoses across the state increased by more than 40 percent in 2013. But the disturbing rise in Ohio’s heroin-related fatalities was old news by the time the state reported it. …

6/4/2015 12:00 AM
Freeloaders drive up health-care costs
Letters to the Editor
Your May 24 article “Expensive ER fees perplex, exasperate unknowing patients” noted that David Morlock, the chief executive officer of the University of Toledo Medical Center, said that overhead costs that hospitals incur have to be built into the prices of procedures and materials because hospitals cannot turn anyone away, even those who cannot pay. …




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