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1/2/2015 12:00 AM
Donor deferrals
Editorials
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration soon will permit men who have had sex with other men to donate blood — but only if they haven’t been sexually active for a year. So most gay men still won’t be eligible to donate, and the nation’s blood supply will continue to suffer for it. …

1/2/2015 12:00 AM
Pope’s tirade applies to all of us
Letters to the Editor
The Blade has given Pope Francis’ challenge to the Curia — the cardinals, bishops, and priests who run Vatican operations — much attention (“A pope sends the right Christmas message,” op-ed column, Dec. 25). The problem I see, though, is within myself. …

1/1/2015 12:00 AM
Making your world a better place in 2015
BY CLINTON O. LONGENECKER
For 15 years, I have had my students in the University of Toledo’s College of Business and Innovation turn over the course information card I pass out at the start of the semester and provide additional information on the back. I ask them: “Please tell me one specific thing that you are doing to make the world a better place.…

1/1/2015 12:00 AM
Road rules
Opinion
Uber is a ride-sharing smart-phone app that allows users to hire drivers at a lower cost than traditional taxicabs. It provides necessary competition in cities around the world, including Toledo, that had to rely previously on a handful of providers that had no incentive to improve service. …

1/1/2015 12:00 AM
At a minimum
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The new year begins with modest but significant improvement for about 277,000 Ohio workers, nearly 6 percent of the state’s work force, who earn the minimum wage or slightly more: Ohio’s minimum wage rises by 15 cents today, to $8.10 an hour. …

1/1/2015 12:00 AM
Riviera Maia issues lingered
Letters to the Editor
The closing of the Riviera Maia apartment complex and the displacement of its residents point to problems that have gone on too long (“City told to provide security to apartment complex,” Dec. 23). …

12/31/2014 12:42 AM
Maumee Dearest: So long, Domenic Montalto
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST

12/31/2014 12:00 AM
Grading colleges
Editorials
The U.S. Department of Education plans to rate colleges and universities on their affordability, accessibility, and job outcomes. That could offer a useful tool to students who are navigating the overwhelming college selection process. …

12/31/2014 12:00 AM
Cool as ice
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The first — and, let’s hope, not the last — Toledo Walleye Winterfest has been a rousing success: commercial, recreational, athletic, and even artistic. The Walleye organization deserves credit for providing a model of win-win downtown promotion that deserves to be emulated by other, more-permanent economic development projects. …

12/31/2014 12:00 AM
State did right to limit cameras
Letters to the Editor
The state legislature and Gov. John Kasich did the right thing in restricting the use of traffic cameras (“Green light to fight back,” editorial, Dec. 23). These cameras are revenue producers that act in the name of safety. …




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