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3/23/2014 12:00 AM
Kirk: Facebook in French
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST

3/23/2014 12:00 AM
Space station a Putin trump card
Letters to the Editor
If the behavior of the Obama Administration and Russian President Vladimir Putin continues to escalate, who will take our astronauts to and return them from the International Space Station (“Keep heat on Russia,” editorial, March 18)? …

3/23/2014 12:00 AM
Anti-GOP cartoon offensive
Letters to the Editor

3/23/2014 12:00 AM
Toledo’s 911 dispatchers play key role
Letters to the Editor
No one needs to tell the public that Toledo needs structural repairs. But your March 8 editorial “Fiscal flip-flopping” seemed to be mostly a cheap shot at Toledo’s 911 operators. …

3/23/2014 12:00 AM
To clean up Lake Erie, restore wetlands, change farm practices
BY BILL STANLEY
The Nature Conservancy applauds the International Joint Commission’s comprehensive evaluation of the nutrient-driven algal bloom problem that has plagued Lake Erie for several years. …

3/23/2014 12:00 AM
Road map
Editorials
When the Toledo Metropolitan Area Council of Governments (TMACOG) last updated its regional transportation plan four years ago, improving northwest Ohio’s interstate highway system dominated the debate. Today, people understand that Toledo’s growth as a region and its ability to compete with other urban areas demand better mass transit as well. …

3/23/2014 12:00 AM
Sentencing sense
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Among the casualties of a failed war on drugs that has spanned more than three decades are bloated prisons that cost the nation nearly $90 billion a year. With only 5 percent of the world’s population, the United States holds 25 percent of its prisoners; more than 2 million people are locked up in this country. …

3/23/2014 12:00 AM
Ecigarette report misrepresented
Letters to the Editor
The Blade made several errors in its recent screed against ecigarettes, but its largest is an error made far too often by newspapers: relying on a press release about a study rather than the study itself (“Nicotine con job,” editorial, March 14). …

3/22/2014 12:00 AM
Meat racket grew from regulations
Letters to the Editor
In response to Nicholas D. Kristof’s March 14 op-ed column, “The unhealthy meat racket”: In the late 1960s and early 1970s, the federal government enforced meat inspections. At that time, there were several small meat-processing plants locally. Eventually, the mom-and-pop operations closed, because their equipment was deemed unsatisfactory. …

3/22/2014 12:00 AM
Ohio schools snowed under
BY MARILOU JOHANEK BLADE COLUMNIST
What a calamity. Only Ohio lawmakers could turn a punishing winter into a political issue. But they play in a separate universe from the rest of the state. …