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1/23/2015 12:00 AM
Snyder ready to stand up to GOP
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
LANSING — Will Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder turn out to be a modern-day, moderate Eisenhower Republican? …

1/23/2015 12:00 AM
A sound investment
Editorials
Lucas County’s commissioners approved a sales-tax increase this week that should empower them to improve the region’s aging public infrastructure and buildings. The tax increase is essential to the county’s future, especially its planning for a new jail. …

1/23/2015 12:00 AM
Cyberstandard
Editorials
Hackers recently commandeered the Twitter account of the U.S. Central Command, on the same day that President Obama proposed federal standards intended to protect consumers from credit-card and identity theft. …

1/23/2015 12:00 AM
Chickens deserve freer range
Letters to the Editor
Thank you for your spot-on Jan. 10 editorial “Uncaging hens.” All animals deserve compassion, not just the ones we keep as pets. …

1/23/2015 12:00 AM
Guns and students
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More than two years have passed since a mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., shook the nation and challenged Congress and President Obama to act on the proliferation of guns and violence. But nothing much has changed, as a relentless and powerful gun lobby has derailed even the most modest gun-control efforts, such as expanding …

1/22/2015 12:00 AM
Kirk:The NSA has a laugh
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST

1/22/2015 12:00 AM
Fracking tax won’t keep Ohio’s budget balanced
BY DAVID MCCLOUGH
The decline in global oil prices benefits Toledo’s drivers, and will do so for the near future. But Gov. John Kasich and the General Assembly need to recognize how dependence on tax revenue derived from oil production leaves Ohio susceptible to global political and economic forces it cannot control. …

1/22/2015 12:00 AM
Promise of union jobs for pipeline is weak
Letters to the Editor
Labor union members who support natural gas pipelines have lost their way. I recently attended a meeting where Nexus pipeline representatives said the project will create good-paying union jobs. …

1/22/2015 12:00 AM
More red tape hampers bid to get medicine
Letters to the Editor
Without rhyme or reason, some insurance companies are denying prescription refills pending physician authorization (“Insurance confusion leads to pining for universal health care,” op-ed column, Jan. 19). The refill you called in because you are almost out of medicine is delayed by insurance bureaucracy. …

1/22/2015 12:00 AM
Now’s the time to oppose natural gas pipelines
Letters to the Editor
I thank the coalition that met with members of Gov. John Kasich’s administration about the pipelines planned to transport fracked natural gas to Canada for export (“Pipeline activists meet state officials,” Jan. 10). …




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