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7/10/2015 12:00 AM
Stock slump

The precipitous fall of China’s stock markets since mid-June has underscored for alarmists — some of them in the United States — the vulnerability of the Chinese economy as it challenges America’s economy for world dominance. …

7/10/2015 12:00 AM
Eating race better left out of newspaper
Letters to the Editor
I found your recent coverage of the hot-dog eating contest in New York very distasteful (“Matt Stonie beats Joey Chestnut in July Fourth hot dog eating contest, breaking Chestnut’s run,” July 4). What kind of message is our media sending to hungry people by exploiting such gluttonous behavior? …

7/9/2015 12:06 AM
Downtown Toledo needs much more than parking lots
I was just passing through. I spent two weeks in Toledo last month as an intern with The Blade. I found much to like in the city: the Midwestern nice, the near-ubiquity of Arab food, the well-stocked public library. …

7/9/2015 1:11 AM
Taxpayers pay for fixes to city center
Letters to the Editor
Toledo’s mayor and city council are considering the purchase of a large building for their own use and to generate additional income by leasing out the portion that they don’t need (“Toledo to enter into deal to buy One Government Center,” June 30). These officials are struggling to find a few extra bucks in the budget to fix our …

7/9/2015 12:00 AM
Avoidable disease

A disturbing new report by the World Health Organization and the United Nations Children’s Fund shows how things as simple and common as toilets and sanitation can affect the health and welfare of millions of people. …

7/9/2015 12:00 AM
Pluto’s close-up

While Americans celebrated the Fourth of July with barbecues and fireworks, a technical glitch 8 million miles away threatened to turn a triumphant mission of discovery by the New Horizons spacecraft into a sputtering dud, as it prepares for a close encounter with the planet Pluto next week. …

7/9/2015 12:00 AM
City needs to support sisters’ Kroger project

The Sisters of Notre Dame spent more than three years deliberating the best use for the property where their Provincial House is located. …

7/9/2015 12:00 AM
Clear water, the sequel

As the Toledo area approaches the anniversary of last August’s water crisis, it’s worth remembering that this region has confronted — and overcome — extreme pollution of Lake Erie before. A new program by Lucas County and the National Wildlife Federation invokes the spirit of a water cleanup effort that goes back nearly a half-century. Let’s hope this initiative …

7/8/2015 12:00 AM
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7/8/2015 12:00 AM
... and a judge’s duty

Toledo Municipal Court Judge C. Allen McConnell is scheduled to explain today his apparent decision not to marry a same-sex couple this week. Public officials, especially judges, cannot decide which laws to uphold. If the judge can’t in good conscience enforce the laws and Constitution of the United States, he should resign from the bench immediately. …

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