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7/26/2015 12:00 AM
Fair housing issues rightly brought to light
Letters to the Editor
 

7/26/2015 12:00 AM
Clean energy law freeze needs to be lifted
Letters to the Editor
 

7/25/2015 12:00 AM
Signs a constant reminder to teens
BY MARILOU JOHANEK BLADE COLUMNIST

7/25/2015 12:00 AM
Risking pipeline disaster

The Great Lakes are this region’s most precious — and irreplaceable — natural resource. Yet every day, more than 20 million gallons of oil, propane, and liquid natural gas are pumped through a pipeline on the bottom of the Straits of Mackinac, between Michigan’s upper and lower peninsulas. …

7/25/2015 12:00 AM
Another Earth

Situated 1,400 light years away in the constellation Cygnus, an Earth-like planet called Kepler 452b is in orbit around a bright sun similar to our own. Discovery of the planet is generating excitement among scientists, because the planet occupies the “Goldilocks zone” in relation to its sun. …

7/25/2015 12:00 AM
Phony scandal
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Anti-abortion extremists are flogging another manufactured scandal to vindicate their calls to strip Planned Parenthood of public funding. This time, it’s a doctored video that ostensibly exposes a Planned Parenthood official discussing illegal trafficking of aborted fetuses’ body parts for profit. …

7/25/2015 12:00 AM
Law officers in no-win situations
Letters to the Editor
 

7/24/2015 12:00 AM
Pipeline's condition fuels concern
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
CHARLEVOIX, Mich. — There may not be a more important natural resource than the Great Lakes. They hold 84 percent of all the fresh water in North America, and are crucial for fishing, boating, and transportation. …

7/24/2015 12:00 AM
Politics and public safety

Toledo and Lucas County can act boldly to reduce gun violence in their neighborhoods — if politicians straighten their spines and do what's right, not what’s politically expedient. …

7/24/2015 12:00 AM
Home-rule authority

Last year, Ohio lawmakers voted to prohibit the use of traffic cameras by local communities to enforce speeding and red-light violations — a widely used law enforcement tool that has helped make Toledo’s roads safer.  This year, a Lucas County judge properly ruled that the legislative ban is inconsistent with Ohio’s home-rule tradition guaranteed by the state constitution. …




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