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5/28/2015 12:00 AM
Census nonsense

Toledo’s population continued to drop last year, the U.S. Census Bureau reports; the city lost about 1,600 people, or 0.5 percent of its population. Estimates released last week put the city’s 2014 population at 281,031, down more than 2 percent from the 2010 count of 287,028. …

5/28/2015 12:00 AM
Ohio lawmakers need more term limits, not fewer
When politicians pledge to “improve” the Ohio Constitution, watch them carefully. Members of the state Constitutional Modernization Commission are focused on watering down the term limits for state lawmakers that Ohio voters overwhelmingly approved in 1992. …

5/28/2015 12:00 AM
Photo captures Memorial Day

Five elements of your May 26 front-page photograph, “Pausing to remember,” produce an iconic representation of Memorial Day: flags, a grave marker, military salutes, a man in a wheelchair, and a woman shedding a tear. Thank you. …

5/28/2015 12:00 AM
TPS, teacher union must show openness

In response to your May 19 article “Agreement saves retention program; TPS to keep freshmen-only classes”: Negotiations were complete and the Toledo Public Schools administration was informing staff that freshman clusters were ending and a reduction of staff would result.  …

5/28/2015 12:00 AM
Anniversary a reminder of harm of abortion

Your May 7 story “Protesters wary of anti-abortion replay” should give the public pause, as the two-year anniversary of the conviction of Philadelphia abortionist Kermit Gosnell passes.  …

5/28/2015 12:00 AM
Empty windows, market have possibilities

The windows of the LaSalle Building and the former National Bank Building on Huron Street between Adams Street and Madison Avenue are an insult to those of us who believe in “Toledo Tomorrow” — the 1945 project that provided a view of the city 50 years in the future. …

5/27/2015 12:00 AM
Kirk: Maumee Dearest

5/27/2015 12:00 AM
Employment slump

The U.S. Labor Department announced more rosy jobs numbers this month: The national unemployment rate remained unchanged, at a healthy 5.4 percent, and the nation added 223,000 jobs in April. In Ohio, the jobless rate is a slightly lower 5.2 percent, up slightly from 5.1 percent last month. …

5/27/2015 12:00 AM
Cops on trial
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A white Cleveland police officer was acquitted last weekend of criminal charges in the shooting deaths of two unarmed African-Americans. That outcome led to protests that resulted in 71 arrests, and should make any reforms mandated by the U.S. Justice Department even more urgent. This is all starting to sound awfully familiar. …

5/27/2015 12:00 AM
Addict didn’t deserve to die in jail
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