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4/22/2014 12:00 AM
Ohio’s fight against childhood hunger
BY BRIAN ROTHENBERG AND CASSANDRA MCKEE
It happens every school morning: More than 300,000 Ohio children in more than 3,000 elementary, junior-high, and high schools sit down for a healthy, hot breakfast. …

4/22/2014 12:00 AM
Credit-card crackdown a good call
Letters to the Editor
I applaud The Blade for its investigation of the use by former Toledo Mayor Mike Bell’s administration of city credit cards (“‘Like plastic on steroids’; Citing spending during Bell’s term, Collins says ‘no more credit cards’ for Toledo staffers,” April 6). …

4/22/2014 12:00 AM
Ohio case is regulatory overkill
BY GEORGE F. WILL WASHINGTON POST WRITERS GROUP
Occasionally, the U.S. Supreme Court considers questions that are answered merely by asking them. Today, the court will hear arguments about this: …

4/22/2014 12:00 AM
Detroit not safe yet
Editorials
For nearly a year, the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history has played out in a federal court in Detroit. During most of that time, the two biggest questions have been: Will the Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA), one of the nation’s great museums, survive unscathed? And will the city’s 32,000 pensioners be left with enough of what …

4/22/2014 12:00 AM
Capital changes
Editorials
An Ohio Supreme Court task force analyzing ways to make Ohio’s 30-year-old capital punishment law more effective and fair has done its job. It has offered more than 50 prudent recommendations that the General Assembly should enact or the Supreme Court should adopt. …

4/22/2014 2:28 AM
Kirk: Student Loan Debt
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST

4/21/2014 12:32 AM
Toledo golf scene to lose top pro
DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
Monday morning musings, reflecting on a beautiful Easter and whether we’ve finally escaped that vortex thing: …

4/21/2014 12:00 AM
Learning German in a choir robe
BY THOMAS WALTON BLADE COLUMNIST
A little more than a year ago, I played the harmonica with the Toledo Symphony on amateur night. It was a chance for nonprofessional musicians to sit alongside Symphony pros for an evening of great music at the Peristyle. …

4/21/2014 12:00 AM
Not charging users won’t stem opioids
Letters to the Editor
It’s disappointing that your April 7 editorial “Policing heroin” suggests addressing law enforcement procedure as a remedy to the opioid crisis. In many cases, charging an offender with minor possession is a law enforcement official’s only hope that the person has a treatment opportunity. …

4/21/2014 12:00 AM
Latin test
Editorials
Even though Latin America is important to U.S. trade and investment, American foreign policy places scant emphasis on the region’s 26 countries. …