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11/23/2014 12:00 AM
ProMedica needn’t build a garage
Letters to the Editor
I agree with your Nov. 15 “Parking in the park” editorial and Readers’ Forum letter “Cars don’t need a view; people do” that ProMedica should not take over any part of Promenade Park for its new parking garage. …

11/23/2014 12:00 AM
Kudos for mentoring budding journalists
Letters to the Editor
Heartfelt thanks to The Blade, its managing editor, Dave Murray, and participating staff for initiating a unique alliance with Toledo Public Schools to mentor budding journalists at Start and Scott high schools. …

11/23/2014 12:00 AM
‘Lift,’ ‘grammar’ comments offend Start class
Letters to the Editor
We Start High School journalism students are offended. The headline above our group picture was “Journalism mentoring effort aims to lift Toledo teens” (“A path to literate, thinking citizens,” Keith C. Burris commentary, Nov. 9). We weren’t too sure what you meant by this. …

11/23/2014 12:00 AM
Medicaid matters
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Expanding Medicaid over the opposition of other Republicans marks Gov. John Kasich’s greatest first-term achievement. His top priority now must be to ensure that the health-care expansion for low-income Ohioans continues, even if he has to threaten, cajole, or beg members of the General Assembly. …

11/22/2014 12:00 AM
Ohio Democrats on the sidelines
BY MARILOU JOHANEK BLADE COLUMNIST
One-party rule in Ohio means one party can make or break the rules. Unless you’re in the party that rules the state, you’re on the sidelines. …

11/22/2014 12:00 AM
Riviera Maia downfall a heartbreaker
Letters to the Editor
It broke my heart to see the poor conditions of the Riviera Maia apartment complex (“City orders apartments to be closed; 8 buildings at West Toledo complex called uninhabitable,” Nov. 11). …

11/22/2014 12:00 AM
Pivotal Jordan
Opinion
Jordan, the last stable neighbor of Israel, is feeling the strain of unending waves of refugees, this time from Syria. …

11/22/2014 12:00 AM
Counting votes
Opinion
Whatever else it is not, the Electoral College system of electing presidents is simple to understand. …

11/22/2014 12:00 AM
Protect and serve
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Police officers are among the few people who are licensed to kill. They have enormous authority, and police/​community relations depend largely on how they exercise it. The communities that hire and pay police officers need to be reasonably certain that their cops can handle the immense authority that they are given. …