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Stand up for privacy

For all their partisan bluster, members of Congress from both sides of the aisle were still able to come together to find common cause by continuing warrantless government surveillance.

Sun, 24 May 2020 04:00:00 GMT


Walton: You can’t fix stu­pid, and you can’t fix a bad hair­cut

LET OHIOANS bow their heads and thank the Lord — and Gov. Mike DeWine — that barber shops and beauty salons are finally open again. While we rightly salute the heroes among us, specifically the health care professionals who are fighting the pandemic in the trenches, let us not forget other pros who are finally back in the game — the hair care professionals.

Sun, 24 May 2020 04:00:00 GMT


Constitutional, but still a failure

Ohio’s dubious school-takeover law has survived a court challenge. The state Supreme Court ruled that lawmakers did not violate the constitution when they rammed the amendment through in a single day without any committee hearings or research.

Sun, 24 May 2020 04:00:00 GMT


Burris: COVID Days

The coronavirus is becoming a litmus test.

Sun, 24 May 2020 04:00:00 GMT


To the editor: Pandemic most important time to put life 1st

The words of one of the state’s leading anti-abortion senators, Peggy Lehner, in Thursday’s paper (“Ohio Senate comes to defense of Dr. Amy Acton; judge earlier rules she overstepped authority”) were a refreshing eye opener.

Sun, 24 May 2020 04:00:00 GMT


To the editor: Fix America's energy policy

A recent letter (“Preserve renewable fuel standard, protect ethanol,” May 9) maliciously targets the Toledo and Oregon mayors for appropriately requesting needed regulatory relief for Ohio manufacturers. Recent history proves that responsibly issuing a temporary, partial waiver of the federal Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) will protect Ohio manufacturing jobs, without any impact to corn farmers or ethanol producers in the region.

Sun, 24 May 2020 04:00:00 GMT


To the editor: A life is a lot to lose

President Trump continues to scare and confuse me about the coronavirus pandemic. Early on he said that it was going to go away down to zero cases. Now we have a million and a half cases. He said it was a Democrat hoax, but that wasn’t true either. He claimed in March that I could get a test, but I couldn’t. He said that it was like the flu and would go away in warmer weather. It hasn’t.

Sun, 24 May 2020 04:00:00 GMT


Sigov: Vote by mail could help rid us of coronavirus

RUSSIAN PRESIDENT Vladimir Putin’s propagandists are gleefully suggesting that coronavirus may destroy Western societies and thus finish the job attempted by the Marxists.

Sun, 24 May 2020 04:00:00 GMT


U.S., China must work together

DETROIT — There’s no doubt that President Trump blames China for the spread of coronavirus — or that he is thinking seriously about retaliating against that nation.

Sat, 23 May 2020 04:00:00 GMT


State must test in all nursing homes

We know that in Ohio, a large proportion of our coronavirus deaths have happened in the state’s nursing homes. About 675 of Ohio’s coronavirus deaths, roughly 43 percent, have been people who died in nursing homes.

Sat, 23 May 2020 04:00:00 GMT


Investigate handling of Kobe Bryant’s death

Allegations in a lawsuit filed by Kobe Bryant’s wife, Vanessa Bryant, and evidence already publicly available, demand an investigation of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department by an independent outside authority.

Sat, 23 May 2020 04:00:00 GMT


To the editor: Open up all of Ohio now

Like all of you, I have been trying to keep up to date on the federal news and Ohio news via Gov. Mike DeWine and all his orders.

Fri, 22 May 2020 04:00:00 GMT


Disdain is not a platform

If he were a reader of Shakespeare, Donald Trump might call her “Lady Disdain.” For disdain is something House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has for Donald Trump in abundance.

Fri, 22 May 2020 04:00:00 GMT


A new leader for Owens

Much attention has been paid to the search for a new leader at the University of Toledo, but the announcement that Owens Community College President Steve Robinson will leave for a new job later this summer means that another key educational institution will be in search of a new top executive.

Fri, 22 May 2020 04:00:00 GMT


To the editor: Learn from FDR

In a recent letter to the editor, May 18, the writer wrote about “learning from history.”

Thu, 21 May 2020 04:00:00 GMT


Annie Glenn, Ohio's most beloved

The late John Glenn — senator, astronaut, fighter pilot — could not have achieved all the spectacular things he did without his beloved wife, Annie, who died at 100 in a Minnesota nursing home early Tuesday.

Thu, 21 May 2020 04:00:00 GMT


Don’t gag VOA

Protecting the independence and journalistic integrity of the Voice of America is key to maintaining the influence of the broadcasting organization worldwide.

Thu, 21 May 2020 04:00:00 GMT


To the editor: Blade unfair to FirstEnergy

I was greatly disappointed to read the May 15 editorial “FirstEnergy’s Bad Math.” Full of misleading statements and assumptions, it should more accurately be titled “Toledo Blade’s Bad Journalism.”

Wed, 20 May 2020 04:00:00 GMT


Toledoans need to count

Toledo risks being down for the count.

Wed, 20 May 2020 04:00:00 GMT


Changes bring balance

Changes to Title IX rules by Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos bring a measure of balance and fairness to the way educational institutions investigate and decide sexual misconduct allegations.

Wed, 20 May 2020 04:00:00 GMT


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