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Monday, December 22, 2014
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Officials: Programs must focus on ‘frequent fliers’
Without question, the Lucas County jail has been plagued with inmate overcrowding for decades. But it is a problem that county officials, criminal-justice professionals, and social-service providers believe can be reduced by targeting repeat offenders to keep them from returning to jail.

An appeal to our readers
Message from Publisher and Editor-In-Chief John Robinson Block.

Group works hard to get pets back to owners
Good Samaritans use social media to reunite hundreds of pets, owners.

A time before cell phones
The Blade's Monday Memories revisits a busy day on the phones in 1949.

Bowling Green's Knapke delivers
Sophomore overcomes recent struggles to earn Camellia Bowl MVP award.

School group nears Chromebook goal
Sylvania seeks private help to equip students.

Looking for a best friend
Perrysburg mother desperate for service dog to aid her sons.

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S. Amjad Hussain
A bittersweet walk down memory lane
Sad to see that a once-enchanting place was crumbling and dilapidated. .
Keith Burris
Community is vital but by itself not enough
Pastor strives to create safer neighborhoods by uniting community networks.…
Mary Bilyeu
Toast Winterfest with craft beer, wine
Denny’s will be open for 24 hours on Thursday.
Jeff Gerritt
Not a drug dealer
Rev. Lake is many things, but he’s no drug dealer
Matt Markey
Coyotes take on bold posture
Coyotes nabs pit bull pup from backyard in Fremont.
Dave Hackenberg
Manziel's response vital for Browns
’Johnny Football’ looks to bounce back from awful start.
Barbara Hendel
On the Town: 12-21
Celebrating the holiday season. 


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