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Published 5 hours ago
Rossford’s exceptional young mayor
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
The most impressive politician I have met lately is Mayor Neil A. MacKinnon III of Rossford. …

Published 5 hours ago
Expo offers array of angling experts
BY MATT MARKEY BLADE OUTDOORS EDITOR
MONROE — When the Huron Valley Sportfishing Club puts together its annual winter show, it’s no run-of-the-mill anglers hootenanny. The group intends for the Mich-Ohio Sportfishing Expo to be a welcomed break from the gloomy days of winter, and a rich resource of fishing advice and instruction. …

Published 5 hours ago
Resisting kryptonite foods
BY MARY BILYEU BLADE FOOD EDITOR
What is your junk food kryptonite?

Published 5 hours ago
Romney’s kind-of campaign
BY DAVID SHRIBMAN PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE EXECUTIVE EDITOR
Defeated once for the Republican presidential nomination, defeated the next time for the White House, Mitt Romney never was at the center of Republican affection. Now that he’s contemplating a third try for the presidency, he’s suddenly the man at the center of Republican attention. …

Updated 22 hours ago
Awkward headlines
BY THOMAS WALTON BLADE COLUMNIST
High school basketball is exciting to watch, especially when two longtime rivals are battling each other. So tension filled the little gymnasium in Oneida, Tenn., back on Jan. 4, 1946, when the game between Oneida and rival Stearns, from across the border in southern Kentucky, entered its final minute. …

Updated 22 hours ago
Shall we tolerate the intolerant?
BY PATRICK O'GARA BLADE COLUMNIST
Pope Francis is easily the most popular man in the world. No question. In fact, it’s arguable that he may well be the most popular man who has ever lived — thanks largely to instant modern communications. All manner of humans love him — not only Christians, but Muslims, Buddhists, Atheists, Agnostics, you name it. …

1/26/2015 12:00 AM
Saturday felt like old times
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
Monday morning quarterback … or perhaps it should be Monday morning point guard at this time of year: …

Updated 22 hours ago
Taste of the Nation tickets on sale
BY MARY BILYEU BLADE FOOD EDITOR
It’s time to buy tickets to the 20th anniversary Taste of the Nation Toledo, a fund-raiser to help fight childhood hunger. Sample some of the city’s finest dishes — some savory, some sweet, all amazing — from dozens of local restaurants from 5 to 8 p.m. April 26, then stay and dance to live music by The Bridges …

1/25/2015 12:00 AM
If we fought Ebola the way we fight guns?
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
After the murder of 20 children at Sandy Hook School in Newtown, Conn., on Dec 14, 2012, many people in the United States said “never again.” But there have been 95 school shootings since then, approaching one a week. There have been 45 deaths and 78 nonfatal gunshot injuries in schools (including colleges and universities) since Newtown. The incidents …

1/25/2015 12:00 AM
Open to all and always evolving
BY DAVID KUSHMA BLADE EDITOR
The Toledo-Lucas County Public Library attracted more than 3 million visits — a record number — in 2014. Think about that for a moment. …




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