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Stinging nettle will test your mettle
BY KELLY HEIDBREDER IN THE GARDEN
Do you pull weeds with gloves or do you go commando? I have weeded my garden for years without gloves. But that ended quickly when I grabbed a handful of nettles and couldn’t grasp another thing for a week. …

9/1/2015 12:00 AM
Mike Bell: new and improved
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
Mike Bell is running a totally different race for mayor this time out and acting like a different guy. …

9/1/2015 12:00 AM
Larcenous fox has ball
BY MATT MARKEY BLADE OUTDOORS EDITOR
For most golfers, the regular hazards on an 18-hole layout are enough of a challenge to make the game give you fits. There is rough with the weave and composition of deep-pile shag carpet, water hazards that look like Lake Superior, and bunkers that appear to be craters left by some angry meteor. …

9/1/2015 12:00 AM
New Hampshire: A test of the dynasties
BY DAVID SHRIBMAN PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE EXECUTIVE EDITOR
BRETTON WOODS, N.H. — Stroll through the ancient halls of a landmark hotel here and history fairly screams at you. So does the burden of history that plays a quiet, subtle role in the presidential campaign that is unfolding here. …

9/1/2015 12:00 AM
MAC schools know money tops fairness
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
BOWLING GREEN — If you are going to coach football in the Mid-American Conference, it helps if you have some masochistic tendencies. …

8/31/2015 12:00 AM
An afternoon of reminiscing
BY S. AMJAD HUSSAIN BLADE COLUMNIST
SOLIHULL, England — Every time I visit England, at least every other year, I find the country charming and fascinating. Over the decades, however, I have noticed the changing demographics of this island nation. …

8/31/2015 12:00 AM
Illinois wasn’t a good match for Beckman
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
Tim Beckman was, at times, hard to take real seriously as the head football coach at the University of Toledo. …

8/30/2015 12:00 AM
Successful program can cut bleeding in Toledo
BY JEFF GERRITT DEPUTY EDITORIAL PAGE EDITOR
RICHMOND, Calif. — “His body was there,” Sam Vaughn, an outreach worker for Operation Peacemaker in Richmond, Calif., said last week. “Right there.” …

8/30/2015 12:00 AM
Toledo’s enthusiast returns
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
When I first came back to Toledo, I asked a good friend who had known Carty Finkbeiner well and seen him up close and personal through his valleys and peaks: “What kind of mayor was he?” My friend said: “I think he was a very good mayor.” I asked for his reasoning. He said that, despite some bad …

8/30/2015 12:00 AM
Loss will have little impact on Irish’s year
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
There was a big to-do late Saturday afternoon at Central Catholic High School. …




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