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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 …

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Operation Peacemaker
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.” …

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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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On the Town: 8-30
BARB HENDEL
FLIP FLOP FUNdraiser presented by the Toledo Museum of Art Ambassadors August 20 in the Toledo Museum of Art’s GlasSalon was a summertime event to reflect the fun of the museum's Play Time interactive exhibits. …

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An open-book exam for Toledo’s mayoral candidates
BY DAVID KUSHMA BLADE EDITOR
Toledo’s mayoral election is about nine weeks away. So when will the campaign start? …

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Alaska: water, wildlife, wilderness
BY MATT MARKEY BLADE OUTDOORS EDITOR
One in a series.

8/29/2015 12:00 AM
To those kicking an ailing Jimmy Carter
BY MARILOU JOHANEK BLADE COLUMNIST
The tweets were nasty. They came from Fox News and its fans. They took shots at an ailing former president, Jimmy Carter, after he announced that he has advanced cancer. …

8/28/2015 12:00 AM
Mercy must inform justice
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
After the shootings at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C., on June 17, and the shock, there followed a series of news stories about forgiveness. …

8/28/2015 12:00 AM
Immigrant-bashing worries asylum seekers
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
DETROIT — Years ago, when being an immigrant was something people were proud of, children were made to learn these lines from Emma Lazarus’ poem “The New Colossus,” which is inscribed on a plaque on the Statue of Liberty: …

8/28/2015 12:00 AM
Winners and losers according to Trump
BY KIRK BAIRD CULTURE SHOCK
In a summer dominated by a girl’s emotions, a reluctant and mostly silent anti-hero, dinosaurs, and a pioneering rap group, the biggest star didn’t emerge from the big screen but in headlines nationwide. …




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