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10/5/2014 12:12 AM
A woman who picked the harder road
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
“She thinks she is a priest.” That’s what a friend told me about the Rev. Bev Bingle, ordained a Catholic priest by a rebel and reform movement in 2013. …

10/5/2014 12:33 AM
TPS makes its agenda known
BY DAVID KUSHMA BLADE EDITOR
Toledo Public Schools is campaigning hard to persuade the district’s voters to pass the tax increase it seeks on next month’s ballot. So when the public face of that campaign, Schools Superintendent Romules Durant, leaves town for a week in the midst of the battle, he needs to have a compelling reason. …

10/5/2014 12:00 AM
Traffic rivals mess of Tigers’ bullpen
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
DETROIT — A desperate Detroit Tigers team returns home today to play in Game 3 of the American League Division Series. …

10/5/2014 12:01 AM
Reader concerned over Zerby's role
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
Reader Steven Flagg is concerned over the fact that Joseph H. Zerbey IV, the president and general manager of The Blade, is also chairman of the University of Toledo’s Board of Trustees. …

10/5/2014 12:00 AM
Preserve will prove to be great for egrets
BY MATT MARKEY BLADE OUTDOORS EDITOR
LAKESIDE, Ohio — As development has chewed up chunk after chunk of the precious land along the Lake Erie shoreline, wildlife has found itself squeezed into smaller, fractured and disjointed parcels of habitat. …

10/4/2014 12:00 AM
Cursive should be a signature course
BY MARILOU JOHANEK BLADE COLUMNIST
Whether cursive handwriting in schools should be retained or retired is not one of the great moral dilemmas of our time. But it is a generational issue receiving fresh attention in public education because of the new Common Core standards. …

10/3/2014 12:00 AM
I’m betting on East Toledo
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
Did you know that a major arts and music festival, called “The Main Event,” was held in East Toledo just a couple weeks ago? …

10/3/2014 12:00 AM
Debbie Dingell presses on
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
DETROIT — U.S. Rep. John Dingell loves his guns. The suburban Detroit Democrat has a wall covered with the mounted heads of big game he has shot over the years. His wife, Debbie, has a somewhat different view. …

10/3/2014 12:00 AM
Fall fishing offers cooperative targets
BY MATT MARKEY BLADE OUTDOORS EDITOR
Fishermen find themselves in a constant quandary. When they have good intel on where the fish are biting, the first urge is to share that data with fellow fishermen, but that little angler whispering inside their head says to keep quiet and not create a rush to that hot spot. …

10/3/2014 12:00 AM
Steve-O to bare all for Laffs
BY KIRK BAIRD BLADE STAFF WRITER
When hundreds of photos of nude female celebrities were leaked online in late August and into September, Steve-O urged the hackers to give him the same treatment. …