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8/10/2014 12:00 AM
Can we build a green culture?
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
On Friday, I drove out to Point Place to meet Mike Ferner, the former city councilman, mayoral candidate, and longtime activist. …

8/10/2014 12:00 AM
Free clinic helps N. Toledo needy
BY SUZETTE HACKNEY BLADE COLUMNIST
When That Neighborhood Free Health Clinic opened on a frigid day this past January, one of the first patients who came through the door was not wearing socks. Though he was there seeking treatment for other ailments, the medical staff was more concerned with the potential damage his severe frostbite might cause. …

8/10/2014 12:00 AM
Higher ed, voters vs. Ohio politicians
BY DAVID KUSHMA BLADE EDITOR
Ohio voters understand the value of a strong, efficient system of state universities and colleges. A large majority of us want state government to spend more money to help maintain such a system. …

8/10/2014 12:00 AM
Toledo’s image takes another hit
BY KIRK BAIRD CULTURE SHOCK
If a friend has a piece of food noticeably stuck in his teeth, you’d tell him, right? …

8/10/2014 12:42 AM
Not much changes in QB battle
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
DETROIT — Lions fans didn’t have to wait long to see their backup quarterback play on Saturday night. …

8/10/2014 12:39 AM
Sylvania man in pursuit of muskies
BY MATT MARKEY BLADE OUTDOORS EDITOR
LAKE ST. CLAIR, Mich. — There are a lot less stressful ways to spend your life than fishing for muskies. These quirky, temperamental and moody loners are prized for their fight and their fearsome appearance, but also notorious for their stubbornness and belligerence. …

8/10/2014 12:00 AM
Celebrate Local Foods Week
BY MARY BILYEU BLADE FOOD EDITOR
In honor of Local Foods Week, which continues through Aug. 18, The Northwest Ohio Food Council is encouraging Toledo-area residents to participate in a variety of events. …

8/10/2014 12:00 AM
Skin infection should respond well to treatment
DR. GARY THOMPSON ASK THE VET
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8/10/2014 12:00 AM
Birthdays never stop being special
BY MARY ALICE POWELL BLADE COLUMNIST
The birthday cards, calls, gifts, and blueberry shortcake were acknowledged gratefully in notes, hugs, emails, and verbal thank yous. But what the recent attention melted down to is a reminder that everyone’s birthday anniversary is important to them. …

8/10/2014 12:00 AM
On the Town: 8/10
BY BARBARA HENDEL BLADE SOCIETY EDITOR
Today is the last chance to taste some of the area’s finest ribs at the 31st annual Northwest Ohio Taylor Kia Toledo Rib-Off, presented by The Blade at the Lucas County Fairgrounds in Maumee. The event started Thursday and ends today at 7 p.m. after a noon opening. …