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3/27/2014 12:37 AM
Real leaders listen, compromise
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
Let’s consider two stories that seem different: Perrysburg City Council’s decision to greenlight a Costco store at a terrible location and Toledo Mayor Mike Collins’ assertion that there is no room in his budget for increased funding of homeless shelters. …

3/27/2014 12:00 AM
Around Town: 3-27
BY BARBARA HENDEL BLADE SOCIETY EDITOR
SYLVANIA resident Dr. Kristopher Brickman was honored Saturday with the Lawrence V. Conway Lifetime Distinguished Service Award during the Medical Mission Hall of Fame induction ceremony and reception in the Howard L. Collier Building on the University of Toledo Health Science Campus. Dr. Brickman, chairman of the department of emergency medicine and vice chief of staff at the UT Medical …

3/25/2014 10:03 PM
Baptism under fire defines BGSU
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
BOWLING GREEN — Dino Babers has yet to coach a football game in Bowling Green. Chris Jans’ employment as men’s basketball coach at Bowling Green State University can still be measured in hours, not days. …

3/25/2014 8:16 PM
Time to help bulbs, fight crabgrass
BY KELLY HEIDBREDER GARDENING COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
So, you are tired of the piles of gray, ugly snow and you are anxious for those bulbs to push out of the frozen ground and prepare for a spring bloom. Get in line. It is the sixth day of spring and we are ready to kick winter to the curb. …

3/24/2014 8:03 PM
Costco can save Perrysburg from leaders
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
Will Costco come to Perrsyburg? I think so, and I hope so.

3/24/2014 11:43 PM
Savage stop soon will be thing of past
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
For one half, unbeaten Notre Dame got more of a fight than it has been used to seeing of late, but by the end of Monday’s second-round NCAA women’s tournament game, the nation’s No. 2-ranked team had taken another convincing step toward a championship. …

3/24/2014 9:29 PM
Touting Toledo’s seat at the table
BY MARY BILYEU BLADE FOOD EDITOR
I might be new to Toledo — I’ve lived here just seven weeks — but already I feel protective of my new home and want to support it wholeheartedly. And I found two opportunities just last week to do this. …

3/25/2014 12:00 AM
Local event raises funds for elk
BY MATT MARKEY BLADE OUTDOORS EDITOR
The closest elk is likely 300 miles away from Toledo, but there was a large gathering of people at the Angola Gardens banquet hall Saturday night with the expressed intention of improving life on this continent for this large North American mammal. …

3/24/2014 12:00 AM
Notre Dame feeling no pressure
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
They have played 33 games and won 33 games. The Notre Dame women’s basketball team is approaching rarefied air. Seven times in the last three decades has an undefeated team won the NCAA championship, so you can imagine the expectations now swirling around the Fighting Irish. …

3/24/2014 12:00 AM
‘Blazing Saddles’ still relevant
BY THOMAS WALTON BLADE COLUMNIST
Racial bigotry. Age discrimination. Cruelty to animals. Sexual exploitation. Crude personal habits. Foul language. Homophobia. Religious intolerance. Limitless greed. …