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8/3/2014 12:00 AM
Nixon's misdeeds outweigh all
BY DAVID SHRIBMAN PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE EXECUTIVE EDITOR
Richard Nixon no longer walks among us, having departed this earth a full two decades ago. But the ghost of the enigmatic figure who 40 years ago this week resigned the presidency — a position described by Franklin Delano Roosevelt, still the man against which all subsequent presidents are measured, as “preeminently a place of moral leadership” — lingers among …

8/3/2014 2:41 AM
Angler in unique company
BY MATT MARKEY BLADE OUTDOORS EDITOR
A protestant minister, an Army general, and a roofer are out in a boat, somewhere in the Pacific Ocean . . . …

8/3/2014 2:33 AM
Waters won’t get band back
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
The 104,000-plus at The Shoe arrive early and leave late. We are a football state. And we are a band state. …

8/3/2014 12:00 AM
Scoring points with consumers
BY MARY ALICE POWELL BLADE COLUMNIST
Now, let’s see, how many points have I earned at the gas station? And how many points have I accumulated at the supermarket? …

8/3/2014 12:00 AM
Festival competition takes the cake
BY MARY BILYEU BLADE FOOD EDITOR
Have you entered the German Kuchen Baking Contest Aug. 23 at the German-American Festival? Judges (including me) are looking for the best authentic German cake, which should be taken to the contest along with a copy of the recipe. …

8/3/2014 12:00 AM
On the Town: 8/3
BY BARBARA HENDEL BLADE SOCIETY EDITOR
Peanuts! Cracker Jacks! Hot dogs! 

8/2/2014 12:00 AM
Remembering Bishop Donnelly
BY TK BARGER BLADE RELIGION EDITOR
I heard many nice things about Bishop Robert W. Donnelly since his death July 21. “He was a regular fixture in the neighborhood,” Msgr. Michael Billian, the priest of his home parish, Most Blessed Sacrament, said. That was the neighborhood where he grew up and where he returned when he retired, living first in the rectory with his brother,…

8/1/2014 12:00 AM
Group offers visionary way to fight gangs
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
Recently I sat down with Toledo police Sgt. Anita Madison. She is a dynamo and an inspiration. She has been a civil servant for 34 years and a Toledo cop for 20. She heads up Toledo Community Initiative to Reduce Violence, an interesting and visionary program to combat gang violence in Toledo. …

8/1/2014 12:07 AM
Hens go to Durham for hitting help
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
Mud Hens’ infielder Wade Gaynor, who has been scuffling around the Mendoza line of late, was in the cage late Thursday afternoon when the batting practice pitcher stopped throwing and started preaching. …

8/1/2014 12:12 AM
Teacher schools bass with new lure
BY MATT MARKEY BLADE OUTDOORS EDITOR
A snag of patent lawyers, complex contracts with lure companies and surprisingly thin royalty checks — that’s not what this Oklahoma angler bargained for. He was just doing what every bass fisherman does — looking for a better bait. …