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11/3/2014 12:00 AM
Toledo art lovers owe great debt
BY THOMAS WALTON BLADE COLUMNIST
How does a community define its quality of life? A good place to start would be to make the arts and music obvious points of emphasis. …

11/3/2014 12:00 AM
Fear not the lunatics
BY PATRICK O'GARA BLADE COLUMNIST
When I was discussing this column’s possible content with my editor, he told me, “Most Americans have a hard time figuring out why the world is so wacky and so violent when most of our days are focused on our peaceful, mostly boring lives, what’s on TV tonight, and the weather.” …

11/2/2014 12:00 AM
Cookie competition aids vets
BY MARY BILYEU BLADE FOOD EDITOR
On Thursday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., head to Main Street in Sylvania for Downtown Delights — Cookies for a Cause. Stores along the street will be offering their very best cookies. …

11/2/2014 12:00 AM
UT group a lifeline for minorites
BY SUZETTE HACKNEY BLADE COLUMNIST
This fall, 18-year-old Mark Pearson came to the University of Toledo from Detroit’s Cody High School on a mission: As a freshman walk-on football player, he would work to improve his grades and earn a spot on the Rockets’ roster. His dream was jeopardized, just three weeks into the school year, when he got into a fight …

11/2/2014 1:04 AM
Look past top of ticket, and vote
BY DAVID KUSHMA BLADE EDITOR
You can find all sorts of excuses not to vote this week. But the reasons to overcome that temptation and cast your ballot, if you haven’t done so already, are more important. …

11/2/2014 12:00 AM
Take a bite out of Deviled Egg Day
BY MARY ALICE POWELL BLADE COLUMNIST
Are you ready? Do you have enough eggs on hand?

11/2/2014 12:00 AM
Country's biggest night
BY BRIAN DUGGER BLADE STAFF WRITER
When Sarah Trahern took over for the retiring Ed Hardy in January as the CEO of the Country Music Association, it was almost the sports equivalent of walking in to coach the Chicago Bulls during the Michael Jordan, Scottie Pippen, and Dennis Rodman era.  …

11/2/2014 12:00 AM
UM needed new AD for new coach
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
It wasn’t the last football coaching hire that expedited Dave Brandon’s exit from the University of Michigan. …

11/2/2014 12:00 AM
Fly fishing paints bright future
BY MATT MARKEY BLADE OUTDOORS EDITOR
In the judgment of world class fly-tier Chris Helm, you can have that Mona Lisa, Salvador Dali’s melting clocks, and “The Scream” by Edvard Munch. …

11/2/2014 12:00 AM
On the Town: 11-2
BY BARBARA HENDEL BLADE SOCIETY EDITOR
Seasonal parties, charity galas fill fall calendar