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7/7/2014 12:00 AM
Help Gordon, don’t cut the young star
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
It’s an old story with a new twist.

7/7/2014 12:00 AM
Pakistan paying for fallout
BY S. AMJAD HUSSAIN BLADE COLUMNIST
The Pakistani army’s aerial attacks against Taliban hideouts in tribal areas are showing results. There are confusion and disarray in their ranks. Some important players in the Taliban movement have been killed. …

7/6/2014 12:00 AM
Deputies join the fight against opioids
BY JEFF GERRITT BLADE DEPUTY EDITORIAL PAGE EDITOR
State and local police continue to make record drug seizures, but fatal overdoses continue to soar. Reducing the demand for drugs is the only real way out, and that requires a new way of doing business, even for law enforcement. …

7/6/2014 12:00 AM
One woman’s war against city’s blight
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
Last week I met K. LaVerne Redden, who is president of the London Square Area Neighborhood Club. It was an honor. Ms. Redden is waging a one-woman fight against blight. …

7/6/2014 12:00 AM
Market sold on Lake Erie islands
BY MATT MARKEY BLADE OUTDOORS EDITOR
PUT-IN-BAY, Ohio — There are just three miles of water separating South Bass Island from the mainland and Catawba Point — a span of only 5,280 yards. …

7/6/2014 12:00 AM
Americans, like usual, persevering
BY DAVID SHRIBMAN PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE EXECUTIVE EDITOR
Militants formally have declared a new Islamic state consisting of parts of Syria and Iraq. Russia, loaded with nuclear weapons and resentment, is looking menacingly at Ukraine. …

7/6/2014 12:00 AM
American renaissance for LPGA
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
A couple days after Michelle Wie won the U.S. Women’s Open she made the network rounds in New York City, and then rode to the top of the Empire State Building to do local media interviews. …

7/6/2014 12:00 AM
A retiree's musical farewell
BY MARY ALICE POWELL BLADE COLUMNIST
Retirements are celebrated in several ways, but few are more impressive or meaningful than Carolyn Jones’ farewell to Adrian College last week. …

7/6/2014 12:00 AM
On The Town: 7/6
BY BARBARA HENDEL BLADE SOCIETY EDITOR
Golf outings are great way to chum around with business associates and friends while raising funds for charities. Most all are a shot gun start format to keep the pace going for the players ranging from duffers to scratch golfers. The casual outings usually include lunch or dinner with prizes and some have raffles and auctions. Of course, skins, mulligans,…

7/6/2014 12:00 AM
Bittersweet Farms fund-raiser set
BY MARY BILYEU BLADE FOOD EDITOR
Bittersweet Farms invites you to a wine tasting and cooking demonstration to help support its mission to provide care and services for individuals with autism. The event will take place at the farm, 12660 Archbold Whitehouse Rd., Whitehouse from 5:30-7:30 p.m. July 16. Admission is free, but a suggested donation of $10 per person will be gratefully accepted,…