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3/30/2014 12:00 AM
On the town: 3/30
BY BARBARA HENDEL BLADE SOCIETY EDITOR
WINE, Cheese & Chocolate to benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation was March 22 at Belmont Country Club. The second annual event, hosted by Bonnie and Bill Ash, netted $25,000 for the organization in honor of their granddaughter, Violet Jane O'Leary. The family has raised more than $125,000 through events such as this via Victory for Violet. …

3/30/2014 12:00 AM
Say ‘no thanks’ to high-priced coffee
BY MARY ALICE POWELL BLADE COLUMNIST
My breakfast of two pancakes with a basted egg on top was OK and I sipped ice water while eating it. …

3/30/2014 12:00 AM
Humble PB&J fund-raiser star
BY MARY BILYEU BLADE FOOD EDITOR
Tickets are now available for Jam City, a fund-raiser for Food for Thought at which top chefs offer their unique takes on the peanut butter and jelly sandwich. …

3/29/2014 12:00 AM
FGL a lock, others in flux
BY BRIAN DUGGER BLADE COLUMNIST
Earlier this week, Florida Georgia Line’s’ Cruise was blasting through the speakers at a Toledo-area restaurant. …

3/29/2014 12:00 AM
Constitutional ban discriminates
BY MARILOU JOHANEK BLADE COLUMNIST
Second class. Less than. Beneath consideration. Ohio’s constitutional ban on gay marriage discriminates. …

3/28/2014 12:00 AM
When small steps are not sufficient
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
It is said that the perfect is the enemy of the good.

3/28/2014 12:00 AM
Fishing begins at early age
BY MATT MARKEY BLADE OUTDOORS EDITOR
Success is a coveted companion when you take a kid fishing. You plead for patience and ask them to trust you, that somewhere under the surface of that water really is a fish just waiting to bite on their hook, knowing all along that the “catching” part of fishing is what closes the deal. …

3/28/2014 12:00 AM
Long on ideas, short on funds
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
 KALAMAZOO, Mich. — Mark Totten didn’t think much about politics in the 1980s, when he was growing up in this classic Midwestern town, halfway between Detroit and Chicago. …

3/28/2014 12:00 AM
'Elephant' documentary tackles problem
BY KIRK BAIRD BLADE STAFF WRITER
In 2011, Ohio filmmaker Mike Webber released The Elephant in the Living Room, an acclaimed documentary about the prevalence of domesticated wild animals in the United States, and the danger this posed to the owners and everyone else. …

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. …