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6/13/2014 12:06 AM
St. John’s Prep walks the walk
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
A few weeks ago, at the invitation of a local physician, I went to St. John’s Jesuit High School to hear about a program called 2020. It is a scholarship program at St. John’s for students without means. Eligibility is based on income. Most students in the program are minority students. It works. …

6/13/2014 12:22 AM
Fadel brings his ‘‍A’ game at any age
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
The Ohio Mid-Amateur golf championship began in the mid-1980s, partly as an answer to college kids dominating the Ohio Amateur. To paraphrase what Bobby Jones once said about Jack Nicklaus, the long and strong collegians were playing a game with which many other amateurs were not familiar. …

6/13/2014 12:00 AM
Walleye magic strikes for Whitten
BY MATT MARKEY BLADE OUTDOORS EDITOR
HURON, Ohio — Walleyes are alternately skittish and aggressive, reclusive and bold, finicky and indiscriminate, predictable and temperamental. …

6/13/2014 12:00 AM
Artists living on ‘The Far Side’ of fame
BY KIRK BAIRD BLADE STAFF WRITER
Nearly 20 years ago my wife decided that for Halloween she would be “The Far Side chick.” You know, the woman with a beehive ’do who has part of the quirky menagerie of Gary Larson’s wildly popular syndicated single-panel comic The Far Side. …

6/13/2014 12:00 AM
Detroit's future rests on pensioners
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
 “We burned our boat. We have to go over the next hill. There’s no way home other than together, forward.” …

6/12/2014 1:25 AM
Why punish kids who want an education?
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
A few weeks ago, Sen. Sherrod Brown (D., Ohio) came to Perrysburg High School to talk about student loans. …

6/12/2014 12:17 AM
Pitching will determine Tigers’ fate
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
The Pittsburgh Pirates finally called Gregory Polanco up from Triple-A Indianapolis, 31,000-plus showed up on a Tuesday night at PNC Park, and pundits began speculating about one of baseball’s all-time outfields. …

6/12/2014 12:00 AM
Around Town: 6-12
BY BARBARA HENDEL BLADE SOCIETY EDITOR
BIG donors of the Toledo School for the Arts recently enjoyed a peek of the renowned private collection of the philanthropists Maxine and Stuart Frankel Foundation for Art, listed among the top 200 private art collectors in the world. Works by seminal modern and contemporary artists from all over the world intrigued the minds. …

6/11/2014 12:00 AM
Lettuce is easy 
to grow
BY KELLY HEIDBREDER GARDENING COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
Isn’t it great when you can serve dinner straight from your garden? …