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Updated 9 hours ago
A blue-collar libertarian
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
Tom Waniewski is one of two Republicans on City Council. You think of the Maytag repairman and “The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner.” But Mr. Waniewski is upbeat. He loves being a district councilman and helping people in District 5 (West Toledo) with their problems. …

Updated 11 hours ago
Pro wrestling judgment slammed
BY KIRK BAIRD CULTURE SHOCK
I never cared much for professional wrestling. It was too scripted, too fake, and too brutish for my taste. …

Updated 17 hours ago
Edelman gives Pats big contributions
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
Megatron is not playing in Super Bowl XLIX. Of course, Calvin Johnson toils for the Detroit Lions, so no surprise there. None of his ancestors have ever played in the game, and that covers a lot of Roman numerals. …

Published 18 hours ago
Detroit suburbs covet energy award
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. — Whatever your politics, there’s no denying that for people and governments, energy costs are huge, especially during a Michigan winter. …

1/29/2015 12:00 AM
All local politics is personal
BY KEITH C. BURRIS BLADE COLUMNIST
Two fixtures of Toledo politics passed from the scene recently: Betty Shultz and Domenic Montalto. They deserve a toast. …

1/28/2015 12:00 AM
Duke coach’s career record is remarkable
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
So, you want to be the next Mike Krzyzewski; the next Division I college basketball coach to reach 1,000 wins? …

Updated 11 hours ago
Resisting kryptonite foods
BY MARY BILYEU BLADE FOOD EDITOR
What is your junk food kryptonite?

1/27/2015 12:00 AM
Rossford’s exceptional young mayor
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
The most impressive politician I have met lately is Mayor Neil A. MacKinnon III of Rossford. …

1/27/2015 12:00 AM
Expo offers array of angling experts
BY MATT MARKEY BLADE OUTDOORS EDITOR
MONROE — When the Huron Valley Sportfishing Club puts together its annual winter show, it’s no run-of-the-mill anglers hootenanny. The group intends for the Mich-Ohio Sportfishing Expo to be a welcomed break from the gloomy days of winter, and a rich resource of fishing advice and instruction. …

1/27/2015 12:00 AM
Romney’s kind-of campaign
BY DAVID SHRIBMAN PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE EXECUTIVE EDITOR
Defeated once for the Republican presidential nomination, defeated the next time for the White House, Mitt Romney never was at the center of Republican affection. Now that he’s contemplating a third try for the presidency, he’s suddenly the man at the center of Republican attention. …




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