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It’s not easy being green
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
First of two parts.

7/1/2015 1:06 AM
Spieth maybe capable of Grand Slam
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
The odds-makers have determined that Jordan Spieth has a 1 percent chance of winning golf's Grand Slam in 2015. That seems awfully minuscule considering the Texan is halfway home and considering it's difficult to translate grit, guts, and the ability to grind — the three G's of his sport — into odds. …

7/1/2015 12:00 AM
Moss mats a project for a rainy day
BY KELLY HEIDBREDER IN THE GARDEN
Rain, rain, go away. Come again another day. I’m sure this has been in your head for days. When you are stuck inside, there are some pretty clever ways to keep the kiddos occupied. …

7/1/2015 12:00 AM
Sanders shapes Clinton's campaign
BY DAVID SHRIBMAN PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE EXECUTIVE EDITOR
Here are the elements of a presidential candidacy bound to go nowhere: 1960s radical leftist. Lived on a kibbutz. Moved to Vermont in the tumult of 1968. Became a carpenter. Ran for governor twice and for U.S. Senate twice as a candidate of the socialist Liberty Union Party. Jewish — not an advantage in Iowa, New Hampshire, or South …

6/30/2015 12:00 AM
Learning something new with you
BY MARY BILYEU BLADE FOOD EDITOR
When there’s a big holiday looming, like Thanksgiving or Christmas, you know this page will offer suggestions for new ways to prepare turkey, ham, side dishes, and celebratory desserts. It’s easy to figure out the featured topics for those weeks. …

6/30/2015 12:00 AM
Do small towns have a future?
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
Recently I visited Fayette, Ohio, where my hosts were Mayor Ruth Marlatt and former town administrator Tom Spiess. Fayette is a town of about 1,300 people in Fulton County. It has a lot of pride, resourcefulness, and history (a classic opera house, for example). …

6/30/2015 12:02 AM
Sylvania champion eyes another national title
BY MATT MARKEY BLADE OUTDOORS EDITOR
Very good is sometimes just a bit too good — just ask Sophie Howard, a current national champion in archery. …

6/29/2015 12:00 AM
Tale of two cities draws interest
BY THOMAS WALTON BLADE COLUMNIST
Evidently Lindsay Smith’s passion for establishing a sister-city link between his hometown of Geelong, Victoria, Australia, and his adopted hometown of Toledo has quickly gained traction, especially in the land Down Under. …

6/29/2015 12:00 AM
Pope Francis: polarizing his detractors
BY PATRICK O'GARA BLADE COLUMNIST
Remember when people that we didn’t care much for, were “Commies?” Thirty years ago, Pope Francis would have been called a Commie. Now, the fashionable insult is “Liberal.” And yes, Francis is one of them — and, what’s more he’s a Modernist. …

6/28/2015 12:00 AM
The Pope and black America
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
Last week I attended a prayer vigil at Braden United Methodist Church. It was for the nine people killed in Charleston, S.C.: Cynthia Hurd; Susie Jackson; Ethel Lance; DePayne Middleton-Doctor; Clementa Pinckney; Tywanza Sanders; Daniel Simmons, Sr.; Sharonda Coleman-Singleton, and Myra Thompson. …




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