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6/15/2015 12:00 AM
Horse is hero of a new age
BY PATRICK O'GARA BLADE COLUMNIST
We live in disappointing and frustrating times, no question. …

6/15/2015 12:00 AM
A tale of 2 cities
BY THOMAS WALTON BLADE COLUMNIST
Crikey, mates. Toledo has a new friend in Australia, a friend who looks a lot like us. Toledo also has one determined Aussie right here at home who wants to see the friendship blossom into something serious — sister cities, maybe. …

6/15/2015 12:00 AM
Gamble by Larson’s crew doesn’t pay off
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
BROOKLYN, Mich. — For awhile Sunday there was some question who would log more laps, the stars of NASCAR or the guys driving the Air Titans, those jet dryers used to blast the water off the track at Michigan International Speedway. …

6/14/2015 12:00 AM
Holy Family Society ready for debut
BY MARY BILYEU BLADE FOOD EDITOR
The newly renovated St. Hyacinth Parish Hall at 728 Parkside Blvd. is ready for its debut, and will be shown off at a barbecue buffet to be held from noon to 3 p.m. June 28. …

6/14/2015 12:00 AM
Carty will change Toledo’s mayoral race
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
Ever since he announced that he is exploring running for mayor this year, Carty Finkbeiner has been at the center of just about every political conversation in the city. …

6/14/2015 12:00 AM
Mills Race marks anniversary
BY BARBARA HENDEL BLADE SOCIETY EDITOR
Today is flag day, in commemoration of the official U.S. flag adopted in 1777. So fly your flag, be proud to be an American, and appreciate your freedoms. …

6/14/2015 12:00 AM
LeBron or MJ?
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
A friend emailed me a split-screen video off the Internet that created a Belmont Stakes “race” between the 1973 Secretariat and the 2015 American Pharoah. It was unique and interesting. The point, I guess, is that Big Red would have kicked Pharoah around just as it did the horses it blew away more than 40 years ago. …

6/14/2015 12:00 AM
It’s never too late to graduate
BY JEFF GERRITT DEPUTY EDITORIAL PAGE EDITOR
My father dropped out of high school at 16 and never went back. In the 1950s, people like him, with a strong back and work ethic, could earn a living wage. Those days — and jobs — are long gone. …

6/14/2015 12:00 AM
UT prayer story stirs strong reactions
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
Many readers had strong opinions about a story on the front page of the sports section on June 3, which was about University of Toledo football coach Matt Campbell’s practice of conducting team-wide prayers before games. …

6/14/2015 12:00 AM
Bush vs. Rubio, Perry vs. Cruz
BY DAVID SHRIBMAN PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE EXECUTIVE EDITOR
In Florida, it is almost like a family trauma, a protege and his ardent patron competing for the same prize. In Texas, it is more like a family feud, an upstart and an established figure struggling for advantage. …




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