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Updated 10 hours ago
Remember why you ran
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
Reinhold Niebuhr, who died in 1971, was a Protestant theologian who was branded a “Christian realist.” He taught that Christians have a duty to get their hands dirty in politics and that the Christian perspective on human nature and the nature of power should humble us all. …

Updated 10 hours ago
Around Town: 9-18
BY BARBARA HENDEL BLADE SOCIETY EDITOR
MERCY Foundation’s A Night to Remember featuring Lou Gramm and the Toledo Symphony was Sept. 12 at Stranahan Theater and Great Hall. The 25th annual event attended by more than 550 supporters raised more than $200,000. The event has raised more than $3 million over the course of 25 years. …

9/17/2014 12:00 AM
Get used to the bandwagoners
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
Dino Babers seems like a personable guy and there is no arguing with the credentials that landed him at Bowling Green. …

9/17/2014 12:00 AM
Fall is time to divide and replant
BY KELLY HEIDBREDER GARDENING COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
We’ve got a nice run of weather coming our way this week. Late summer temperatures will be about 10 degrees below average with sunny skies. Your plants will be really happy in this weather, too. Just look at them: They are spreading out all over the flower bed. …

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Cookbooks need more than recipes
BY MARY BILYEU BLADE FOOD EDITOR
The daily Web magazine “The Kitchn” recently offered a list of its readers’ most beloved and cherished cookbooks, asking: “What defines a classic, timeless cookbook?” …

9/16/2014 1:08 AM
In praise of those who hang in there
BY KEITH C. BURRIS BLADE COLUMNIST
Recently, I saw a small news item that made my heart soar.

9/16/2014 12:00 AM
Fall hunt season under way in Mich.
BY MATT MARKEY BLADE OUTDOORS EDITOR
It doesn’t take a few cool mornings or the slightest suggestion of color on the edges of the maple leaves to tell Michigan hunters that it is unofficially fall. And autumn means hunting season for hundreds of thousands of Michiganders. …

9/15/2014 12:00 AM
An ode to a squash legend, a gentleman, and a friend
BY S. AMJAD HUSSAIN BLADE COLUMNIST
I write this column to mark the passing of Hashim Khan, the great squash legend and a personal friend. He passed away in Aurora, Colo., on Aug. 18, at the age of 100. …

9/14/2014 12:00 AM
There’s still room at the table for you
BY MARY BILYEU BLADE FOOD EDITOR
Tickets are still available for Thursday’s Harvest Market Dinner at 6 p.m. at Toledo Botanical Garden, 5403 Elmer Drive. …

9/14/2014 12:00 AM
Rev. Lake should give it a rest
BY JEFF GERRITT BLADE DEPUTY EDITORIAL PAGE EDITOR
Toledo’s best-known street preacher, the Rev. Slim Lake, is cooling out in the Lucas County jail, and no one who cares about disadvantaged kids or reducing violence in this community should rejoice. Whatever else he’s done, Lake has mentored and supported dozens of young people who have little else but him — kids who practically no one else in …