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10/5/2014 12:00 AM
Preserve will prove to be great for egrets
BY MATT MARKEY BLADE OUTDOORS EDITOR
LAKESIDE, Ohio — As development has chewed up chunk after chunk of the precious land along the Lake Erie shoreline, wildlife has found itself squeezed into smaller, fractured and disjointed parcels of habitat. …

10/4/2014 12:00 AM
Cursive should be a signature course
BY MARILOU JOHANEK BLADE COLUMNIST
Whether cursive handwriting in schools should be retained or retired is not one of the great moral dilemmas of our time. But it is a generational issue receiving fresh attention in public education because of the new Common Core standards. …

10/3/2014 12:00 AM
I’m betting on East Toledo
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
Did you know that a major arts and music festival, called “The Main Event,” was held in East Toledo just a couple weeks ago? …

10/3/2014 12:00 AM
Debbie Dingell presses on
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
DETROIT — U.S. Rep. John Dingell loves his guns. The suburban Detroit Democrat has a wall covered with the mounted heads of big game he has shot over the years. His wife, Debbie, has a somewhat different view. …

10/3/2014 12:00 AM
Fall fishing offers cooperative targets
BY MATT MARKEY BLADE OUTDOORS EDITOR
Fishermen find themselves in a constant quandary. When they have good intel on where the fish are biting, the first urge is to share that data with fellow fishermen, but that little angler whispering inside their head says to keep quiet and not create a rush to that hot spot. …

10/3/2014 12:00 AM
Steve-O to bare all for Laffs
BY KIRK BAIRD BLADE STAFF WRITER
When hundreds of photos of nude female celebrities were leaked online in late August and into September, Steve-O urged the hackers to give him the same treatment. …

10/2/2014 12:00 AM
United by ethic, action
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
Michael Dowd is a modern John the Baptist, trying to wake us up. But I was skeptical about his lecture on a Green theology at Lourdes University last week. Local communities need to find their own wise men. …

10/2/2014 12:00 AM
Around Town: 10-2
BY BARBARA HENDEL BLADE SOCIETY EDITOR
THE Press Club of Toledo presented the 2014 Touchstone Awards at the Toledo Club on Sept. 25. Guests schmoozed over cocktails and hors d’oeuvres before being welcomed by club president Kurt Franck, executive editor and vice president of The Blade, and event chairman and past president Shaun Hegarty of WTVG-TV, Channel 13. Guest speaker Chrys Peterson, former anchor of …

10/1/2014 12:00 AM
Starters key to Tigers success
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
If you were to suggest that the Detroit Tigers will lose three straight games and be swept from the playoffs by Baltimore, I would not argue. …

10/1/2014 12:00 AM
Time 
is prime to grow grass
BY KELLY HEIDBREDER GARDENING COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
Is your lawn green again? Mowers have been very busy for the last few weeks keeping up with this early fall growth spurt. …