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7/4/2014 12:00 AM
A flag wave and a hello to the Fourth
BY KIRK BAIRD BLADE STAFF WRITER
Early holiday deadlines necessitate writing my weekly column more than a week and ½ before you’re reading these words. But the allure of a column that happens to fall on July 4 is simply too great to ignore. …

7/3/2014 12:00 AM
Campaign time running out for mayor
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
I went to hear Mayor Mike Collins talk about blight at the East Toledo Family Center a week ago Wednesday. …

7/3/2014 12:00 AM
U.S. soccer team brought out patriotic fans
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
What was the Dodgers fans’ lament back in the Brooklyn days of ‘dem bums? There’s always next year. …

7/3/2014 12:00 AM
Around Town: 7-3
BY BARBARA HENDEL BLADE SOCIETY EDITOR
THE second Arts Undisclosed presented by the Toledo School for the Arts June 21 was like playing musical chairs. …

7/2/2014 12:00 AM
Peas and tomatoes perfect for backyard
BY KELLY HEIDBREDER GARDENING COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
It is so much fun to walk out on the deck and see some vegetables hanging from the vines. …

7/1/2014 12:00 AM
A 3rd road to change
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
I wrote Sunday about Sister Virginia Welch and her work at the Padua Center. They are on to something there. …

7/1/2014 12:00 AM
Senator concerned about Lake Erie
BY MATT MARKEY BLADE OUTDOORS EDITOR
There was no place for clearly drawn party lines, no entrenched camps of opposing philosophical viewpoints, and no polarizing political postures evident early Saturday evening when U.S. Sen. Rob Portman (R., Ohio) spoke to a group focused only on the health of Lake Erie. …

7/1/2014 12:00 AM
Picky eating at its finest
BY MARY BILYEU BLADE FOOD EDITOR
I‘‍ve warned him it was coming.

6/30/2014 12:00 AM
World Cup is an oasis in a desert
BY THOMAS WALTON BLADE COLUMNIST
I’ve figured out why soccer, a game that excites the rest of the world but elicits yawns most of the time in America, gets our attention for a few weeks every four years during the World Cup: …

6/29/2014 12:00 AM
Sister Ginny, Padua, and the star fish
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
Eight years ago, Sister Virginia Welsh was sent to the Toledo neighborhood once known as Kuschwantz and now known as Kwanzaa Park with a simple but very large writ: Find out what they need there and do it. …