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4/3/2014 12:00 AM
Halting the spread of drug abuse
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
A few weeks ago, I wrote that if we failed to act soon on the Toledo regional heroin epidemic, young people of promise would start dying in the suburbs and the reaction would be: How can it be happening here? And, why didn’t we do more? …

4/3/2014 12:00 AM
Around Town: 4-3
BY BARBARA HENDEL BLADE SOCIETY EDITOR
ACTIVIST and Civil War heroine Dr. Mary Edwards Walker, via storyteller Sheila Otto, returned to Toledo for the first time since 1893. She was at Sweet Shalom Tea Room in Sylvania on March 15, 28, and 30 to present her Freedom, Fashion, and Feminism talk. …

4/3/2014 12:00 AM
Love your Hens? Thank Ned Skeldon
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
In late 1955, Toledo baseball got slapped by an unexpected double whammy. …

4/2/2014 12:00 AM
More spring chores
BY KELLY HEIDBREDER GARDENING COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
I am sure by now, you have started to scratch a few things on your “Honey Do” list for the spring. You’ve got to sharpen your favorite tools, prepare for the blooming bulbs and early flowering shrubs and defend against crab grass. But you know me. We can’t stop there. …

4/1/2014 12:00 AM
Our local symphony
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
I have been thinking lately of the wonders of Toledo.

4/1/2014 12:00 AM
Group of volunteers will be fishing for trash along Maumee
BY MATT MARKEY BLADE OUTDOORS EDITOR
When that glacial cap finally came off the Maumee River recently and started a push of water coursing toward Lake Erie, there was a lot more than chunks of ice being carried by the surge. The high, fast water latched on to an assortment of downed trees, trash and debris of every description. …

4/1/2014 12:00 AM
Peeps aren’t for everyone
BY MARY BILYEU BLADE FOOD EDITOR
Peeps — love ‘em or loathe ’em?

3/31/2014 12:00 AM
Of science and faith
BY S. AMJAD HUSSAIN BLADE COLUMNIST
There were two intriguing and fascinating lectures this month at the University of Toledo. Held separately on two different days and venues, they touched upon science and religion. …

3/30/2014 12:20 AM
Journalists aren’t only ones in peril
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE

3/30/2014 12:00 AM
Michigan license fee hard to bite
BY MATT MARKEY BLADE OUTDOORS EDITOR
Late one night, while running low on fuel during a recruiting trip in Michigan, legendary Ohio State football coach Woody Hayes famously forbid one of his assistants from buying gas in the Wolverine State, insisting that he would rather run empty and push the car back to Ohio than spend one nickel in the homeland of his hated rival. …