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5/8/2015 7:45 AM
Hackenberg: Leyland enjoys return to his roots
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
Jim Leyland used to have a front-row seat in every stadium in major league baseball. …

5/8/2015 12:22 AM
Tri-Adventure Race triples experience
BY MATT MARKEY BLADE OUTDOORS EDITOR
The 30th Annual Maumee Valley Tri-Adventure Race next weekend is hardly a walk in the park, a casual bike ride through the countryside, or a jaunt down an easy trail. This is a physically demanding 50-mile ritual that calls on the participants to fully exercise a triumvirate of outdoors skills. …

5/8/2015 12:00 AM
Sales-tax defeat dooms roads
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
DETROIT — For most of the past four months, Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder campaigned tirelessly for Proposal 1, a sales tax increase intended to fix Michigan’s notoriously horrible roads. …

5/7/2015 12:00 AM
Protection is purpose of government
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
Remember NAFTA?

5/7/2015 12:00 AM
Around Town: 5/7
BY BARBARA HENDEL BLADE SOCIETY EDITOR
AND they're off! Red roses galore, star gazing, helicopters and limousines, mint juleps or as I call them, bourbon snow cones, Derby pie, Kentucky Hot Brown sandwiches, luscious strawberries, and more. It was all at the 141st Running of the Roses in Louisville at Churchill Downs on Saturday, starting with a rendition of “My Old Kentucky Home.” Meanwhile, fans …

5/6/2015 12:34 AM
Astros surprising many this year
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
Jose Altuve. OK, we’ll give you Altuve. Now, name another Houston Astros player. Take your time; we’ll wait. …

5/6/2015 12:00 AM
Spring bloom is taking my breath away
BY KELLY HEIDBREDER IN THE GARDEN
Every year, spring takes my breath away. Not because of allergies, like my son, but because of all the blooming shrubs. I even slammed on my brakes in Ottawa Hills just to gawk at the line of magnolias and Bradford Pear trees. …

5/5/2015 12:00 AM
Lunch box memories
BY MARY BILYEU BLADE FOOD EDITOR
Last week, Suzanne Crough — better known as Tracy, the tambourine-playing youngest child on The Partridge Family — died. She was my age, which is rather a disconcerting thought. …

5/5/2015 12:00 AM
Quietly making a difference
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
What do Richard St. Jean, CEO at Hollywood Casino Toledo, and the Rev. Pete Bowmer, pastor of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church downtown, have in common? …

5/5/2015 12:00 AM
Sky not the limit for birding festival
BY MATT MARKEY BLADE OUTDOORS EDITOR
It has grown from an abstract concept just six years ago into what has become Woodstock for bird-lovers, minus all of the mud, music, and miscreants. And they are not done growing just yet. …




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