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Published 12 hours ago
Let Ford run, and let the voters decide
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
The Lucas County Board of Elections meets today to decide whether Toledo City Councilman Jack Ford will be allowed to run for the Ohio Senate. They must hear a challenge brought by Lucas County Democratic Chairman Steve Steel on behalf of the Democratic Party. They say Mr. Ford is unqualified for the ballot and should be removed from it because …

Published 12 hours ago
Around Town: 8-21
BY BARBARA HENDEL BLADE SOCIETY EDITOR
Privy to a taste of what's in store at the Savour Sylvania restaurant week that started Monday and runs through Saturday were those who attended the kickoff party Aug. 17 at the Historic Village in Sylvania. …

8/20/2014 12:00 AM
Smile, tomatoes are here
BY KELLY HEIDBREDER GARDENING COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
My mom left a bag of goodies in my car this week. No, it wasn’t zucchini overload from her garden. It was a bag full of green tomatoes. …

8/19/2014 12:00 AM
On Randy Gardner
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
I have heard it said that a politician who has no further ambition is a dangerous man. …

8/19/2014 1:23 AM
COMMENTARY: Sting of winter remains
BY MATT MARKEY BLADE OUTDOORS EDITOR
Plan on a few additional guests for that Labor Day cookout, or for those first few tailgate parties of the college football season. They will be small, and nasty, and universally unwelcome. …

8/18/2014 6:54 PM
Bonding over barbecue
BY MARY BILYEU BLADE FOOD EDITOR
I’ve proclaimed it before, and will continue to do so: People bond over food. And last week, for me, that food was barbecue. …

8/18/2014 12:00 AM
Colorful veteran wins with strategy
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
BROOKLYN, Mich. — They call it yellow fever. No, not the virus spread by mosquitoes, but this one is no less infectious. …

8/18/2014 12:00 AM
20 years of rewarding memories
BY S. AMJAD HUSSAIN BLADE COLUMNIST
With this column, I reach the 500 mark. I have, since 1994, appeared in this space 500 times. This column has helped me understand the world around me and in the process has provided a vehicle for self-discovery. …

8/17/2014 12:00 AM
Dinner, ‘‍Dialogue’ at the Toledo Zoo
BY MARY BILYEU BLADE FOOD EDITOR
Enjoy a beautiful dinner and join in the Farm to Plate Food Dialogue, sponsored by the Lucas County Farm Bureau, on Sept. 9 from 5 to 10 p.m. at the Toledo Zoo. The menu will showcase produce grown by Shared Legacy CSA and Bench Farms, and includes your choice of entree: a New York strip steak with herb butter,…

8/17/2014 12:21 AM
Sylvania archer, 11, a national champ
BY MATT MARKEY BLADE OUTDOORS EDITOR
One minute, this 11-year-old from Sylvania is laughing, talking with her friends, acting silly, and just being a kid. …