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7/6/2014 12:00 AM
One woman’s war against city’s blight
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
Last week I met K. LaVerne Redden, who is president of the London Square Area Neighborhood Club. It was an honor. Ms. Redden is waging a one-woman fight against blight. …

7/6/2014 12:00 AM
Market sold on Lake Erie islands
BY MATT MARKEY BLADE OUTDOORS EDITOR
PUT-IN-BAY, Ohio — There are just three miles of water separating South Bass Island from the mainland and Catawba Point — a span of only 5,280 yards. …

7/6/2014 12:00 AM
Americans, like usual, persevering
BY DAVID SHRIBMAN PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE EXECUTIVE EDITOR
Militants formally have declared a new Islamic state consisting of parts of Syria and Iraq. Russia, loaded with nuclear weapons and resentment, is looking menacingly at Ukraine. …

7/6/2014 12:00 AM
American renaissance for LPGA
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
A couple days after Michelle Wie won the U.S. Women’s Open she made the network rounds in New York City, and then rode to the top of the Empire State Building to do local media interviews. …

7/6/2014 12:00 AM
A retiree's musical farewell
BY MARY ALICE POWELL BLADE COLUMNIST
Retirements are celebrated in several ways, but few are more impressive or meaningful than Carolyn Jones’ farewell to Adrian College last week. …

7/6/2014 12:00 AM
On The Town: 7/6
BY BARBARA HENDEL BLADE SOCIETY EDITOR
Golf outings are great way to chum around with business associates and friends while raising funds for charities. Most all are a shot gun start format to keep the pace going for the players ranging from duffers to scratch golfers. The casual outings usually include lunch or dinner with prizes and some have raffles and auctions. Of course, skins, mulligans,…

7/6/2014 12:00 AM
Bittersweet Farms fund-raiser set
BY MARY BILYEU BLADE FOOD EDITOR
Bittersweet Farms invites you to a wine tasting and cooking demonstration to help support its mission to provide care and services for individuals with autism. The event will take place at the farm, 12660 Archbold Whitehouse Rd., Whitehouse from 5:30-7:30 p.m. July 16. Admission is free, but a suggested donation of $10 per person will be gratefully accepted,…

7/5/2014 12:00 AM
Checking a Beatle off the bucket list
BY TK BARGER BLADE RELIGION EDITOR
I got to see Ringo Starr and His All Starr Band in concert Tuesday. It was a special date night with my wife. We bought tickets to celebrate five years of my being cancer-free. You could call this a bucket list event, seeing a Beatle perform, a member of the most influential band of my lifetime. The bucket list,…

7/5/2014 12:00 AM
Ohio senator makes another bad move
BY MARILOU JOHANEK BLADE COLUMNIST
He’s at it again. Keep your eye on state Sen. Bill Seitz. He’s a sly one. The Cincinnati Republican is chipping away at hard-won progressive policies in Ohio. …

7/4/2014 12:00 AM
The food-truck fiasco: Let freedom ring
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
Mayor Mike Collins’ legislative proposal to heap burdensome regulation on downtown food trucks, apparently to protect city restaurant owners from competition, hit a brick wall last week. …