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Published 3 hours ago
Injury leaves Tigers short on answers
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
There was the time in 2010 that Miguel Cabrera injured his ankle sliding back into first base on a pickoff attempt. It wasn’t a pretty sight. He sat out the next game, maybe two, then in pain and ended up appearing in 150 games for the Tigers. …

Published 3 hours ago
Same-sex ruling among most significant ever
BY S. AMJAD HUSSAIN BLADE COLUMNIST
The recent ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court to extend constitutional protection to gay people to marry was a landmark decision that has reverberated throughout the land. It ranks among the most significant decisions that have shaped this country. …

Updated 20 hours ago
Going green
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
I don’t think most Americans will buy a green car if it costs considerably more than a gasoline powered vehicle — no matter how deep their environmental roots. But get within the same price range, and more and more consumers will take the plunge. Basic economics — price point and cost benefit ratios — are key. …

Updated 20 hours ago
Two for Twenty: Pumpernickel’s Deli
BY MARY BILYEU BLADE FOOD EDITOR
Pumpernickel’s Deli and Cafe is the sort of place where you can get to know your neighbors, whether others who may reside in the Old West End, where the restaurant is located, or those who are sitting at the next table. …

Updated 20 hours ago
Where are pro-choice voices?
BY MARINA BOLOTNIKOVA BLADE COLUMNIST
Abortion is one of the most frequently used medical procedures in the world. By some estimates, as many as one in three American women will have an abortion during her lifetime. Close to a million abortions are performed in the United States each year. …

7/5/2015 12:00 AM
Food imports should have been scrutinized
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
Ken Hale was just one of several readers who were taken aback by a statement in Keith Burris’ column on June 12. …

7/5/2015 12:00 AM
Young arms will decide Indians’ fate
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
The first half of the baseball season has been a slog for the Cleveland Indians as they try to dig out from 19 losses in their first 29 games. They are still subterranean vs. the .500 mark but ... …

7/5/2015 12:00 AM
National Matches are steeped in history
BY MATT MARKEY BLADE OUTDOORS EDITOR
PORT CLINTON — The Ohio National Guard installation at Camp Perry has been the host of the premier shooting event in the nation for more than a century. The National Matches return to Camp Perry over the next six weeks, and the competition is expected to bring more than 6,000 shooters from around the world to the site along …

7/5/2015 12:00 AM
Conditions right for driving pets buggy
BY DR. GARY THOMPSON ASK THE VET
The recent heavy rainfall has affected many people in our region, but there may be some lasting impacts to our pets as well. Many ectoparasites, or creatures that live on the outside of the host, thrive in higher humidity and environmental conditions may be ripe for a bumper crop of fleas, ticks, and mosquitoes this summer. …

7/5/2015 12:00 AM
First power outage at new house
BY MARY ALICE POWELL BLADE COLUMNIST
Sunday, June 28, 5:46 a.m. Good morning, Toledo Edison. Thank you for calling. An even bigger thank you goes to Thomas Edison, who in my opinion, especially in darkness, is America’s greatest inventor. …




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