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Updated 10 hours ago
A plea to help public schools statewide
BY MARILOU JOHANEK BLADE COLUMNIST
Children who are born into poverty begin life disadvantaged. In Ohio, where staggering rates of child poverty top national averages, impoverished children face another obstacle. …

Published 11 hours ago
Open-door policy
BY TK BARGER BLADE RELIGION EDITOR
As Pope Francis prepares for his first visit to the United States Sept. 22-27, where he will address Congress and the United Nations before going to Philadelphia to take part in the church’s every-three-years World Meeting of Families, he is making some moves to bring back some people to the church family. …

9/4/2015 12:00 AM
One test of leadership
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
In the amazing, depressing, and degrading in all senses of the word and for all parties involved in the standoff between the fire chief and the firefighters union, we now have a more amazing development. …

9/4/2015 12:58 AM
UT's offensive line flips switch
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
What do football players do while held hostage in their locker room for three hours during a weather delay? …

9/4/2015 12:57 AM
Fitzgerald found exotic fishing locales
BY MATT MARKEY BLADE OUTDOORS EDITOR
It is not often that you encounter a fly fishing icon with the first name Susie, but Susie Fitzgerald was much more than just a woman casting her lot in a male-dominated club. …

9/4/2015 12:00 AM
Acid wash jeans
BY KELLY HEIDBREDER GARDENING COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
Fashion is like that indestructible slasher movie villain. …

9/4/2015 12:00 AM
Bottom of the ninth
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
DETROIT — Detroit tore down Tiger Stadium six years ago, a decade after major league baseball was played there for the last time. Every effort to save the magnificent old ballpark, or part of it, had failed. …

9/3/2015 12:00 AM
Fiat Chrysler shafts Toledo
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
Really? That’s it?

9/3/2015 12:00 AM
Keep the blasted heat
BY DENNIS BOVA BLADE OPINION COPY EDITOR
I’m not a summer guy. I actually look forward to Labor Day. It’s not because of a last-splash cookout. The closest I’ll get to a cookout is to watch reruns of Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives on the Food Network. …

9/3/2015 12:16 AM
Long time coming for Ely
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
Phillip Ely will be Toledo's starting quarterback, which once seemed to be destiny. …




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