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Updated 5 hours ago
Time is now for Lions to run with it
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
Admit it, Detroit Lions fans. How many times have you screamed “run the %#& ball” in the direction of the field or at your TV set? Two yards for a first down, trying to protect a late lead, and Matthew Stafford drops back to pass. …

Updated 5 hours ago
Here’s to Uncle Claude
BY THOMAS WALTON BLADE COLUMNIST
Somehow, describing it as “a life well lived” doesn’t quite sum it up. Besides, he’s still living it. …

Updated 5 hours ago
Country livin' all is right
BY PATRICK O'GARA BLADE COLUMNIST
“Yes, but what do you do there?” ask people who know me from my big-city past. When I tell them, they're often surprised. …

Updated 5 hours ago
Two for Twenty: Woodville Diner
BY MARY BILYEU BLADE FOOD EDITOR
As you walk into the spacious Woodville Diner, you’re immediately greeted with a friendly invitation to choose your own seat. Make yourself at home. …

Updated 14 hours ago
School fights for its life
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
I drove to the Springfield Schools Administration Building, on Hall Street in Holland, late last week to meet Michael O'Shea, the superintendent, and two Springfield-Holland parents — one a young dad and the other a grandma — both business people and both enthusiastic about Springfield schools. …

Updated 14 hours ago
Toledo Yacht Club to celebrate 150th
BY MATT MARKEY BLADE OUTDOORS EDITOR
The Toledo Yacht Club is steeped in history. It is among the oldest yacht clubs in North America, tracing its founding back to 1865 when two rowing clubs merged and began to focus on sailing. …

Updated 14 hours ago
On the Town: 5/3
BY BARBARA HENDEL BLADE SOCIETY EDITOR
Aficionados of food and wine gathered for Taste of the Nation Toledo, 20 years of No Kid Hungry Share Our Strength on April 26 at Premier Banquet Complex. …

5/3/2015 12:00 AM
Browns beef up
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
The Cleveland Browns’ draft reminded us of an old gal named Clara Peller who became famous late in life for shouting, “Where’s the beef?” in a hamburger commercial. …

5/3/2015 12:00 AM
Baltimore’s cautionary tale
BY DAVID KUSHMA BLADE EDITOR
It happened in Baltimore, and before that in Ferguson, Mo. But it could happen almost anywhere — including Toledo. …

5/3/2015 12:00 AM
Spring signals new start
BY MARY ALICE POWELL BLADE COLUMNIST
Flowers can be an unexpected legacy.




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