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Published 1 hour ago
Fall hunt season under way in Mich.
BY MATT MARKEY BLADE OUTDOORS EDITOR
It doesn’t take a few cool mornings or the slightest suggestion of color on the edges of the maple leaves to tell Michigan hunters that it is unofficially fall. And autumn means hunting season for hundreds of thousands of Michiganders. …

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Cookbooks need more than recipes
BY MARY BILYEU BLADE FOOD EDITOR
The daily Web magazine “The Kitchn” recently offered a list of its readers’ most beloved and cherished cookbooks, asking: “What defines a classic, timeless cookbook?” …

Updated 23 hours ago
An ode to a squash legend, a gentleman, and a friend
BY S. AMJAD HUSSAIN BLADE COLUMNIST
I write this column to mark the passing of Hashim Khan, the great squash legend and a personal friend. He passed away in Aurora, Colo., on Aug. 18, at the age of 100. …

Updated 23 hours ago
There’s still room at the table for you
BY MARY BILYEU BLADE FOOD EDITOR
Tickets are still available for Thursday’s Harvest Market Dinner at 6 p.m. at Toledo Botanical Garden, 5403 Elmer Drive. …

9/14/2014 12:00 AM
Rev. Lake should give it a rest
BY JEFF GERRITT BLADE DEPUTY EDITORIAL PAGE EDITOR
Toledo’s best-known street preacher, the Rev. Slim Lake, is cooling out in the Lucas County jail, and no one who cares about disadvantaged kids or reducing violence in this community should rejoice. Whatever else he’s done, Lake has mentored and supported dozens of young people who have little else but him — kids who practically no one else in …

9/14/2014 12:00 AM
Maverick takes on Ford, health issues
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
Some people in Toledo, and in greater northwest Ohio, are just too big for a single newspaper column. Their stories are too multifaceted and rich. They are worthy of book-length treatments. I am talking about people such as Baldemar Velasquez, and Bobby Kaplan, and Sister Jane Mary Sorosiak. I can’t write a book on each one. But I can …

9/14/2014 12:00 AM
Letter from campaign not published
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
Sharon Zahn-Davis was puzzled that The Blade would not publish her letter to the editor about Social Security and Medicare. …

9/14/2014 12:00 AM
Romney a possible 2016 candidate
BY DAVID SHRIBMAN PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE EXECUTIVE EDITOR
Richard Nixon lost the presidency in 1960, was pilloried in his own party for losing to so inexperienced an opponent as John Kennedy, and eight years later was elected to the White House. …

9/14/2014 12:00 AM
Erie’s complex issues demand action
BY MATT MARKEY BLADE OUTDOORS EDITOR
When there is a fire, the sound of sirens fills the air, the pumpers and ladder trucks race past in a noisy and crimson blur, and then we all tend to lock in on that major event. The calamity of the moment consumes all of our attention. …

9/14/2014 12:00 AM
Lots of reasons for BG to be excited
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
BOWLING GREEN — The Falcons stood in the locker room, high-fiving one another, jumping and dancing, screaming and shouting, and then it began to wane. Seconds turned into minutes; minutes into, well, more minutes. …