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Published 4 hours ago
Staying ahead of the game
BY KELLY HEIDBREDER GARDENING COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
Are you looking for a good summer workout? Pulling weeds in your lawn and garden can really keep you hopping. I have talked with dozens of fellow gardeners over the last few weeks and they say they are working overtime to keep the weeds knocked down in the lawn and garden. …

Updated 21 hours ago
Will fire chief get lost in mayor’s race?
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
Some months back, I attended a symposium at the Gerald Ford Presidential Museum in Grand Rapids, Mich., on President Ford’s pardon of Richard Nixon. It turned into a broader discussion of the presidency of Mr. Ford, and his character. …

Updated 21 hours ago
Hens fans choose favorite dog
BY MARY BILYEU BLADE FOOD EDITOR
Hot dog! We have our winners.

8/4/2015 12:03 AM
Archery hunt aimed at managing herd
Matt Markey
Metroparks of the Toledo Area has opened the application process for archery permits to harvest white-tailed deer on certain properties in the district, as part of a comprehensive wildlife management effort. Registration for the permit lottery is open through Aug. 31, with the hunts scheduled to take place during the Ohio archery deer hunting season, Sept. 26 to Feb.…

8/4/2015 12:00 AM
GOP has a Donald Trump problem
BY DAVID SHRIBMAN PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE EXECUTIVE EDITOR
Republicans have a Donald Trump problem, and it is worse than they think. …

8/3/2015 12:00 AM
Israel worries unnecessarily over Iran deal
BY S. AMJAD HUSSAIN BLADE COLUMNIST
Now that the nuclear deal with Iran has been negotiated, Congress is determined to scuttle the agreement. Sometimes Congress acts as if it is an extension of the Knesset, the Israeli parliament. …

8/2/2015 12:00 AM
The Kasich conundrum
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
I attended Gov. John Kasich’s announcement for president in Columbus. And I’ve observed him on the stump several times, including his first official foray as a candidate into, for him, critical Michigan. That primary is March 8 and winner-take-all for anyone who wins over 50 percent. …

8/2/2015 12:00 AM
Two for $20 finds Balance
BY MARY BILYEU BLADE FOOD EDITOR
It seems very high-tech, with a sparse decor and menu screens scrolling on the wall — the kind of cutting edge place you’d envision in Tokyo, perhaps. But the Balance Pan-Asian Grille fuses that with Midwestern friendliness, as staff members invite you in with a warm welcome. …

8/2/2015 12:00 AM
ProMedica has medical, moral duty
BY MARINA BOLOTNIKOVA BLADE COLUMNIST
ProMedica can keep the only abortion provider in Toledo open, without expending any money, labor, or extra effort. But for reasons that have more to do with political expediency than women’s health-care needs, the region’s largest hospital system is refusing. …

8/2/2015 12:00 AM
Lion’s killing is a lot of things
BY MATT MARKEY BLADE OUTDOORS EDITOR
The sad and sickening story of the death of Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe has generated a huge amount of news in this country. The facts, circumstances, and potential punishments in this case from the other side of the world merit additional examination, clarification, and explanation. …




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