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The gospel of planet-saving
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
I went to hear Michael Dowd last week at Lourdes University. Mr. Dowd calls himself an “evolutionary Christian” minister, and says he preaches, “the gospel of evolution.” He believes that “... science is divine revelation.” He says “God and evolution are two words for the same creative process.” …

Updated 3 hours ago
Pizza Hut leans in with consumers
BY MARY BILYEU BLADE FOOD EDITOR
Ah, the efficiency of Twitter. Only 140 characters — letters, spaces, and symbols — permitted for conveying a message. …

Updated 10 hours ago
Archery season tests patience, planning
BY MATT MARKEY BALDE OUTDOORS EDITOR

9/29/2014 12:00 AM
Komen race filled with miracles
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
Gwen Chandler and Sue Rainey grew up a couple houses apart on Neise Street on the east side. Eventually, they got jobs, got married, moved elsewhere, and drifted apart. It happens. It’s life. …

9/29/2014 12:00 AM
Know Canada
BY S. AMJAD HUSSAIN BLADE COLUMNIST
Most Americans pay scant attention to Canada, our neighbor to the north. It is not only a big country, but also our biggest trading partner. …

9/28/2014 12:00 AM
Judge Norman Zemmelman getting roasted
BY MARY BILYEU BLADE FOOD EDITOR
The Children’s Rights Council, dedicated to strengthening and supporting parents and extended families divided by divorce, is holding a special fundraiser -- a roast of Judge Norman Zemmelman -- on Oct. 9 at St. Clement’‍s Hall, 3000 Tremainsville. A cash bar, dinner, and silent auction are all part of the evening. Among the auction items are an array of gourmet food baskets.…

9/28/2014 12:00 AM
An industry in the shadows
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
When I heard Judge Paul Herbert of Columbus last week at the University of Toledo conference on human trafficking and prostitution, it changed my thinking. Like the judge himself, prior to his own education, which came from dealing with prostitutes in his court, I thought: victimless crime, consenting adults. …

9/28/2014 12:00 AM
Anti-ISIS coalition needed at home
BY DAVID KUSHMA BLADE EDITOR
President Obama has no good options in his necessary quest to destroy the heinous Islamic State in Iraq and Syria. There are only bad choices and worse ones. …

9/28/2014 9:50 AM
On the Town: 9/28
BY BARBARA HENDEL BLADE SOCIETY EDITOR
THE Mustang Sally band drew a crowd of more than 1,300 on Sept. 19 for the Toledo Club’s XXVII annual Party in the Parking Lot presented by The Blade and Buckeye CableSystem. Brynn & Emma played tunes before the big concert as party-goers mingled. …

9/28/2014 12:00 AM
Congenital condition can cause cough
BY DR. GARY THOMPSON ASK THE VET
If you share your life with what is commonly called a toy breed dog like a Yorkshire terrier, Pomeranian, or Chihuahua, you might be familiar with a goose-honk cough that occurs when he gets excited or tugs on his leash. What often triggers this cough is a congenital condition called a collapsing trachea. …