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Updated 6 hours ago
Is Southwyck the most vital piece?
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
Everyone agrees that economic development in Toledo is key. And that Matt Sapara, the mayor’s economic development guru, is dedicated, smart, and an asset to the city. I know I agree. Mr. Sapara is tops. …

Published 17 hours ago
Fans brave cold to see Rockets win
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
You might say the University of Toledo’s football team has Bowling Green’s number. …

Updated 6 hours ago
Sifting through life's spices
BY MARY BILYEU BLADE FOOD EDITOR
I receive a lot of wonderful, chatty emails that continue conversations begun with columns or articles; what I write prompts readers to share their own experiences and stories with me, which I love. …

11/18/2014 12:06 AM
Owens needs imaginative game plan
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
Those in charge of Owens Community College — its president, Mike Bower, and its Board of Trustees — really need a game plan. …

11/18/2014 12:00 AM
Intriguing rivalry
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
Bowling Green lost its starting quarterback in the first game of the season. Toledo suffered the same fate a week later. …

11/18/2014 12:00 AM
Poachers at root of ginseng problem
BY MATT MARKEY BLADE OUTDOORS EDITOR
An Ohio state trooper makes a traffic stop, and after questioning the three occupants of the vehicle and observing some unusual behavior and receiving clumsy responses to his questions, he receives permission to search their truck. …

11/18/2014 12:00 AM
GOP trio on 2016 horizon
BY DAVID SHRIBMAN PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE EXECUTIVE EDITOR
LEBANON, N.H. — Can you discern, deep in the new Republican Party — amid the conservative warriors and tea-infused crusaders — a faint moderate heartbeat? …

11/17/2014 12:00 AM
Can’t we have our cake and eat it too?
BY PATRICK O'GARA BLADE COLUMNIST
When I was a beardless youth in England during the 1940s and ’50s, advertisements in shop windows read, “Rooms to let. No Irish, Coloreds, or dogs” were commonplace. Disgraceful, of course, and utterly illegal now. …

11/17/2014 12:00 AM
Fruit of Claudius’ labor soured Augustus
BY THOMAS WALTON BLADE COLUMNIST
The story is told of an agronomical miracle in ancient Rome, and after much research, we are able to share it with you today. Many of the details had been lost to the ages, but with due diligence and author’s license, we have managed to put a little meat back on the bones. …

11/17/2014 12:00 AM
Walleye thrive as affiliate of just Detroit
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
The Toledo Walleye are off to an 8-2-1 start, in large part because less is more. …