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12/13/2014 12:00 AM
The adventure of adoption
BY MARILOU JOHANEK BLADE COLUMNIST
The Christmas miracle is 16 years old today. I first wrote about it in a December, 1998, column. …

12/12/2014 12:00 AM
Plan B for keeping the Wrangler
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
I don’t know what Plan B for keeping the manufacture of the Wrangler here is yet. I don’t have a magic formula. I don’t think anyone does. But I know Toledo cannot wait for Sergio Marchionne to make his decision and simply hope for the best. …

12/12/2014 12:00 AM
An Apple Store to call our own
BY KIRK BAIRD CULTURE SHOCK
Before Saturday, there were approximately 264 Apple retail stores nationwide, with seven of those locations spread out in Ohio, but the nearest location to us was in Ann Arbor. …

12/12/2014 12:57 AM
Bowl season offers quality games
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
Including the inaugural three-game College Football Playoff series there are 39 bowl games involving 76 teams. Old math doesn’t work here because two teams will play twice in pursuit of the national championship. …

12/12/2014 12:00 AM
Mich. democrats lick their wounds
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
WILLIAMSTON, Mich. — What’s wrong with Democrats? …

12/11/2014 12:00 AM
Let’s get our act together on Jeep
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
I’ve been quietly polling political, labor, and business leaders about the future of Jeep in Toledo — specifically, the future of the Wrangler. I’m worried. …

12/11/2014 12:00 AM
The 14-billion year scale
BY DAVID SHRIBMAN PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE EXECUTIVE EDITOR
The most contentious historical question in the country is not a dispute over whether the United States is at heart a revolutionary or conservative force in world affairs, or a conflict over how deep Abraham Lincoln’s devotion was to the anti-slavery cause, nor even a battle over the origins of the Cold War. …

12/10/2014 12:00 AM
Season may have been Meyer’s best
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
Urban Meyer, it was announced Tuesday, is one of three finalists as the Maxwell Football Club’s national coach of the year. A day earlier, he was named among eight contenders for the Eddie Robinson coach-of-the-year award. …

12/9/2014 12:00 AM
When the picky eater is away ...
BY MARY BILYEU BLADE FOOD EDITOR
My boyfriend, Craig, recently visited his grown children in northern California for two weeks. While there, he ate pizza and burritos several times each, as these may be his most beloved foods — a trait he passed on to his son and his daughter. Craig, Justin, and Jennifer were happy in their culinary comfort zone. …

12/9/2014 12:00 AM
Keep talking, question, think for yourself
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
The second shocking grand jury result in the space of a few days — in the Staten Island case of Eric Garner, strangled to death for illegally selling cigarettes, all on video — has the African-American community in America reeling and everyone talking. We need to keep talking, saying our prayers in this holiday season, and reaching out to …