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7/19/2015 12:00 AM
Polka Party picnic marks 3rd anniversary
BY MARY BILYEU BLADE FOOD EDITOR
St. Charles and St. Hyacinth churches invite you to their third Annual Polka Party Picnic, to be held at St. Hyacinth Parish, 728 Parkside Blvd., from noon to 7 p.m. Aug. 2. A Polka Mass will be offered at noon, followed by lots of food and fun. There is no admission charge. …

7/19/2015 12:00 AM
Compassion for the most despised
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
A few weeks ago, I met Sister Pat and Fred, two people who might be saints — in Perrysburg. …

7/19/2015 12:00 AM
Golf tournament brings Classic fun
BY BARBARA HENDEL BLADE SOCIETY EDITOR
The Marathon Classic presented by Owens Corning and Owens-Illinois at Highland Meadows Golf Club resulted in a whirlwind week. …

7/19/2015 12:00 AM
U.S. must avoid playing Putin’s game
BY MIKE SIGOV BLADE STAFF WRITER
Russia’s reaction to the U.S.-brokered nuclear deal with Iran makes one wonder whether negotiating with Russia also could be productive. …

7/19/2015 12:00 AM
Is Toledo ready to stop shooting?
BY JEFF GERRITT DEPUTY EDITORIAL PAGE EDITOR
Lucas County Sheriff John Tharp not only thinks outside the box -- he thinks outside the block. …

7/19/2015 12:00 AM
Players survive weather grind
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
When some of us were younger, or even today if we're amused by self-flagellation, the avid golfers among us might think nothing of getting up before the Today Show crew, reporting to the first tee somewhere just as light begins creeping over the eastern horizon, and playing until dusk. …

7/19/2015 12:00 AM
Lawsuit doesn’t fit defunct Ballville Dam
BY MATT MARKEY BLADE OUTDOORS EDITOR
FREMONT — After a neck-pretzeling double-take, I was convinced that headline had to be wrong. “Sierra Club sues to stop dam removal” — that can’t be the case. …

7/19/2015 12:00 AM
Cross-country duo raise awareness
BY MARY ALICE POWELL BLADE COLUMNIST
Each night I wonder where Jamie and Petunia are in this great country of ours. To that concern there are other worrisome thoughts of the lady on the bicycle and the jackapoo riding behind her in a carrier. …

7/18/2015 12:00 AM
Summer of our discontent
BY MARILOU JOHANEK BLADE COLUMNIST
As I write this, it’s raining. Again. Everything north of I-70 in Ohio is ridiculously soggy. After the bitter cold of winter, and the blink that was spring, northwest Ohioans expected more of May, June, and July. …

7/18/2015 12:00 AM
Marriage debate far from over
BY TK BARGER BLADE RELIGION EDITOR
Has marriage been redefined? With the U.S. Supreme Court declaring June 26 that same-sex marriage is legal nationwide, Bishop Robert Culp of First Church of God thinks it has. …




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