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7/18/2014 12:00 AM
In Russia, ‘experts’ issue blame
BY MIKE SIGOV BLADE STAFF WRITER
Minutes after the Malaysia Airlines passenger jet crashed in eastern Ukraine, close to the Russian border, Russian media exploded with graphic images of corpses — including those of women and children — lying amid smoldering debris. …

7/18/2014 12:11 AM
Diaz shakes nerves, takes early lead
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
Laura Diaz has won but two LPGA tournaments during a pro career that stretches 16 years. But that isn’t really a fair measure or reflection of her presence in women’s golf. …

7/18/2014 12:00 AM
Dems see hope in Mich. house race
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
LIVONIA, Mich. — A lot of attention is paid to Michigan’s bizarrely gerrymandered 14th U.S. House District. It snakes through Detroit’s suburbs, from the Grosse Pointes to far-out Pontiac, in an effort to pack as many Democrats together as possible. …

7/18/2014 12:00 AM
Monty Python and the Holy Frail
BY KIRK BAIRD BLADE STAFF WRITER
Reunions are a funny thing.

7/17/2014 12:00 AM
Monarchy vs. competition
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
I had an opportunity this week to sit down with the new Lucas County Democratic chairman, Councilman Steve Steel. He confirmed what I already thought. He’s an interesting and good guy. …

7/17/2014 12:00 AM
Russian media blames Ukraine for downing plane
BY MIKE SIGOV BLADE COLUMNIST
Minutes after the Malaysia Airlines passenger airline crashed late today in eastern Ukraine, close to the Russian border, Russian media exploded with graphic images of corpses - including those of women and children - lying amid smoldering debris. …

7/17/2014 12:03 AM
American revolution in the LPGA
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
The LPGA likes to call itself an international golf tour and that has certainly not been overstated. In fact, this U.S.-based tour became so international in recent years that American golf sometimes appeared dead in the water. …

7/17/2014 12:00 AM
Around Town 7-17
BY BARBARA HENDEL BLADE SOCIETY EDITOR
THE TOLEDO Celtics Rugby Football Club celebrated the 40th anniversary of its founding in 1974 with festivities over Independence Day weekend. Former players traveled from all over the country to catch up with old friends. …

7/16/2014 12:51 AM
‘‍Mighty Mo’ savors mighty pro moment
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
The beauty of sports is the unexpected, those storybook moments when the hero or heroine, be it the favorite or an underdog, grabs the brass ring in a manner so spectacular that the hairs rise up on the back of your neck. …

7/16/2014 12:00 AM
Give your garden the royal touch
BY KELLY HEIDBREDER GARDENING COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
Are you the king or queen of your own castle? I’d like to think I am the queen of my castle, but I usually just end up as Cinderella. With a little help from my fairy godmother, I had a chance to walk through a true king’s garden on a recent trip to Europe with my daughter, Hannah. I brought …