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4/14/2015 12:00 AM
More linguistic misdemeanors
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about some of the more irritating and intellectually mushy fads that have crept into American speech. …

4/14/2015 12:00 AM
Firearm safety best started at home
BY MATT MARKEY BLADE OUTDOORS EDITOR
Kids hear often about the importance of using seat belts, the need to be extremely careful crossing the street, and the dangers associated with talking to strangers. These critical messages are usually reinforced at school, at home, and through a variety of media. …

4/14/2015 12:00 AM
Little Canadian town shaped health care
BY DAVID SHRIBMAN PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE EXECUTIVE EDITOR
SASKATOON — Consistent with the modest character of the Canadian province of Saskatchewan, at the center of a country that revels in modesty, a modest commemorative sits in front of a modest two-story home. …

4/13/2015 12:00 AM
The dark side of Winston Churchill
BY S. AMJAD HUSSAIN BLADE COLUMNIST
At a dinner party I attended recently, conversation turned to how Great Britain and much of the West were commemorating the 50th anniversary of the death of Winston Churchill, who was Britain’s prime minister during World War II. …

4/12/2015 12:00 AM
A kind word for our cops
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
A few days ago, I heard a lecture at the the Islamic Center of Greater Toledo in Perrysburg Township by one of Toledo’s civic icons — Father James Bacik. …

4/12/2015 12:00 AM
Velvet Ice Cream season starts soon
BY MARY BILYEU BLADE FOOD EDITOR
On April 20, Velvet Ice Cream will open its factory, Ye Olde Mill, to the public for a new season. In honor of the occasion, visitors will enjoy 10 percent off at the Velvet gift shop as well as free tours. They can purchase ice cream and other sweets at a 19th century-style ice cream parlor. …

4/12/2015 12:00 AM
Serving developmentally disabled adults
BY DAVID KUSHMA BLADE EDITOR
Imagine that you are the parent of a developmentally disabled adult. And imagine that changes in government policy, based on good intentions, could greatly disrupt his or her life, and yours, for years to come. …

4/12/2015 10:32 AM
On the Town: 4/12
BY BARBARA HENDEL BLADE SOCIETY EDITOR
SPRING is finally here! The crocus are blooming, the grass is greening, and April showers will certainly bring May flowers. …

4/12/2015 12:00 AM
Dividing plants is good for garden
BY KELLY HEIDBREDER IN THE GARDEN
We all try to find good deals and stretch the budget.

4/12/2015 12:00 AM
Put pudgy pets on a diet
BY DR. GARY THOMPSON ASK THE VET
With warmer temperatures finally arriving, now may be the time to start considering weight loss and exercise strategies for your pets. For many people and pets, routine exercise is a challenge with the long winter. By taking certain precautions you can make the transition safe and easy. …




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