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3/3/2015 2:57 AM
Contest for council chief one of mettle
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
Recently, I was talking with a person who long worked for former Gov. George Voinovich. This person was a member of his Cabinet and told me that the governor was so strict about the separation of his governing team from his political team that he would “chew out” a governance person who showed up for a fund-raiser or rally …

3/2/2015 12:00 AM
MAC's last week is captivating
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
College basketball over lightly on a Monday morning:

3/2/2015 12:00 AM
Advertising health-care rates is refreshing
BY S. AMJAD HUSSAIN BLADE COLUMNIST
In a refreshing move, the Toledo Clinic, a 175-physician group took out a recent full-page advertisement in The Blade that compared laboratory and radiology rates it charges with those charged by ProMedica and Mercy Health Partners, the two main players in the Toledo health-care market. There is a gross inequality in charges between the Toledo Clinic and …

3/1/2015 12:00 AM
2 for $20: Da Capo Coffee
BY MARY BILYEU BLADE FOOD EDITOR
It’s easy to run up a large bill at a coffee shop, especially when you succumb to the temptation of baked goods to go along with your caffeine fix. Sandwiches that can be tailored to your personal preferences with a variety of options also add up quickly. …

3/1/2015 12:00 AM
Ohio should focus on tax fairness
BY DAVID KUSHMA BLADE EDITOR
Gov. John Kasich calls it “really simple stuff.” It’s just “common sense,” he says. It’s the obvious solution to prevent “a severe drag on economic growth” in Ohio, he insists. …

3/1/2015 9:42 AM
On the Town: 3/1
BY BARBARA HENDEL BLADE SOCIETY EDITOR
CHEERING fans and paparazzi greeted stars as they arrived on the red carpet — not in Hollywood but at the 12th annual Oscar Night 2015 presented by the American Red Cross of Northwest Ohio on Feb. 22 at the Owens Community College Center for Fine and Performing Arts. …

3/1/2015 12:00 AM
Drummond sets the tone for Rockets
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
It was suggested to Toledo coach Todd Kowalczyk recently that Rian Pearson, who graduated a year ago, and current senior Juice Brown were most responsible for the renaissance of UT men’s basketball. …

3/1/2015 1:39 AM
More info would have bolstered column
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
My voice mail was nearly full the day after the Keith Burris column, “Woodville: Worst little town in Ohio?” was in The Blade on Feb. 15. …

3/1/2015 12:00 AM
Divestment from Israeli occupation a topic
BY MARINA BOLOTNIKOVA BLADE EDITORIAL WRITER
Late last month, the University of Toledo hosted a debate that’s occurring with growing frequency on American college campuses. For two hours, UT student senators discussed — and ultimately rejected — a resolution backed by the campus chapter of Students for Justice in Palestine that would have called on the university to divest from businesses linked to Israel’s occupation of …

3/1/2015 12:00 AM
Valuable lessons from the road
BY MARY ALICE POWELL BLADE COLUMNIST
A fork, knife, and a spoon take up little room in the suitcase, but they can make a world of difference when you are eating on the road. …




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