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9/28/2014 12:00 AM
An industry in the shadows
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
When I heard Judge Paul Herbert of Columbus last week at the University of Toledo conference on human trafficking and prostitution, it changed my thinking. Like the judge himself, prior to his own education, which came from dealing with prostitutes in his court, I thought: victimless crime, consenting adults. …

9/28/2014 12:00 AM
Anti-ISIS coalition needed at home
BY DAVID KUSHMA BLADE EDITOR
President Obama has no good options in his necessary quest to destroy the heinous Islamic State in Iraq and Syria. There are only bad choices and worse ones. …

9/28/2014 9:50 AM
On the Town: 9/28
BY BARBARA HENDEL BLADE SOCIETY EDITOR
THE Mustang Sally band drew a crowd of more than 1,300 on Sept. 19 for the Toledo Club’s XXVII annual Party in the Parking Lot presented by The Blade and Buckeye CableSystem. Brynn & Emma played tunes before the big concert as party-goers mingled. …

9/28/2014 12:00 AM
Congenital condition can cause cough
BY DR. GARY THOMPSON ASK THE VET
If you share your life with what is commonly called a toy breed dog like a Yorkshire terrier, Pomeranian, or Chihuahua, you might be familiar with a goose-honk cough that occurs when he gets excited or tugs on his leash. What often triggers this cough is a congenital condition called a collapsing trachea. …

9/28/2014 12:00 AM
Mancy's gets a facelift
BY MARY ALICE POWELL BLADE COLUMNIST
The word was out among Toledo’s foodies that renovations were being made at Mancy’s Steak House. …

9/28/2014 12:00 AM
Fire Brady? Really just a matter of time
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
ANN ARBOR — Brady Hoke promised last week that Michigan would put a better football team on the field Saturday. …

9/27/2014 12:00 AM
Islamic State tests U.S. leadership
BY MARILOU JOHANEK BLADE COLUMNIST
Leadership. Foresight. Effectiveness. Are those qualities too much to expect in our elected officials? …

9/27/2014 12:00 AM
Islamic State cannot be a caliphate
BY TK BARGER BLADE RELIGION EDITOR
For many Westerners the word caliph might be more familiar referring to the fictionalized but historical Caliph Harun al-Rashid in One Thousand and One Nights than in today’s political climate. …

9/26/2014 12:00 AM
CATCH Court saves women
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
Judge Paul Herbert of Columbus helped found and presides over the CATCH Court there. Catch stands for: Changing Actions to Change Habits. It’s a dedicated court — to prostitution. …

9/26/2014 12:00 AM
The odd curiosity that is ‘Tusk’
BY KIRK BAIRD BLADE STAFF WRITER
Kevin Smith’s bizarre horror comedy Tusk is a midnight film for those with strong constitutions and an appreciation for the disturbing. …