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8/26/2014 12:00 AM
Collins needs to shake things up
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
Last week, a person intimately involved in the water shutoff told me he was very sure the negative test that resulted in no drinking water in Toledo was a “false positive.” The whole thing didn’t have to happen. …

8/25/2014 12:00 AM
BGSU QB Johnson getting on same page
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
BOWLING GREEN — Dino Babers wasn’t exactly a household name here when the news broke that he had been hired as the new head football coach at Bowling Green State University. …

8/25/2014 12:00 AM
Coping with homefront battle scars
BY THOMAS WALTON BLADE COLUMNIST
Sometimes all we know of war half a world away is what the commanders choose to tell us. We hear of casualties and body counts. Television news videos show us exploding bombs and billowing clouds of smoke in the distance. …

8/24/2014 12:00 AM
Circle of life unites submariners
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
Pete Petersen is 91 years old. He looks 60. He has many stories to tell and he tells them engagingly. What is his secret? “Tomatoes and the love of a good woman,” he says. …

8/24/2014 12:00 AM
Pay attention to what Collins said
BY DAVID KUSHMA BLADE EDITOR
D. Michael Collins’ comparison of this month’s water emergency in Toledo to the 9/​11 tragedy has brought the online trolls and talk-radio gasbags to full sneer. …

8/24/2014 12:00 AM
Newspapers do not run perfectly
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
News flash: The people who run The Blade are human. Not just the reporters and editors, but those who print the papers, load them in the truck, deliver it to your doorstep. …

8/24/2014 12:00 AM
Campbell not showing any pressure
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
What you see is what you get with Matt Campbell. He laughs a lot, smiles even more. There’s probably a more serious side, maybe even one with a little edge, which his staff and players see, but we don’t. Not often, at least. His own description would be even keeled. …

8/24/2014 12:00 AM
Season of the Arts kickoff set
BY MARY BILYEU BLADE FOOD EDITOR
Enjoy great food, an outdoor beer garden, wine, and more, all for a good cause: support of the performing arts. …

8/24/2014 12:00 AM
Chance to pay it forward in Hillsdale
BY MARY ALICE POWELL BLADE COLUMNIST
What could have been just another outing in Hillsdale, Mich., that is only 18 miles from Posey Lake, turned out to be a rewarding experience in more ways than one. …

8/24/2014 12:00 AM
On the Town: 8/24
BY BARBARA HENDEL BLADE SOCIETY EDITOR
Women & Philanthropy at University of Toledo (W&P at UT) gathers for its annual Summer Social at a different member’s home each year. This year Susan Allan Block hosted the group. While it is a women’s group, men were invited to this event, so Mrs. Block’s husband, Allan Block, chairman of Block Communications Inc., was present along with other spouses …