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8/3/2014 12:00 AM
Land bank is fighting blight
BY WADE KAPSZUKIEWICZ
A hundred years ago, Toledo was the 26th largest city in the United States. It was a bustling hub for trade and commerce along the Great Lakes, well positioned on the rail route between New York and Chicago. The city was a leader in manufacturing and innovation — especially in glass, but also in the burgeoning auto industry. …

8/1/2014 12:00 AM
Gubernatorial candidate optimistic
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
LANSING — Days before he officially becomes Michigan’s Democratic nominee for governor, Mark Schauer is optimistic. …

7/31/2014 12:00 AM
Secret maritime society treads water
BY DAVID SHRIBMAN PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE EXECUTIVE EDITOR
SALEM, Mass. — For four generations, members of my family have walked through the doors of the Hawthorne Hotel here, attending Rotary or Chamber of Commerce meetings, stepping into the basement for teen parties, mingling in the lobby after Thanksgiving-morning 5K races that took our family harriers through town and around the shoreline. …

7/28/2014 12:00 AM
Why a tobacco heir isn’t fuming
BY THOMAS WALTON BLADE COLUMNIST
You might assume that Patrick Reynolds is furious these days. R.J. Reynolds was his grandfather, and the giant tobacco company he founded just got socked with a $23.6 billion judgment by a Florida jury that was determined to send a strong message about the evils perpetrated by the cigarette industry. …