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Updated 1 hour ago
Legal community hosts Gridiron Show
BY BARBARA HENDEL BLADE SOCIETY EDITOR
■ Lawyers, judges, court reporters, politicians, and invited guests swarmed into the Valentine Theatre for the 83rd annual Gridiron Show presented by the Toledo Junior Bar Association. While the program of jabs at politics and area happenings was off the record to the press, the Order of the Heel Award was presented to Pat Intagliata, director of The Toledo Bar Association …

Published 3 hours ago
Christians are loving, inclusive
BLADE STAFF
In “Tiny towns reject offers of business, employment” on May 8, a John Wiegert is quoted, “Being a Christian, I don’t want Somalis in here.” I’m curious as to what Christianity he follows. It doesn’t sound like the one of love, compassion, acceptance, and inclusion that I try to follow. …

Published 3 hours ago
Democracy in the dark

For years we’ve been told the reason there are so many negative campaign attack ads is simple — because they work. …

Published 3 hours ago
Free speech for thee

In the seven volumes of Harry Potter, J.K. Rowling told millions of readers a story about the power and triumph of love. Last week, addressing a PEN American Center gala, she issued a reminder about dealing with hatred. It was a reminder even a few people attending the event — held by an organization committed to free expression — …

Published 3 hours ago
Roundabouts not a bad thing
BLADE STAFF
I have read several letters complaining about roundabouts recently. They are being constructed because they increase road safety. I live in Sylvania Township and recently had one installed on my corner at Sylvania Metamora and Mitchaw Roads. …

Updated 18 hours ago
An old-fashioned word

Bradley Buck is an early test case for Toledo’s drug court. His circumstance is perfectly suited to the court. It also shows the new court’s inherent limits and flaws. …

5/25/2016 12:00 AM
Whatever became of punishment?
BY KEITH C. BURRIS BLADE EDITORIAL PAGE EDITOR
Bradley Buck pleaded guilty April 26 to four robberies: holding up a Family Video on Dorr Street on March 1; robbing an establishment called Pleasure 365, on Airport Highway, March 3; sticking up the Midtown Food Mart III, on Hill Avenue, on March 6; and robbing Stop & Shop, on Dorr, March 14. …

5/25/2016 12:44 AM
Jinks positive about team’s potential
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
BOWLING GREEN — The glass can be half empty or half full. Often, it depends on where you’re sitting. …

5/25/2016 2:09 AM
Maumee Dearest: Construction zones
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST

5/25/2016 12:00 AM
Don’t interfere with our rights
Letters to the Editor
Good people on either side of the political spectrum can justly be dismayed at our choice this year in the presidential election. In the land of the brave and the free would it be too quaint to bottom line the decision? Which candidate would be least likely to interfere with our personal liberty? …




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