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Published 9 hours ago
Living in the past
BY PATRICK O'GARA BLADE COLUMNIST
“The past is a foreign country: they do things differently there” — the opening sentence of The Go Between by L.P. Hartley. I’m not likely to start any of my columns any better, so I swiped it. …

Published 9 hours ago
Simple rule: Do what police say
Letters to the Editor
Columnist Keith C. Burris’ Dec. 18 commentary, “2 raps on race, class, and the law,” described local community leaders’ discussions about ideas to help young men before a situation develops here like we’ve seen in Cleveland, Ferguson, Mo., and New York City. …

Published 9 hours ago
A role in 'The Nutcracker'
BY THOMAS WALTON BLADE COLUMNIST
The “Nutty” season is over for the Toledo Ballet. So it’s time for Mari Davies and her staff and dancers to settle down for a long winter’s nap, right? Not exactly. The Big One’s coming. …

Published 9 hours ago
Sony reconsiders
Opinion
Sony Pictures capitulated to hackers by pulling the comedy movie The Interview from distribution after the nation’s four largest theater chains refused to book it for its scheduled Christmas opening because of threats of terrorism. …

Published 9 hours ago
Recreational spending
Opinion
Toledo Mayor D. Michael Collins says the city lacks money to fund fully municipal pools and other recreation programs. So why, his critics ask, was the recreation budget flush enough to pay the salary of a political ally? …

Published 9 hours ago
Charter reform
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You know public charter schools in Ohio are in trouble when progressive and conservative advocates alike are demanding reform. …

12/28/2014 12:00 AM
Reader questions sports coverage
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
Is The Blade sexist when it comes to sports coverage?

12/28/2014 12:00 AM
‘Can’t breathe’ column wise
Letters to the Editor
Suzette Hackney’s Dec. 9 editorial page column “We can’t breathe: a cry for equality” was directed not just at northwest Ohio, but also to the nation. …

12/28/2014 12:00 AM
Kirk: 2014 year in review
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST

12/28/2014 12:00 AM
Kirk: Who's the enemy?
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST