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Updated 8 hours ago
Cavs’ James matured while away
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
The Decision. It hurt so much because Cleveland fans, all of us in northern Ohio for that matter, care so much. …

Published 14 hours ago
Soccer is new field of dreams in American youth sports
BY MARILOU JOHANEK BLADE COLUMNIST
Quick, somebody get Ann Coulter a plate of ribs with a side of chili cheese fries. The Fox News pundit looks like an emaciated Skeletor. …

Published 14 hours ago
Robinson’s death closes chapter
TK Barger
Sister Margaret Ann Pahl was once known as Sister Mary Annunciata, but she reclaimed her family name after Vatican II. Born in Edgerton, Ohio, in 1908, she entered the Sisters of Mercy religious order at Our Lady of the Pines in Fremont when she was 19. She remained a nun for more than 52 years. …

Updated 18 hours ago
UT focus must be on the future
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
This is a column about the University of Toledo and what the future of the university might mean to this city. …

7/11/2014 12:14 AM
UT golf coach Broce teeing up fun
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
When the University of Toledo hired Jamie Broce as men’s golf coach during the summer of 2012 the Rockets knew they were getting a pretty good player. …

7/11/2014 12:00 AM
Beauty one of Ohio’s top selling points
BY MATT MARKEY BLADE OUTDOORS EDITOR
My brother-in-law once had this distorted vision of what Ohio was all about — just endless corn fields in the summer, and then blizzards and bitter cold in the winter. It was a very gloomy picture. …

7/11/2014 12:00 AM
Michigan Senate race has hint of finality
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
DETROIT — In politics, things are never over until they are over — especially in Michigan. …

7/11/2014 12:00 AM
Column about the show about nothing
BY KIRK BAIRD BLADE STAFF WRITER
Perhaps you missed the birthday brouhaha, but Seinfeld turned 25 on Saturday. …

7/10/2014 12:00 AM
Lessons from the borough that sleeps
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
My wife and I recently returned from New York City, where, along with our eldest son and our daughter, we attended the college graduation of our youngest son. The “ceremony” was the showing of eight short films, beginning with our son’s, at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. …

7/10/2014 12:00 AM
Around Town: 7-10
BY BARBARA HENDEL BLADE SOCIETY EDITOR
It was a birthday celebration like no other — Independence Day, a celebration of our nation's birth and our freedoms for which it stands. Red, white, and blue, and stars and stripes were everywhere. U.S. flags waving in the breeze lined the streets, were on front porches, and more. Barbecues included blueberries and strawberries and other patriotic-colored desserts …