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7/20/2014 12:00 AM
Spector of 1936 hovers over Cleveland
BY DAVID SHRIBMAN PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE EXECUTIVE EDITOR
Republicans have made a choice, and it’s the last easy one they will have for the next 23 months. They will hold their 2016 national political convention in Cleveland. …

7/20/2014 12:00 AM
Hole No. 9 takes center stage at Marathon
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
Golf courses are often defined, at least in large part, by their finishing holes. Inverness Club ends with one of the nation’s famous short par 4s, all bunkers and shaved sides to the rolling green. Toledo Country Club has a scenic, meandering par 5 along the Maumee River. We could go on. …

7/20/2014 12:00 AM
PizzaPapalis fund-raiser
BY MARY BILYEU BLADE FOOD EDITOR
Go to PizzaPapalis at 519 Monroe St. from 5-9 p.m. on July 27 and help support the fifth anniversary of the Susan’s Smiles of Happiness fund-raiser. Ten percent of the revenue from all dine-in and carry-out meals will be donated to the fund-raiser (excluding alcohol purchases), and all funds raised will be used to …

7/20/2014 12:00 AM
Cats complicate moving
BY MARY ALICE POWELL BLADE COLUMNIST
The move from Posey Lake in Lenawee County that I consider hallowed ground, near my hometown of magnificent Adrian, is not easy. That may be why I have let it drag out for several months. …

7/20/2014 12:00 AM
On the Town: 7/20
BY BARBARA HENDEL BLADE SOCIETY EDITOR
Quiet Please! signs are held up when golfers are playing, then quiet murmurs continue as crowds follow some of the top women golfers in the world. …

7/19/2014 12:51 AM
Joan Pitcock at home around Toledo
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
Joan Pitcock was grim walking to the final green Friday. “Train wreck” is how she described her second round in the Marathon Classic. So she missed the cut, and a scribe who was around when she won the Jamie Farr Classic in 1996 asked where she was heading next. …

7/19/2014 12:00 AM
Catholic Church protects its priests
BY MARILOU JOHANEK BLADE COLUMNIST
When the worldwide scandal of pedophile priests tore a hole in the robes of the Roman Catholic Church hierarchy, hypocrisy was starkly exposed. The perception that the church cared more about its clerics and institutional preservation than the mortals it was meant to serve and save was reinforced. …

7/18/2014 12:00 AM
Opportunity as a reality
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
Frank Ulrich and Olivia Holden are two practical visionaries. Out of Archbold, Ohio, and the Mercy College building here in Toledo, they champion Assets Toledo, an organization that helps people leverage their abilities; an organization that helps the under and unemployed become small-business people. …

7/18/2014 12:00 AM
In Russia, ‘experts’ issue blame
BY MIKE SIGOV BLADE STAFF WRITER
Minutes after the Malaysia Airlines passenger jet crashed in eastern Ukraine, close to the Russian border, Russian media exploded with graphic images of corpses — including those of women and children — lying amid smoldering debris. …

7/18/2014 12:11 AM
Diaz shakes nerves, takes early lead
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
Laura Diaz has won but two LPGA tournaments during a pro career that stretches 16 years. But that isn’t really a fair measure or reflection of her presence in women’s golf. …