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8/15/2014 12:00 AM
Vultures waste no time swooping in
BY KIRK BAIRD BLADE STAFF WRITER
Within minutes of the news of Robin Williams’ death reaching the masses, an email arrived in my inbox with the subject line: “Robin Williams: Addiction Expert Available for Comment.” …

8/14/2014 12:00 AM
Church offers feast of hospitality
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
A few days ago, I saw 200 people partaking in what is certainly the best available breakfast in downtown Toledo. …

8/14/2014 12:00 AM
Around Town: 8-14
BY BARBARA HENDEL BLADE SOCIETY EDITOR
Thousands spend a day in ‘India’

8/13/2014 12:00 AM
Tips to help avoid poison ivy
BY KELLY HEIDBREDER GARDENING COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
Leaves of three, let it be. Words to live by if you are pulling weeds around your yard. It is a good chance that you have some poison ivy lurking around your landscape somewhere. So here are some things you don’t want to do if you find it. …

8/13/2014 12:00 AM
Panic time could be upon Tigers
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
It was two weeks ago, to the day, that the David Price trade news broke. The Detroit Tigers suddenly had three Cy Young Award winners in their starting rotation, along with ERA champ Anibal Sanchez and then-12-game winner Rick Porcello. …

8/12/2014 12:00 AM
Marcy can help us fix larger issue
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
Toledo has a two-pronged water problem. The first is local, and, if we are smart, regional. We need a better functioning water treatment system. …

8/12/2014 12:00 AM
EPA hearing next on Ballville Dam timeline
BY MATT MARKEY BLADE OUTDOORS EDITOR
FREMONT — The Ballville Dam is a centenarian that certainly shows its age. The structure has stretched across the width of the Sandusky River about a dozen loopy miles from Sandusky Bay since Woodrow Wilson was president. …

8/11/2014 11:32 PM
H2O, in the know
BY MARY BILYEU BLADE FOOD EDITOR
Thankfully, last week‘‍s “do not drink, do not boil, do not use” water crisis didn’‍t last very long. Even if we continue in a new era of conserving the clean water that we‘‍ve previously taken for granted. It still offered a learning experience in some very meaningful and even some rather humorous ways. Here is just a sampling of my …

8/11/2014 12:00 AM
Water expert was no Chicken Little
BY THOMAS WALTON BLADE COLUMNIST
If anybody has a right to say “I told you so,” it’s Tom Kovacik. When he and I sat down in January to talk about western Lake Erie's deteriorating health, he predicted with certainty that our end of the lake would experience an environmental disaster within two years. …

8/11/2014 12:00 AM
Samuel may be answer for Buckeyes
DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
COLUMBUS — Carlos Hyde.