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3/18/2015 12:05 AM
Tourney picks rewarding, confusing
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
So there I was, filling out my $2 bracket for a friend’s annual NCAA pool, mindlessly moving teams along the lines, paying the kind of attention $2 demands, which isn’t much, when a game popped out at me. …

3/17/2015 12:00 AM
Tasting treats from around Ohio
BY MARY BILYEU BLADE FOOD EDITOR
My friend Karen and I sampled our way through some of Ohio’s very best taste treats the other day. But there was no road trip with attendant issues like keeping track of gas receipts or wonky GPS instructions. …

3/17/2015 12:00 AM
Give Danny Brown his day in court
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
In 1982, Danny Brown was convicted of the December, 1981, murder of Bobbie Russell in East Toledo. He served 19 years in prison for the crime. In 2001, he was released from prison when DNA from the rape of Ms. Russell was matched to a man named Sherman Preston, serving life in prison for rape and murder. …

3/17/2015 12:57 AM
Ohio could one day again be home to elk
BY MATT MARKEY BLADE OUTDOORS EDITOR
BLACKJACK, Ohio — Southeastern Ohio’s Wayne National Forest and Hocking Hills regions offer a rugged landscape of towering hemlocks, craggy rock faces, and narrow gorges. The area around here is home to white-tailed deer, black bears, bobcats, wild turkeys, and barred owls. …

3/16/2015 12:03 AM
Rockets make right move to stay home
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
Monday morning quarterback … and let the March Madness begin: …

3/16/2015 12:00 AM
Voting rights: LBJ’s greatest speech
BY DAVID SHRIBMAN PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE EXECUTIVE EDITOR
The events that March came on a gale of fury, and with furious speed: the Bloody Sunday civil-rights march from Selma to Montgomery, Ala., the confrontation at the Edmund Pettus Bridge, the tense meeting between Alabama Gov. George Wallace and President Lyndon Johnson. …

3/16/2015 12:00 AM
Jury still out on Netanyahu speech
BY S. AMJAD HUSSAIN BLADE COLUMNIST
After Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s controversial appearance before a joint session of Congress, the question arose whether his forceful opposition to a possible nuclear agreement with Iran would scuttle the process. Negotiations are proceeding. Whether Mr. Netanyahu’s clumsy interference in U.S. foreign policy will have any effect is yet to be seen. …

3/15/2015 12:00 AM
Bake sale features Greek goodies
BY MARY BILYEU BLADE FOOD EDITOR
It’s time to place your orders for the annual Palm Sunday Bake Sale hosted by the Daughters of Penelope at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, 740 N. Superior St. Choose from an array of homemade goodies: baklava, paximathia (Greek biscotti), kourambiethes (sugared butter cookies), tsoureki (braided sweet bread), and much more. …

3/15/2015 12:00 AM
Walking the walk at Bethany House
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
Of all the good causes and good works in Toledo, the one closest to my heart is Bethany House — the only long-term transitional shelter for abused and battered women in northwest Ohio. …

3/15/2015 12:00 AM
Nemtsov case shows Putin sovereign
BY MIKE SIGOV BLADE STAFF WRITER
Russian President Vladimir Putin redefined cynicism last week when he awarded the leader of Chechnya a state “Order of Honor” one day after he called a man accused of killing an opposition leader a patriot of Russia. …




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