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8/17/2014 12:21 AM
Sylvania archer, 11, a national champ
BY MATT MARKEY BLADE OUTDOORS EDITOR
One minute, this 11-year-old from Sylvania is laughing, talking with her friends, acting silly, and just being a kid. …

8/17/2014 12:00 AM
Meditations in craft, and in clay
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
I met Sister Jane Mary Sorosiak a few days back — an 84-year-old Franciscan nun who makes ceramic murals at her studio on the campus of Lourdes University, where she taught for three decades. For 90 minutes I stepped into another world. A peaceful, gentle world. Sister Jane Mary’s world. …

8/17/2014 12:00 AM
What will it take to save Lake Erie?
BY DAVID KUSHMA BLADE EDITOR
Two weekends ago, a half-million people in metropolitan Toledo awoke to learn that their drinking water was poisoned. …

8/17/2014 12:28 AM
Selig's tenure a mixed bag
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
Bud Selig has been running major league baseball since 1992 after he helped orchestrate the ouster of the commissioner, Fay Vincent. The then-owner of the Milwaukee Brewers was first made chairman of the executive council, making him the de facto commissioner during the more than five years the sport was without one, and he officially got the gig in …

8/17/2014 12:00 AM
On The Town: Dining al fresco
BY BARBARA HENDEL BLADE SOCIETY EDITOR
Summer means dining al fresco. Youcan eat outdoors at home, but hey, take a break and try out a few of the area’s restaurants that have patios. …

8/17/2014 12:00 AM
Trash grows into delicious treasure
BY MARY ALICE POWELL BLADE COLUMNIST
Hold it! Don’t throw away that nectarine pit.

8/17/2014 12:00 AM
On the Town: 8/17
BY BARBARA HENDEL BLADE SOCIETY EDITOR
Summer means dining al fresco. You can eat outdoors at home, but hey, take a break and try out a few of the area’s restaurants that have patios. …

8/16/2014 12:00 AM
FitzGerald's undoing is his fault
BY MARILOU JOHANEK BLADE COLUMNIST
Gordon Lightfoot sang in his hit song that the “gales of November” doomed the Great Lakes freighter Edmund Fitzgerald. …

8/16/2014 12:00 AM
Let Obama come to Berlin
BY DAVID SHRIBMAN PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE EXECUTIVE EDITOR
BERLIN — For more than a half-century, this was a capital in moral isolation — and the capital of moral isolation. …

8/15/2014 12:00 AM
Wisdom from the sage of Cleveland
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
George Voinovich is 78 now, and four years out of the U.S. Senate. He’s had some health challenges, but these have given him family time. A grandchild played as we chatted. …