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9/5/2014 12:00 AM
Fishermen launch criticism
BY MATT MARKEY BLADE OUTDOORS EDITOR
The pavement is cracked in seemingly a thousand places, with wide ribbons of weeds pushing up through the openings. Sometimes the dumpster overflows with garbage. The bathrooms are bundled shut with rotting plywood, and the portable toilets that have taken their place do nothing to add charm to the place. …

9/5/2014 12:00 AM
Neighbors of new bridge are fearful
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
DETROIT — The struggle has taken years, but most of the hurdles in the way of a new Detroit River bridge have been overcome. Agreements have been signed, the site chosen, environmental and presidential permits issued. …

9/4/2014 12:00 AM
Devolution one answer to lake crisis
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
My wife and I spent a weekend on Lake Michigan recently. The water was beautifully clean. I wanted to go on to Lake Superior. …

9/4/2014 12:00 AM
Around Town: 9-4
BY BARBARA HENDEL BLADE SOCIETY EDITOR
PEOPLE were on the dance floor, at an array of green, pink, blue, and yellow- covered tables, and in the gazebos during the fifth annual Fashionably Late to benefit the Gretchen Gotthart Skeldon Fund held Aug. 22 at Centennial Terrace. …

9/3/2014 12:00 AM
Magic properties 
of plants
BY KELLY HEIDBREDER GARDENING COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
Plants are part of our heritage. We eat them, build shelter with them, cloth ourselves, use them to catch our evening meal and even to catch our true love. …

9/3/2014 12:00 AM
Mediocre Browns will show more of the same
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
In the first 24 hours after making Johnny Manziel the 22nd overall pick in the NFL Draft this past spring, the Cleveland Browns sold season tickets at the rate of 100 per hour. …

9/2/2014 12:00 AM
There’s always time for baking
BY MARY BILYEU BLADE FOOD EDITOR
Procrastibaking. It‘‍s my new favorite word.

9/2/2014 12:00 AM
Scientists help inspire call to action
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
A couple of weeks ago, I went out on Lake Erie with Tom Bridgeman of the UT Lake Erie Center and two of his graduate students, Phoenix Golnick and Ken Gibbons. It was a small boat and a long day. The two young people were inspiring. …

9/2/2014 12:15 AM
It’s tough to define ‘outdoors person’
BY MATT MARKEY BLADE OUTDOORS EDITOR
At a recent speaking engagement in front of an area church group, an elderly woman in the first row sheepishly raised her hand in the question-and-answer session and opened with this commonly encountered disclaimer: “I’m not an outdoors person, but . . . ” …

9/1/2014 12:00 AM
Falcons fast at allowing yards, points
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
Monday morning quarterback: