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10/7/2014 12:00 AM
California dreamin’ — circa 2014
BY DAVID SHRIBMAN EXECUTIVE EDITOR OF THE PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE
SAN FRANCISCO — California still produces 90 percent of the country’s avocados, 91 percent of its grapes, and 92 percent of its plums and prunes. Four out of five almonds produced on Earth are grown here. But the growth that made California a cultural leader as well as an agricultural leader is over. …

10/7/2014 12:00 AM
Volunteers purge trash from water
BY MATT MARKEY BLADE OUTDOORS EDITOR

10/6/2014 12:00 AM
Detroit’s year goes all wrong
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
DETROIT — It was fitting, perhaps.

10/6/2014 12:00 AM
New media spreads hate
BY PATRICK O'GARA BLADE COLUMNIST
A passable case can be made for the claim that we live in the Age of Hate. …

10/6/2014 12:00 AM
Pin this on your wall
BY THOMAS WALTON BLADE COLUMNIST
For want of a nail the shoe was lost.

10/5/2014 12:12 AM
A woman who picked the harder road
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
“She thinks she is a priest.” That’s what a friend told me about the Rev. Bev Bingle, ordained a Catholic priest by a rebel and reform movement in 2013. …

10/5/2014 12:33 AM
TPS makes its agenda known
BY DAVID KUSHMA BLADE EDITOR
Toledo Public Schools is campaigning hard to persuade the district’s voters to pass the tax increase it seeks on next month’s ballot. So when the public face of that campaign, Schools Superintendent Romules Durant, leaves town for a week in the midst of the battle, he needs to have a compelling reason. …

10/5/2014 12:00 AM
Traffic rivals mess of Tigers’ bullpen
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
DETROIT — A desperate Detroit Tigers team returns home today to play in Game 3 of the American League Division Series. …

10/5/2014 12:01 AM
Reader concerned over Zerby's role
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
Reader Steven Flagg is concerned over the fact that Joseph H. Zerbey IV, the president and general manager of The Blade, is also chairman of the University of Toledo’s Board of Trustees. …

10/5/2014 12:00 AM
Preserve will prove to be great for egrets
BY MATT MARKEY BLADE OUTDOORS EDITOR
LAKESIDE, Ohio — As development has chewed up chunk after chunk of the precious land along the Lake Erie shoreline, wildlife has found itself squeezed into smaller, fractured and disjointed parcels of habitat. …