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Ohio Democrats on the sidelines
BY MARILOU JOHANEK BLADE COLUMNIST
One-party rule in Ohio means one party can make or break the rules. Unless you’re in the party that rules the state, you’re on the sidelines. …

11/21/2014 12:00 AM
Collins, council in need of truce
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
Mayor Mike Collins and Toledo City Council need to go on retreat together and stay locked in the room until the dynamic between them changes. …

11/21/2014 12:00 AM
Redoing Electoral College isn't easy
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
LANSING — Michigan Republicans aren’t happy with the fact Democrats seem to have a hammerlock on the state’s electoral votes in presidential elections. …

11/21/2014 12:46 AM
Hunters find robust Mich. deer herd
BY MATT MARKEY BLADE OUTDOORS EDITOR
JEROME, Mich. — If you want to take the pulse of the deer hunting season in Michigan, the Jerome Country Market is the place to attach the monitor. This oasis along U.S. Route 12, just west of the Lake LeAnn complex, has been the epicenter of deer hunting activity in the southeastern corner of the state for decades. …

11/21/2014 12:00 AM
Katniss role hits bull’s-eye
BY KIRK BAIRD BLADE STAFF WRITER
Katniss Everdeen, the heroin protagonist of The Hunger Games novels and film series, is tough, smart, and a beast with a bow and arrow. …

11/20/2014 12:00 AM
Is Southwyck the most vital piece?
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
Everyone agrees that economic development in Toledo is key. And that Matt Sapara, the mayor’s economic development guru, is dedicated, smart, and an asset to the city. I know I agree. Mr. Sapara is tops. …

11/20/2014 12:57 AM
Fans brave cold to see Rockets win
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
You might say the University of Toledo’s football team has Bowling Green’s number. …

11/18/2014 12:00 AM
Sifting through life's spices
BY MARY BILYEU BLADE FOOD EDITOR
I receive a lot of wonderful, chatty emails that continue conversations begun with columns or articles; what I write prompts readers to share their own experiences and stories with me, which I love. …

11/18/2014 12:06 AM
Owens needs imaginative game plan
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
Those in charge of Owens Community College — its president, Mike Bower, and its Board of Trustees — really need a game plan. …

11/18/2014 12:00 AM
Intriguing rivalry
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
Bowling Green lost its starting quarterback in the first game of the season. Toledo suffered the same fate a week later. …