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Updated 6 hours ago
We need some political 'grown-ups'
BY KEITH BURRIS BLADE COLUMNIST
We have entered not only the mayoral campaign season in Toledo but the presidential campaign season nationally. …

Updated 6 hours ago
Mother’s Day tea in a garden
BY MARY BILYEU BLADE FOOD EDITOR
Celebrate Mother’s Day at a lovely tea in Mom’s honor, to be held at the beautiful Toledo Botanical Garden, 5403 Elmer Dr., from 1 to 3 p.m. on May 9. Registry Bistro will provide delicious food, the perfect tea complements will be offered by Bleak House, and harpist Susan Hedler will provide enchanting music. …

Updated 6 hours ago
Toledo celebrates baseball season
BY BARBARA HENDEL BLADE SOCIETY EDITOR
Get your peanuts, popcorn, hot dogs ... Let's play ball!

Updated 7 hours ago
Two distinct marijuana questions
BY DAVID KUSHMA BLADE EDITOR
Should Ohio make marijuana legal, for recreational as well as medical use? In principle, I’m inclined to believe it should, although I don’t — and won’t — indulge. …

Updated 7 hours ago
Paying for rhubarb an alarming experience
BY MARY ALICE POWELL FORMER BLADE FOOD EDITOR
In retrospect, I can’t believe that I paid $6.88 for less than a pound of rhubarb, knowing that in a few weeks it will be free for the asking. …

Updated 8 hours ago
Spring cleaning is a good idea
KELLY HEIDBREDER IN THE GARDEN
It has been a week full of typical spring weather. We’ve had some sunshine and a few showers. …

Updated 8 hours ago
Walleye show their playoff fight
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
It wasn’t the fastest fight in Toledo hockey history. Nobody will ever beat Terrible Ted and his Murder Incorporated line unless it should somehow happen that two teams start swinging in the parking lot getting off the bus. …

Published 15 hours ago
MCO references are not unethical
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
In the years since I became The Blade’s ombudsman, I have noticed that there are a few things that some readers consistently and predictably complain about. Some think the newspaper slights women’s sports. …

4/19/2015 12:04 AM
Pets become destructive pests when carelessly released
BY MATT MARKEY BLADE OUTDOORS EDITOR
Somewhere in the darkest nightmares of fish biologists sits an empty bucket. It looks harmless enough, but moments earlier it contained a time bomb that would only be detonated if removed from the bucket. It is an explosive with a very long fuse, and a devastating charge. …

4/18/2015 12:00 AM
News, media, and the Word
BY TK BARGER BLADE RELIGION EDITOR
According to The Strongest Strong’s Exhaustive Concordance of the Bible, the word “news” appears only once in the King James Bible. There are other terms, such as “tidings,” but this verse is Proverbs 25:25: “As cold waters to a thirsty soul, so is good news from a far country.” …




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