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Published 1 hour ago
New bishop must follow Francis' lead
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
Years ago, a friend of mine who was an Episcopal priest and had been one for many seasons told me: “A priest who cannot comfort is as worthless as a bucket of warm spit.” …

Published 1 hour ago
Around Town: 8-28
BY BARBARA HENDEL BLADE SOCIETY EDITOR
THE RED, White, and Bark BBQ kickoff party for the American Cancer Society Bark for Life: A Canine Event to Fight Cancer was Aug. 23 at Carranor Hunt and Polo Club. The dog walk is slated for Sept. 7 at Fort Meigs in Perrysburg, said Deb Buker, a 15-year breast cancer survivor and event chairman. …

8/27/2014 12:00 AM
Slumber shake up in the yard
BY KELLY HEIDBREDER GARDENING COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
Your lawn is in a semi-slumber in this late summer.

8/27/2014 12:00 AM
Unlikely OSU will have the last laugh
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
COLUMBUS — Let’s not beat around the bush here. No hemming and hawing, doodling and dawdling to force you to read to the final line. Let’s get right to it. …

8/26/2014 12:00 AM
City girl in a small town
BY MARY BILYEU BLADE FOOD EDITOR
I’m a city girl, born and raised. Large cities, smaller cities ... whether living or visiting, I’‍m inevitably in a city. There have been very, very few deviations from that norm. …

8/26/2014 12:00 AM
Seasons for geese, small game nears
BY MATT MARKEY BLADE OUTDOORS EDITOR
The kids are back in school, the start of football season is upon us, and a few leaves are beginning to lose their luster — all signs that fall is here in spirit, if not officially. And with the arrival of fall we also know that the start of hunting season is less than a week away in Ohio. …

8/26/2014 12:00 AM
Wolverines have a lot of doubters
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
ANN ARBOR — The Michigan Wolverines landed under “others receiving votes” in the AP’s preseason top 25 poll. If you wade through all of those “others” by point totals, UM is tied for No. 37. …

8/26/2014 12:00 AM
Collins needs to shake things up
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
Last week, a person intimately involved in the water shutoff told me he was very sure the negative test that resulted in no drinking water in Toledo was a “false positive.” The whole thing didn’t have to happen. …

8/25/2014 12:00 AM
BGSU QB Johnson getting on same page
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
BOWLING GREEN — Dino Babers wasn’t exactly a household name here when the news broke that he had been hired as the new head football coach at Bowling Green State University. …

8/25/2014 12:00 AM
Coping with homefront battle scars
BY THOMAS WALTON BLADE COLUMNIST
Sometimes all we know of war half a world away is what the commanders choose to tell us. We hear of casualties and body counts. Television news videos show us exploding bombs and billowing clouds of smoke in the distance. …