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4/19/2015 12:00 AM
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. …

4/19/2015 12:00 AM
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. …

4/19/2015 12:00 AM
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. …

4/19/2015 12:04 AM
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. …

4/19/2015 12:00 AM
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.” …

4/18/2015 12:00 AM
Ukraine’s cries for help haunt Kaptur
BY MARILOU JOHANEK BLADE COLUMNIST
The freedom that Americans take for granted, Ukrainians are dying to experience. At least 6,000 people have lost their lives fighting a year-old Russian-backed insurgency in Ukraine’s eastern regions. …

4/17/2015 12:00 AM
We need a rebirth of ecumenism
BY KEITH BURRIS BLADE COLUMNIST
Back in the days of Pope John XXIII, Americans experimented with something we then called “ecumenism,” which simply meant interfaith dialogue. The dialogue had two purposes, two ends: One that we might better understand one another and be better neighbors and, two, that we might find common cause on issues of the day — civil rights, for example. …

4/17/2015 12:41 AM
Surveys key in managing Erie’s assets
BY MATT MARKEY BLADE OUTDOORS EDITOR
Some 40 years ago, John Hageman was a sophomore at Northwood High School who was interested in fish. He took the ichthyology course offered there and, in his junior and senior years at Northwood, worked as a teacher’s assistant in that same ichthyology class. …




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