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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.” …

Updated 12 hours ago
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. …

4/17/2015 12:00 AM
Fighting Nazis with laughter
BY KIRK BAIRD CULTURE SHOCK
“Illinois Nazis.”

4/17/2015 12:00 AM
The student loan conundrum
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
ANN ARBOR — U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell (D., Ann Arbor) sounded almost stunned by the injustice of it all. …

4/17/2015 12:41 AM
Huger a great fit for Bowling Green
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
Jim Larranaga had a couple of years under his belt as the Bowling Green State University men’s basketball coach when he realized a couple of pieces were missing from the local puzzle. …

4/16/2015 12:00 AM
How best to pay tribute
BY KEITH BURRIS BLADE COLUMNIST
Many years ago, Sen. Phil Hart of Michigan was dubbed, by some wag, “the conscience of the U.S. Senate.” When he retired from the Senate, another journalist asked Mr. Hart: “How did it feel to be the conscience of the Senate?” Mr. Hart laughed: “That just meant they didn’t have to listen to me.” …

4/16/2015 12:00 AM
Turf wars always a victory for Fifth Third Field
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
It began almost six months ago when they dug two inches deep into the turf at Fifth Third Field, brought in machinery, and stripped the 2.3-acre baseball field bare. …

4/16/2015 12:00 AM
Around Town: 4-16
BY BARBARA HENDEL BLADE SOCIETY EDITOR
DR. ROBERT E. KOSE was installed as the 2015-2016 president of the Ohio State Medical Association during the organization’s annual meeting April 11 at the Hilton Columbus at Easton. The association is the state’s largest physician-led organization and other Toledo physicians have been president of the it: Dr. Su-Pa Kang and Dr. Lance Talmage. …




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