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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. …

8/24/2014 12:00 AM
Circle of life unites submariners
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
Pete Petersen is 91 years old. He looks 60. He has many stories to tell and he tells them engagingly. What is his secret? “Tomatoes and the love of a good woman,” he says. …

8/24/2014 12:00 AM
Pay attention to what Collins said
BY DAVID KUSHMA BLADE EDITOR
D. Michael Collins’ comparison of this month’s water emergency in Toledo to the 9/​11 tragedy has brought the online trolls and talk-radio gasbags to full sneer. …