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Tressel for president? Why not?
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
Jim Tressel is one of three finalists for the presidency at the University of Akron and a candidate for the same position at Youngstown State. …

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Ohio, Michigan set limits for ’14
BY MATT MARKEY BLADE OUTDOORS EDITOR
A group of fish biologists gathers early each year to review the health of the Lake Erie fishery, and make some far-reaching decisions on how best to manage that precious resource. This spring, the Lake Erie Committee of the Great Lakes Fishery Commission met at the St. Clair Centre for the Arts in Windsor, just across the Detroit River …

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‘Politics ain’t beanbag’
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
Years ago, in what seems like another life, I was a political science professor — a green and naive one — at Washington Jefferson College, near Pittsburgh. I taught at other places as well. …

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Light at the end of Detroit's tunnel
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
DETROIT — Suddenly, for the first time since Detroit’s dreary bankruptcy process began last year, there seemed a real chance that the city might emerge from its fiscal woes in a way that didn’t leave pensioners penniless, or destroy the Detroit Institute of Arts. …

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Film fest a chance to try new skills
BY KIRK BAIRD BLADE STAFF WRITER
There’s irony in there somewhere.

4/24/2014 1:14 AM
Weber lost election, won much more
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
After Mike Bell lost the mayor’s race, I ran into former Mayor Jack Ford, who has returned to Toledo City Council. …

4/24/2014 12:00 AM
Around Town: 4-24
BY BARBARA HENDEL BLADE SOCIETY EDITOR
A ROARING good time was the Great Gatsby Gala presented by Mercy St. Charles Hospital to benefit the East Toledo Family Center. Strolling past a 1928 Ford Convertible, owned by Cookie Fearer, were nearly 275 party-goers in their finest '20s attire: long pearl necklaces, flapper dresses, and fedoras. The 17th annual event April 5 at St. Michael's Center in …

4/23/2014 12:00 AM
Ready, set, roses
BY KELLY HEIDBREDER GARDENING COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
The weather is getting nicer and it is time to take the winter coat off of your rose bushes. Pull off those winter rose cones when you see the forsythia blooming and get the pruners ready when you see the daffodils sprouting. We have to take care of the roses that are already in our landscape and we can even …

4/23/2014 12:00 AM
Golf classic adds 2 stars in Wie, Petty
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
OBJECTRichard Petty at a golf tournament? Well, yes, if you’re talking about the 2014 Marathon Classic at Highland Meadows. …

4/22/2014 12:00 AM
Kaplan makes closing arguments for law
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
“All these interesting characters you find to write about in Toledo. ... It makes me want to meet them.” …