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Published 10 hours ago
Fall is time to divide and replant
BY KELLY HEIDBREDER GARDENING COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
We’ve got a nice run of weather coming our way this week. Late summer temperatures will be about 10 degrees below average with sunny skies. Your plants will be really happy in this weather, too. Just look at them: They are spreading out all over the flower bed. …

Published 10 hours ago
Get used to the bandwagoners
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
Dino Babers seems like a personable guy and there is no arguing with the credentials that landed him at Bowling Green. …

9/16/2014 1:08 AM
In praise of those who hang in there
BY KEITH C. BURRIS BLADE COLUMNIST
Recently, I saw a small news item that made my heart soar.

9/16/2014 12:00 AM
Cookbooks need more than recipes
BY MARY BILYEU BLADE FOOD EDITOR
The daily Web magazine “The Kitchn” recently offered a list of its readers’ most beloved and cherished cookbooks, asking: “What defines a classic, timeless cookbook?” …

9/16/2014 12:00 AM
Fall hunt season under way in Mich.
BY MATT MARKEY BLADE OUTDOORS EDITOR
It doesn’t take a few cool mornings or the slightest suggestion of color on the edges of the maple leaves to tell Michigan hunters that it is unofficially fall. And autumn means hunting season for hundreds of thousands of Michiganders. …

9/15/2014 12:00 AM
An ode to a squash legend, a gentleman, and a friend
BY S. AMJAD HUSSAIN BLADE COLUMNIST
I write this column to mark the passing of Hashim Khan, the great squash legend and a personal friend. He passed away in Aurora, Colo., on Aug. 18, at the age of 100. …

9/14/2014 12:00 AM
There’s still room at the table for you
BY MARY BILYEU BLADE FOOD EDITOR
Tickets are still available for Thursday’s Harvest Market Dinner at 6 p.m. at Toledo Botanical Garden, 5403 Elmer Drive. …

9/14/2014 12:00 AM
Rev. Lake should give it a rest
BY JEFF GERRITT BLADE DEPUTY EDITORIAL PAGE EDITOR
Toledo’s best-known street preacher, the Rev. Slim Lake, is cooling out in the Lucas County jail, and no one who cares about disadvantaged kids or reducing violence in this community should rejoice. Whatever else he’s done, Lake has mentored and supported dozens of young people who have little else but him — kids who practically no one else in …

9/14/2014 12:00 AM
Maverick takes on Ford, health issues
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
Some people in Toledo, and in greater northwest Ohio, are just too big for a single newspaper column. Their stories are too multifaceted and rich. They are worthy of book-length treatments. I am talking about people such as Baldemar Velasquez, and Bobby Kaplan, and Sister Jane Mary Sorosiak. I can’t write a book on each one. But I can …

9/14/2014 12:00 AM
Letter from campaign not published
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
Sharon Zahn-Davis was puzzled that The Blade would not publish her letter to the editor about Social Security and Medicare. …