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Fraternal brotherhood
BY THOMAS WALTON BLADE COLUMNIST
With age, it is said, comes wisdom. Not always, of course — a lot of old people are sent to prison. But I think the point has merit, something that was underscored for me when I was asked recently to help put together a college fraternity reunion. …

9/21/2014 12:00 AM
A pilgrimage to a quiet place
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
“Your life is shaped by the ends you live for. You are made in the image of what you desire.” …

9/21/2014 12:00 AM
Don't count out FitzGerald just yet
BY DAVID KUSHMA BLADE EDITOR
If, as the prevailing political narrative has it, Ed FitzGerald is a dead man walking, he isn’t accepting the autopsy report. Don’t call the undertaker just yet. …

9/21/2014 12:00 AM
Lenawee project helps the homeless and their pets
BY MARY ALICE POWELL BLADE COLUMNIST
Devoted pet lovers can understand the dilemma faced by people who prefer to be homeless rather than give up their cats and dogs, or perhaps some of each. …

9/21/2014 12:00 AM
Pinnacle hosts a heavenly fund-raiser
BY MARY BILYEU BLADE FOOD EDITOR
Area priests will show off their cooking skills at the fifth annual Celebrity Chefs at the Pinnacle, being held on Wednesday from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Pinnacle, 1772 Indian Wood Circle, Maumee. This is a fund-raiser for the Sacred Heart Home in Oregon, run by the Little Sisters of the Poor, which offers daily activities and …

9/21/2014 12:00 AM
On the Town: 9/21
BY BARBARA HENDEL BLADE SOCIETY EDITOR
Boating, swimming, golf, tennis, baseball, picnics, gardening, garage sales, travel. What did you do on your summer vacation? Many memories linger on this last day of summer. …

9/20/2014 12:46 AM
Ohioans deserve a debate
BY MARILOU JOHANEK BLADE COLUMNIST
The handful of Ohioans who follow state politics are waiting for the debates to start. Spirited political discourse on a range of critical issues gives voters valuable insight about candidates. …

9/20/2014 12:00 AM
Oprah promotes spiritual discovery
BY TK BARGER BLADE RELIGION EDITOR
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. — Oprah Winfrey brought her spiritual movement to her people at the Palace of Auburn Hills Sept. 12 and 13. …

9/19/2014 12:00 AM
Is America in decline? Is Toledo?
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
Four friends are driving home from a football game. The sports talk (baseball and football) has ebbed. The jokes have been told. We will be home soon. The driver poses a question: “Guys, do you think America’s best days are behind us?” …

9/19/2014 12:00 AM
Lawmaker wants to protect interns
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
LANSING — Suppose your firm, like thousands of others, hires unpaid summer or year-round interns. Now suppose that the boss is sexually attracted to a young female intern. …