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5/22/2016 12:00 AM
The audacity of modesty
BY KEITH C. BURRIS BLADE EDITORIAL PAGE EDITOR
No matter which way you are leaning in this election, it’s a dreary affair — the civic equivalent of a gray rainy day, with just enough cold air and wind to chill the bones. …

5/22/2016 12:22 AM
Asian carp not ready for ‘Jurassic Park’ role
BY MATT MARKEY BLADE OUTDOORS EDITOR
Words mean things. A wise journalism professor hammered home that point many years ago, and his directive still resonates with me today. Words are powerful, potent, and capable of producing great imagery. …

5/22/2016 12:21 AM
Avila giving Ausmus chance to stay
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
When Al Avila replaced the fired Dave Dombrowski as head of baseball operations for the Detroit Tigers in early August of last year he was given full say over manager Brad Ausmus’ future. …

5/22/2016 12:00 AM
Cookbook offer taste of paradise
MARY ALICE POWELL
This column began on Thanksgiving Day on the island of Maui, Hawaii, when I bought Peter Merriman’s stunning cookbook that was released that day. …

5/22/2016 12:00 AM
History comes alive in Perrysburg
BY BARBARA HENDEL BLADE SOCIETY EDITOR
The 200 Year Gala presented by Kingston Healthcare Com. commemorating the founding of Perrysburg was at the historic Carranor Hunt and Polo Club. The evening included a social hour, silent auction, and tasty dinner, followed by dancing and music by the Hepcat Revival Band. …

5/22/2016 12:00 AM
Election could realign our parties
BY DAVID SHRIBMAN PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE EXECUTIVE EDITOR
For months the American election was about personal advantage. Could insults drive political rivals out of the race? Were two famous families who first tangled in 1992 destined to fight again in the latest incarnation of the Hatfields (the Bushes) and the McCoys (the Clintons)? Was the support of the establishment enough to prevail in both parties? …

5/21/2016 12:00 AM
Family wants their anguish to guide others
BY MARILOU JOHANEK BLADE COLUMNIST
Three weeks ago I wrote about a community event I attended that was held to raise public awareness about the ravaging effects of heroin usage in Ohio. The column touched a nerve with many readers who shared their personal hell with addiction. …

5/21/2016 12:00 AM
Websites link volunteers to services
BY TK BARGER BLADE RELIGION EDITOR
Have you been thinking about volunteering but don’t know where to start? Thanks to two churches, you can use websites to search for a variety of local opportunities. …

5/20/2016 12:02 AM
Expo serves as intro for outdoor activities
BY MATT MARKEY BLADE OUTDOORS EDITOR
When you want to ring the bell and have the pounding of that clapper heard across the landscape, grabbing everyone’s attention, it helps to have plenty to offer, and some solid partners to help with the festivities. …

5/20/2016 12:00 AM
Common sense lacking in gun debate
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
ANN ARBOR — Harry Frank loves guns, and has all his life. He shoots them, trades them, sells them. He owns an AK-47 and has a concealed carry license in Michigan and New Mexico. …




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