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2/2/2016 12:29 AM
Patient ice fishermen lie low
BY MATT MARKEY BLADE OUTDOORS EDITOR
While we have watched our temperatures ride a pogo stick, hindering the formation of much sound ice and therefore severely limiting the ice fishing opportunities, elsewhere in the Midwest the game goes on as scheduled. …

2/1/2016 12:07 AM
Vergiels stays young from behind mike
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
The first-ever Toledo Hockey Hall of Fame induction was part of the Walleye’s Hockey Heritage Night. A slice of that heritage Saturday at Huntington Center was provided by a familiar name and voice on the public address system. …

2/1/2016 12:00 AM
Sunni, Shiite conflict has deep roots
BY S. AMJAD HUSSAIN BLADE COLUMNIST
A recent conflict between Saudi Arabia and Iran over the beheading of a Shiite imam in Saudi Arabia, and a subsequent breaking off of diplomatic relations between the two countries, have wider implications for worldwide Muslims, particularly the Shiite branch of Islam. …

2/1/2016 12:00 AM
Amazing: Still alive at age 75
BY PATRICK O'GARA BLADE COLUMNIST
Unless something unusually fatal befalls me within the next six days, I will turn 75 on Feb. 7. …

2/1/2016 12:00 AM
Iowa caucuses are here at last
BY DAVID SHRIBMAN PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE EXECUTIVE EDITOR
NEWTON, Iowa — Before the final tally of the Iowa caucuses, we are walking along what Hamlin Garland, perhaps the most prominent of the regional novelists of the pioneer prairies called, in the title of his 1890 book, Main-Travelled Roads. …

1/31/2016 12:00 AM
Believer from Brooklyn
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
He’s an optimist, Joe Napoli. A believer.

1/31/2016 12:14 AM
Hall of Fame icing on cake for Ramsay
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
In the late 1950s, a minor league goaltender named Glenn Ramsay was the property of the NHL’s powerful Montreal Canadiens. When the lower-level season was over, Ramsay was called up by the Habs a couple years to work as a practice goalie during the Stanley Cup playoffs, serving as “the shooting gallery,” as he put it, for the …

1/31/2016 12:16 AM
Science should prevail when dealing with deer
BY MATT MARKEY BLADE OUTDOORS EDITOR
In Sister Mary Lillian’s biology class, if you opened your mouth, you better have some science to back up your words. Sister Lillian was maybe 4 feet, 10 inches tall and in her 70s, but her presence was commanding because of her encyclopedic knowledge of the subject matter. …

1/31/2016 12:00 AM
Overcharging won’t arrest heroin
BY JEFF GERRITT DEPUTY EDITORIAL PAGE EDITOR
Every so often I write a column so off the grid that I wish I hadn’t bothered.  This might be one of them. …

1/31/2016 12:00 AM
Gearing up for election season
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
Though it seems the presidential campaign has been under way for years, actual voters are about to weigh in for the first time, when the Iowa caucuses are held tomorrow. …




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