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11/18/2014 12:00 AM
Intriguing rivalry
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
Bowling Green lost its starting quarterback in the first game of the season. Toledo suffered the same fate a week later. …

11/18/2014 12:00 AM
Poachers at root of ginseng problem
BY MATT MARKEY BLADE OUTDOORS EDITOR
An Ohio state trooper makes a traffic stop, and after questioning the three occupants of the vehicle and observing some unusual behavior and receiving clumsy responses to his questions, he receives permission to search their truck. …

11/18/2014 12:00 AM
GOP trio on 2016 horizon
BY DAVID SHRIBMAN PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE EXECUTIVE EDITOR
LEBANON, N.H. — Can you discern, deep in the new Republican Party — amid the conservative warriors and tea-infused crusaders — a faint moderate heartbeat? …

11/17/2014 12:00 AM
Can’t we have our cake and eat it too?
BY PATRICK O'GARA BLADE COLUMNIST
When I was a beardless youth in England during the 1940s and ’50s, advertisements in shop windows read, “Rooms to let. No Irish, Coloreds, or dogs” were commonplace. Disgraceful, of course, and utterly illegal now. …

11/17/2014 12:00 AM
Fruit of Claudius’ labor soured Augustus
BY THOMAS WALTON BLADE COLUMNIST
The story is told of an agronomical miracle in ancient Rome, and after much research, we are able to share it with you today. Many of the details had been lost to the ages, but with due diligence and author’s license, we have managed to put a little meat back on the bones. …

11/17/2014 12:00 AM
Walleye thrive as affiliate of just Detroit
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
The Toledo Walleye are off to an 8-2-1 start, in large part because less is more. …

11/16/2014 12:00 AM
Tasting highlights holiday cocktails
BY MARY BILYEU BLADE FOOD EDITOR
You’re invited to learn about festive fall cocktails at 6 p.m. on Tuesday at The PUB at the Paula Brown Shop, 912 Monroe St. Tammy Coxen of Tammy’s Tastings, which offers beverage and food sampling classes in Ann Arbor and across southeast Michigan, is coming to Toledo to offer a session highlighting drinks tailored especially for Thanksgiving and for …

11/16/2014 12:00 AM
A patriot and public servant
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
John Eade is a Toledo original. He grew up here and went to DeVilbiss High School. He has lived all over the United States, indeed in several parts of the world. Now he lives outside of Boston, where he has been based for many years. But he still considers Toledo home. And he was here recently to visit family. …

11/16/2014 12:00 AM
Cheese helps tradition come full circle
BY MARY BILYEU BLADE FOOD EDITOR
In Field of Dreams, James Earl Jones’ character, Terence Mann, talks about baseball. …

11/16/2014 12:00 AM
Ohio making progress on LGBT equality
BY DAVID KUSHMA BLADE EDITOR
Just as the election of an African-American president has not brought us into a post-racial era — far from it — the rapidly growing number of states (not including Ohio) where same-sex marriage is now legal shouldn’t cause us to think that gay Americans have achieved equality, or anything close to it. …