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5/13/2015 12:07 AM
Extra attacker aided, hurt Walleye
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
The signature moment, thus far, in Toledo’s ECHL North Division finals playoff series against Fort Wayne most likely came in Game 5. The Walleye led 3-2 with 1:10 to play, the Komets pulled their goalie for an extra attacker, and Toledo netminder Jeff Lerg was under the gun. …

5/13/2015 12:00 AM
Spreading sunshine
BY KELLY HEIDBREDER IN THE GARDEN
There’s an overt operation going on around southeast Michigan and northwest Ohio; an operation to attack the colorless landscape and create explosions of bright spots in every nook and cranny. It is called Operation Sunflower and it has been in full swing since Mother’s day. …

5/12/2015 12:00 AM
That Should Be a Word
BY MARY BILYEU BLADE FOOD EDITOR
I receive a lot of books for review, the vast majority of them cookbooks. I don’t usually receive other kinds of books. …

5/12/2015 12:00 AM
Welcome to justice as a feeling
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
Some years ago, I worked for the daily newspaper in Hartford. One day a friend of mine, a VP for Aetna, came to the paper with the mayor to make a presentation on a public-private charitable partnership. The meeting went wrong and ended abruptly. I walked away with a sense of unease, but it was not until I ran …

5/12/2015 12:00 AM
Birders find flying celebrities
BY MATT MARKEY BLADE OUTDOORS EDITOR
The Magee Marsh Wildlife Area, which is located about 18 miles east of Toledo, is clearly the epicenter of the birding phenomenon that sweeps across the region each May. …

5/12/2015 12:00 AM
America's knowledge crisis
BY DAVID SHRIBMAN PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE EXECUTIVE EDITOR
Three out of five U.S. eighth graders tested in a nationwide survey did not know that the 1803 Marbury vs. Madison case established the Supreme Court’s power to decide whether a federal law is constitutional. …

5/11/2015 12:00 AM
An ode to a Pakistani activist
BY S. AMJAD HUSSAIN BLADE COLUMNIST
The well-known activist Sabeen Mahmud was gunned down recently in Karachi, Pakistan. She was a woman of vision, steely resolve, and an effervescent personality. In 10 years, she created in Karachi a safe space for intellectuals and artists. …

5/11/2015 12:00 AM
Nobody does minor league better
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
Monday morning musings:

5/10/2015 12:00 AM
We could use a Cincinnatus
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
Remember the ubiquitous essays in the national media, some weeks back, on how President Obama has been “liberated” by the fact that he never has to run again? …

5/10/2015 12:00 AM
Monthly Greek lunches return
BY MARY BILYEU BLADE FOOD EDITOR
Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral, 740 N Superior St., once again will host its popular monthly lunches, starting Thursday. This month’s menu will feature Chicken Oregano, oven-roasted potatoes, and Greek-style green beans. Lunch will be served from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., and includes salad, bread, and coffee or iced tea for a set price of …




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