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9/7/2014 12:00 AM
Criminalizing addiction
BY JEFF GERRITT BLADE DEPUTY EDITORIAL PAGE EDITOR
Facing a statewide heroin and opioid epidemic, Ohio’s courts continue to lock up hundreds of nonviolent, drug-addicted offenders each year that could more effectively be treated in the community — for a lot less money. …

9/7/2014 12:00 AM
Clarity about clear water
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
Every day for the last month I have made it my business to try to talk to someone knowledgeable about our water problem: the phosphates that are being dumped into the Maumee River and the algal blooms that come of them in Lake Erie. …

9/7/2014 12:37 AM
Rockets had no answer for Tigers
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
Missouri’s football team was unranked a year ago when it beat Toledo 38-23 at Faurot Field. By season’s end, the Tigers were rated the fifth best team in the nation. …

9/7/2014 12:00 AM
Heal lake now, or wait for next crisis
BY DAVID KUSHMA BLADE EDITOR
As Toledo’s water emergency fades from public awareness and Election Day gets closer, Ohio politicians are paying far more attention to the latter and far less to the former. So the hope — never great — of urgent, meaningful action to clean up Lake Erie and prevent the next crisis is slipping away. …

9/7/2014 12:00 AM
Chefs, society come out for children
BY BARBARA HENDEL BLADE SOCIETY EDITOR
Chefs for Children, a community collaboration for health, education, and creativity, was held at the Tantara home of Susan and Allan Block, chairman of Block Communications Inc., parent company of The Blade. The fifth annual event raised about $425,000 for ProMedica Toledo Children’s Hospital, Northwest Ohio Scholarship Fund, and the Arts Commission. It is a sponsorship-only event starting at $1,000 for two tickets. ProMedica organized …

9/7/2014 12:00 AM
Have a Tiedtke’s memory? Let’s hear it
BY MARY BILYEU BLADE FOOD EDITOR
Our recent stories about The Blade and The Andersons reviving the famous Tiedtke’s Department Store holiday tradition — showing and selling portions of an enormous wheel of cheese — have prompted many people to share their own memories of Tiedtke’s, which closed in 1973. …

9/7/2014 12:00 AM
Advice from mother becomes a lifelong habit
BY MARY ALICE POWELL BLADE COLUMNIST
Never leave home without your tablet and pencil, mother always said. …

9/5/2014 12:00 AM
Game could lift us to next level
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
The University of Toledo has a big game Saturday that propels it into a whole new orbit. …

9/5/2014 12:00 AM
‘Schoolhouse Rock’ still resonates
BY KIRK BAIRD BLADE STAFF WRITER
How a bill becomes a law.

9/5/2014 12:31 AM
A coach's kid
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST