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Commentary: Starters key to Tigers success
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
If you were to suggest that the Detroit Tigers will lose three straight games and be swept from the playoffs by Baltimore, I would not argue. …

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Time 
is prime to grow grass
BY KELLY HEIDBREDER GARDENING COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
Is your lawn green again? Mowers have been very busy for the last few weeks keeping up with this early fall growth spurt. …

Updated 7 hours ago
The gospel of planet-saving
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
I went to hear Michael Dowd last week at Lourdes University. Mr. Dowd calls himself an “evolutionary Christian” minister, and says he preaches, “the gospel of evolution.” He believes that “... science is divine revelation.” He says “God and evolution are two words for the same creative process.” …

Updated 16 hours ago
Pizza Hut leans in with consumers
BY MARY BILYEU BLADE FOOD EDITOR
Ah, the efficiency of Twitter. Only 140 characters — letters, spaces, and symbols — permitted for conveying a message. …

Updated 23 hours ago
Archery season tests patience, planning
BY MATT MARKEY BALDE OUTDOORS EDITOR

9/29/2014 12:00 AM
Komen race filled with miracles
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
Gwen Chandler and Sue Rainey grew up a couple houses apart on Neise Street on the east side. Eventually, they got jobs, got married, moved elsewhere, and drifted apart. It happens. It’s life. …

9/29/2014 12:00 AM
Know Canada
BY S. AMJAD HUSSAIN BLADE COLUMNIST
Most Americans pay scant attention to Canada, our neighbor to the north. It is not only a big country, but also our biggest trading partner. …

9/28/2014 12:00 AM
Judge Norman Zemmelman getting roasted
BY MARY BILYEU BLADE FOOD EDITOR
The Children’s Rights Council, dedicated to strengthening and supporting parents and extended families divided by divorce, is holding a special fundraiser -- a roast of Judge Norman Zemmelman -- on Oct. 9 at St. Clement’‍s Hall, 3000 Tremainsville. A cash bar, dinner, and silent auction are all part of the evening. Among the auction items are an array of gourmet food baskets.…

9/28/2014 12:00 AM
An industry in the shadows
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
When I heard Judge Paul Herbert of Columbus last week at the University of Toledo conference on human trafficking and prostitution, it changed my thinking. Like the judge himself, prior to his own education, which came from dealing with prostitutes in his court, I thought: victimless crime, consenting adults. …

9/28/2014 12:00 AM
Anti-ISIS coalition needed at home
BY DAVID KUSHMA BLADE EDITOR
President Obama has no good options in his necessary quest to destroy the heinous Islamic State in Iraq and Syria. There are only bad choices and worse ones. …