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Updated 4 hours ago
Toledo’s tortoise soaks up sunshine
After spending months indoors to keep warm, Emerson can now catch some rays.

Updated 5 hours ago
Paxton plays distant relative on TV
Bill Paxton not only plays Sam Houston on television, he’s related to him. Mr. Paxton takes on the role of the legendary Texan in the History Channel’s epic miniseries Texas Rising. It’s the story of Gen. Houston’s defeat of Mexican Gen. Santa Anna following the massacre at the Alamo. His acting career has included parts in Titanic, Twister, Apollo 13,…

Updated 5 hours ago
Peonies galore at University of Michigan
The fattest and most scrumptious of all flowers, a rare fusion of fluff and majesty, the peony is now coming into bloom. – The late Henry Mitchell, Washington Post columnist

Published 5 hours ago
Backyard sheds reimagined
When Morgaine Ford-Workman and Wren Workman bought a house with a backyard shed, they saw the potential for something more than storing garden tools.

Published 5 hours ago
The ease of direct-sow flowers
It’s the simplest kind of gardening: Plant some seeds and watch the flowers grow. And now that the soil has warmed up, there are plenty of bright annuals you can sow right outside in the garden.

Published 11 hours ago
Photographer Mary Ellen Mark dies in N.Y. at 75
NEW YORK — Documentary photographer Mary Ellen Mark, famed for her gift of capturing searing images of human vulnerability, has died at age 75.

Updated 15 hours ago
Mazza makes space for books to pop
FINDLAY — Books that pop up, spin, and fold will also wow at a new Mazza Museum gallery to be dedicated to the clever, fanciful art of paper engineering.

Updated 15 hours ago
‘Saints & Sinners’ opens downtown
People who choose a healthy menu item could be considered saints.

Updated 17 hours ago
Taco Bell, Pizza Hut toss artificial ingredients
NEW YORK — Taco Bell and Pizza Hut say they’re getting rid of artificial colors and flavors, making them the latest big food companies scrambling to distance themselves from ingredients people might find unappetizing.

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