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5/7/2016 12:00 AM
Regionalism needs a leader

The Toledo Metropolitan Area Council of Governments (TMACOG) has two jobs: Sell greater Toledo to the world and sell regionalism to Toledo. …

5/7/2016 12:00 AM
Motherhood is a grand destiny
BY MARILOU JOHANEK BLADE COLUMNIST
When my older sister was expecting her first child, I asked her to write down what she was thinking as she approached motherhood. As a single woman, I couldn’t fathom the concept. It seemed so drastic. Life-changing. Permanent. …

5/7/2016 12:00 AM
What teaching is really like
BY CHRIS WOJCIECHOWSKI
To the untrained eye, teaching appears to be a dream job. Who wouldn’t want to work so few hours, for so few days of the year? But this is simply not the reality of teaching. During Teacher Appreciation Week, we take a long hard look at what teaching in America actually looks like for most of our country’s educators.  …

5/7/2016 12:00 AM
Fog and cruelty of war

Last October, an Air Force AC-130 gunship shelled a hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan, for nearly 30 minutes. The military was looking for a Taliban command center, but instead destroyed a facility operated by Doctors Without Borders. …

5/7/2016 12:00 AM
Two footnotes on bullying

Two thoughts are worth adding on the recent school bullying case in Sylvania and on the general subject of bullying in our schools. …

5/7/2016 12:00 AM
Celebrating speed limit, roundabouts

We live near Stone Oak Country Club and are planning a party to celebrate the rise in speed limit on King Road from 35 mph to 45 mph. The money to pay for the party will come from the money we save by not having to pay future speeding tickets. Knowing the speed limit on Centennial Road and Hill Avenue …

5/7/2016 12:00 AM
Another source of revenue missed

Toledo is missing out on another source of revenue, and if properly enforced, will actually make driving safer over revenue enhancement. (Remember, the city’s reasoning for increasing camera enforcement was safety and not revenue.) …

5/6/2016 12:29 AM
Pastor’s other flock makes convenient stop
BY MATT MARKEY BLADE OUTDOORS EDITOR
Tending “the flock” takes on a couple of different meanings for Mike DeLong, pastor of CrossPoint Community Church in Point Place. …

5/6/2016 12:00 AM
Soccer stadium has several hurdles
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
DETROIT — Last week, with considerable fanfare and huge headlines, developer Dan Gilbert announced he would build a new billion-dollar major league soccer complex on the downtown Detroit site where a half-finished jail now sits. …

5/6/2016 12:22 AM
Cubs on path at putting end to long curse
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
Baseball’s lovable losers. One writer cast them more harshly as “dynastic losers.” …




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