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7/6/2014 12:00 AM
American renaissance for LPGA
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
A couple days after Michelle Wie won the U.S. Women’s Open she made the network rounds in New York City, and then rode to the top of the Empire State Building to do local media interviews. …

7/6/2014 12:00 AM
A retiree's musical farewell
BY MARY ALICE POWELL BLADE COLUMNIST
Retirements are celebrated in several ways, but few are more impressive or meaningful than Carolyn Jones’ farewell to Adrian College last week. …

7/6/2014 12:00 AM
On The Town: 7/6
BY BARBARA HENDEL BLADE SOCIETY EDITOR
Golf outings are great way to chum around with business associates and friends while raising funds for charities. Most all are a shot gun start format to keep the pace going for the players ranging from duffers to scratch golfers. The casual outings usually include lunch or dinner with prizes and some have raffles and auctions. Of course, skins, mulligans,…

7/6/2014 12:00 AM
Bittersweet Farms fund-raiser set
BY MARY BILYEU BLADE FOOD EDITOR
Bittersweet Farms invites you to a wine tasting and cooking demonstration to help support its mission to provide care and services for individuals with autism. The event will take place at the farm, 12660 Archbold Whitehouse Rd., Whitehouse from 5:30-7:30 p.m. July 16. Admission is free, but a suggested donation of $10 per person will be gratefully accepted,…

7/5/2014 12:00 AM
Checking a Beatle off the bucket list
BY TK BARGER BLADE RELIGION EDITOR
I got to see Ringo Starr and His All Starr Band in concert Tuesday. It was a special date night with my wife. We bought tickets to celebrate five years of my being cancer-free. You could call this a bucket list event, seeing a Beatle perform, a member of the most influential band of my lifetime. The bucket list,…

7/5/2014 12:00 AM
Ohio senator makes another bad move
BY MARILOU JOHANEK BLADE COLUMNIST
He’s at it again. Keep your eye on state Sen. Bill Seitz. He’s a sly one. The Cincinnati Republican is chipping away at hard-won progressive policies in Ohio. …

7/4/2014 12:00 AM
The food-truck fiasco: Let freedom ring
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
Mayor Mike Collins’ legislative proposal to heap burdensome regulation on downtown food trucks, apparently to protect city restaurant owners from competition, hit a brick wall last week. …

7/4/2014 12:02 AM
Shooting matches will salute military heroes
BY MATT MARKEY BLADE OUTDOORS EDITOR
PORT CLINTON — The Camp Perry training center west of here will be a very busy place for the next five weeks as it hosts competitions in the shooting sports, attracting the top civilian and military marksmen. The Civilian Marksmanship Program National Trophy Matches will take place at the 640-acre facility, along with the NRA Rifle and Pistol Championships.…

7/4/2014 12:00 AM
Wayne County's future in doubt
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
DETROIT — Few people outside the Detroit area normally know or care who the Wayne County executive — a sort of county mayor — is. But this year, that choice may be important to the wallets of everyone in Michigan. …

7/4/2014 12:00 AM
A flag wave and a hello to the Fourth
BY KIRK BAIRD BLADE STAFF WRITER
Early holiday deadlines necessitate writing my weekly column more than a week and ½ before you’re reading these words. But the allure of a column that happens to fall on July 4 is simply too great to ignore. …