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Updated 4 hours ago
City council does its job
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
Toledo City Council is, by nature, an awkward and unwieldy body. …

Updated 4 hours ago
The skinny on good health
BY MARY BILYEU BLADE FOOD EDITOR
It makes me sad to tell you this. But Toledo was recently named the seventh fattest city in the country by Forbes. …

Updated 4 hours ago
The Mills is much more than another boat race
BY MATT MARKEY BLADE OUTDOORS EDITOR
Much like the Indianapolis 500 and the Boston Marathon, the Mills Trophy Race is about many things that take it well beyond being just a simple competition. …

Published 17 hours ago
Low poll numbers not necessarily bad
BY DAVID SHRIBMAN PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE EXECUTIVE EDITOR
How do you solve a problem like George Pataki, or like Rick Santorum, or like Lindsey Graham? Or — more challenging still — how do you solve the problem that George Pataki, Rick Santorum, and Lindsey Graham have? …

6/1/2015 12:00 AM
The mysteries of English
BY THOMAS WALTON BLADE COLUMNIST
Translator and guide Dalibor Kesic had been escorting American Ben Marsh around Bosnia-Herzegovina for weeks, and had become frustrated by his visitor’s use of unfamiliar and often baffling expressions. Finally — allow me to borrow here from that great American philosopher and conveyor of the enigmatic, Yogi Berra — Mr. Kesic came to a fork in the road. He …

6/1/2015 12:00 AM
FIFA, Qatar for World Cup questionable
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
Like many Americans who grew up with college and pro football, soccer has never been my cup of tea. …

5/31/2015 12:00 AM
A lawman who looks around corners
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
Sheriff John Tharp greeted me in the lobby of the Lucas County jail. He was talking to the parents of a heroin addict and getting them some help. …

5/31/2015 12:00 AM
Museum to host Sunday jazz brunch
BY MARY BILYEU BLADE FOOD EDITOR
Join the party for music and mimosas at the museum on June 7 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., when the Toledo Museum of Art, 2445 Monroe St., is hosting a jazz brunch featuring music performed by Ben Maloney, Johannes Ronquillo, and Michael Reed.  …

5/31/2015 12:00 AM
Continue Ohio's medicaid expansion
BY DAVID KUSHMA BLADE EDITOR
Gov. John Kasich heard the question again last week, during a visit to Georgia for the presidential campaign he has yet to announce. …

5/31/2015 12:00 AM
Great Lakes Trail would be world’s longest
BY MATT MARKEY BLADE OUTDOORS EDITOR
When Benton MacKaye first pitched the concept of the Appalachian Trail nearly a century ago, he certainly had his detractors. Not everyone shared MacKaye’s big picture vision of a marked hiking route from Georgia to Maine as a place where land could be enjoyed by the masses while preserved for both recreation and conservation objectives. …




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