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3/24/2015 12:00 AM
Early contradiction in presidential race
BY DAVID SHRIBMAN PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE EXECUTIVE EDITOR
WASHINGTON — There are rare moments in history when Americans have sought the comfort of experience over the excitement of novelty. Our first five presidents were established figures, familiar and experienced, and steeped in the values of the Revolution and the Constitution. …

3/23/2015 12:00 AM
Getting to the meat of the issue
BY THOMAS WALTON BLADE COLUMNIST
Every day, thousands of innocent plants are killed by vegetarians. It’s a tragedy, my friends. …

3/23/2015 12:38 AM
Well stays dry for area teams since 1981
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
COLUMBUS — Two Toledo teams were poised to win girls’ state basketball championships Saturday in back-to-back games at Value City Arena, which would have doubled the city’s total since 1976. …

3/23/2015 12:00 AM
Politicians might envy the royals
BY PATRICK O'GARA BLADE COLUMNIST
It was instructive, in a gruesome sort of way, to hear President Obama tell Prince Charles last Thursday that Americans think more highly of the British royal family than they do of the “representatives” who work the humbug mines of Washington. …

3/22/2015 12:00 AM
Fund-raisers feature presidents’ chef
BY MARY BILYEU BLADE FOOD EDITOR
The Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center in Fremont is hosting two fund-raising events in May that offer a rare opportunity: the chance to have a former White House chef cook for you. …

3/22/2015 12:00 AM
Ford was a lion of a man
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
I met Jack Ford more than 25 years ago — in the late 1980s when Iworked for The Blade the first time.  He was a social worker, specializing in drug abuse prevention. He was the up-and-coming young black man in Toledo politics. I remember, particularly, a lunch at Dyer’s with William Block, Sr., in which Mr. Ford explained …

3/22/2015 8:57 AM
On the Town: 3/22
BY BARBARA HENDEL BLADE SOCIETY EDITOR
SHOES of all kinds, colors, and designs were the popular attire for the ninth annual Steppin’ Out: The Funky Shoe Event presented by Rudolph Libbe and The Blade for the Toledo School for the Arts. Folks filed in dressed to impress on March 14 at the Park Inn by Radisson. Ladies’ swanky stilettos that were embellished with glittery gems and …

3/22/2015 12:00 AM
Port Clinton’s kids speak to all of us
BY MARINA BOLOTNIKOVA BLADE COLUMNIST
Sixty years ago, Robert Putnam earned spending money as a paperboy for The Blade in Port Clinton. Today, he is one of the best-regarded political scientists in the country. …

3/22/2015 12:00 AM
Readers: Drabik coverage favoritism
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
Several readers grumbled that The Blade seemed to be showing favoritism by anointing Sandy Drabik, the widow of late Toledo Mayor D. Michael Collins, as Toledo’s possible next mayor. …

3/22/2015 12:00 AM
Cats adapting to new confines
BY MARY ALICE POWELL BLADE COLUMNIST
The cats may be doing better than I am in the move from Michigan to Ohio, from a large house to a smaller one, from two acres to a postage stamp of a yard. …




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