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Updated 11 hours ago
Candidates put focus on health care
BY MARLENE HARRIS-TAYLOR BLADE MEDICAL EDITOR
Health care, specifically the debate over whether the United States should have a universal health care system, is front and center in the presidential election. …

Published 18 hours ago
The art of household discovery
BY THOMAS WALTON BLADE COLUMNIST
My wife loses things. I find them. It’s a convenient arrangement, and it seems to work. …

2/7/2016 12:00 AM
In praise of German gray
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
I have been thinking about Germany.

2/7/2016 12:00 AM
The war on drugs has changed forever
BY JEFF GERRITT DEPUTY EDITORIAL PAGE EDITOR
One of the hazards of journalism is talking to important people, including members of Congress, mayors, corporate CEOs, presidential candidates, and even presidents. It’s usually a big disappointment. …

2/7/2016 12:00 AM
Strong military deterrence needed with Putin
BY MIKE SIGOV BLADE STAFF WRITER
Russian cowboys need to be less forceful and stay sober so they will be successful on the farm, their U.S. trainers told the New York Times in a story last month. …

2/7/2016 12:19 AM
Peyton, walk away while you still can
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
Now, it’s Joe Montana. His hands are so arthritic he sometimes wakes up in the middle of the night screaming. The former 49ers star has had roughly a half-dozen surgeries on a knee and can no longer straighten that leg. He has had three neck fusion surgeries. He is 59 years old and can no longer do many of …

2/7/2016 12:20 AM
Stinky classroom draws high school students
BY MATT MARKEY BLADE OUTDOORS EDITOR
CROSWELL, Mich. — The students and staff at Croswell-Lexington High School know that the peculiar aroma in the hallway is not coming from the classrooms where courses on British literature, Greek mythology, probability, Michigan history, or the turbulent ’60s are being taught. …

2/7/2016 12:00 AM
In the Garden: 2-7
BY KELLY HEIDBREDER GARDENING COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
When the trees and shrubs get a bit out of shape, do you charge in with your pruners to take care of business or do you sit back and hope no one will notice that they need some tender loving care? Chopping away at your precious landscape can be a bit intimidating. With the help of the horticulturists at Purdue …

2/6/2016 12:00 AM
Kasich’s image of so-called moderation?
BY MARILOU JOHANEK BLADE COLUMNIST
Early on, the candidate decided to put all of his eggs in one New Hampshire basket. Smart strategy. John Kasich staked his Republican presidential campaign on it. …

2/5/2016 12:00 AM
A cautionary tale that we should heed
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
Being a governor or a mayor is not like being a senator or congressman. When things go wrong, you are held responsible. …




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