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Updated 26 minutes ago
Can Kasich restore his own party?
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
I went to the old Sofitel (now Grand Plaza) last week to hear Gov. John Kasich give a stem-winder to his party faithful. …

Updated 26 minutes ago
Shopping strategies
BY MARY BILYEU BLADE FOOD EDITOR
I seem to shop for groceries in a different way than other people do. …

Updated 1 hour ago
Magee Marsh looks to win contest
BY MATT MARKEY BLADE OUTDOORS EDITOR
OAK HARBOR — Magee Marsh is not the place you expect to find a finalist in a beauty pageant. There are a lot of sticks and muck there, and a lot of bugs and moss. …

Published 8 hours ago
Football hero loved more for who he is than for what he's done
DAVID SHRIBMAN EXECUTIVE EDITOR OF THE PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE.
SWAMPSCOTT, Mass. — He played defensive back for the Detroit Lions in the 1970s, and led the National Football Conference in punt-return average his second year in Detroit. He was the Lions’ defensive coordinator three decades later and served as the team’s interim head coach in 2005. As recently as two years ago, he was the defensive coordinator for …

Updated 18 hours ago
Why character counts for Lions
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
DETROIT — Lions coach Jim Caldwell suggested it was a character win. And he was right. When you play sporadically, bordering on poorly, and then catch lightning at the end to steal a win, you get to play the character card. …

Updated 18 hours ago
In praise of the typewriter
BY THOMAS WALTON BLADE COLUMNIST
A Video making the rounds on the Internet features a group of youngsters confronted with a machine most of them had never seen before. It’s called a typewriter. Their reactions to this strange contraption range from surprise and delight to total befuddlement. …

Updated 18 hours ago
America and its love for guns
BY PATRICK O'GARA BLADE COLUMNIST
Europeans generally regard The Great American Love Affair With The Gun with a mixture of horror and bewilderment. …

Updated 18 hours ago
How Chocolate Came to Be
BY MARY BILYEU BLADE FOOD EDITOR
How Chocolate Came to Be

10/19/2014 12:22 AM
What we can learn from Pittsburgh
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
I spent a couple days recently seeing old friends and ambling down memory lane in Pittsburgh. What a beautiful and humane city it has become. …

10/19/2014 12:00 AM
Kasich: ‘I expect to be governor’
BY DAVID KUSHMA BLADE EDITOR
You wish, sort of, that Gov. John Kasich weren’t quite so affable. Then it would be easier to disagree with him about so many issues. …