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12/12/2014 12:00 AM
Mich. democrats lick their wounds
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
WILLIAMSTON, Mich. — What’s wrong with Democrats? …

12/11/2014 12:00 AM
Let’s get our act together on Jeep
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
I’ve been quietly polling political, labor, and business leaders about the future of Jeep in Toledo — specifically, the future of the Wrangler. I’m worried. …

12/11/2014 12:00 AM
The 14-billion year scale
BY DAVID SHRIBMAN PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE EXECUTIVE EDITOR
The most contentious historical question in the country is not a dispute over whether the United States is at heart a revolutionary or conservative force in world affairs, or a conflict over how deep Abraham Lincoln’s devotion was to the anti-slavery cause, nor even a battle over the origins of the Cold War. …

12/10/2014 12:00 AM
Season may have been Meyer’s best
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
Urban Meyer, it was announced Tuesday, is one of three finalists as the Maxwell Football Club’s national coach of the year. A day earlier, he was named among eight contenders for the Eddie Robinson coach-of-the-year award. …

12/9/2014 12:00 AM
When the picky eater is away ...
BY MARY BILYEU BLADE FOOD EDITOR
My boyfriend, Craig, recently visited his grown children in northern California for two weeks. While there, he ate pizza and burritos several times each, as these may be his most beloved foods — a trait he passed on to his son and his daughter. Craig, Justin, and Jennifer were happy in their culinary comfort zone. …

12/9/2014 12:00 AM
Keep talking, question, think for yourself
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
The second shocking grand jury result in the space of a few days — in the Staten Island case of Eric Garner, strangled to death for illegally selling cigarettes, all on video — has the African-American community in America reeling and everyone talking. We need to keep talking, saying our prayers in this holiday season, and reaching out to …

12/9/2014 12:09 AM
Bird count a holiday tradition
BY MATT MARKEY BLADE OUTDOORS EDITOR
There is something to be said for longevity, and the Audubon Christmas Bird Count has been around longer than the Boy Scouts, and longer than Father’s Day or women having the right to vote. This mass effort, conducted throughout the western hemisphere, is the longest-running citizen science survey in the world. …

12/9/2014 12:00 AM
We can't breathe
BY SUZETTE HACKNEY BLADE EDITORIAL WRITER
African-Americans feel as though there’s a boot on our collective necks — one that tightens and crushes our larynx with every unjustified beating, Tasing, chokehold, or shooting. …

12/8/2014 12:00 AM
It's more of the same for Hoyer
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
CLEVELAND — There are some disgruntled Browns fans who might be wondering if coach Mike Pettine, figuratively at least, has a death wish. …

12/8/2014 12:00 AM
Karachi: Yesteryear meets today
BY S. AMJAD HUSSAIN BLADE COLUMNIST
KARACHI, Pakistan — I stopped in this city the way to my annual teaching visit to Peshawar. Here, I visited friends and delivered lectures on the history of medicine. This city is a hub of social, political, and literary activities. …