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Published 9 hours ago
Mideast turmoil goes back centuries
BY S. AMJAD HUSSAIN BLADE COLUMNIST
The conflict in Iraq and Syria is increasingly framed in communal terms. It is said that Shia-Sunni bloodletting is nothing new. Implicit in this simplistic approach is the solution: Let them fight it out among themselves. Reality is not that simple. …

Updated 15 hours ago
Stop labeling public figures
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
I have been thinking about George W. Bush and Leonard Nimoy — Mr. Spock. …

Updated 15 hours ago
Cabrera strolls, Detroit rolls
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
DETROIT — The Cleveland Indians are now 0-9 when allowing the opposition three or more runs. …

Updated 15 hours ago
Peanut butter, jelly, a good cause
BY MARY BILYEU BLADE FOOD EDITOR
Jam City, which bills itself as “The Gourmet PB&J Party,” will be held on May 28 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Secor Ballroom, 425 Jefferson Ave. …

Updated 15 hours ago
Tougher stance needed on Russia
BY MIKE SIGOV BLADE STAFF WRITER
Russia’s decision to supply long-range surface-to-air missiles to Iran has come after military escalation in Ukraine, in defiance of the proposed expansion of economic sanction against Russia, and as a direct challenge to the United States and its NATO allies. …

Published 23 hours ago
On the Town: 4/26
BY BARBARA HENDEL BLADE SOCIETY EDITOR
GENTRY of the Victorian era in the series Downton Abbey was the inspiration for The Historic Vistula Foundation dinner April 17 and 18. …

4/26/2015 12:00 AM
Crisis of credibility
BY JEFF GERRITT DEPUTY EDITORIAL PAGE EDITOR
The veritable execution this month of an unarmed, 50-year-old African-American man by former North Charleston, S.C., patrolman Michael Slager has forever changed U.S. law enforcement, following a series of recent police-related fatalities. “I can’t breathe,’’ “Hands up, don’t shoot,” and “Black Lives Matter” have become anthems in a chorus of national outrage …

4/26/2015 12:00 AM
President Kasich?
BY DAVID KUSHMA BLADE EDITOR
President Kasich.

4/26/2015 12:00 AM
Teatime steeped in English tradition
BY MARY ALICE POWELL BLADE COLUMNIST
Surely followers of the Downton Abbey series have caught the English reverence to afternoon tea as being more than a teabag dropped into a cup of hot water, and more of a ceremony with fine china and linens and matching manners. …

4/26/2015 12:00 AM
Multiple options for removing mast cell tumors
BY DR. GARY THOMPSON ASK THE VET
Dear Dr. Thompson,




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