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8/9/2015 12:00 AM
General grasps threat posed by Putin
BY MIKE SIGOV BLADE STAFF WRITER
A Russian tycoon has announced plans to dish out $100 million to help search for extraterrestrial intelligence in outer space. …

8/9/2015 12:00 AM
Dastardly device-less day eventually delights duo
BY MATT MARKEY BLADE OUTDOORS EDITOR
In the minds of two young boys, a couple weeks at grandma’s house were going to provide a much-anticipated summer free-for-all. …

8/9/2015 12:00 AM
No more fleas, please
BY MARY ALICE POWELL BLADE COLUMNIST
One friend strongly advised that I do not write this column. A relative asked, politely but sternly, why would I expose my ignorance? …

8/9/2015 12:00 AM
Late-summer allergies still pose threats
BY DR. GARY THOMPSON ASK THE VET
As we progress into the later months of summer allergies will become an increasing burden for people and pets. However, the symptoms and secondary problems that can arise can be unique in dogs and cats.  …

8/8/2015 12:00 AM
Mike Bell: mystery man on the move
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
Mike Bell for mayor. It makes a curious race curiouser and curiouser. …

8/8/2015 12:00 AM
Ode to Devan
BY MARILOU JOHANEK BLADE COLUMNIST
Some obituaries are written to be read by more than friends and family of the deceased. Some deaths teach hard truths about living that need to be shared. …

8/7/2015 12:00 AM
Good and becoming departures
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
There is something to be said for a good and becoming exit — for saying, “I’ve had my time and I am grateful. Let someone new try now.” …

8/7/2015 12:01 AM
Erie anglers howl over bait shortage
BY MATT MARKEY BLADE OUTDOORS EDITOR
There have been a lot of anglers cursing and dressed with long faces as they leave area tackle shops in recent weeks, loudly lamenting the acute shortage of the el primo, No. 1, top-of-the-line, filet mignon of yellow perch baits — Emerald shiners. …

8/7/2015 12:00 AM
Suburban Detroit pol weighs run for Gov.
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
MOUNT CLEMENS, Mich. — Macomb County Executive Mark Hackel is a Democrat — sort of. He’s not especially impressed by his party, or by the GOP. “Look at Lansing,” he said. “The governor and his party control everything, and they still can’t get voters’ top priority done — the roads.” …

8/6/2015 12:00 AM
Why Biden miniboom makes sense
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
It has been fascinating to watch the miniboom for Joe Biden, a man who has been around for decades and a guy who at times seemed to be marginalized by his own lack of discipline. …




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