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1/3/2015 1:04 AM
NFL's dirty deeds are time-stamped
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
We sometimes get the impression that the National Football League makes stuff up on the go. For example, if a player has gone 32 games without a league reprimand for on-field misbehavior he is not to be considered a repeat offender. …

1/2/2015 12:00 AM
Previewing pop culture in 2015
BY KIRK BAIRD BLADE STAFF WRITER
At this point last year, who could’ve predicted that an R-rated Sony comedy from Seth Rogen and James Franco would become a symbol of free speech for our nation. …

1/2/2015 12:00 AM
Southfield the perfect contrast
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
SOUTHFIELD, Mich. — For years, national news media have been fascinated with the drama that is Detroit. …

1/1/2015 2:50 PM
Happy New Year!
BY BARBARA HENDEL BLADE SOCIETY EDITOR
And thank you to all my readers for your support in 2014 and may your new year be filled with health and happiness. Enjoy a pictorial review of the holidays over the next few columns. I’m taking a break or at least a nap! …

12/31/2014 12:28 AM
Michigan gets its man
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
ANN ARBOR — The kid was 10 years old, maybe 11, and he was hanging around his dad’s office one day. But the office down the hall was nicer, the desk a darker grain of wood, the chair a big, cushier, more comfortable one. So he went and sat in it. …

12/30/2014 12:00 AM
Wildlife make home from discarded trees
BY MATT MARKEY BLADE OUTDOORS EDITOR
The last place a discarded Christmas tree should end up is in the landfill. Every time we see one tossed to the curb and waiting on the trash man, it seems like such a waste. …

12/30/2014 12:00 AM
Sign of a leader
BY DAVID SHRIBMAN PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE EXECUTIVE EDITOR
Is President Obama’s duty to hear the voices of the entire country, or is it to heed the entreaties of his allies on the left and in the Democratic Party? …

12/29/2014 12:00 AM
Living in the past
BY PATRICK O'GARA BLADE COLUMNIST
“The past is a foreign country: they do things differently there” — the opening sentence of The Go Between by L.P. Hartley. I’m not likely to start any of my columns any better, so I swiped it. …

12/29/2014 12:00 AM
A role in 'The Nutcracker'
BY THOMAS WALTON BLADE COLUMNIST
The “Nutty” season is over for the Toledo Ballet. So it’s time for Mari Davies and her staff and dancers to settle down for a long winter’s nap, right? Not exactly. The Big One’s coming. …

12/28/2014 12:00 AM
Reader questions sports coverage
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
Is The Blade sexist when it comes to sports coverage?




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