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12/21/2014 12:00 AM
Manziel's response vital for Browns
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
This is the day I figured rookie Johnny Manziel would make his first start at quarterback for the Cleveland Browns. …

12/21/2014 12:00 AM
On the Town: 12-21
BY BARBARA HENDEL BLADE SOCIETY EDITOR
The holiday season always includes formal affairs with party-goers gussied up for fine dining and music. …

12/21/2014 12:00 AM
Amaryllis is nature’s Christmas bulb
BY KELLY HEIDBREDER IN THE GARDEN
Decorating for the holidays can really bring out the Kris Kringle in all of us. And one key decorating element is the bulb. Think about it. The tree is packed with light bulbs of all sizes and colors, and ornamental bulbs hang from almost every branch. …

12/21/2014 12:00 AM
Unexplained hair loss can be a challenging issue
BY DR. GARY THOMPSON ASK THE VET
One of the more challenging conditions for veterinarians and pet owners is the development of unexplained hair loss in pets.  …

12/21/2014 12:00 AM
Blended ‘family’ is together again
BY MARY ALICE POWELL BLADE COLUMNIST
The daily ritual at the house in Grand Rapids, Ohio, begins with roll call of the five cats. …

12/19/2014 12:00 AM
How to reduce class, race divides
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
Here are some practical steps for reducing racism and saving the lives of young men in our cities. They do not come out of my head, but from participants in the local meetings I have been attending. …

12/19/2014 12:00 AM
‘Boyhood’ grows on critics
BY KIRK BAIRD BLADE STAFF WRITER
Boyhood, Richard Linklater’s ambitious, decade-in-the-making document and celebration of a boy’s journey into manhood, was voted Best Picture of 2014 by the Detroit Film Critics Society in its annual end-of-year picks. …

12/19/2014 12:22 AM
Mich. DNR investigates poaching
BY MATT MARKEY BLADE OUTDOORS EDITOR
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is asking for the public’s help as it investigates two separate cases of poaching that involve wolves, and one involving a bull moose. …

12/19/2014 12:00 AM
Motor City is better, but needs tune-up
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
DETROIT — So the Motor City’s crisis is over, right? Think again. Now comes the hard part. …

12/18/2014 12:00 AM
2 raps on race, class, and the law
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
More than 40 years ago, James Baldwin and Margaret Mead sat down together for what they called “a rap on race.” …