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Updated 8 hours ago
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.” …

Updated 15 hours ago
Replacing Pearson hasn't been easy
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
The Toledo men’s basketball team didn’t take long to capture everyone’s attention a season ago. …

Updated 8 hours ago
Drink for future scholars
BY MARY BILYEU BLADE FOOD EDITOR
Drink up — our future depends on it

12/16/2014 12:00 AM
Mr. Rogers’ school of life
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
Ken Leslie, himself a national leader in the effort to honor and to house homeless veterans, told me he thinks Dan Rogers will eventually emerge as one of the top 10 nonprofit CEOs in the country. …

12/16/2014 12:00 AM
Conditions prove tough for deer hunt
BY MATT MARKEY BLADE OUTDOORS EDITOR
With Michigan’s two-week firearm hunting season for deer and Ohio’s seven-day firearm season both in the books, the headlines belong — once again — to a feisty lady known as Mother Nature. Heavy snow and bitter cold had a major impact in parts of Michigan, while steady rain put a damper on the hunting in southern Ohio. …

12/16/2014 12:00 AM
All is not calm
BY DAVID SHRIBMAN PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE EXECUTIVE EDITOR
The election was only six weeks ago. New Year’s Day is barely two weeks away. This is supposed to be a quiet time, filled with holiday gatherings, festive songs, and a carol with the word “silent” in its title. …

12/15/2014 12:00 AM
Time for ODOT to take an alternate route
BY THOMAS WALTON BLADE COLUMNIST
OK, let’s say you’re on a trip and you’re rolling down the interstate near Des Moines. You’re approaching one of those lighted overhead message boards that tell you how many minutes away you are from a major exit. Except this one doesn’t say that at all. …

12/15/2014 12:00 AM
Kick falls short of deflating Detroit
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
DETROIT — It was 44 years ago that the Detroit Lions fell hard to history. …

12/15/2014 12:00 AM
Is there flawless torture?
BY PATRICK O'GARA BLADE COLUMNIST
Interesting how, when the Senate Committee’s report on torture was released Dec. 10, the critics swiftly bellowed it was “flawed.” …

12/14/2014 12:00 AM
Students team up on cookie project
BY MARY BILYEU BLADE FOOD EDITOR
Local high school students are working together to coordinate a city-wide service project before the holidays: the Cookie Drop, to bake and deliver cookies to those who might get overlooked during the holiday season. …