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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.” …

12/18/2014 12:42 AM
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. …

12/16/2014 12:00 AM
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. …