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7/24/2015 12:00 AM
Pipeline's condition fuels concern
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
CHARLEVOIX, Mich. — There may not be a more important natural resource than the Great Lakes. They hold 84 percent of all the fresh water in North America, and are crucial for fishing, boating, and transportation. …

7/23/2015 12:00 AM
2 ‘little platoons’
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
It took me a while to find it, but I finally did: my favorite quote from Edmund Burke. G.K. Chesterton loved it too. …

7/22/2015 12:00 AM
The last Republican optimist?
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
COLUMBUS — I came to Columbus on Tuesday to hear Gov. John Kasich’s announcement that he is running for president. I am more certain of the man than his chances. …

7/22/2015 12:00 AM
Enjoy flowers indoors with arrangements
BY KELLY HEIDBREDER GARDENING COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
Despite all of the downpours, the blooms are coming on strong. I see lots of gardens bursting with color as I traverse the highways and byways across southeast Michigan and northwest Ohio. Why do we grow plants with the biggest flowers and the most fragrant blooms? So we can enjoy them. We like to stop and smell those roses. Don’t …

7/22/2015 12:16 AM
Tigers should be sellers at deadline
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
It is July 22, not a day of any particular infamy unless you are a .500 baseball team, teetering on the fence, only as good or bad as your last game, wanting to shoot for the moon but as likely to finish somewhere near Pluto. …

7/22/2015 12:00 AM
Boehner speaks volumes about Dems
BY DAVID SHRIBMAN PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE EXECUTIVE EDITOR
Last week, Hillary Clinton delivered an important economic address, Gov. Scott Walker of Wisconsin formally announced his candidacy for the White House, Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont explained how he hopes to win the allegiance of blue-collar voters, and Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey made nice to Donald Trump even as he criticized his remarks on immigration. …

7/21/2015 12:00 AM
GOP needs anti-Trump
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
The Republican Party must do better.

7/21/2015 12:00 AM
Spoon U. dishes on food journalism
BY MARY BILYEU BLADE FOOD EDITOR
Becca Berland is a Sylvania native who may just take my job some day. Or she may become the editor of Saveur, Food and Wine, or some other major food magazine. …

7/20/2015 12:00 AM
Choi’s father/caddie, says good-bye to bag
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
When his daughter's nine-foot par putt to force a Marathon Classic playoff went dead center on the 18th green Sunday, Ji Yeon Choi pumped his fist in the air, and walked toward the golf bag with two thumbs up. …

7/20/2015 12:00 AM
Why can’t students use proper English?
BY S. AMJAD HUSSAIN BLADE COLUMNIST
It has been said, with some justification, that our education system is failing our students in, among other things, verbal communication. Language helped homo sapiens forge ahead and left the Neanderthal to peter out. …




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