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7/14/2015 12:00 AM
Pastor or president
BY DAVID SHRIBMAN PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE EXECUTIVE EDITOR
President Obama’s eulogy for the Rev. Clementa Pinckney, a victim in last month’s killings at a church in Charleston, S.C., deserves to be part of the American canon. That would be true even if the President — his voice crackling in emotion and devotion — hadn’t broken into his own rendition of “Amazing Grace,” a rhetorical gesture with …

7/13/2015 12:00 AM
Pamplona’s bull run is a fool’s errand
BY PATRICK O'GARA BLADE COLUMNIST
Last Tuesday at 8 a.m. in Pamplona, Spain, somebody shot off a rocket, flung open the corral gates, and six fighting bulls charged loose through narrow streets. The Fiesta of San Fermin, 2015, was up and running. …

7/13/2015 12:00 AM
A storm away from our ‘Little House’ roots
BY THOMAS WALTON BLADE COLUMNIST
We’re into the summer season and the occasional thunderstorm, which means we could lose our electricity at any time. Usually it’s not for very long, but the effect of an outage on our routines is profound. …

7/12/2015 12:00 AM
Two terrific tea parties
BY MARY BILYEU BLADE FOOD EDITOR
Sweet Shalom Tea Room, 8216 Erie St., Sylvania, is hosting two very special events this summer. …

7/12/2015 12:00 AM
How a judge forgot about the law
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
I guess everyone has heard, by now, about Judge C. Allen McConnell’s refusal last week to abide by the ruling of the U.S. Supreme Court and perform a civil marriage ceremony for a female gay couple. …

7/12/2015 12:00 AM
Sealed-off worlds separate rich and poor
BY DAVID KUSHMA BLADE EDITOR
It’s the same old song with yet another verse: Toledo is among the nation’s worst communities for income and wealth inequality, and for residential segregation based on economics. And now for a depressing coda: These conditions aren’t getting better. …

7/12/2015 12:00 AM
Market drives inequality in women’s pay
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
A lot of folks were up in arms when it was announced that the U.S. women’s soccer team would receive $2 million in prize money for winning the World Cup in Canada. …

7/12/2015 12:00 AM
Naturalist Scouts have endless adventures
BY MATT MARKEY BLADE OUTDOORS EDITOR
There is a professor currently teaching German at the University of Georgia who holds fond memories of his days as a member of a unique scout group in northwest Ohio more than three decades ago. …

7/12/2015 12:00 AM
It all boils down to a Great Lakes tradition
BY MARY ALICE POWELL BLADE COLUMNIST
Commodore Patty Clark certainly asked the right person to prepare a fish boil at the Devils Lake Yacht Club as one of several events celebrating the club’s 75th anniversary. …

7/12/2015 12:00 AM
On the Town: 7/12
BY BARBARA HENDEL BLADE SOCIETY EDITOR
THE biggest charitable golf outing in the area is the Marathon Classic presented by Owens Corning and O-I which starts Monday and ends July 19, at Highland Meadows Golf Club. Since 1984, the local LPGA tournament has donated more than $8.7M to 139 local children’s charities. …




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