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2/8/2015 12:00 AM
Editorials, columns and letters
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
Those of us who have spent years working for newspapers sometimes forget that most people didn’t go to journalism school. …

2/8/2015 12:01 AM
Meyer's image takes a hit
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
There is considerable back-story to the recruitment of Mike Weber, a highly rated running back at Cass Tech High School in Detroit. …

2/8/2015 12:00 AM
Birds found oasis at mom's feeders
BY MATT MARKEY BLADE OUTDOORS EDITOR
Winter is not usually a storehouse of fond memories for most lifelong Midwesterners. We’ve been beaten and battered by blizzards, trapped by mountains of snow on our otherwise baking sheet-flat terrain, and we long ago learned to despise the day the phrase “wind chill factor” was first uttered. …

2/8/2015 12:00 AM
On the Town: 2/8
BY BARBARA HENDEL BLADE SOCIETY EDITOR
This past Wednesday, the Auto Dealers United for Kids “Cars are the Stars XII” charity preview gala presented by The Blade went on despite the severe winter weather. …

2/8/2015 12:00 AM
Nurse sickly houseplants back to good health
BY KELLY HEIDBREDER IN THE GARDEN
Gardeners always have a few things sprouting year-round. I love to decorate with some hanging plants. …

2/8/2015 12:00 AM
Travel can be hazardous to your figure
BY MARY ALICE POWELL BLADE COLUMNIST
If you plan well and pay attention, travel should be exciting, relaxing, and informative. …

2/7/2015 12:19 AM
Tribute to a public servant, Irish scrapper
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
After the death of John F. Kennedy, Daniel Patrick Moynihan said: “To be Irish is to know that, in the end, the world will break your heart.” …

2/7/2015 12:00 AM
Norse religion rises once again
BY TK BARGER BLADE RELIGION EDITOR
An old religion is reemerging in Iceland. A wire report said that a major temple to the Norse gods is being built, the first one since the Vikings were in power about 1,000 years ago. It will be circular, with a dome for sunlight, on a hill with a view to Reykjavik. …

2/6/2015 12:00 AM
Peterson enjoying life after Ch. 11
BY KIRK BAIRD CULTURE SHOCK
It’s been nearly a year since Chrys Peterson retired from local TV news to spend more time with her family. …

2/6/2015 12:00 AM
Prophet of Bancroft St.
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
When I was a kid in high school, my favorite teacher, who was also a Catholic priest, began a sermon with a quote from what was then a popular song: “The words of the prophets are written on the subways walls.” …




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