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4/1/2016 12:00 AM
Task force points blame at Snyder appointees
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
LANSING — What’s perhaps most stunning about the Flint Water Advisory Task Force’s final report is how brutally tough it is. …

3/28/2016 12:00 AM
A touching farewell to a gifted leader
BY S. AMJAD HUSSAIN BLADE COLUMNIST
It is with sadness that I mark the recent passing of Sister Phyllis Ann Gerold. She was an elegant and gifted woman who as president and CEO of Mercy and St. Charles Hospitals in Toledo, touched the lives of innumerable people and made our town a better place. …

3/27/2016 12:00 AM
Headed for a train wreck in Cleveland
BY DAVID M. SHRIBMAN BLOCK NEWS ALLIANCE
CLEVELAND — A specter is haunting the Republicans as the march toward its midsummer nominating convention here continues. …

3/26/2016 12:00 AM
Unresolved feelings limit our ability to fly
BY MARILOU JOHANEK BLADE COLUMNIST
Why does it seem next to impossible to forgive? We spend our whole lives tethered to past grievances. We drag around old slights like the chains Jacob Marley hauled around as the doomed spirit in a tale of redemption. …

3/25/2016 12:00 AM
Independents could spell nightmare for GOP
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
DETROIT — It’s no secret that many Republicans and even more intellectual conservatives are absolutely horrified at the prospect of Donald Trump as their nominee. …

3/21/2016 12:00 AM
Garland’s nomination appears DOA
BY THOMAS WALTON BLADE COLUMNIST
Twenty-four years ago, then-Sen. Joe Biden stood in the well of the U.S. Senate and insisted that no confirmation hearing should be held in the final year of President George H.W. Bush’s term, should he nominate a judge to the Supreme Court. …

3/20/2016 12:00 AM
We’ve never seen a party with so much turmoil
BY DAVID M. SHRIBMAN BLOCK NEWS ALLIANCE
The day dawned after last week’s Florida and Midwestern political contests with an astonishing, perhaps unprecedented, realization and revelation. In a mature democracy with the experience of more than 50 presidential elections, there now actually was something new under the March sun. …

3/20/2016 12:00 AM
Don’t fall for FirstEnergy’s bait and switch
BY DICK MUNSON AND TRISH DEMETER
In a new advertising campaign, FirstEnergy Corp. portrays itself as a champion of clean energy. The timing is deliberate: The company has a proposal before Ohio regulators that would subsidize its old, dirty power plants — a deal that multiple sources conclude will end up costing FirstEnergy customers about $10 a  month on their utility bills. …

3/19/2016 12:00 AM
Can we start over?
BY MARILOU JOHANEK BLADE COLUMNIST
Can we start over? That’s what children ask when a game they are playing devolves into irreconcilable differences. …

3/18/2016 12:00 AM
Water crisis kills future political career
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
DETROIT — If you want proof that Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder knows his career is over, and thinks he may be in severe, personal legal trouble, consider: …




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