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11/14/2014 12:00 AM
Snyder begins his second act
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
DETROIT — Politically, last week may have been the best of Rick Snyder’s life. First, he won re-election as Michigan’s governor — albeit narrowly — after a hard-fought campaign that went down to the wire. …

11/11/2014 12:00 AM
The fall of the wall
BY DAVID SHRIBMAN PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE EXECUTIVE EDITOR
BERLIN — Today, a Starbucks coffee house sits a few steps from the Brandenburg Gate. A quarter-century ago, the baristas would be standing in the Soviet bloc. …

11/10/2014 12:00 AM
Selective hearing perpetuates anti-Muslim attitudes
BY S. AMJAD HUSSEIN BLADE COLUMNIST
Recently, I ran into one of my readers in a grocery store. He said he is angry at some of the politicians and religious leaders who blame Islam and Muslims for terrorism. …

11/9/2014 12:00 AM
Ohio Democrats must get act together
BY DAVID KUSHMA BLADE EDITOR
You don’t have to be a registered Democrat — and I’m not — to want Ohio to have a strong Democratic Party statewide. All Ohioans benefit when both major parties must compete aggressively for each vote, not just during presidential elections, but in every general election. …

11/8/2014 12:00 AM
A nurse's fight for perspective
BY MARILOU JOHANEK BLADE COLUMNIST
In a couple of days, Kaci Hickox can go back to being a nurse, not the center of a debate on Ebola, health-care workers, or forced isolation. Her 21-day incubation period ends Monday. …

11/7/2014 12:00 AM
Not-so crazy path of ex-congressman
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
LIVONIA, Mich. — U.S. Rep. Kerry Bentivolio, a Republican whose two years in Congress end in January, has heard it all: …

11/4/2014 12:00 AM
The more things change ...
BY DAVID SHRIBMAN PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE EXECUTIVE EDITOR
Today’s elections are important — to Congress, to the President, to the 2016 aspirants for the White House, to the country. They’ll create the political climate for the last two years of the Obama Administration, set the table for the next presidential election, and determine whether the 114th Congress is any more productive, or any less contentious, than the 113th.…

11/3/2014 12:00 AM
Toledo art lovers owe great debt
BY THOMAS WALTON BLADE COLUMNIST
How does a community define its quality of life? A good place to start would be to make the arts and music obvious points of emphasis. …

11/2/2014 12:00 AM
UT group a lifeline for minorites
BY SUZETTE HACKNEY BLADE COLUMNIST
This fall, 18-year-old Mark Pearson came to the University of Toledo from Detroit’s Cody High School on a mission: As a freshman walk-on football player, he would work to improve his grades and earn a spot on the Rockets’ roster. His dream was jeopardized, just three weeks into the school year, when he got into a fight …

11/2/2014 1:04 AM
Look past top of ticket, and vote
BY DAVID KUSHMA BLADE EDITOR
You can find all sorts of excuses not to vote this week. But the reasons to overcome that temptation and cast your ballot, if you haven’t done so already, are more important. …