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Our choices narrow
BY KEITH C. BURRIS BLADE EDITORIAL PAGE EDITOR
Do we need a third party in this country?

4/25/2016 12:00 AM
Is there any science to speed-reading?
BY S. AMJAD HUSSAIN BLADE COLUMNIST
Recently a New York Times article by Jeffrey Zacks and Rebecca Treiman, both are professors of psychological and brain sciences at Washington University in St. Louis, debunked an old myth that we can learn to speed read. The implications of that myth of speed-reading are huge. Just imagine reading with comprehension a tome, say War and Peace, in less …

4/24/2016 12:00 AM
Behind fishy numbers on home sales
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
Reader Steven Tester wrote to me to say he is annoyed with the listing of real estate transfers in The Blade. “Why, every week now, are there more and more of these transfers not listing the actual dollar amount of the sale in The Blade?” …

4/23/2016 12:00 AM
Kasich’s pipe dream of a campaign
BY MARILOU JOHANEK BLADE COLUMNIST
Maybe his family and friends are too polite to say it to his face. Maybe those who work for Ohio Gov. John Kasich’s presidential campaign are too afraid to provoke his trademark testiness. …

4/23/2016 12:00 AM
Don’t whine about economic distress — organize
BY MIKE FERNER
As the story goes, a real estate salesman stood before a crowd in a dusty Texas town and applauded the wonders of the area. All the town needed to turn it into a real paradise, he said, were more good people and water. …

4/22/2016 12:00 AM
Prison system must undergo reform
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
LANSING — There’s a battle brewing in state government over whether or not to close two of Michigan’s 35 prisons to save money. …

4/21/2016 12:00 AM
N.Y. gave Trump, Clinton a big lift, but ...
BY DAVID SHRIBMAN PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE EXECUTIVE EDITOR
The presidential campaign now moves to Pennsylvania and four other Eastern states, with the two front-runners lengthening their leads over challengers whose White House prospects seem to be dimming by the day. …

4/18/2016 12:00 AM
Writing well is becoming a lost art
BY THOMAS WALTON BLADE COLUMNIST
It was my good fortune recently to be asked to speak to a luncheon of the Lucas County Retired Teachers Association, and one of the organizers of the event, Rhea Halloran, was kind enough to let me decide what I’d talk about. …

4/17/2016 12:00 AM
Prisoners live, die with dignity
BY JEFF GERRITT DEPUTY EDITORIAL PAGE EDITOR
Late morning light slithers through narrow windows without bars on the second floor of Franklin Medical Center in Columbus, where terminally ill and other sick prisoners from throughout Ohio are housed. Dozens of prisoners die here every year. Others come to be reborn.  …

4/17/2016 12:00 AM
Tracking Ted Cruz
BY DAVID M. SHRIBMAN BLOCK NEWS ALLIANCE
He won a big victory in Wisconsin. He pierced the Donald Trump mystique. He even got some of the Capitol Hill lawmakers who regard him as a revolutionary and renegade to slink cautiously into his corner. By all logic, this should be a Ted Cruz moment — if only the next primary weren’t in New York. …




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