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7/27/2014 12:00 AM
Workers’ consciences deserve protection
BY BENJAMIN G. DAVIS
The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision last month in the Hobby Lobby case is bringing battles over religious beliefs to nearly all American workplaces. No worker should have to go along with an employer’s beliefs, however sincere, to get along in his or her job. …

7/26/2014 12:00 AM
What would Thomas Edison do?
BY MARILOU JOHANEK BLADE COLUMNIST
If Thomas Alva Edison had to rely on committees, commissions, and shifting political sensitivities, the light bulb might have stayed a theory. It might have been talked to death or shelved for lack of consensus. …

7/25/2014 12:00 AM
At 90, Detroit judge still learning
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
DETROIT — Nearly everyone in Michigan’s legal community knows U.S. District Judge Avern Cohn. He is one of the most colorful, fascinating, and occasionally temperamental justices on the federal bench. He is brilliant and hard-working. He turned 90 last week. …

7/21/2014 12:00 AM
History on a Mediterranean cruise
BY S. AMJAD HUSSAIN BLADE COLUMNIST
A recent cruise took me to famous cities on the Mediterranean Sea. I have been to some of these cities before, but visiting them by sea was different. An added attraction was the company of my friends Naveed and Rehana Ahmed of Toledo. …