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8/3/2014 12:00 AM
Get the lead out for kids’ sake
BY DAVID KUSHMA BLADE EDITOR
We’re poisoning our children. Think it’s time we stopped? …

8/3/2014 12:00 AM
Grieving pics drive home real horrors
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
A reader named Diana Dunsmore called Monday to say she had a problem with The Blade. Specifically, she doesn’t like bad news, and especially, seeing pictures of people who are suffering. …

8/3/2014 12:00 AM
Nixon's misdeeds outweigh all
BY DAVID SHRIBMAN PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE EXECUTIVE EDITOR
Richard Nixon no longer walks among us, having departed this earth a full two decades ago. But the ghost of the enigmatic figure who 40 years ago this week resigned the presidency — a position described by Franklin Delano Roosevelt, still the man against which all subsequent presidents are measured, as “preeminently a place of moral leadership” — lingers among …

8/3/2014 12:00 AM
Land bank is fighting blight
BY WADE KAPSZUKIEWICZ
A hundred years ago, Toledo was the 26th largest city in the United States. It was a bustling hub for trade and commerce along the Great Lakes, well positioned on the rail route between New York and Chicago. The city was a leader in manufacturing and innovation — especially in glass, but also in the burgeoning auto industry. …

8/1/2014 12:00 AM
Gubernatorial candidate optimistic
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
LANSING — Days before he officially becomes Michigan’s Democratic nominee for governor, Mark Schauer is optimistic. …

7/31/2014 12:00 AM
Secret maritime society treads water
BY DAVID SHRIBMAN PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE EXECUTIVE EDITOR
SALEM, Mass. — For four generations, members of my family have walked through the doors of the Hawthorne Hotel here, attending Rotary or Chamber of Commerce meetings, stepping into the basement for teen parties, mingling in the lobby after Thanksgiving-morning 5K races that took our family harriers through town and around the shoreline. …