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Michigan’s children continue to fall behind
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
DETROIT — To begin with a personal anecdote: believe it or not, this columnist’s mother was distressed in the mid-1950s when his father took a new job and moved out of Detroit. …

5/25/2016 12:00 AM
Whatever became of punishment?
BY KEITH C. BURRIS BLADE EDITORIAL PAGE EDITOR
Bradley Buck pleaded guilty April 26 to four robberies: holding up a Family Video on Dorr Street on March 1; robbing an establishment called Pleasure 365, on Airport Highway, March 3; sticking up the Midtown Food Mart III, on Hill Avenue, on March 6; and robbing Stop & Shop, on Dorr, March 14. …

5/23/2016 12:00 AM
Humble pie can be best training for doctors
BY S. AMJAD HUSSAIN BLADE COLUMNIST
Every Wednesday morning, precisely at 7, a group of surgeons, surgeons-in-training, and medical students gather in one of the classrooms on the Health Science Campus of the University of Toledo to indulge in a century-old exercise. For an hour, the group discusses the mistakes of omission and commission in surgical cases from the past week. In medical …

5/22/2016 12:00 AM
The audacity of modesty
BY KEITH C. BURRIS BLADE EDITORIAL PAGE EDITOR
No matter which way you are leaning in this election, it’s a dreary affair — the civic equivalent of a gray rainy day, with just enough cold air and wind to chill the bones. …

5/22/2016 12:00 AM
Election could realign our parties
BY DAVID SHRIBMAN PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE EXECUTIVE EDITOR
For months the American election was about personal advantage. Could insults drive political rivals out of the race? Were two famous families who first tangled in 1992 destined to fight again in the latest incarnation of the Hatfields (the Bushes) and the McCoys (the Clintons)? Was the support of the establishment enough to prevail in both parties? …

5/21/2016 12:00 AM
Family wants their anguish to guide others
BY MARILOU JOHANEK BLADE COLUMNIST
Three weeks ago I wrote about a community event I attended that was held to raise public awareness about the ravaging effects of heroin usage in Ohio. The column touched a nerve with many readers who shared their personal hell with addiction. …

5/21/2016 12:00 AM
180th Fighter Wing a community asset
BY WENDY GRAMZA
Located at the Toledo Express Airport near Swanton, the 180th Fighter Wing, Ohio National Guard has been a fixture in the northwest Ohio community since 1958. The 180th flies the F-16 Fighting Falcon, directly supporting the nation’s No. 1  mission in homeland defense, Aerospace Control Alert, since 2008. …

5/20/2016 12:00 AM
Common sense lacking in gun debate
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
ANN ARBOR — Harry Frank loves guns, and has all his life. He shoots them, trades them, sells them. He owns an AK-47 and has a concealed carry license in Michigan and New Mexico. …

5/16/2016 12:00 AM
The trial of the century, re-experienced
BY THOMAS WALTON BLADE COLUMNIST
Perhaps you have noticed that O.J. Simpson has been back in the news a lot lately. …

5/15/2016 12:00 AM
Trump should seek an anti-Trump
BY KEITH C. BURRIS BLADE EDITORIAL PAGE EDITOR
Don’t be distracted by Mitt Romney and others who say they will withhold support from Donald Trump. It’s a sideshow. Mr. Romney is almost certainly not going to run as a third-party candidate for president at this late date. And 80 percent of the Republican faithful will be behind Mr. Trump by September. Their alternative is Hillary Clinton. …




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