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7/17/2015 12:00 AM
Law threatens Michigan exports
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
DETROIT — Few people have noticed, but a long-simmering trade dispute between the United States and Canada could result in severe retaliatory sanctions being slapped on U.S. farm products. If that happens, it would mean that Michigan and Ohio would lose a significant amount of money and jobs. …

7/14/2015 12:00 AM
Pastor or president
BY DAVID SHRIBMAN PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE EXECUTIVE EDITOR
President Obama’s eulogy for the Rev. Clementa Pinckney, a victim in last month’s killings at a church in Charleston, S.C., deserves to be part of the American canon. That would be true even if the President — his voice crackling in emotion and devotion — hadn’t broken into his own rendition of “Amazing Grace,” a rhetorical gesture with …

7/13/2015 12:00 AM
A storm away from our ‘Little House’ roots
BY THOMAS WALTON BLADE COLUMNIST
We’re into the summer season and the occasional thunderstorm, which means we could lose our electricity at any time. Usually it’s not for very long, but the effect of an outage on our routines is profound. …

7/12/2015 12:00 AM
Sealed-off worlds separate rich and poor
BY DAVID KUSHMA BLADE EDITOR
It’s the same old song with yet another verse: Toledo is among the nation’s worst communities for income and wealth inequality, and for residential segregation based on economics. And now for a depressing coda: These conditions aren’t getting better. …

7/10/2015 12:00 AM
Duggan eyes better transit in Detroit
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
DETROIT — The biggest reason Mike Duggan got elected mayor of Detroit two years ago was simply this: Voters saw him as a man who could get things done. …

7/7/2015 12:00 AM
Biden back in presidential talk
BY DAVID SHRIBMAN PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE EXECUTIVE EDITOR
Suddenly, everybody’s talking about Joe Biden.

7/6/2015 12:00 AM
Same-sex ruling among most significant ever
BY S. AMJAD HUSSAIN BLADE COLUMNIST
The recent ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court to extend constitutional protection to gay people to marry was a landmark decision that has reverberated throughout the land. It ranks among the most significant decisions that have shaped this country. …

7/5/2015 12:00 AM
Where are pro-choice voices?
BY MARINA BOLOTNIKOVA BLADE COLUMNIST
Abortion is one of the most frequently used medical procedures in the world. By some estimates, as many as one in three American women will have an abortion during her lifetime. Close to a million abortions are performed in the United States each year. …

7/5/2015 12:00 AM
Food imports should have been scrutinized
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
Ken Hale was just one of several readers who were taken aback by a statement in Keith Burris’ column on June 12. …

7/4/2015 12:00 AM
Why is Kasich planning a presidential run?
BY MARILOU JOHANEK BLADE COLUMNIST
The suspense surely had every Ohioan on edge. What’s coming is bigger than a new attraction at Cedar Point or tickets to a Taylor Swift concert. …




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