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2/6/2016 12:00 AM
Cancer care

As the nation takes up what President Obama calls a “moon shot” to cure cancer, the need for contributions from one sector of the medical community  — patients — may not be obvious. …

2/6/2016 12:00 AM
Detroit’s cautionary tale

Detroit’s public school system is in dreadful shape. More than a half-billion dollars in debt, it continues to hemorrhage money and students. In 2000, the district enrolled 167,000 students; today, it’s barely 42,000. By nearly every measure, student performance is far below the minimum needed for success in school and life.  …

2/5/2016 12:59 AM
It’s a different world for UT, BG recruiters
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
The late Frank X. Lauterbur always enjoyed telling the tales of his two greatest recruiting feats at the University of Toledo. …

2/5/2016 12:14 AM
Black bear numbers on rise in Michigan
BY MATT MARKEY BLADE OUTDOORS EDITOR
There are about 20,000 black bears in the state of Michigan, with the bulk of that population living in the semiwilderness of the Upper Peninsula. But a significant growth in black bear numbers has taken place in the northern half of the lower peninsula, where hardwood and conifer forests provide the habitat and varied food sources these large omnivores …

2/5/2016 12:00 AM
More to Flint than political blame game

Your Jan. 30 editorial “Disgraceful blame game” suggests that the blame for the Flint, Mich., tragedy belongs to Gov. Rick Snyder’s administration and no one else. The facts tell a different story. …

2/5/2016 12:00 AM
High court gives hope to those sentenced to life as minors in Mich.
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
DETROIT — For the past few weeks, the lead-poisoning horror in Flint has dominated Michigan news like no other story in years. …

2/5/2016 12:00 AM
Crime’s new frontier

U.S. attorneys aren’t household names, but  federal prosecutors perform some of the nation’s most important legal work. They enforce a wide range of criminal and civil laws and prosecute public corruption, civil rights violations, drug trafficking, fraud, human trafficking, and firearms crimes. …

2/4/2016 12:00 AM
Around Town: 2-4
BY BARBARA HENDEL BLADE SOCIETY EDITOR
■ COMMUNITY leaders were honored during the Bowling Green Chamber of Commerce 2016 annual meeting, dinner, and awards “Celebrating a Partnership for Progress.” The event was in the Lenhart Grand Ballroom of the Bowen-Thompson Student Union at Bowling Green State University. …

2/4/2016 12:00 AM
Kirk: The emperor's new clothes
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST

2/4/2016 12:00 AM
Debate, Mr. Strickland
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Ohio’s election for U.S. Senate this year will greatly determine which party controls the chamber in the next Congress. Less than six weeks before the state’s primary, there is a meaningful contest for the Democratic nomination to challenge Republican incumbent Rob Portman in November — as much as the leading candidate and his party prefer to deny it. …




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