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106 stories in section, viewing 61 through 70

4/1/2014 12:00 AM
Peeps aren’t for everyone
BY MARY BILYEU BLADE FOOD EDITOR
Peeps — love ‘em or loathe ’em?

3/31/2014 12:00 AM
Of science and faith
BY S. AMJAD HUSSAIN BLADE COLUMNIST
There were two intriguing and fascinating lectures this month at the University of Toledo. Held separately on two different days and venues, they touched upon science and religion. …

3/30/2014 12:20 AM
Journalists aren’t only ones in peril
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE

3/30/2014 12:00 AM
Michigan license fee hard to bite
BY MATT MARKEY BLADE OUTDOORS EDITOR
Late one night, while running low on fuel during a recruiting trip in Michigan, legendary Ohio State football coach Woody Hayes famously forbid one of his assistants from buying gas in the Wolverine State, insisting that he would rather run empty and push the car back to Ohio than spend one nickel in the homeland of his hated rival. …

3/30/2014 12:00 AM
Tigers, Tribe should battle it out
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
The Detroit Tigers went to spring training just a few weeks ago seemingly without a care in the world. With baseball’s best starting pitching and a solid, bordering on star-studded, everyday lineup, they would steamroll the American League Central, blow into the playoffs, and adopt a “World Series or bust” mentality. …

3/30/2014 12:00 AM
Readers criticize religion story
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
I received several angry calls on March 8 from readers upset about that day’s religion pages. TK Barger, The Blade’s religion editor, had written a feature about a children’s summer camp. …

3/30/2014 12:00 AM
Lessons for Obamacare’s next round
BY DAVID SHRIBMAN PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE EXECUTIVE EDITOR
An historic deadline beckons Monday. Most Americans without health insurance must have started to apply for coverage by that deadline or face a financial penalty. It’s the first time that health insurance has been extended to virtually all Americans, and it marks a landmark in American cultural and economic history. …

3/30/2014 12:00 AM
Indifference blinds us to prison nation
BY JEFF GERRITT DEPUTY EDITORIAL PAGE EDITOR
Michigan's barbaric juvenile lifer law — and the lawsuit involving Michigan prisoner Henry Hill — has shamed and disgraced our northern neighbor. Last week, Human Rights Watch declared that the practice of sentencing children to life in prison without parole “violates international norms and treaties.” …

3/30/2014 12:00 AM
On the town: 3/30
BY BARBARA HENDEL BLADE SOCIETY EDITOR
WINE, Cheese & Chocolate to benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation was March 22 at Belmont Country Club. The second annual event, hosted by Bonnie and Bill Ash, netted $25,000 for the organization in honor of their granddaughter, Violet Jane O'Leary. The family has raised more than $125,000 through events such as this via Victory for Violet. …

3/30/2014 12:00 AM
Say ‘no thanks’ to high-priced coffee
BY MARY ALICE POWELL BLADE COLUMNIST
My breakfast of two pancakes with a basted egg on top was OK and I sipped ice water while eating it. …