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6/7/2015 12:00 AM
Russia should be stripped of World Cup
BY MIKE SIGOV BLADE STAFF WRITER
Russian President Vladimir Putin is blaming the United States and its allies in Europe for conspiring to undermine the world’s soccer governing body and take the 2018 World Cup out of Russia. …

6/7/2015 12:00 AM
Painting classes help find artists in us
BY MARY ALICE POWELL BLADE COLUMNIST
As children, we began with chalk and a blackboard and progressed to crayons and a coloring book. If we stayed within the outline of the animals with our crayons the teacher, parents, and grandparents judged us as a child with a flair for design and precision. …

6/7/2015 12:00 AM
Tips on common pet problems
BY DR. GARY THOMPSON ASK THE VET
Typically my column is focused on specific conditions that may involve extensive treatment but I thought it would be helpful to share some tips for preventing many of the most common reasons pets wind up in the veterinarian’s office. While I am sure you and your pets love your veterinarian, neither you nor your veterinarian want to see them sick.…

6/6/2015 12:00 AM
Why women need to look to Hillary Clinton
BY MARILOU JOHANEK BLADE COLUMNIST
Unlike the ever-growing Republican field of 2016 presidential long shots, the Democratic horse race is slim pickings. The part of me with two X chromosomes ought to like it that way. …

6/5/2015 12:00 AM
Can we lift the ‘hit’ on the fire chief?
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
We all know what a “hit” is: Someone orders a paid assassin to “eliminate” someone else. …

6/5/2015 1:11 AM
Anglers sent on scavenger hunt
BY MATT MARKEY BLADE OUTDOORS EDITOR
Lake Erie got turned inside-out and upside-down by last weekend’s storm as the wind grew teeth and then fangs, and churned up a relentless conga line of waves that went eight, 10, and 12 feet high.  …

6/5/2015 1:11 AM
Hens’ game could be big for Tigers
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
Friday morning musings: 

6/5/2015 12:00 AM
Colin Hay still a man at work
BY KIRK BAIRD CULTURE SHOCK
Men at Work was an amazing success story in 1982 as an unknown Australian group breaking big globally with its debut, Business as Usual. …

6/5/2015 12:00 AM
Detroit could learn from Bratislava
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
BRATISLAVA, Slovakia — Thirty years ago, the last time I traveled through Eastern Europe, nobody in his right mind would have favorably compared this city with Detroit. …

6/4/2015 12:00 AM
2 who may be authentic
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
A couple weeks ago, an old family friend came to town to visit. My wife suggested I take him on a tour of the Toledo Club — pretty special and not much like it in today’s world. …




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