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4/12/2015 12:00 AM
Time to downsize everything
BY MARY ALICE POWELL BLADE COLUMNIST
Monday morning.

4/12/2015 12:00 AM
Southeast Asia full of adventure for Whitmer grad
BY MATT MARKEY BLADE OUTDOORS EDITOR
There is no college course, no seminar or workshop, and nothing that mom and dad could offer in advice that could prepare Hayley Simmons for the adventure she found during a recent three-month stint of hiking and backpacking throughout Southeast Asia. …

4/11/2015 12:00 AM
Mosque attacker repentful
BY TK BARGER BLADE RELIGION EDITOR
From the time he was arrested, Randy Linn wanted to apologize for setting fire to the Islamic Center of Greater Toledo on Sept. 30, 2012. …

4/10/2015 12:00 AM
Someone’s always watching
BY KIRK BAIRD CULTURE SHOCK
Walter Scott was pulled over for a broken tail light on Saturday. …

4/10/2015 12:23 AM
U.S.-Canada relations need work
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
DETROIT — Years ago, Canadian columnist Allan Fotheringham compared the relationship between his nation and the United States to that of a mouse forced to share a bed with an elephant. …

4/9/2015 12:00 AM
Hunger strike reaches 4 weeks
BY JEFF GERRITT DEPUTY EDITORIAL PAGE EDITOR
Prisoners in the fourth week of a hunger strike in the isolated super-max cells of Ohio State Penitentiary should get a hearing. Their complaints about a recent crackdown on education, recreation, and other programs need outside, independent investigation. …

4/8/2015 12:00 AM
Competing visions of a political future
BY DAVID SHRIBMAN PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE EXECUTIVE EDITOR
The 2016 presidential election will be a struggle between competing visions of the future — as have been all American elections since 1796. But it may not be just a battle over the direction of the country. More than most elections, it may set one past against another — or given the emerging character of the Republican race, it may …

4/7/2015 12:00 AM
Coconut theory is cuckoo
BY MARY BILYEU BLADE FOOD EDITOR
Kim Kardashian isn’t the only one who can break the Internet. It nearly broke last week, too, when claims of a scientific breakthrough were released. …

4/7/2015 12:00 AM
The rookies deserve a shot
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
I loved what former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley said the other day: The presidency is not a bauble to be passed back and forth between two royal families. …

4/7/2015 12:00 AM
Black bears continue comeback
BY MATT MARKEY BLADE OUTDOORS EDITOR
Black bears once owned the forests of presettlement Ohio and Michigan, at a time when they were also present in all of what is now the 50 states, the Canadian provinces, and Mexico. As the human presence on the North American continent increased dramatically, bear numbers soon took a corresponding plunge. …




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