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Updated 5 hours ago
Lessons from Hagel’s firing
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
One of the less noted, but more significant, news stories this week was the firing, albeit polite, of Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel. …

Updated 5 hours ago
Thanks for the good people
BY MATT MARKEY BLADE OUTDOORS EDITOR
Amidst all of the riots and unrest, the gang shootings and car-jackings, the hatchet attacks and beheadings, along with earthquakes and Ebola, plus the plague of identity theft and scams that prey on the elderly, it is sometimes difficult to see the good in the world. …

Updated 5 hours ago
Wait till next time
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
DETROIT — Almost from the moment he was elected chairman of Michigan’s Democratic Party last year, Lon Johnson had a one-word formula for success in this year’s election: turnout. …

Updated 21 hours ago
Counting blessings, pursuing happiness
BY KEITH C. BURRIS BLADE COLUMNIST
I used to read a good deal of philosophy. I still read theology. …

Updated 23 hours ago
Around town: 11-27
BY BARBARA HENDEL BLADE STAFF WRITER
FAMILY, friends, philanthropy, and football! Thanksgiving is a time to be grateful for our family and friends, our health and our freedoms, and for those who defend our country. And, to all of my readers, family, and friends, thanks. …

11/27/2014 12:00 AM
Give thanks for much more than football
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
Happy Thanksgiving! It’s a day for a lot of eating and a little reflection. As always, I’m thankful, but maybe not for everything. …

11/27/2014 12:00 AM
Don't forget to thank Daniel Webster today
BY DAVID M. SHRIBMAN PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE EXECUTIVE EDITOR
In a nation with fewer and fewer shared experiences, one remains resilient, rich, and redolent of memory. Thanksgiving is our most beloved American holiday, and its story — about grace and gratitude, played out on a wilderness tableau of brotherhood — is a venerated part of our national narrative. …

11/25/2014 12:00 AM
City’s needs vs. wants for development
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
Mayor Mike Collins and City Council are not getting along.

11/25/2014 12:05 AM
Curse that dam no more
BY MATT MARKEY BLADE OUTDOORS EDITOR
It is usually somewhat risky to schedule a fishing outing weeks or months in advance, since fish are moody and fickle and the weather is always a very wild, wild card. But sometimes, the circumstances dictate an advance booking. …

11/25/2014 12:00 AM
Thankful to be in Toledo
BY MARY BILYEU BLADE FOOD EDITOR
Many families will sit around a bountiful feast on Thursday and offer thanks for their blessings. …