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Updated 5 hours ago
Conversation with a 'junkie'
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
First of two parts.

Published 5 hours ago
Fans joined the fight of ‘Our Fish’
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
Marketing slogans can be silly.

Updated 22 hours ago
Lalonde goes with hot hand
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
It wasn’t exactly a coin flip. Derek Lalonde would not have been that cavalier with such an important decision. …

Updated 22 hours ago
Blooms are living tribute to fallen
BY KELLY HEIDBREDER GARDENING COLUMNIST
Roses have been thought of as a symbol of love and passion. But did you know that they were also planted as a memorial for fallen soldiers? …

Updated 22 hours ago
Origins of food idioms
BY MARY BILYEU BLADE FOOD EDITOR
Food-related idioms might not be your cup of tea, though they can certainly spice things up while talking. …

5/26/2015 12:00 AM
Sailing program opens wind, water to all
BY MATT MARKEY BLADE OUTDOORS EDITOR
LaSALLE, Mich. — There are those sports that are essentially limited to the younger set — competitive baseball comes to mind, since not everyone can be Roy Hobbs. …

5/25/2015 12:00 AM
Ghosts of Decoration Days past
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
I know we are supposed to turn our attention to hot dogs and baked beans on Memorial Day, and tradition is a tribute in its way. …

5/25/2015 12:00 AM
Memorial Day, in poetry
BY DAVID SHRIBMAN PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE EXECUTIVE EDITOR
You still can find the Harvard Classics in homes across the country. In 51 handsome matching volumes, they set forth what in 1909 constituted the summit of erudition, “a liberal education,” according to Harvard University President Charles William Eliot, who oversaw the project, “to anyone who would read them with devotion, even if he could spare but 15 minutes …

5/25/2015 12:00 AM
Rockets excel at critical statistic
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
For the typical fan who flies the school flag on game days, and who pays attention mostly to the scores and standings, the headline and short story that ran a few days ago on University of Toledo student-athlete accomplishment was probably little more than a nice bonus. …

5/25/2015 12:00 AM
Vicious political cycle circles back in Egypt
BY S. AMJAD HUSSAIN BLADE COLUMNIST
In a predictable move, a court in Egypt this month sentenced Mohammed Morsi, the country’s deposed president, to death. The court also gave death sentences to more than 100 of Morsi’s Muslim Brotherhood supporters. It was a black day for Egypt and its people. …




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