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9/14/2014 12:00 AM
Romney a possible 2016 candidate
BY DAVID SHRIBMAN PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE EXECUTIVE EDITOR
Richard Nixon lost the presidency in 1960, was pilloried in his own party for losing to so inexperienced an opponent as John Kennedy, and eight years later was elected to the White House. …

9/14/2014 12:00 AM
Erie’s complex issues demand action
BY MATT MARKEY BLADE OUTDOORS EDITOR
When there is a fire, the sound of sirens fills the air, the pumpers and ladder trucks race past in a noisy and crimson blur, and then we all tend to lock in on that major event. The calamity of the moment consumes all of our attention. …

9/14/2014 12:00 AM
Lots of reasons for BG to be excited
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
BOWLING GREEN — The Falcons stood in the locker room, high-fiving one another, jumping and dancing, screaming and shouting, and then it began to wane. Seconds turned into minutes; minutes into, well, more minutes. …

9/14/2014 12:00 AM
Take an honest look before picking pets
BY DR. GARY THOMPSON ASK THE VET
Occasionally veterinarians get the question about what kind of pet to bring into the house, and there is nothing we all enjoy more than helping with the pet selection for people, their families, and lifestyles. Unfortunately, all too often we see people getting in over their heads and the troubles are difficult to unwind once the die has been cast.…

9/14/2014 12:00 AM
Hillsdale County Fair fusion
BY MARY ALICE POWELL BLADE COLUMNIST
If you didn’t get to a county fair this summer, there is one more on tap that promises to be everything city folks expect when they meet their country cousins for fun, good food, and animals straight from the barn. …

9/14/2014 12:00 AM
On the Town: 9/14
BY BARBARA HENDEL BLADE SOCIETY EDITOR
DANCE, music, singing, and theater — it was all there, plus plenty of time to kibitz with friends and artsy types on a beautiful moonlit night. The Valentine Theatre’s second annual Season of the Arts Plaza pARTy was Sept. 6 and much ado was on the KeyBank outdoor stage as well as indoors at the 119-year-old historic site.…

9/13/2014 12:00 AM
Amid digital terror, a growing sadness
BY MARILOU JOHANEK BLADE COLUMNIST
My octogenarian confidant was distressed. The global transmissions of two beheadings in the Middle East rattled her to the core. …

9/13/2014 12:00 AM
Celebrations and traditions co-exist
BY TK BARGER BLADE RELIGION EDITOR
The Christmas decoration season started for me on Sept. 5, for that was the day I was in Costco and saw Santas for sale, near the skeletons for Halloween. All Hallows Eve is 48 days from today. …

9/12/2014 12:00 AM
Career diplomat: First, do no harm
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
One day after the 9/​11 anniversary and two days after President Obama’s address to the nation on ISIS, I am thinking about a guy named Jerry Gallucci. …

9/12/2014 12:00 AM
Mich. nominees should debate
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
DETROIT — Twenty years ago, longtime incumbent Michigan Secretary of State Richard Austin agreed to debate Candice Miller, his little-known Republican opponent that year. …