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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. …

4/6/2015 12:00 AM
Alternate view of IRS form questions here
BY THOMAS WALTON BLADE COLUMNIST
Presidential wannabe Ted Cruz’s determination to get rid of the Internal Revenue Service no doubt appeals to a lot of you. But we can assume it will not happen in time to spare you procrastinators the task of filing your federal income tax return by next week. So man up or woman up, and get to work. …

4/6/2015 12:00 AM
Some April foolishness in Gdansk
BY PATRICK O'GARA BLADE COLUMNIST
On April 1, 1991, (note the date) many faithful Blade readers were surprised by a story on Page 1 headlined, “Goodbye Toledo; Hello Gdansk.” …

4/5/2015 12:00 AM
Aladdin’s is health, budget friendly
BY MARY BILYEU BLADE FOOD EDITOR
Aladdin’s Eatery welcomes you with wishes for sahtain, which is loosely translated from Arabic as “double good health.” …




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