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9/29/2014 12:00 AM
Know Canada
BY S. AMJAD HUSSAIN BLADE COLUMNIST
Most Americans pay scant attention to Canada, our neighbor to the north. It is not only a big country, but also our biggest trading partner. …

9/28/2014 12:00 AM
Anti-ISIS coalition needed at home
BY DAVID KUSHMA BLADE EDITOR
President Obama has no good options in his necessary quest to destroy the heinous Islamic State in Iraq and Syria. There are only bad choices and worse ones. …

9/27/2014 12:00 AM
Islamic State tests U.S. leadership
BY MARILOU JOHANEK BLADE COLUMNIST
Leadership. Foresight. Effectiveness. Are those qualities too much to expect in our elected officials? …

9/26/2014 12:00 AM
Will 2011 decision cost Snyder?
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
DETROIT — Elizabeth Perkin Moen is the sort of person you might think would vote to re-elect Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder this year. …

9/23/2014 12:00 AM
We’re in a war, but we’re not at war
BY DAVID SHRIBMAN PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE EXECUTIVE EDITOR
CHICAGO — The trains still screech on the elevated tracks of the Loop. The crowds still gather along the packed streets outside the iconic popcorn and nut outlets. Chicago never felt so normal as it did last week. …

9/22/2014 12:00 AM
Fraternal brotherhood
BY THOMAS WALTON BLADE COLUMNIST
With age, it is said, comes wisdom. Not always, of course — a lot of old people are sent to prison. But I think the point has merit, something that was underscored for me when I was asked recently to help put together a college fraternity reunion. …

9/21/2014 12:00 AM
Don't count out FitzGerald just yet
BY DAVID KUSHMA BLADE EDITOR
If, as the prevailing political narrative has it, Ed FitzGerald is a dead man walking, he isn’t accepting the autopsy report. Don’t call the undertaker just yet. …

9/20/2014 12:46 AM
Ohioans deserve a debate
BY MARILOU JOHANEK BLADE COLUMNIST
The handful of Ohioans who follow state politics are waiting for the debates to start. Spirited political discourse on a range of critical issues gives voters valuable insight about candidates. …

9/19/2014 12:00 AM
Lawmaker wants to protect interns
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
LANSING — Suppose your firm, like thousands of others, hires unpaid summer or year-round interns. Now suppose that the boss is sexually attracted to a young female intern. …

9/15/2014 12:00 AM
An ode to a squash legend, a gentleman, and a friend
BY S. AMJAD HUSSAIN BLADE COLUMNIST
I write this column to mark the passing of Hashim Khan, the great squash legend and a personal friend. He passed away in Aurora, Colo., on Aug. 18, at the age of 100. …