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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 …

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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. …

5/24/2015 12:00 AM
Objection raised to handling of corrections
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
Every newspaper, no matter how hard it tries, sometimes makes mistakes. When The Blade does, it tries hard to correct the error, both by fixing the story in its electronic library and by running an item in the printed paper on the second page of the first section. …

5/24/2015 12:00 AM
More college is better bet for Ohio
BY DAVID KUSHMA BLADE EDITOR

5/23/2015 12:00 AM
Millennial candidate hopes to be force
BY MARILOU JOHANEK BLADE COLUMNIST
Do not underestimate P.G. Sittenfeld, the young Cincinnati councilman who is running for the U.S. Senate. …

5/22/2015 12:00 AM
Mich. lawmakers out for themselves
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
DETROIT — Do Michigan lawmakers care about the people they represent? Increasingly, the answer seems to be no — or at least not much. …

5/19/2015 12:00 AM
Trade debate a sign of changing times
BY DAVID SHRIBMAN PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE EXECUTIVE EDITOR
The White House is at war with its allies and depending on its critics to win negotiating authority for a trade agreement it desperately wants. This is not what President Obama had in mind when he vowed to change how Washington works. …

5/18/2015 12:00 AM
May means golf
BY THOMAS WALTON BLADE COLUMNIST
It is the lusty month of May, as they say in Camelot, and you know what that means. No, not that. May means it’s time to go golfing. …

5/17/2015 12:00 AM
Real leaders are in the community
BY JEFF GERRITT BLADE DEPUTY EDITORIAL PAGE EDITOR
With few exceptions, Toledo’s elected officials appear clueless and, like their sports teams, strictly minor league. But in my two years here, I’ve also found some major-league leadership — young and old — in the community, where things really happen. …

5/16/2015 12:00 AM
Moms, daughters may be at odds
BY MARILOU JOHANEK BLADE COLUMNIST
The exasperated teenager despaired of ever getting through to her mother. How could her ancient mom possibly understand anything post-20th century? …




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