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How to disrupt the complex

July 21, 2015 BERKELEY — President Obama is said to be considering an executive order requiring federal contractors to disclose their political spending. He should sign it immediatel. more »»


July 21, 2015 By The Associated Press Today is Tuesday, July 21, the 202nd day of 2015. There are 163 days left in the year. more »»

Allow community colleges to offer some 4-year degrees

July 20, 2015 A bill on the state Senate floor would allow registered nurses to complete a bachelor’s degree at their local community college instead of attending a four-year universit. more »»

Police catch kids doing good

July 18, 2015 This week’s bouquets go to: From Tonya Brown of Escanaba: On our walk/bike ride home from the city band concert down at Ludington Park on Wednesday evening, my daughter, Teegan and I were at a... more »»

Time for same-sex marriage opponents to move on

July 17, 2015 The U.S. Supreme Court has announced its ruling on same-sex marriage, settling a long-debated argument about whether such couples should be able to wed. more »»

Keep kids safe in hot weather

July 16, 2015 In 2013, nationwide, 44 children died from heatstroke after being accidently left in a parked vehicle, including three deaths in Michigan. more »»

Amend Constitution to force university boards into light

July 15, 2015 Michigan’s universities conduct billions of dollars of the public’s business with virtually no oversight, and some — most notably the University of Michigan — are intent on keeping it that way. more »»

Compromise on teacher evaluations

July 14, 2015 When Michigan passed major changes to its teacher tenure law four years ago, that was an integral step to ensure only the best teachers are in the state’s classrooms. more »»

State lawmakers: Say ‘I do’ to gay marriage

July 13, 2015 After the court ruled, the people waiting outside began to sing. The music they chose was not a protest song, or an anthem of the gay rights movement. It was “The Star-Spangled Banner. more »»

Response made veterans proud

July 11, 2015 This week’s bouquets go to: From Dennis Grall, commander of Military Order of Purple Heart Chapter 1976 of Escanaba. more »»

News is good, bad on roads plan

July 10, 2015 So there’s good news, and there’s bad news. more »»

Local blood supplies need a boost

July 9, 2015 Some things happen every summer in Delta County — picnics, swimming, taking off on vacation... more »»

Shelter program a win-win for animals, seniors

July 8, 2015 Every now and then a program comes along that takes little effort and makes a big difference in the lives of everyone involved. more »»

Esky council needs to review fireworks law

July 7, 2015 It’s Tuesday, July 7, and the Fourth of July is getting to be a distant memory. If you live in the city of Escanaba, though, chances are you are still hearing the booms and bangs of fireworks. more »»

We need to discuss our differences to lose them

July 6, 2015 Americans aren’t colorblind. We want to be. We want to live in a society in which all men and women are treated equally. more »»

Local volunteers make a difference

July 4, 2015 This week’s bouquets go to: From the Delta Animal Shelter: The Delta Animal Shelter would like to thank the people and businesses who put on the Pawzapalooza at Ernie’s Irish Pub. more »»

Reflect on our liberties this 4th of July

July 3, 2015 The Fourth of July traditionally is a time for revelry, cookouts, swimming parties and fireworks. more »»

Common sense and fireworks a good combination

July 2, 2015 If you plan to celebrate Independence Day by setting off a few fireworks or giving the kids sparklers, know the dangers and take every safety precaution to avoid tragedy. more »»

Congress will have to fix Obamacare

July 1, 2015 The United States Supreme Court confirmed again that it is not going to clean up the mess Congress made with the Affordable Care Act. Now lawmakers and President Barack Obama must get to work. more »»

Herp Atlas Project needs support, input

June 29, 2015 Although it may generate a few snickers, a Michigan Department of Natural Resources request for residents and others to keep an eye, and ear, out for reptiles and amphibians is serious. more »»



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