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By The Associated PressToday is Tuesday, April 19, the 110th day of 2016. There are 256 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History:On April 19, 1966, Bobbi Gibb, 23, became the first woman to run the Boston Marathon at a time when only men were allowed to participate. (Gibb jumped into ...

Histories that shouldn’t be secret

WASHINGTON - When President Obama departs for Saudi Arabia, an incubator of the 9/11 attacks, he will leave behind a dispute about government secrecy. The suppression of 28 pages, first from a public congressional inquiry and then from the 2004 report by the national 9/11 Commission, has spared ...

Almanac

By The Associated PressToday is Monday, April 18, the 109th day of 2016. There are 257 days left in the year.Today's Highlights in History:On April 18, 1966, "The Sound of Music" won the Oscar for best picture of 1965 at the 38th Academy Awards. The first Major League baseball game played on ...

Another Libertarian Moment?

NEW YORK - The Libertarian Party might get more votes this year.Before the primaries, Time Magazine, frequent pusher of trends that do not exist, put Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ken.) on its cover and called him the "most interesting man in politics." Then Paul fizzled, and pundits said the "libertarian ...

Canine comfort helps victims of crime

In observance of Crime Victims' Rights Week, April 10-16, the Daily Press will be publishing a series of editorials authored by local agencies that support local crime victims.- - -ESCANABA - The Delta County Prosecutor's office is committed to serving crime victims in Delta County. Through the ...

Almanac

By The Associated PressToday in HistoryToday is Saturday, April 16, the 107th day of 2016. There are 259 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History:On April 16, 1789, President-elect George Washington left Mount Vernon, Virginia, for his inauguration in New York.On this date:In 1879, ...

Serving Victims, Building Trust, Restoring Hope

In observance of Crime Victims' Rights Week, April 10-16, the Daily Press will be publishing a series of editorials authored by local agencies that support local crime victims.- - -ESCANABA - "Serving Victims, Building Trust, Restoring Hope" is the 2016 National Crime Victim's Rights Week ...

Correlation between Substance Abuse and Violence

In observance of Crime Victims' Rights Week, April 10-16, the Daily Press will be publishing a series of editorials authored by local agencies that support local crime victims.- - -ESCANABA - There is a real link between substance abuse and domestic violence, but not for the reasons that you ...

Almanac

By The Associated PressToday in HistoryToday is Friday, April 15, the 106th day of 2016. There are 260 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History:On April 15, 1912, the British luxury liner RMS Titanic foundered in the North Atlantic off Newfoundland more than 2 1/2 hours after hitting ...

Tri-County Safe Harbor helps victims

In observance of Crime Victims' Rights Week, April 10-16, the Daily Press will be publishing a series of editorials authored by local agencies that support local crime victims.- - -ESCANABA - Serving Victims, Building Trust, and Restoring Hope is this year's theme for National Crime Victims' ...

Sault Tribe Advocacy Resource Center provides services

In observance of Crime Victims' Rights Week, April 10-16, the Daily Press will be publishing a series of editorials authored by local agencies that support local crime victims.- - -ESCANABA - The Advocacy Resource Center (ARC) is a direct service program that provides a variety of services to ...

Almanac

By The Associated PressToday in HistoryToday is Wednesday, April 13, the 104th day of 2016. There are 262 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History:On April 13, 1970, Apollo 13, four-fifths of the way to the moon, was crippled when a tank containing liquid oxygen burst. (The astronauts ...

Why media marginalize Bernie Sanders

BERKELEY - "Bernie is doing well, but he can't possibly win the nomination," a friend wrote to me in an email for what seemed like the thousandth time.My friend attached an article from one of the nation's leading newspapers showing how far behind Bernie Sanders remains in delegates. But the ...

Almanac

By The Associated PressToday in HistoryToday is Tuesday, April 12, the 103rd day of 2016. There are 263 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History:On April 12, 1961, Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin became the first man to fly in space, orbiting the earth once before making a safe ...

Why media marginalize Bernie Sanders

BERKELEY - "Bernie is doing well, but he can't possibly win the nomination," a friend wrote to me in an email for what seemed like the thousandth time.My friend attached an article from one of the nation's leading newspapers showing how far behind Bernie Sanders remains in delegates. But the ...

Michigan State Police support crime victims

In observance of Crime Victims' Rights Week, April 10-16, the daily Press will be publishing a series of editorials authored by local agencies that support local crime victims.- - -By Trooper Dale HongistoMichigan State PoliceGLADSTONE - With National Crime Victims' Rights Week being observed ...

Almanac

By The Associated PressToday in HistoryToday is Tuesday, April 12, the 103rd day of 2016. There are 263 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History:On April 12, 1961, Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin became the first man to fly in space, orbiting the earth once before making a safe ...

A battle to save a battlefield

PRINCETON, N.J. - One of history's most important battles happened here on a field you can walk across in less than half the 45 or so minutes the battle lasted. If George Washington's audacity on Jan. 3, 1777, had not reversed the patriots' retreat and routed the advancing British, the American ...

Almanac

By The Associated PressToday in HistoryToday is Monday, April 11, the 102nd day of 2016. There are 264 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History:On April 11, 1966, Frank Sinatra recorded the song "Strangers in the Night" for his label, Reprise Records.On this date:In 1689, William III ...

Freedom to disagree

NEW YORK - "Should a Jewish baker be forced to bake a cake for a Nazi wedding?"I asked that strange but important question during last week's debate between three Libertarian presidential candidates. You can see the second hour of that debate Friday, on my Fox Business Network TV show.If you're ...