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A Texas-sized plate dispute

December 22, 2014 WASHINGTON — The Battle of Palmito Ranch near Brownsville, Texas, on May 13, 1865, is called the last battle of the Civil War, but the Texas Division of the Sons of Confederate Veterans (SCV) might... more »»

 
 
 
Almanac

December 22, 2014 By The Associated Press Today is Monday, Dec. 22, the 356th day of 2014. There are nine days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Dec. more »»

Governing vs. Giving

December 20, 2014 WASHINGTON — It’s the season for giving. That doesn’t mean it’s the season for government. more »»

Obama reignites political debate over Cuba

December 20, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — The surprising move by President Barack Obama to restore U.S. more »»

Almanac

December 20, 2014 By The Associated Press Today is Saturday, Dec. 20, the 354th day of 2014. There are 11 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Dec. more »»

Your Lawmakers

December 20, 2014 State Rep. Ed McBroom S-1487 House Office Building P.O. Box 30014 Lansing, MI 48909 Phone: (517) 373-0156 Toll Free: (855) 347-8108 [855 DIST108] E-mail: EdMcBroom@house.mi.gov State Sen. more »»

Consider the source

December 19, 2014 WASHINGTON — On election night in 1986, when John McCain won the U.S. more »»

The coin of the realm

December 19, 2014 BERKELEY — A few years ago, hedge fund Level Global Investors made $54 million selling Dell Inc. stock based on insider information provided by a Dell employee. more »»

Almanac

December 19, 2014 By The Associated Press Today is Friday, Dec. 19, the 353rd day of 2014. There are 12 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Dec. 19, 1974, Nelson . more »»

Solutions to problems that don’t exist

December 18, 2014 FLINT — To my shock and dismay, I just realized my last four columns have been about state lawmakers, an atrocity I’ve never before committed in 25 years of doing this. I humbly apologize. more »»

113th Congress ends with more fights than feats

December 18, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — The tempestuous 113th Congress has limped out of Washington for the last time, capping two years of modest and infrequent legislating that was overshadowed by partisan clashes,... more »»

Almanac

December 18, 2014 By The Associated Press Today is Thursday, Dec. 18, the 352nd day of 2014. There are 13 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Dec. 18, 1944, in a pair of related rulings, the U.S. more »»

Tortured reasoning

December 17, 2014 WASHINGTON — Critics and defenders of the harsh interrogation methods applied to captured terrorists can argue forever over whether those methods were “tortur. more »»

Jeb Bush to ‘actively explore’ run for president

December 17, 2014 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Former Florida Gov. more »»

Almanac

December 17, 2014 By The Associated Press Today is Wednesday, Dec. 17, the 351st day of 2014. There are 14 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Dec. more »»

Why release CIA report in wartime?

December 16, 2014 WASHINGTON — What good purpose is served by releasing a report on CIA enhanced interrogation techniques while we are still at war with an enemy whose techniques include beheading Americans? Senate... more »»

2016 contenders quiet on police shootings

December 16, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — Since grand juries in Missouri and New York declined to indict white police officers in the deaths of two black men, protesters nationwide have demanded a reckoning and an... more »»

Almanac

December 16, 2014 By The Associated Press Today is Tuesday, Dec. 16, the 350th day of 2014. There are 15 days left in the year. The Jewish Festival of Lights, Hanukkah, begins at sunse. more »»

Your Lawmakers

December 16, 2014 U.S. Rep. Dan Benishek Washington, D.C. 514 Cannon HOB Washington, DC 20515 Phone: (202) 225 4735 State Rep. Ed McBroom S-1487 House Office Building P.O. more »»

The cheerfulness of tax reform

December 15, 2014 “Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure nineteen nineteen and six, result happiness. Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure twenty pounds ought and six, result misery.” — Mr. more »»

How They Voted

December 15, 2014 Senate Bill 658, Impose “Amazon tax” on internet purchases: Passed 21 to 16 in the Senate To impose sales tax on many catalog or internet purchases made from sellers outside the state, by placing in... more »»

 
 
 

 

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The U.P.'s most valuable resource

December 5, 2014 Sometimes we take for granted what is probably the most precious resource the Upper Peninsula has to offer — the people who live here. more »

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