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Community helped welcome veterans

October 11, 2014 This week’s bouquets go to: From Roman and Gayle Gill, Escanaba; “We would like to thank the people who shared their time in showing off our community during the 14th Infantry Regiment-25th Divisio... more »»

The War on Poverty

October 11, 2014 WASHINGTON — Fifty years ago, President Lyndon Johnson declared “War on Poverty.” It sounded great to me. I was taught at Princeton, “We’re a rich countr. more »»

Voter ID laws cut turnout by blacks, young

October 11, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — States that toughened their voter identification laws saw steeper drops in election turnout than those that did not, with disproportionate falloffs among black and younger voters, ... more »»

Almanac

October 11, 2014 Today is Saturday, Oct. 11, the 284th day of 2014. There are 81 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. 11, 1984, Challenger astronaut Kathryn D. more »»

Your Lawmakers

October 11, 2014 U.S. Rep. Dan Benishek Washington, D.C. 514 Cannon HOB Washington, DC 20515 Phone: (202) 225 4735 — — — Marquette 307 S. Front St., Ste. 120 Marquette , MI 49855 Phone: (906) 273-1661 U.S. Sen. more »»

Keep kids healthy in school this year

October 10, 2014 School is back in session, the homework comes home consistently, and leaves are starting to fall. more »»

An obvious Republican front-runner

October 10, 2014 WASHINGTON — Let me admit upfront that I have a real soft spot for people who dare to run for public office. For most of us, life is a series of quiet successes or setbacks. more »»

Obama spreads the blame around for ISIS

October 10, 2014 WASHINGTON — “No one should be ashamed to admit they are wrong, which is but saying, in other words, that they are wiser today than they were yesterda. more »»

Almanac

October 10, 2014 Today is Friday, Oct. 10, the 283rd day of 2014. There are 82 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. more »»

Your Lawmakers

October 10, 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 »»

We owe our veterans and their families

October 9, 2014 Brian Keaton made history Saturday in throwing out the ceremonial first pitch at a professional baseball game. more »»

Colleges don’t champion diversity

October 9, 2014 WASHINGTON — A recent report from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania sheds important and disturbing new light on racial and gender inequality in higher education. more »»

Almanac

October 9, 2014 Today is Thursday, Oct. 9, the 282nd day of 2014. There are 83 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. 9, 1888, the public was first admitted to the Washington Monument. more »»

Your Lawmakers

October 9, 2014 U.S. Rep. Dan Benishek Washington, D.C. 514 Cannon HOB Washington, DC 20515 Phone: (202) 225 4735 — — — Marquette 307 S. Front St., Ste. more »»

DNR correct in getting ahead of invasives threat

October 8, 2014 Michigan Natural Resources Department officials are working to add seven aquatic invasive species to Michigan’s list of “prohibited species,” a move aligned with the intentions of several Great Lake... more »»

Ebola and Obama

October 8, 2014 WASHINGTON — The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is both a danger in itself and a wake-up call for Americans — about President Obama, about the institutions of this country and, most important, about... more »»

GOP grappling with gay marriage

October 8, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — It took just a few words for the Supreme Court to deal with the question of whether gay marriage is legal. more »»

Almanac

October 8, 2014 Today is Wednesday, Oct. 8, the 281st day of 2014. There are 84 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. more »»

Take a stand against domestic violence

October 7, 2014 October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. more »»

DNR correct in getting ahead of invasives threat

October 7, 2014 Michigan Natural Resources Department officials are working to add seven aquatic invasive species to Michigan’s list of “prohibited species,” a move aligned with the intentions of several Great Lake... more »»

 
 
 

 

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