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Opinion

No shortage of exceptional youth

Editorial

Every Saturday, the Daily Press has the opportunity to showcase some of the best and brightest students in the area. It’s called the Student of the Week page. Each Saturday, from October through May, students nominated by local school officials are profiled as students of the week. The ...

Painful process?

Letters to the Editor

EDITOR: This morning I was watching, Senator Durbin (D) on TV speaking about gun legislation. He stated that gun legislation is a “ Painful process.” What the hell? What’s a “Painful process?” Painful: Ten year old children and teachers are dead… they were barricaded inside of ...

Government delays flights

Local columns

NEW YORK — Planning to fly this summer? Good luck. Delays are up. Cancellations, too. Why? Because of the pilot shortage. A pilot shortage? How can this be? Flying is a popular job. Some people fly small planes just for fun. Why aren’t there enough commercial pilots? Because the ...

Almanac

Local columns

By The Associated Press Today in History Today is Saturday, May 28, the 148th day of 2022. There are 217 days left in the year. Todayís Highlight in History: On May 28, 1863, the 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry Regiment, made up of freed Blacks, left Boston to fight for the ...

Tax cuts are better than tax rebates

Editorial

Michigan finds itself in the rare spot of having more money coming into the state budget than it needs to run the state. Both Republican legislative leaders and Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer agree that at least some of the $6 billion in extra funds should be returned to taxpayers. But they ...

Midterms: The first stress test for democracy since Jan. 6

Local columns

WASHINGTON — Today is Tuesday, democracy’s favorite day. There’s a lot to talk about in that word. Primaries are upon us. The national news media, especially The Washington Post, can’t get the story straight about former President Donald Trump’s sway in the midterms. Barely a ...