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Opinion

MADD Michigan is supporting victims

Editorial

For over 40 years, Mothers Against Drunk Driving has been working towards improving services to crime victims. MADD Michigan is dedicated to supporting victims, building trust, and engaging communities to help empower victims of impaired driving crashes. Victims of both drunk and drugged ...

Joe Biden and guns

Local columns

WASHINGTON — “A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.” — Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. President Joseph R. Biden Jr. recently announced his determination to use his ...

Analysis: How the Kremlin provides a safe harbor for ransomware

Local columns

BOSTON (AP) — A global epidemic of digital extortion known as ransomware is crippling local governments, hospitals, school districts and businesses by scrambling their data files until they pay up. Law enforcement has been largely powerless to stop it. One big reason: Ransomware rackets are ...

Almanac

Local columns

By The Associated Press Today in History Today is Saturday, April 17, the 107th day of 2021. There are 258 days left in the year. Todayís Highlight in History: On April 17, 1970, Apollo 13 astronauts James A. Lovell, Fred W. Haise and Jack Swigert splashed down safely in the Pacific, ...

Latest Michigan surge tests discipline, will of state residents

Editorial

If the past 13 months have left you feeling like you’re living in the classic Bill Murray film, “Groundhog Day,” you’re not alone. But with the recent surge in our state, it’s definitely not time to let our guard down. The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ...

Biden’s crony anti-infrastructure plan

Local columns

WASHINGTON — “A crony anti-infrastructure plan” is, sadly, the best description of the Biden administration’s proposed $2.3 trillion infrastructure plan. It’s insanely expensive and unnecessary, especially coming, as it does, on top of last year’s fiscal insanity. Over the past ...