Relief, caution as America absorbs verdict

Local columns

By Deepti Hajela and Jocelyn Noveck Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — When the verdicts came in — Guilty, Guilty, Guilty — Lucia Edmonds let out the breath she hadn’t even realized she’d been holding. The relief that the 91-year-old Black woman felt flooding over her when white ...


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By The Associated Press Today in History Today is Thursday, April 22, the 112th day of 2021. There are 253 days left in the year. Todayís Highlight in History: On April 22, 2005, Zacarias Moussaoui (zak-uh-REEí-uhs moo-SOWí-ee) pleaded guilty in a federal courtroom outside ...

Autism Awareness Month


Autism spectrum disorder is the fastest growing developmental disability in the U.S., affecting more than five million people. To help Michiganders better understand autism and those who live with it, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer joins the Michigan Departments of Labor and Economic Opportunity (LEO), ...

Wealth gap again

Letters to the Editor

EDITOR: In the April 15th Daily Press Mr. Richard LaCosse writes “No job creator hires people just to be nice”. I agree. He continues, “Job creators hire people for the purpose of making money off their labor” Not so fast. That last line is a slippery way to suggest the idea of wage ...

Another mass shooting

Local columns

WASHINGTON — The first question most people ask after mass shootings like the one last week at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis in which a 19-year-old male murdered eight people before taking his own life is “how did he get the gun?” He was known to authorities. A gun he previously owned ...

Joe Manchin: Washington’s most wanted man

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WASHINGTON — Everybody wants to know where Sen. Joe Manchin’s hideaway is in the Capitol. The West Virginia Democrat has all eyes on his tall frame as he makes his way through the ornate halls for votes. President Joe Biden knows that this Joe could make or break his 50-50 hold on the ...