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Almanac

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By The Associated Press Today in History Today is Monday, Jan. 29, the 29th day of 2024. There are 337 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 29, 1936, the first inductees of baseball’s Hall of Fame, including Ty Cobb and Babe Ruth, were named in Cooperstown, ...

Information consumer must insure data legit

Editorial

Not even a month into the year — an election year — and it has officially begun. The New Hampshire attorney general’s office on Monday said it was investigating reports of an apparent robocall that used artificial intelligence to mimic President Joe Biden’s voice and discourage voters ...

The most dangerous conservative

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NEW YORK — The New York Times put Charles Murray on the cover of its Sunday Magazine, calling him “The Most Dangerous Conservative.” That was after he co-wrote the book, “The Bell Curve,” which argued that different ethnic groups have, on average, different IQs. As Murray puts it in ...

Government by experts

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WASHINGTON — I have often thought that after Abraham Lincoln, Woodrow Wilson was our worst president. By worst is meant least faithful to the Constitution and most destructive of personal liberty. With the exception of Lincoln’s dictatorship -- during which the federal government used ...

Almanac

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By The Associated Press Today in History Today is Saturday, Jan. 27, the 27th day of 2024. There are 339 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 27, 1967, astronauts Virgil I. “Gus” Grissom, Edward H. White and Roger B. Chaffee died in a flash fire during a ...

Ice dams cause roof damage as temperatures rise

Editorial

With the temperature swings we’re seeing outside, AAA is warning Michigan residents about ice dams, which can damage your roof and the inside of your home. AAA has more information on what ice dams are, how to spot them, and whether you’ll need to consult your insurance provider. “Ice ...