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As someone who covers the state Legislature, it's common for me to write about lawmakers who fight like cats and dogs. Yeah, yeah, I get it. Legislators will tell you that more than 90 percent of bills are passed with bipartisan support. No … more
I feel it in my fingers. I feel it in my toes. When I was a youngster at Burns Park Elementary in Ann Arbor, Mich., each row in my classroom had its own decorated box on Valentine's Day. Since my … more
Have you ever heard of that radio station, WIIFM? You know the one that we seem to be most tuned into, “What’s in it for me?” Many of us, if not all of us are motivated or have been motivated by this concept at some point in our lives. And … more
Someone, perhaps her mother, left her on a bench near a bus stop in Beijing. Because she had no identification records of any kind, doctors estimated she was about 3 years old based on weight and height. A woman found her and took her to a … more
Congress, after months of prolonged bickering turned into years of unnecessary gridlock, finally passed a full, long-term farm bill. That means strengthened conservation programs, additional resources for managing our forests, funding for rural … more
Last week's editorial, "Time for major immigration reform," suggests that those who have come here illegally deserve amnesty via the S. 744 bill. And Amnesty is what the Gang of Eight and bill S.744 … more
We are going to be happy together or disappointed together but either way we are united. From the star on Castle Rock with the Bronco colors to the orange jerseys — a lot of 18's — to … more
I am completely out of it when it comes to the music that most people listen to. Nina Simone never shook her rear end on stage. Bob Dylan doesn't change costumes between songs. I don't listen to anyone who has backup dancers. The music I listen … more
The mystery of personal and professional growth I really do enjoy a good mystery. It could be a great novel or movie or just watching the variety of news programs or shows where we get to explore along with the journalists and public intrigued by … more
Remember the Bud Bowl? If not, you missed out because it was way cool. It was this stop motion animated Super Bowl advertising campaign that matched Bud versus Bud Lite for the ultimate beer supremacy. The ad campaign even incorporated … more
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