After Thwarted Kidnapping Plans, Whitmer Calls for Unity

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer addressed the State of Michigan after a plan to kidnap her and other Michigan government officials was thwarted by state and federal law enforcement agencies. She started by saying thank you to law enforcement and FBI agents who participated in stopping this [...]


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Untying The Knot

Across 1 Like an erect nipple 5 Boston ball handlers, briefly 10 Move the ball between your legs 14 Toward shelter 15 Hawaiian howdy 16 Boat bottom 17 Knock around 18 Stick it to 19 [...]

By |2013-10-17T09:00:00-04:00October 17th, 2013|Entertainment, Puzzles|

No Folly In A Well-Told Tale

By John Quinn At its heart, Lanford Wilson's "Talley's Folly" is an old-fashioned love story. Two lonely hearts sparring in a dilapidated boat house for a little over 90 minutes, in general, sums it up. [...]

By |2013-10-17T09:00:00-04:00October 17th, 2013|Entertainment, Theater|

Adam Bernard: The Car Guy

BTL photo: Andrew Potter When considering character in these socially progressive times, it'd be impolite to "judge a book by its cover." According to auto aficionado Adam Bernard - associate director of competitor intelligence [...]

By |2013-10-17T09:00:00-04:00October 17th, 2013|Automotive, Guides|

Lambda: Cars & Camaraderie

By Emell Derra Adolphus The Lambda Car Club meets at Westpoint BBQ in Dearborn. Photo: Emell Derra Adolphus Lambda Car Club Detroit president Adam Bernard discovered his love of automobiles at an early age [...]

By |2013-10-17T09:00:00-04:00October 17th, 2013|Automotive, Guides|

Baby, I Can Drive Your Car

By Dana Rudolph Mombian "Baseball, hot dogs, apple pie and Chevrolet" goes the old ad jingle. I therefore felt rather all-American on a recent trip to the Pacific Northwest to test drive the Chevy Volt [...]

By |2013-10-17T09:00:00-04:00October 17th, 2013|Automotive, Guides|

Star Parker

Creep Of The Week The Values Voter Summit that took place Oct. 11-13 was an all-you-can-derp buffet of right-wing lunacy. Needless to say, many VVS speakers chose "the homosexual menace" as one of the focal [...]

By |2013-10-17T09:00:00-04:00October 17th, 2013|Creep of the Week, Opinions|

A Hug In Time

Parting Glances I don't recall growing up as a kid and getting or giving hugs. Hugs were not part of my straight-laced family life. I also don't recall as a teenager getting or giving hugs [...]

By |2013-10-17T09:00:00-04:00October 17th, 2013|Opinions, Parting Glances|

LGBT Outreach In The Bible Belt

By Jennifer Miracle Prepare a thirty-minute presentation about the role of an LGBT Resource Center at a flagship, research institution in the South. Five years ago that is what stood between my dream job, as [...]

By |2013-10-17T09:00:00-04:00October 17th, 2013|Opinions, Viewpoints|