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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Relief From The Heat With ‘Throwing Shade’

By Shelby Clark Petkus Throwing Shade Doors at 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 27 Tickets: $12 in advance The Magic Bag 22920 Woodward Ave., Ferndale "I feel icky," says Erin Gibson, self-described "feminasty," while discussing [...]

By |2015-08-20T09:00:00-04:00August 20th, 2015|Entertainment|

Take Him Back

Across 1 To the rear 6 Mary's little pet 10 " ___ and Clark" 14 It may slip over one's head 15 Poet Khayyam 16 Sculptor Stebbins 17 Bold color choice by Frida? 19 Greek [...]

By |2015-08-20T09:00:00-04:00August 20th, 2015|Entertainment, Puzzles|

Ruth Ellis Center Seeks Backpack Donations

The Ruth Ellis Center currently needs 80 backpacks with supplies for youth in need. REC provides both a short-term and long-term residential safe space as well as support services for runaway, homeless and at-risk LGBT [...]

By |2015-08-20T09:00:00-04:00August 20th, 2015|Michigan, News|

Confederate Flag Flap

EAST LANSING - Christopher Zemer has been flying the confederate flag on his antique rootbeer stand for the past 12 years. But this year the flag is not hoisted on a pole along with an [...]

By |2015-08-20T09:00:00-04:00August 20th, 2015|Michigan, News|

Transmissions: Cruel Summer

By Gwendolyn Ann Smith We're coasting into the end of summer. The days are hot and humid, and where I am sitting the smoke of distant wildfires tinges the sky. Everyone is sated on the [...]

By |2015-08-20T09:00:00-04:00August 20th, 2015|Opinions, Viewpoints|