| Dec 24, 2012
| 9:06 AM
WASHINGTON -- On Wednesday night, senators took a break from the hard work of rescuing the nation's finances. They summoned Daniel Day-Lewis and Steven Spielberg, ordered in popcorn, and watched the movie "Lincoln."
After Thursday night's debacle in the...
| Dec 25, 2012
| 4:18 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — In case the public weren't frustrated enough over Congress' failure to resolve the "fiscal cliff," consider this: lawmakers probably could enact a compromise quickly and easily if Republican leaders let Democrats provide most of...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 9:03 AM
Lois Frankel, who becomes South Florida’s newest member of Congress next week, said Thursday it’s difficult to see how the so-called fiscal cliff of higher taxes and dramatic federal spending reductions on Jan. 1 will be resolved.
| Dec 10, 2012
| 7:56 AM
A daughter, Aryana Suzanne-Louise Skop, was born to Lani and Justin Skop of Mount Clemens at 1:54 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012, at McLaren Macomb Hospital. Aryana weighed 6 pounds, 15 ounces at birth. Her siblings are Bruce, age 14, Dustin, 12,...
| Dec 10, 2012
| 4:03 PM
With the city’s proposal to build a downtown stadium seemingly stalling, Hagerstown Suns majority owner Bruce Quinn will meet with the Hagerstown City Council on Tuesday to discuss alternative measures to try to keep the team in town, Hagerstown...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 9:15 AM
Thursday, Dec. 13
The Rotary Club of Charlevoix meets 7:30 a.m. every Thursday at the Flap Jack Family Restaurant, 102 W. Carpenter, Charlevoix. For more information, call (231) 547-0360.
Petoskey Duplicate Bridge Club meets 12:30 p.m....
| Dec 13, 2012
| 7:54 AM
A son, Kenneth Wayne Anderson, was born to Ashley Ann Witte and Thomas Anderson Jr. of Cheboygan at 5:06 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, at McLaren Northern Michigan in Petoskey. Kenneth weighed 7 pounds, 12 ounces and was 19 1/2 inches long at...
| Dec 16, 2012
This column is not about a new stadium or moving the Board of Education to downtown Hagerstown. It’s about what we can do if those plans don’t come to fruition — you know, a “Plan B.”
I read with some interest a comment...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 6:55 AM
Sunday, Dec. 16
Petoskey Duplicate Bridge Club meets at 1:30 p.m. on Sundays at 2144 Cemetery Road, Petoskey. All players welcome. Visit www.petoskeybridgeclub.com or call (231) 881-0829 for information.
Monday, Dec. 17
Boyne City Rotary Club...
| Dec 15, 2012
| 11:05 PM
COSTA MESA — Caitlin Bunting played four somewhat unsung seasons on the Villa Park High varsity girls' basketball team and was recruited by a handful of community college coaches before electing to join Coach Mike Thornton this season at Orange...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 2:30 AM
Want to execute the perfect retirement plan? Live the perfect life. In this existence, you would never lose your job, and recessions would never happen.
In my case, I wouldn't be getting a divorce -- and splitting the retirement savings, pensions and...