| Nov 5, 2008
President-elect Barack Obama dove immediately into his transition to the White House this morning, accepting congratulations from President Bush and the Pope, preparing to commence intelligence briefings and reportedly asking Rep. Rahm Emanuel (D-Ill.) to...
| Nov 5, 2008
The same Democratic wave that made history yesterday by electing Barack Obama to the presidency drowned Republicans in the House and Senate and seemed poised to give Democrats commanding power in Congress.
Voters appeared to be looking for someone to...
| Nov 6, 2008
Despite his conviction last month on corruption charges, Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens, the nation's longest-serving Republican senator, clung tenuously to his seat yesterday as congressional Democrats exulted in their election gains elsewhere around the...
| Dec 1, 2010
| 7:58 PM
A violent attack on famous boxer Christy Martin by her husband, James, was preceded by her announcement that she was leaving him for a woman, according to Orange County Sheriff's Office records.
On Nov. 23, the day of the attack, James "Jim" Martin...
| Aug 16, 2010
| 5:15 PM
Do you know how the Sox, or any team, decides who is a prospect? Stefan Gartrell hit 23 homers last year, already has 24 this year, and yet he never even gets listed as a prospect. We keep hearing about Jordan Danks and Tyler Flowers, neither of whom...
| Oct 26, 2011
| 8:45 PM
Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said Wednesday that she hopes to avoid a "violent exchange" with Occupy Baltimore protesters, though she and other city officials declined to say when or if they would forcibly remove the activists.
| Nov 5, 2012
| 7:05 AM
Having a state representative in the 107th House District from below the Mackinac Bridge was unthinkable not so long ago. But, a Petoskey incumbent Republican and a Petoskey Democratic nominee will share the ballot Tuesday.
Rep. Frank Foster, R-Petoskey,...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 8:01 AM
Ferry regulation will stop ‘war’
Remember the Mackinac Island ferry “controversy” of a couple of years ago?
Legislation has been introduced to prevent another “ferry war” from happening.
Senate Bill 1150...
| Feb 3, 2012
| 7:37 AM
Lawmakers statewide raised more than $5.9 million during the past 14 months since last reporting, the Michigan Campaign Finance Network reported.
The campaign finance watchdog put Gov. Rick Snyder as the top fundraiser with $346,300 during the past...
| Feb 3, 2012
| 7:59 AM
A North Central Michigan College English literature professor is stepping out of the classroom and into the political arena.
Suzanne Shumway, of Petoskey, announced Thursday she will be entering the 2012 race for the 107th House District as a Democrat....
| Aug 1, 2012
| 6:32 AM
Anti -Obama signs, stickers had no place in the parade
What was a great parade was ruined at the end by allowing a group to hand out bright orange stickers and signs with an anti Obama message. This festival and parade is not the time or place...