| Jul 18, 2012
According to President Barack Obama, entrepreneurs and small business owners cannot take credit for their inventions or business success because their accomplishments were only made possible by the government's investments in infrastructure.
Is this a...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 12:04 PM
Albert H. Ford, a retired Bendix Field Engineering Corp. executive who was a noted Maryland rosarian, died Jan. 3 of pneumonia at the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center. He was 90.
The son of a newspaperman and a homemaker, Albert Henry...
| Jan 27, 2013
Amy Thomas Elder lives and breathes education. Has been doing so for most of her 49 years.
Her parents were teachers. Dad taught history; mom was a math instructor. Her kindergarten was held in an antique house at Greenfield Village next to the Henry...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 12:12 PM
Rush Limbaugh thinks John Lewis should have been armed.
"If a lot of African-Americans back in the '60s had guns and the legal right to use them for self-defense, you think they would have needed Selma?" he said recently on his radio show, referencing...
| Feb 9, 2013
| 9:34 PM
It's nice to be home again with the Daily Pilot. After my recent venture into national politics, I am looking forward to regaling you once again with weekly columns for at least the next year. During this time, the predominant theme will be to cite an...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 10:43 AM
Beryl Fowlie passed away January 28, 2013 in Monterey, California surrounded by her family after a brief battle with cancer. She was 83 years old.
Beryl Bernice French was born in Detroit, Michigan on February 13, 1929 to Herbert Fredrick French and...
| Feb 24, 2013
Even before they opened Colonial Williamsburg's first exhibition buildings, the pioneering stewards of the Historic Area recognized the importance of music in recreating the look, sound and feel of 18th-century life in an Anglo-American setting.
| Feb 23, 2013
| 3:15 PM
Pictures in motion — who invented this process?
There's an obscure Frenchman — he has a name, Étienne-Jules Marey, but scarcely anyone knows it — who, in the late 19th century initiated the technique that made the modern movie...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 7:05 PM
Mattawan 51, St. Joseph 42
Portage Central 71, Kalamazoo Loy Norrix 68
Holt 41, Jackson 29
Mason 53, Battle Creek Central 43
East Lansing 39,...
| Mar 29, 2011
To photographer Jim Griffioen, news of Detroit's shrinking population -- from 1.8 million in 1950 to 714,000 in 2010 -- must not have come as a surprise. He's spent years documenting the city's decline in "The Disappearing City," taking a......
| Apr 29, 2011
Price hike to $12 in store at Natural History Museum...