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By: The Huff Post Detroit
It’s been 175 years since 1837, when Michigan and Ohio signed a truce after a brief skirmish over the hotly contested property of the Toledo Strip.
Ohio might have gotten the fair city of Toledo, but in exchange Michigan got the riches of the Upper Peninsula — a much better deal, we [...]
I have to admit Governor Snyder impressed me with his first State of the State Address. The Idea of bipartisan co-operation is exciting to me in Michigan where have to get on the same page in order to start addressing some these issues! We’ll see if the Ann Arbor, moderate, Republican can deliver on [...]
In 2006, as many as 5,000 modern electric cars were destroyed by the major car companies that built them. Today, less than 5 years later, the electric car is back… with a vengeance.
Revenge of the Electric Car is an upcoming feature documentary film by Executive Producer Stefano Durdic and Writer/Director Chris
Paine that chronicles key players [...]
Come out and support the Michigan Film Festival (MFF) Nov 12-14th that will be held in downtown Grand Rapids, hosted at the partner locations of Grand Rapids Art Museum and Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts.
The Michigan Film Festival is the best of everything in Michigan film. Come watch all the top films from festivals throughout [...]
Source: Kalamazoo Gazette
NEW YORK — Jazz singer and actress Abbey Lincoln, 80, died Saturday in New York, according to the New York Times.
Lincoln, who was born Anna Marie Wooldridge, graduated from Kalamazoo Central High School in 1949.
Her death was announced by her brother David Wooldridge, according to the Times. Lincoln had lived in New York [...]
Lets continue to support the Michigan Campaign for Justice. Learn their eleven principles of a public defense system.
We are happy that the President has made his way to West Michigan twice in the last months, first to Kalamazoo and this past week to Holland. Demographics are changing in West Michigan signaling the area is become more progressive.
The clash of the titans took place Monday night at Grand Valley State University. Democratic Gubernatorial Candidates Virg Bernero Mayor of Lansing and House Majority Leader Andy Dillon participated in a lively battle royal of ideas, and who is would best serve as the next leader of the great state of Michigan. Personally I give [...]
Gubernatorial campaign wrap-up
By Kalamazoo Gazette staff
March 15, 2010, 8:22AM
The week that was in Michigan’s 2010 race for governor by the candidates who made news.
Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero: Proposed the creation of a state-owned bank that would break the credit crunch by backing up community bank loans to small businesses, students and potential homeowners with state-managed [...]