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My Turn . . .

January 23, 2015

Attorney was ‘drawn’ to popular comic strip Tom Kirvan Legal News, Editor-in-Chief Twice president of the Oakland County Bar Foun­dation, Patrick McCauley has made the prover­bial name for himself in area legal circles for his devotion ...

Exacting revenge can leave you cold

January 23, 2015

By Marie E. Matyjaszek    All of us have thought of taking revenge on an ex at some point (OK, maybe not you “saintly” types).  However, most of us have not thought of exacting that revenge by posting sexually explicit pictures ...

My Turn . . .

January 23, 2015

World War II C-47 pilot ranks among ‘Greatest’ Tom Kirvan Legal News, Editor-in-Chief Several days after Christmas, the father of a very good friend died – unexpectedly. In a sense, it’s hard to say “unexpectedly” when ...

My Turn . . .

January 23, 2015

 Ceremonies take on lasting flavor Tom Kirvan Legal News, Editor-in-Chief Over the past two years, I’ve attended eight weddings, most of them involving friends of my son, who at 32 years of age is still enjoying the freedom of bachelorhood.  If ...

Budget reform ideas for 2015 and beyond

January 23, 2015

 By Michael D. LaFaive The fiscal 2015 year began Oct. 1 and this year’s budget is more than $52 billion. Some may think every line item amounts to spending that should be held sacrosanct. Your author is not among them. The Center has repeatedly ...

My Turn . . .

January 23, 2015

 Noted historian took today’s schools to task Tom Kirvan Legal News, Editor-in-Chief By most accounts, he is the ultimate “student of history.” That title rightly belongs to David McCullough, a two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize ...