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Cedar Planked?Maple Salmon

May 17, 2017

Nothing gives a special character to food more than good wood smoke. Or your clothes for the next few days. But it’s worth it to dine on delicacies like this cedar planked salmon, with whiskey maple glaze. Having never cooked salmon on a cedar plank ...

Consensus Decision-Making: A New Way of Making Public Policy Choices

May 17, 2017

By Phillip A. Schaedler Many people are familiar with the concept of interest based negotiation which is widely used in public school, postal service and manufacturing negotiations. Consensus decision making, which is particularly powerful in the public policy ...

"In Our Cups"

May 17, 2017

By Nick Roumel Here’s a bit of trivia for you. What does it mean to be in one’s “cups?” I used to know the answer to that. In fact I used to know a lot of things. Trouble is, my brain is full. As I acquire new knowledge, the old stuff ...

Immunity for police in undercover cases may come to an end

May 17, 2017

Marie E. Matyjaszek A lot of employers offer perks to employees, most commonly tuition reimbursement, coverage of car or cell phone bills, and the like.  However, if you are a Michigan police officer, your job comes with a very different type of “benefit” ...

The Gastronomical World Reflected

May 17, 2017

By Nick Roumel Before smartphones were invented, I managed to waste an equivalent amount of time on newspapers and magazines. Not only did I read the Ann Arbor and Detroit papers, but I subscribed to political magazines ranging from many lefty publications ...

A different perspective . . .

May 17, 2017

 A critique of the argument to extend ‘One-Year-Back Rule’ in Michigan By Lindsay N. Dangl I was reading the article written by Stephen H. Sinas titled “Extending the ‘one-year-back rule’ will decrease no fault litigation.” ...