Columns

War's end helped unlock secret that spared 8 lives

March 26, 2015

Tom Kirvan Legal News, Editor-in-Chief Auschwitz, the most notorious death camp of the Nazi reign, was in the news recently and for good reason. January 27 marked the 70th anniversary of the camp's liberation, signaling an end to one of wartime's darkest ...

Counselor's Corner . . .

March 26, 2015

Saying goodbye Fred Cavaiani These past two weeks many people I have known for years have died. They were friends and mentors and people who had a positive influence on my life. Saying goodbye to them is both painful and inspirational. I remember their positive ...

Promoting professionalism through better communication

March 26, 2015

Richard S. Victor Of Counsel Hertz Schram Our recent economic downturn combined with certain court decisions and legislation around the country has resulted in the elimination of several areas of practice for lawyers, which has yielded unintended results. ...

God's waiting room

March 26, 2015

After moving to Michigan, I quickly learned the Bill Knapp's demographic: lots and lots of seniors, enjoying traditional comfort food, and taking advantage of Bill Knapp's legendary birthday discount: 1% off for every year of your age. Live long enough - beyond ...

Citizens need access to information to evaluate government

March 26, 2015

Charles Hill Michigan Coalition for Open Government If someone told you they were going to spend your money and make rules about how you live your life, you would have lots of questions and ask for all kinds of information. Who made the decisions? Are they ...

Michigan must abolish cruel gas chamber deaths for shelter pets

March 26, 2015

By Jenifer Martin Michigan School of Public Health      We all realize that a time comes when every animal must die, just like each of us. Lost, homeless and abused animals in our shelters are routinely euthanized; this is a reality in ...