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Local Voice: State official encourages insurers to be flexible on payment of insurance premiums

May 22, 2020

By now you are probably feeling a little unsecure about short-term finances and about paying for automobile insurance for a car you may not be using. The State of Michigan’s Director of the Department of Insurance and Financial Services (“DIFS”) ...

COMMENTARY: COVID-19 ... We are all Federalists now

May 22, 2020

Federalism is a cornerstone of our Constitutional republic and our freedom. It is also on life-support. For generations, it has been shunted to the side by “respectable” academia, educators, judges, media, and intelligentsia as a quaint vestige ...

Family Matters: Stimulus checks won't be in the mail for those behind on child support

May 22, 2020

First and foremost, I hope everyone reading this article is healthy and safe during this surreal situation we are all experiencing. I have a new appreciation for my amazing daycare providers and educators that provide my children with direction and guidance ...

My Turn: Art of farming came with life lessons for all

May 22, 2020

For a time, and before my back rebelled in protest, I was a “gentleman farmer,” the kind who was “somewhat” invested in the outcome of the yearly harvest. My cash crop came in the form of trees, thousands of evergreen and deciduous ...

EarthTalk

May 22, 2020

We Have Met The Enemy ... and He is Us By Dan Lennon April 13, 2020 Part of a message from American naval officer Oliver Hazard Perry in 1813 after defeating and capturing Royal Navy ships in the Battle of Lake Erie reads: “We have met the enemy and ...

Tracy K. Lorenz ...

May 22, 2020

Evel I feel sorry for ESPN. If you’re a 24 hour sports channel and there are no sports then the pickin’s get a little slim. If you’re a guy who spent A LOT of his time watching sports then the pickin’s are even slimmer. I mention this ...