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News

COMMENTARY: U.S. could use Cuba’s help to fight COVID-19

By F. Akil Fudail In 2005 the late Cuban leader Fidel Castro created the Henry Reeve International Medical Bridgade, which consists of thousands  of Cuban...

Mercy Health offers drive-through COVID-19 testing

Grand Rapids– Mercy Health now offers two drive-through testing centers, located in Grand Rapids and Muskegon, for patients with a provider order to be...

Nationally Grocery workers are beginning to die of coronavirus

Tribune Newswire According to the Washington Post at least four people — who had worked at Walmart, Trader Joe’s and Giant — have passed away...

University of Pittsburg Medical Center has developed possible COVID-19 vaccine

University of Pittsburg Medical Center noted to media they began working on the development of a COVID-19 coronavirus vaccine in January. It’s now being reported...

57-year old Muskegon man dies of COVID-19 brings total to four local deaths

Muskegon– With great sadness, Public Health – Muskegon County reports one additional COVID-19 death in Muskegon County. The individual was a 57-year-old male. A...

COMMENTARY: MATS should install protective shields around drivers or suspend service

The Associated Press and other news outlets are reporting that a Public Bus driver out of Detroit just died of COVID-19.  Jason Hargrove, a...

April is Alcohol Awareness Month – Keep Booze in Check Especially During Coronavirus

Lansing - As Michiganders hunker down with stay-at-home orders during this coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, the Michigan Liquor Control Commission (MLCC) urges moderation in booze...

Whitmer Declares Disaster, Asks Legislature To Extend Emergency

Governor Gretchen Whitmer declared a state of disaster today because of the COVID-19 pandemic and asked the Legislature to extend the state of emergency and...
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State

GVSU Football Coach Suspended for Praising Hitler’s Leadership

A Grand Valley State University football coach was suspended after saying he would have dinner with Adolf Hitler and praised the Nazi dictator's leadership...

Baker College of Muskegon President Aaron Maike discusses local impact of governor’s education cuts

By Victor Skinner Students at Baker College in Muskegon are scrambling to scrounge thousands in extra tuition mid school year after Gov. Gretchen Whitmer vetoed...

Marijuana Regulatory Agency Releases Adult-Use Application

Lansing - The Marijuana Regulatory Agency (MRA) released detailed, step-by-step instructions today for the application for adult-use marijuana licenses. The MRA will begin accepting...

Muskegon Police participates in Roadside Drug Testing Pilot

The expanded Oral Fluid Roadside Analysis Pilot Program began, Tuesday, Oct. 1, and includes participation from drug recognition experts (DREs) in every Michigan county. Pursuant...

$1 million in grants awarded to enhance sexual assault prevention on Michigan’s college and...

LANSING, Mich. – $1 million in grant funding has been awarded to 22 Michigan colleges and universities to help prevent sexual assault on campus...
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Business

Playstation 5 gaming console announced for Holiday 2020 release

Sony has announced their highly anticipated Playstation 5 home gaming console, the follow-up to their successful PS4. According to their official reveal, the PS5 will...

Treasury: Taxpayers, Tax Preparers Be Ready for Stimulus Scams

LANSING – Michigan’s taxpayers and tax preparers should be extra vigilant for federal stimulus scams, according to the Michigan Department of Treasury. With many taxpayers...

Muskegon to host Social Equity Workshop

Muskegon - The Marijuana Regulatory Agency (MRA) announced the participants in two stakeholder workgroups to discuss and provide suggestions regarding the Social Equity Program. The...

Mona Shores grad rises to the top of advertising world

By Tom Kendra The first thing you notice about Jimmy Smith is his imposing presence, standing all of 6-foot-4, with an athletic frame he carries...

Scott Meats Wins State-Wide Awards

By Teresa Taylor-Williams Muskegon Tribune Staff Writer Muskegon County - The crew at Scott Meats has done it again. The Muskegon Heights meat market brought home...
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Politics

COMMENTARY: Trump is right….meeting with Putin is a good idea

By F.Akil Fudail The idea that a sitting U.S. President cannot invite a sitting Foreign President to the White House is absurd! I have heard both...

Commentary: Trump makes bold outreach to Black NFL Players

President Donald J. Trump says he understands there is a valid reason NFL players were protesting and he wants to be part of the...

Messy politics nothing new in the U.S., speaker says

GRAND RAPIDS— Strong political polarization and infighting in Congress is nothing new in American politics, and has arguably been worse than it is today, according to a...

Is the System Rigged? You Betcha.

"Remember, it's a rigged system. It's a rigged election," said Donald Trump in New Hampshire on Saturday. The stunned recoil in this city suggests this...

Executive Directive seeks to improve trust and cooperation between the public and law enforcement

LANSING - Improving the trust and cooperation between the public and members of law enforcement is the goal of a new executive directive signed...

Who Favors Gary Johnson, the Libertarian Candidate for President?

GIOVANNI RUSSONELLO Gary Johnson, the Libertarian candidate for president, may be on track to win more votes than any third-party candidate in 20 years, if...

Trump’s Goal: Stay on Script About Clinton

PATRICK HEALY and ALEX BURNS Nick Corasaniti contributed reporting. After months of flailing attempts, Donald Trump has begun to recast his political message in more structured...

Foundation Complicates Clinton’s Bid

AMY CHOZICK and STEVE EDER The kingdom of Saudi Arabia donated more than $10 million. Through a foundation, so did the son-in-law of a former...

The Failing Inside Mission to Tame Trump’s Tongue

By ALEXANDER BURNS and MAGGIE HABERMAN Donald Trump was in a state of shock: He had just fired his campaign manager and was watching the...

Fred Trump Taught His Son the Essentials of Showboating Self-Promotion

JASON HOROWITZ The throngs of New Yorkers who poured into Coney Island on a sweltering Sunday in July 1939 — shuffling past the rides,...
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Food

Scott Meats Wins State-Wide Awards

By Teresa Taylor-Williams Muskegon Tribune Staff Writer Muskegon County - The crew at Scott Meats has done it again. The Muskegon Heights meat market brought home...

Culinary Institute of Michigan at Baker College earns Global Endorsement

By John R. Hall Muskegon - There is a real gem in the Muskegon community and it’s located at Baker College. It’s called the Culinary...

Culinary students pick, prepare, and prove pumpkin is not just for pies

Muskegon - What’s a muffin without blueberries? Or a curry without chicken? Well, when blueberries are swapped for pumpkin, a muffin becomes a moist...

KITCHEN DIVA

By Angela Shelf Medearis Lunch for Dinner, Dinner for Lunch --- A nutritious lunch does not have to be boring or cost you a fortune. Making...

Recipe: Key Lime Pie

Crumb Crust 3/4 cup gingersnap crumbs 3/4 cup graham cracker crumbs 4 tablespoons butter, melted Lime Filling 12 to 16 Key limes or 3 to 4 regular (Persian) limes 1...

Health

COMMENTARY: U.S. could use Cuba’s help to fight COVID-19

By F. Akil Fudail In 2005 the late Cuban leader Fidel Castro created the Henry Reeve International Medical Bridgade, which consists of thousands  of Cuban...

Mercy Health offers drive-through COVID-19 testing

Grand Rapids– Mercy Health now offers two drive-through testing centers, located in Grand Rapids and Muskegon, for patients with a provider order to be...

Nationally Grocery workers are beginning to die of coronavirus

Tribune Newswire According to the Washington Post at least four people — who had worked at Walmart, Trader Joe’s and Giant — have passed away...

57-year old Muskegon man dies of COVID-19 brings total to four local deaths

Muskegon– With great sadness, Public Health – Muskegon County reports one additional COVID-19 death in Muskegon County. The individual was a 57-year-old male. A...

COMMENTARY: MATS should install protective shields around drivers or suspend service

The Associated Press and other news outlets are reporting that a Public Bus driver out of Detroit just died of COVID-19.  Jason Hargrove, a...

Opinion

COMMENTARY: U.S. could use Cuba’s help to fight COVID-19

By F. Akil Fudail In 2005 the late Cuban leader Fidel Castro created the Henry Reeve International Medical Bridgade, which consists of thousands  of Cuban...

Rev. Dr. Joseph E. Lowery Was a Drum Major for Environmental Justice

As I say farewell to our beloved leader, spiritual and intellectual guide and personal mentor, reflections upon the many lessons that Dr. Joseph E....

Commentary: Mueller Report Comes Up Short for Trump Opponents

We are going out on a limb with this brief commentary, due to the fact the Robert Mueller nearly two-year investigation report has not...

Commentary: Democrats and Republicans are destroying America

The two party political system in America will be its doom! Both the Democrats and Republicans are more concern with their party's balance of...

Out Working Social Media: How Tanya Cabala dominated the 91st District Primary?

By Franklin Akil Fudail Tanya Cabala's dominant victory in Michigan's 91st District Primary was a victory of substance over style. She proved that old-fashion door-to-door...

Entertainment

Muskegon to host Social Equity Workshop

Muskegon - The Marijuana Regulatory Agency (MRA) announced the participants in two stakeholder workgroups to discuss and provide suggestions regarding the Social Equity Program. The...

Muskegon Conference to feature former Detroit Lions QB

Muskegon - The ReCon Veteran Resilience Conference will be returning to Downtown Muskegon on Thursday, May 28, for its third year of assisting military...

MCC to host 50 College and University Reps at College Night

Muskegon - High school students and their parents have the opportunity to visit with representatives from 50 colleges and universities located throughout Michigan at...

Criminology Expert to Discuss Her New Book “Hands Up, Don’t Shoot” on Oct. 30

Muskegon - Dr. Jennifer Cobbina, an Associate Professor of Criminal Justice at Michigan State University, will discuss “Hands Up, Don’t Shoot: Why Protests in...

EVENT: Muskegon Civic Theatre Presents: Peter Pan, Jr

October 12 & 13, 2019 The Penguin Project utilizes a “peer mentor” system, linking each young artist with a disability with an age level peer...
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