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Thursday, September 29, 2016

News

AhFest bringing Dennis Lehane to Muskegon

Muskegon - On Wednesday evenings throughout October, the 2016 Muskegon Area Arts and Humanities Festival (AhFest) will show and discuss four films based on...

Nutritional products good for health and business

By John R. Hall Muskegon - Regular exercise and a healthy diet are keys to a healthy lifestyle. Bob Dingman found out that there is...

Local Radio Station showcases best in Irish Music

By John R. Hall Muskegon - There are some interesting melodies being heard during Muskegon’s 100.9 radio drive time show on Thursday nights from 5:00...

GVSU named a top Midwest university

ALLENDALE — Grand Valley State University has been named a top university in the Midwest by U.S. News & World Report. In the 2017 U.S. News &...

Educators gather to receive “be nice.” kits; launch program

Muskegon - By October 18, 2016, 80 educators from schools within Muskegon County will have completed half-day workshops to learn more about the “be...

Rejecting the ‘New’ Kwanzaa Stamp: Resisting Redefinition and Reductive Renditions

By Dr. Maulana R. Karenga The appreciation and preservation of the integrity, beauty and expansive meaning of Kwanzaa are rooted in the hearts, minds and...

MCC, MMA and Irish Festival Offer Celtic Art and History Lectures

Muskegon County - A new MCC art one-credit course, “The Art and History of the Celts,” which runs from Sept.7-21, includes a required experiential...

Labor Day Parade will march through downtown Muskegon

Muskegon County - The annual Labor Day Parade will march through the streets of downtown Muskegon. The parade will start at 11:00 am and...
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State

Governor says ‘reinvention of State’ key to unemployment drop

Michigan’s unemployment falls to 4.5 percent, lowest since January 2001 LANSING - Governor Rick Snyder issued the following statement last week after the announcement that...

$1.2 million grant to improve access to care for Michigan children with epilepsy

LANSING – The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) was recently awarded a $1.2 million grant over a three-year period by the...

Ontario and Michigan Partner for Auto Industry Growth and Innovation

New Agreement to Enhance Regional Cooperation and Competitiveness From Tribune Newswire Lansing/Ontario - The Province of Ontario and the State of Michigan are working together to...

Gov. Snyder issues statement on Michigan’s unemployment drop

LANSING, Mich. - Governor Rick Snyder issued the following statement after the announcement that the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for June fell to...

Gov. Snyder Criticized for Appointment

Gov. Snyder Criticized for Appointment FLINT – Governor Rick Snyder appointed Heidi Grether, the former executive of BP America, as the new director of the...
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Business

Nutritional products good for health and business

By John R. Hall Muskegon - Regular exercise and a healthy diet are keys to a healthy lifestyle. Bob Dingman found out that there is...

Richard and Ann Kraft Donate Record $300,000 for MCC’s Entrepreneurial ‘Fab Lab’

Muskegon - An MCC Distinguished Alumnus and his wife, Richard H and Ann U. Kraft, have donated $300,000 to the Foundation for Muskegon Community...

Genetic testing company signs on with Muskegon Innovation Hub

Tribune Newswire MUSKEGON — The Muskegon Innovation Hub at Grand Valley State University has added a new client to its business incubator program. The client is...

Ontario and Michigan Partner for Auto Industry Growth and Innovation

New Agreement to Enhance Regional Cooperation and Competitiveness From Tribune Newswire Lansing/Ontario - The Province of Ontario and the State of Michigan are working together to...

Local cupcake and tea party business caters to princesses

By Marla R. Miller When she’s not busy baking or hosting tea parties, Bertha Williams lingers near the front of her store in The Lakes...
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Politics

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,...

Emails Renew Questions About Clinton Foundation and State Dept. Overlap

ERIC LICHTBLAU WASHINGTON — A new batch of U.S. State Department emails released Tuesday showed the close and sometimes overlapping interests between the Clinton Foundation...

Parents of 2 Americans Killed in Benghazi Attack Sue Hillary Clinton

AMY CHOZICK The parents of two Americans killed in the 2012 attack on a U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, filed a lawsuit Monday against...

Trump, Hoping to Change Subject, Heads to Detroit to Talk Economics

ALAN RAPPEPORT Donald Trump will look to move past a week of turmoil Monday as he heads to Michigan to deliver a policy address...

Trump Endorses Ryan in Bid to Heal Republican Rift

NICK CORASANITI GREEN BAY, Wis. — Moving to heal a deepening rift within the Republican Party, Donald Trump belatedly endorsed the primary campaign of Speaker...

Fueled by Small Donations, Trump Makes Up Major Financial Ground

NICHOLAS CONFESSORE Donald Trump all but erased his enormous financial disadvantage against Hillary Clinton in the span of just two months, according to figures...
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Food

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...

Apple-Brie Pizza

GOOD HOUSEKEEPING ONE EDITORS: See Goodhskpng2 for Easy Homemade Dough recipe. Apple-Brie Pizza --- You're gonna love this easy French-style pizza packed with brie, caramelized onions and apple...

5 ways to take your grilling to a whole new level

5 ways to take your grilling to a whole new level  (BPT) - It's time to grab the tongs and apron because it is officially...

6 summer sides you never knew you could grill

6 summer sides you never knew you could grill (BPT) - What image does the word "grilling" bring to mind? Do you envision thick, juicy...

Health

Nutritional products good for health and business

By John R. Hall Muskegon - Regular exercise and a healthy diet are keys to a healthy lifestyle. Bob Dingman found out that there is...

Medicare: Start Early to Get the Facts

By Matilda Charles When it's time to sign up for Medicare, we're advised to start three months in advance. That three months might not be...

Study: Costs to care for stroke survivors rising

GRAND RAPIDS — A new study shows caring for elderly stroke survivors now costs nearly $40 billion per year with stroke survivors needing more...

The truth about Alzheimer’s: early detection makes a difference

The truth about Alzheimer's: early detection makes a difference (BPT) - It's the sixth-leading cause of death in the United States, affects more than 5...

Marijuana use Dampens Brain’s Response to Reward Over Time

Marijuana use Dampens Brain's Response to Reward Over Time ANN ARBOR—Most people would get a little 'rush' out of the idea that they're about to win...

Opinion

Rejecting the ‘New’ Kwanzaa Stamp: Resisting Redefinition and Reductive Renditions

By Dr. Maulana R. Karenga The appreciation and preservation of the integrity, beauty and expansive meaning of Kwanzaa are rooted in the hearts, minds and...

The National Split

THE BOB FRANKEN COLUMN By Bob Franken --- There's an interesting debate going on among some liberals, some "Never Trump" holdouts and even some other conservatives. It...

Editorial: Social Media Cowards attack Gabby Douglas

The charge against Olympic Gold Medalist Gabby Douglas is another example of how social media has reared it's ugly head. The alleged offense is that...

Sick Humor

By Bob Franken Sick Humor --- To be honest, I never realized that Mike Pence had such a wild sense of humor. I pegged him as...

Trump’s Road Still Open

By Patrick J. Buchanan At stake in 2016 is the White House, the Supreme Court, the Senate and, possibly, control of the House of Representatives. Hence,...

Entertainment

AhFest bringing Dennis Lehane to Muskegon

Muskegon - On Wednesday evenings throughout October, the 2016 Muskegon Area Arts and Humanities Festival (AhFest) will show and discuss four films based on...

Local Radio Station showcases best in Irish Music

By John R. Hall Muskegon - There are some interesting melodies being heard during Muskegon’s 100.9 radio drive time show on Thursday nights from 5:00...

MCC, MMA and Irish Festival Offer Celtic Art and History Lectures

Muskegon County - A new MCC art one-credit course, “The Art and History of the Celts,” which runs from Sept.7-21, includes a required experiential...

Labor Day Parade will march through downtown Muskegon

Muskegon County - The annual Labor Day Parade will march through the streets of downtown Muskegon. The parade will start at 11:00 am and...

TOP TEN MOVIES IN THE U.S.

--- 1. Suicide Squad (PG-13) Will Smith, Jared Leto 2. Sausage Party (R) animated 3. Pete's Dragon (PG) Bryce Dallas Howard, Robert Redford 4. Jason Bourne (PG-13) Matt...
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