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Roger Clemens and John Edwards have almost nothing in common. Except that both are targets of bizarre prosecutions by the federal government. But neither has committed a crime that endangers or diminishes anything other than their own reputations. It’s all quite silly.
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Norway is home to perhaps the most inmatefriendly prison in the world (as mentioned previously in “News of the Weird”), but the correctional system has an imminent crisis, as Anders Behring Breivik (the confessed killer of 77 people last year) is nearing formal conviction and sentencing.
Page 8 - no comments - 167 views Death in the Forest
“I was flabbergasted that the DNR can just declare something like this and make me kill my own hogs,” says Tuxbury, who owns the 1,600-acre Deer Tracks Ranch in the forests and wetlands along the Manistee River south of Kalkaska.
Page 9 - no comments - 215 views War on the Boar
In Michigan, the Department of Natural Resources is carrying out the enforcement of an invasive species order to kill all feral swine with Eurasian boar characteristics. The order has been sharply criticized.
Page 10 - no comments - 242 views Public Safety
The man apparently told police he was assaulted with a knife near Mitchell and Bremer streets in Cadillac shortly before he went to the hospital, but the man did not provide investigators much else information, according to Sgt, Tony Crawford of the Cadillac Police Department.
Page 12 - no comments - 352 views DEQ: Private Road did not Drive Through Wetlands
Roxanne Merrick of the Department of Environmental Quality water resources division informed the property owners on June 5 that she determined a road and garage pad were constructed on dry land on the property, not in forested wetlands as some neighbors and environmentalists believed.
Page 13 - no comments - 272 views Pro Bono Need Keeps Growing
That’s in addition to the weekly Free Legal Aid Clinic in TC held at Third Level and funded by LSNM and the Grand Traverse, Leelanau, and Antrim Bar Association, the monthly Women Lawyers Association Clinic held at the WRC shelter and Conflict Resolution Services which offers low cost or pro bono mediation for civil disputes.
Page 14 - no comments - 221 views On Stage
For the rest, the guide is your host - a descendant, so to speak, of what’s thought to be the first sing-a-long movie, which theater lore attributes to an old folks’ home in Inverness, Scotland at which the nurses reportedly screened the film Seven Brides for Seven Brothers.
Page 16 - no comments - 246 views Here Comes The Bachelor
It seems more and more celebrities and sports stars are attaching themselves to the wine industry. Even here in Northern Michigan, Madonna partnered with her father to release a series of wines at the Ciccone Winery on the Leelanau Peninsula. Now, the star of the most recent The Bachelor.
Page 17 - no comments - 269 views Goat Gab
“We offer a beginning class called ‘So You Want to Keep a Couple Goats’ for those who are interested, advanced classes, and some for people who may not necessarily want to keep a goat themselves, but are interested in the process of making soap from goats milk or fibers from hair,” said Brower.
Page 18 - no comments - 263 views Songwriters Host a Hootenanny
Songwriters in the Round is the brainchild of acoustic musicians Patrick Niemisto, Jay Webber, Paul Koss, Chris Skellenger and Adair Correll. Their first performance was in June of 1997 in the lower level café of Horizon Books. From that humble beginning, the group continued to grow and currently numbers over 50 musicians.
Page 20 - no comments - 206 views Gear Box
Shisha bars are common throughout the Mideast where water pipes have been in use since at least the 17th century. The pipes originated in India in the distant past, and may have originally been constructed from coconuts, using a straw to draw the smoke.
Page 22 - no comments - 219 views My Style
Holly Provenzano’s look is fashion-forward and ever-changing. “I like to keep it interesting with many different looks,” Holly explains. “I love to dress in many different styles. One day I may wear my favorite cargo pants and the next day I may be in a dress.
Page 22 - no comments - 192 views Tasteful
Having worked diligently over the past few months to get 220 Lake ready for business, they’re now the proprietors of a new Boyne City restaurant that they’ve dubbed The Thirsty Goat, complete with an eclectic New American menu and the restaurant’s unique mascot.
Page 25 - no comments - 262 views Electric Forest Fest Recharges
Music fans may remember something called the Rothbury Festival, which began its run in Rothbury north of Grand Rapids in 2008. The first Rothbury Fest took place during 4th of July weekend, and featured such performers as Jakob Dylan, Modest Mouse, Thievery Corporation, Dave Matthews, Gomez, and The Black Keys.
Page 28 - no comments - 248 views Hot Dates
Go wild this Saturday at The Annual Boardman River Nature Festival, held at the Boardman River Nature Center, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Activities include live demos, children's crafts and games, free canoe and kayak paddle and more. Visit natureiscalling.org for more information.
Page 31 - no comments - 268 views Nite Life
Hipps n Ricco, the acoustic rock and blues duo from Boyne City, will play Hidden River Golf & Casting Club in Brutus, June 19 at 5 p.m.; and at Pierson's, located at Boyne Mountain, June 23..
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The inaugural Catalpa Festival is heading to New York’s Randall’s Island this July, the 28th and 29th, to be exact. With a roster of over 50 artists covering everything from indie rock to hip-hop, the fest’s first lineup includes The Black Keys, TV on the Radio, City and Colour,.
Page 39 - no comments - 200 views Previews
SHERLOCK HOLMES: A GAME OF SHADOWS (Action, PG-13, 129 m., 2011). Robert Downey Jr. and Jude Law are Holmes and Watson, teaming again with director Guy Ritchie in a sequel to their 2009 hit. Holmes archenemy, professor Moriarty (Jared Harris), figures heavily in an anarchist plot to bring war to Europe.
Page 40 - no comments - 168 views Safety Not Guaranteed
That sounds like a setup for a comedy, maybe like “Hot Tub Time Machine.” It is a comedy in many ways, but there’s a serious undertow, kindhearted attention to the characters, and a treatment of time travel that (a) takes it seriously, and (b) sidesteps all of the well-known paradoxes by which time travel is impossible.
Page 40 - no comments - 162 views On Film
“Rock of Ages” is a rags-to-riches rock ‘n’ roll musical set mostly in a music club on Sunset Strip, and winning no prizes for originality.
Page 41 - no comments - 162 views “Jonesin” Crosswords
3 Went out slowly 4 Sick-and-tired feeling 5 James who played Sonny Corleone 6 Farm measure 7 Heavy metal 8 Macy Gray’s first hit song 9 Genoa goodbyes 10 One of Nadya Suleman’s kids, e.g.
Page 42 - no comments - 298 views Ask the Advice Goddess
My best friend is a guy. We have tons in common and have conversations that are lively, honest, and deep. He’s basically everything I’ve ever wanted in my future husband, but he has an infatuation for Filipina women half his age. I’m 37, his age, and Caucasian.
Page 43 - no comments - 163 views Freewill Astrology
refusal to control the pictures and thoughts that pop into our minds. For example, I can personally testify that when a fearful image worms its way into the space behind my eyes, I sometimes let it stimulate a surge of negative emotions rather than just banish it or question whether it’s true.
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