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A prank turns into gunfire

I don’t know what David Osborne was thinking Saturday, but I do know he wasn’t thinking very clearly. Osborne, 42, who lives on Battle Rd. in Farwell, is sitting in…

Two generals, two women bring embarrassment to U.S.

  No wonder we can’t win the war in Afghanistan. The last two generals charged with taking care of our sons and daughters over there, seemed to have been more…

Voters reject change, stick with status quo

If there is one lesson to be learned from Tuesday night’s election results, it is Americans, whether they be voting for national, state or local candidates, are hell bent on…

It is your civic duty to be an informed voter

Mark this date- it’s November 6. No matter what you’re doing. No matter how you feel, you must pull yourself out of that easy chair and get to your precinct…

Your vote for Obama or Romney won’t count

Next week’s column will probably be devoted to why you should vote. I will tell you how much your vote counts-blah, blah, blah, blah. In reality, however, your vote is…

To be honest…

To be honest with you I was shocked last week, when we broke Jerami Young’s story. Young was tasered several times in front of his home and in a jail…

Refineries, not Arabs hijacked gas prices

Something’s missing in this year’s presidential campaign. Candidates Obama and Romney talk about all sorts of issues- granted not in great detail, but at least they talk about them. Just…

State ballot proposals

A couple of readers have asked if we are going to write about the State Proposals that are on the general election ballot. My first response was that information is…

Why aren’t we shopping locally?

I don’t care what they say in California or Texas, the economy hasn’t gotten much better. Here, in Central Michigan we work very hard each and every day just to…

Study that says bars not affected by smoking law is hogwash

I hate to write about my other business in The Clare County REVIEW, but when this press release came across my computer a few days ago, I went ballistic. The…