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Why invest in weekly newspapers?

Why invest in weekly newspapers?

When it comes to my profession, I am asked one question over and over. That being “Why in the world would you invest money in a dying industry- the newspaper…

Governors are a disgrace

Governors are a disgrace

Michigan and Alabama have a thing or two in common. Most recently they can both point to their esteemed leader- The Governor, and can say unequivocally A DISGRACE. Michigan’s Governor…

Don’t waste your money on new movie

Don’t waste your money on new movie

The eagerly anticipated Superman vs Batman: The Dawn of Justice movie debuted at theatre screens last week. Unlike the Star Wars sequel that was widely loved and grossed well over…

Don’t fall prey to scammers

Don’t fall prey to scammers

I can’t count the number of times I have received a press release or an email from a local law enforcement agency, detailing the latest scam that attempts to lure…

Daylight Saving Time – a bothersome, useless practice

Daylight Saving Time – a bothersome, useless practice

I’m not a proponent of daily saving time. In fact I think it’s downright archaic- once utilized for a time when it might have made sense. In today’s world it…

Turning 50 can be a blast

Turning 50 can be a blast

Yesterday my wife ushered in the half-century mark. She’s now the big 50, and frankly, if there is a birthday that we all cringe at, it is this one. To…

Clinton vs Trump will likely get nasty

Clinton vs Trump will likely get nasty

It’s looking more and more likely that Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump will be the nominees for their respective parties, thus creating the most raucous campaign season this country has…

Crazies, not guns kill in mass

Crazies, not guns kill in mass

As police try to figure out what made Jason Dalton snap in Kalamazoo, and go on a killing spree that ended with six people dead and one hanging on for…

Tale of two professionals

Tale of two professionals

I’ve always been taught there are two sides to every story. Certainly in some of the stories The Clare County REVIEW reported last week, this axiom holds true. For instance…

Income down, but taxes, surcharges continue to rise

Income down, but taxes, surcharges continue to rise

A local attorney supplied me with some harrowing statistics in regards to income in Clare County. In almost every governmental unit- city, village or township, median household income, according to…