Issue 630

25th January, 2007 - 08th February, 2007

As a member of the Saginaw City Charter Commission and Drafting Committee, I feel it incumbent to address allegations, criticisms, misconceptions, and outright lies concerning the final charter draft that have been perpetrated by biased reports & editorials in The Saginaw News in recent weeks, and  also uttered by uninformed critics such as Councilman Greg Branch, along with respected members of our panel such as Joyce Seals  who, quite frankly, ought to know better.

25th January, 2007 | 0 Comments

OK... David Cassidy is one of my guilty pleasures along with the 1910 Fruitgum Company (1,2,3 Red Light was the ultimate ode to psychologically coerced sex), Bloodrock (DOA really did something for me) and the Buoys (what was Timothy really all about.

25th January, 2007 | 0 Comments

On the national front, Democrats wasted no time in passing legislation to end subsidies for big oil and open new investments in renewable energy. With the January 18th passage of the Clean Energy Act of 2007, the bill would repeal $14 billion in subsidies and tax breaks for Big Oil companies in order to invest in clean, renewable, alternative fuels & energy efficiency.

25th January, 2007 | 0 Comments

Dear Guy, I am a once divorced adult male who is in love with a wonderful woman. She is funny, smart, caring, and very beautiful. She is a professional with a lot of respected business partners and she is very motivated.

25th January, 2007 | 0 Comments

No stranger to the Saginaw Bay area, Lucky Peterson has finally got a great opportunity to showcase his estimable talents back in town once again. Having formerly headlined a radio blues festival in Saginaw a decade ago, Peterson has been mentioned on and off for years as a return favorite to play the Tri-Cities.

25th January, 2007 | 0 Comments

Once upon a time there was a young Tuba player from Cass City Michigan who picked up an electric blue Ibanez guitar and headed west to Hollywood California. That is where Mike Bashur met Taylor Wallace, a unique vocalist who hails from San Antonio Texas.

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With the Michigan House of Representatives convening after their holiday recess, all signals point to a very divided and bi-partisan fight in the months ahead. Although the Michigan Constitution prohibits any person "who has within the preceding 20 years been convicted of a felony involving a breach of public trust" from taking a seat in the Legislature, two Democratic candidates, Bert Johnson, whose district covers Hamtramck, Highland Park and a small portion of Detroit; and George Cushingberry, also of Detroit, were both allowed to be sworn into office, despite vehement Republican objections.

25th January, 2007 | 0 Comments

Twenty-five years after it opened at the Imperial Theatre on Broadway, almost to the day, Dreamgirls is slowly but steadily working it's way up the charts like a Motown single by Smokey or well, The Supremes.

25th January, 2007 | 0 Comments

A trail of newspaper headlines tail Planet Aid, a Boston-based group that has set up dozens of yellow clothing collection boxes across the Saginaw area since late last year. 'Clothes service has links to fraud investigation', Lawrence (Kan.

25th January, 2007 | 0 Comments

THIS COLUMN WAS WRITTEN IN FRONT OF A LIVE STUDIO AUDIENCE QUICK QUIZ Most Major League baseball players go through an entire career without once hitting into a triple play, yet this player hit into four of them.

25th January, 2007 | 0 Comments

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