Issue 653

24th January, 2008 - 06th February, 2008

Sit back, kick your feet up and prepare yourself for some of the best latte rock since Emitt Rhodes left Merry-Go-Round and did American Dream. Melodic pop never got much better than Rhodes' You're A Very Lovely Woman.

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When it comes to tax breaks for low-income families, you may be surprised at the identities of two individuals who helped pave the way starting nearly 40 years ago. One is former U.S. Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan, an iconoclast Democrat from New York State.

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The Unhappy Death of Bobby Fischer

In the aftermath of 9/11 attacks, Bobby Fischer declared on Philippine radio, "This is wonderful news. I want to see the U.S. wiped out." On the event of his death at age 64 on January 17th, 2008, I wondered what on earth happened to Fischer that would fill him up with such sorrow and hate.

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Many times in life the most complex people appear simple and non-assuming upon first glance, whereas people with intricate and impressive resumes are - quite fundamentally - simple and basic once you get to know them.

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Saginaw County political and public health leaders were not surprised, but very proud of one instance where Michigan government seemed to actually 'work'. They watched lead contamination from imported toys grab headlines during the holiday season, and felt pride that they oversee one of the state's model efforts to prevent poisoning of young children.

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THIS COLUMN WAS WRITTEN IN FRONT OF A LIVE STUDIO AUDIENCE QUICK QUIZ Name the Detroit Pistons coach who followed Chuck Daly and preceded Don Chaney. A.  Ron Rothstein B.

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The card had a beautiful cover with flowers, and gold embossed script that read: "Roses are Red, Violets are Blue Because you're so precious" And it opened to a cartoon character pointing at himself saying: "This stud's for you" That was last year's valentine's card.

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