Issue 676

29th January, 2009 - 18th February, 2009

New Saginaw County Commissioner Chairwoman Demonstrates Saginaw County Leadership in Transition

There's a new voice in the chair of the Saginaw County Board of Commissioners. She says that while she recognizes there is a learning curve in this new role, she is also humbled by the confidence her peers have placed in her to represent them, and stands ready to serve in advancing Saginaw County.

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Following a year of renewal in 2008, Sprout plans once again to tackle yet another monumental piece of recorded historical depth. Last January's tribute to The Band with a performance of The Last Waltz brought Sprout to another level as they spread their musical good will across the Tri-cities.

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Life & Liberations

As a folk artist John Vasquez is a helluva rocker. On this disc, Vasquez and the Bearinger Boys fashion a vintage Kinks sound based on ancient blues and R&B and English folk music to create a series of tone poems that rely more on mood than wordplay and metaphor.

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Portrait of a Saginaw Sweetheart On the Road to Stardom

Apart from the inordinate amount of musical, sporting, and artistic talent that has percolated from the mid-Michigan area over the decades to bask in the shine of national attention, our area certainly knows no shortage when it comes to beautiful women, a notion that is readily evident when the spotlight falls upon model Markesa Yeager.

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Bregitte Braddock, new Saginaw County Board of Commissioners chairwoman, says in an interview in this edition that a top goal is for local units of government to work more closely together. She couldn't have chosen better timing.

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Government intervention is at the root of the current economic scare, and a continued policy of intervention is to throw fuel on the fire. As the new administration plots an unalterable course to massive intervention in free market economics, in a plan to save us from ourselves, there is a general sense of resignation that generations of subversion of free market principles have left the American way just one more crisis away from extinction.

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Most sports fans are so into watching their favorite teams live or on TV, they may not crack a book that doesn't come with a hat to drink beer from. So a little history of the U of M/Ohio State rivalry should make an excellent gift for the sports lover in your home.

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