Issue 677

19th February, 2009 - 04th March, 2009

Congressman Dave Camp (below) represents a Fourth District that begins in northwest Saginaw County surrounding Freeland. The Fourth District extends through Camp's hometown of Midland and stretches all the way up into the Traverse City area.

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 For those that are cynical or dubious about President Obama's trillion dollar stimulus package, the guest editorial by Delta College trustee Kim Higgs about the pay increase and compensation package for Delta President Jean Goodnow – whom has served in her Presidential capacity for only a few short years - serves as ample ammunition to reinforce the argument that government & education are a significant source of the problem for our economic woes as opposed to a solution.

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Achieve Greatness with Release of Long Awaited Debut CD 'Theoretically Silent'

The Mid-Michigan music scene took another step into the future the day I Became The Sky decided to launch their brand of rock and roll into the state's already legendary musical stratosphere. To mark its nearly three years on the scene, I Became The Sky is going to host a record release party on Saturday, Feb.

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Capturing Man's Best Friends in Their Candid and Natural Environment

Three years ago Kari Maples was relatively uninterested in photography but always harbored an intense passion for dogs, even though she never owned one as a child.  After moving out on her own and purchasing a home, however, she soon discovered how the magic derived from following one passion can quickly lead to the unveiling of hidden talents of expression in another, as if the pursuit of one love could actually fuel another, creating a newfound career in the process.

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The debate I have initiated regarding the ever increasing costs of higher education has been mischaracterized and shifted to issues other than the real problems in our higher educational system.  Neither I, nor the taxpayers I represent, have suggested that the educational programs at Delta College are anything less than superior.

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The basic assumptions of the progressive push for a waste-money-to-save-money "stimulus" spending package do not stand to reason. Every single Senator knows it, yet less than 60 seemed willing to admit the basic facts of life.

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The Beatles are a tough act to follow even 40 years after the fact when memories of the almost hysterical anticipation that greeted each new Beatle release have dimmed. You had to be there and both of us were.

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