Issue 709

12th August, 2010 - 01st September, 2010

As Bay City’s Hell’s Half Mile Film & Music Festival embarks upon its fifth year of showcasing cutting edge independent films and musical artists that prefer to channel their muses from a different room than that occupied by mainstream sensibilities, this annual showcase of creativity and innovation is entering a pivotal year.

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The Automatics have managed to occupy the musical stanzas, bars, and refrains of just about every popular genre hopping style of rock ‘n roll known to man while infusing audiences with the joy of unpredictability and free-ranging humor woven neatly into the fabric of the group.

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The Democratic nominee for the State House 95th District seat, Stacy Erwin Oakes, meets legal residency requirements, according to Saginaw City Clerk’s records. She is registered to vote at her mother’s address of 3309 Carter near Saginaw High School, records show.

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Last Year’s Move to Lift the Tax Cap Would Have Been Cheaper

The numbers all are difficult to understand, of course, but we could have gotten a better deal on preserving Saginaw’s police and fire services than the one offered during the recent August primary.

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In a Primary Election season when many traditional party candidates and insiders are being given their walking papers by independent challengers outside of the traditional two-party spectrum, Essexville resident Matt de Heus won the Green Party Nomination for the 5th U.

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OLIVE & BEEF RAGU 1# Round Steak (cubed ½ inch) ½ Cup Celery ½ Cup Onion 1 Garlic Clove 1 Can Tomato Soup 1 Four oz. can mushrooms & juice ¼ cup Red Wine Salt & Pepper Brown Meat, Add remaining ingredients Simmer for 1 hour and add ¼ cup sliced Stuffed olives.

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I liked your article last issue relating to the Showmobile. I spoke to the council on the matter. I too wondered the urgency and when e-bay became the arbiter of the value of anything. The City pretends to have a staff capable of assessing the value of millions of dollars of personal property for taxing purposes, so one wonders why they couldn’t then have determined a value of the steel Showmobile without resorting to a limited auction venue.

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With hundreds of festivals popping up in the summer every year, music fans get a chance to see a number of new bands that they may have never thought possible.  You have your usuals, like Ozzfest, Warped Tour, and Lollapalooza but every year new ones pop up as well.

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Brett Mitchell-Falling Apart at The Seams On his third disc Brett Mitchell comes out shooting from the hip with the help of genius pop-minister Andy Reed. Hallelujah. This duo is a match made in power pop Heaven.

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Let’s explore all of Saginaw City Hall’s “just say no” reasons for failing to work out arrangements for PRIDE to salvage the Showmobile for the downtown Friday Night Live series and other civic events in the years to come.

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Since its inceptions six years ago, the annual Parkapalooza Music Festival at Sanford Lake Park has turned into the perfect synthesis of talent, sunshine, and community, bringing together elements of music, natural splendor, and civic-mindedness into one of the finest ‘end-of-summer’ celebrations to be found in Michigan.

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In other words…. Bend Over & Hike the Damn Ball

JoCaine is a nickname that Joe Binki earned while he played tight end for his high school football team. He blew in like a Hurricane and wreaked havoc on the hapless defenders. He was already a legend when he quit football and switched to a music career.

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