Issue 713

21st October, 2010 - 03rd November, 2010

If any race demonstrates the shifting sands of public opinion and mindset away from machine oriented politics and the traditional two-party system it is the 2010 Michigan Gubernatorial Race.  Lansing city Mayor Virg Bernero beat out House Speaker Andy Dillon in the August primary and is now confronting renegade Republican Rick Snyder, who soundly defeated Attorney General Mike Cox and legislator Pete Hoekstra and Oakland County Sheriff Mike Bouchard.

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With the mid-term elections looming ahead on Tuesday, November 2nd, we hope you have found the Candidate Forums that we’ve been conducting the past several editions informative and helpful. In terms of practicality, however, even the best-informed voters can get confused, as was proven back in Florida during the 2000 Presidential Election.

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“It definitely shows what our fantasy of true love is” says Director Frances Martinez of Midland, explaining the long lasting popularity of The Fantasticks, which opens at The Bay City Players November 11th.

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Most Republican candidates for the Saginaw County Board of Commissioners say they are protecting citizens from higher property taxes. Democrats say they are protecting public safety through the Sheriff’s Department and giving voters a choice.

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The timing couldn’t be better than Halloween weekend for rolling out an unprecedented investigation into inexplicable paranormal events, experiences, and testimonials that add to the nefarious folklore of Old Town Saginaw and dimple the aged architecture of the Hamilton Street area like faded stains from poison apples.

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The game between the Central Michigan Chippewas and the visiting Ball State Cardinals (10-2-2010), reminded me of the Titanic.  The game started out with College bands blazing away, cannon fire, 20,000 plus passionate fans on their feet (some half naked and & a few totally black painted bodies), jubilant cheerleaders, high stepping dancers, a litany of High School Bands, and the Chip’s football team excitingly tipping the banner through smoke on the way to the sidelines.

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“Eighty percent of success is showing up.” - Woody Allen Saginaw voters will choose a member of the Michigan House of Representatives in two weeks. The choice is between Mr.

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Perhaps no other musical in the lexicon of American theatre has touched as many hearts as Rogers & Hammerstein’s The Sound of Music. This by now classic tale of a young postulant that becomes Governess to seven orphaned children in war-torn Austria assumes a poignancy that only true stories can convey, while growing richer and stronger within our hearts over the years because of the selfless humanity that it generates.

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Now in its 4th season, the annual Riverside Saginaw Film Festival has evolved into a significant showcase for Independent, Foreign, Classic, and Short films, along with documentaries from countries spanning the globe.

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Now that a $14 million overhaul of TheDow Event Center is in place, supporters say they can continue operations with half of the original countywide property tax rate. The ballot proposal on Nov. 2 is for 0.

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Michigan’s 5th Congressional District includes the areas of Flint, Saginaw and Bay City and come November 2nd will pit incumbent Democrat Dale E. Kildee against Republican challenger John Kupiec and Green Party candidate Matt de Heus, of Bay City.

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