Issue 731

25th August, 2011 - 14th September, 2011

In terms of contemporary female comedians, Kathleen Madigan is hotter than Lindsay Lohan trying to upstage Paris Hilton at a local jewelry store.  The Detroit Free Press just listed Kathleen as one of the ‘9 Funniest Women on the Planet’ alongside Tina Fey and Amy Poehler; and such luminaries as Lewis Black and Jay Leno both cite her at the top of their own lists of top comedic talents.

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A Convergence of Talent, Sunshine, & Civic Mindedness into the Perfect End of Summer Celebration

Since its inception seven 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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Conductor Brett Mitchell Picks up the Baton for a Season Showcasing 'Purely Michigan' Music

“Music is your own experience, your own thoughts, your own wisdom. If you don’t live it, it won’t come out of your horn.”   - Charlie Parker As he enters his second season as conductor for the Saginaw Bay Symphony Orchestra, musical director Brett Mitchell is riding a flurry of high notes reinforced from achieving some fairly remarkable goals during his inaugural year at the helm of one of the Great Lakes Bay’s pivotal arts organizations.

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Adding Up the Dollars and $ense of Saginaw's New Rubbish Fee

The news hit through a press release sent August 11th by the City of Saginaw announcing that residents would be receiving bills in the mail reflecting a new annual ‘flat fee’ for rubbish removal in the amount of $165.

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Sheriff Bill Federspiel & Jessica Asiala Star in The Poignant Pit & Balcony Production of 'The Guys'

It seems difficult to discern and process the devastation wrought by the 9/11 attacks as we approach the 10th anniversary of that fateful sunny morning in September that changed our lives forever, just as it is difficult to assess the full impact of the damage one decade down the road with over 1 million government documents classified as Top Secret in 2001 still inaccessible to the public today.

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