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LOCAL NEWS for MON 16SEP19
Friday afternoon, Troopers from the Michigan State Police West Branch Post
were dispatched to the Hale High School for a suspicious man. It was
reported a man approached two young ladys who were in the parking lot of
Mikey’s Pizza. The man made comments about their looks and began to exit
his car. The girls then ran from the area, where they observed a teacher
nearby and ran to the teacher. The girls were escorted back to the High
School where family was contacted. The suspect was observed to continue
driving on the roads near the school. The girls were not harmed and were
turned over to family. The suspect was described as a white male in his
40’s wearing glasses driving a red Ford F-250 extended cab pickup, late
90’s to early 2000’s model. Surveillance video from surrounding businesses
is being looked at, and the investigation is ongoing to identify the man.
Oscoda Campus of Alpena Community College has a new Director.
Alpena Community College has a new Director
at its Oscoda Campus. According to the Iosco County News Herald, Doctor
Marvin Pichla has assumed the Director of Oscoda Campus position. Doctor
Pichla has served as Executive Director of the Thumb Area Michigan Works
Agency before accepting the Directorship. Doctor Pichla will be
responsible for managing the daily operation of the campus, scheduling
classes, managing the staff, providing academic and administrative
services to students and representing the campus in the local communities.
His goals include growing the Oscoda Campus enrollments and building
educational opportunities in partnership with local businesses.
Arenac County Economic Corporation recently received grant funding.
The $20,000 dollar grant is from the Michigan Build Ready Sites Program.
According to the Arenac County Independent, the grant is part of the
state's Site Readiness Improvement Program. The Arenac County Economic
Corporation will use the funds for a feasibility study toward the
relocation of the fairgrounds from its current location to property
recently purchased by the county. EDC Director Stephanie Buffman said that
the study will provide future benefits for management of the site beyond
the relocation of the fairgrounds. She said it will also help determine
any upgrades that might be needed for roads and other infrastructure.
Miss Sunrise Side and Miss Sunrise Side Outstanding Teen Competitions were
held Saturday night at Alcona High School. Six young ladies competed for
the Outstanding Teen title. The 2nd Runner Up was Ava Kelly, 1st
Runner Up was Rylie Dewley and crowned Miss Sunrise Side Outstanding Teen
was Peyton Lowder. Ten young ladies competed for the title of Miss Sunrise
Side. The 3rd Runner Up was Taylor Towers, 2nd Runner Up was
Sabrina Jeffrey, 1st Runner Up was Alexis Newcomer and crowned Miss
Sunrise Side was Shelby Lentz.
School Football Saturday:
Alpena 30 Gaylord 6
Oscoda Soccer Invitational
Oscoda 3 Hazel Park 2
Ortonville Brandon 6 Oscoda 1
Roscommon 2 Oscoda 0
Roscommon 6 Sault Ste Marie 0
Royal Oak Catholic Shrine 1 Roscommon 0
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LOCAL NEWS for FRI 13SEP19
Tawas Area School District has a new Superintendent. The Tawas Area
School Board opted to hire from within. According to the Iosco County News
Herald, at a special school board meeting, John Klinger was hired as the
new school superintendent. Klinger has been principal at Tawas Area High
School since the start of the 2018-2019 school year. Previously he was the
district's director of federal programs and principal at Clara Bolen
Elementary. Klinger also spent fifteen years working in the Alcona School
District. Klinger was one of two candidates invited back for second
interviews, the other being Suzanne Kavanaugh, who is currently the K-12
Principal with the Pontiac School District. Klinger replaces former
Superintendent, Jeff Hutchison, who left the district to become special
education director with Iosco Regional Educational Service Agency.
(photo by John Morris)
a recent study, Oscoda County was recently ranked very good for small
business owners. The study was conducted by Smart Asset. According
to the Oscoda County Herald, it weighed three factors, the percentage of
people in the county with small business incomes, the proportion of that
income to overall income, and taxes paid by small business owners. Based
on those figures, Oscoda County ranked sixth best county in the state for
small business owners. County Chairman, Kyle Yoder, said he was excited to
see this information and said Oscoda County has many opportunities for
small business owners. The study listed the top five counties in the state
for small businesses as Leelanau; Charlevoix; Emmet; Grand Traverse and
Representative Sue Allor has introduced legislation that would expand
compensation to certain first responders who have taken on the risk of
contracting cancer through work related duties. Under Allor’s plan, fire
crash rescue and forest fire officers would now be included on the list of
state civil service classifications eligible to claim benefits from the
First Responder Presumed Coverage Fund. To be covered, firefighters would
have to be in active service or have sixty months or more in active
service time cancer manifests. Allor, of Wolverine, said fire crash rescue
and forest fire officers are currently not eligible to claim benefits from
the coverage fund, despite being exposed to hazardous chemicals incidental
to fire suppression, rescue or emergency response services. Allor said her
legislation was authored with the help of her constituent, Steve
Richardson, a fire crash rescue officer who also serves as crew chief at
the Alpena Combat Readiness Training center. Allor’s Bill now moves to the
House Insurance Committee for further consideration.
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LOCAL NEWS for THU 12SEP19
Wednesday, The Need Our Water Group, and others spoke out about nine years
of PFAS contamination making its way from the closed Wurtsmith Air Force
Base. According to M-Live, the press conference in Oscoda covered issues
such as not eating fish from a branch of the Au Sable River, not eating
venison from deer harvested from nearby and not touching the foam while
swimming or boating on Van Etten Lake. And many can’t drink water from
their home wells. They’re calling on the Air Force for action and were
joined yesterday by other community activists from across the state, who
also confront the toxic PFAS chemicals making their way into drinking
water and the environment. Oscoda was the first Michigan community where
PFAS was discovered, and it’s the first military-operated site with
identified PFAS anywhere in the world.
Oscoda AuSable Chamber of Commerce Director has stepped down. Oscoda
AuSable Chamber of Commerce Executive Director, Rose Fulton, left her
position to pursue a job at Kalitta Air as an Administrative Assistant.
According to the Oscoda Press, Fulton began working at the Chamber in
February 2015 and during her tenure she worked to develop business
opportunities from the local and county level. Fulton was replaced by Zach
Scholten, from Grand Rapids, who moved to Oscoda six months ago. Scholten
began his position as Interim Executive Director on September 3rd and will
remain an Interim Director for ninety days.
Harbor Beach City Council recently discussed recreational marijuana
establishments within city limits. Harbor Beach officials
joined other municipalities in the Thumb by banning recreational marijuana
establishments within city limits. According to the Huron Daily Tribune,
the council heard the first reading of an ordinance to prohibit
recreational marijuana in Harbor Beach. The ordinance will have its second
reading at the Council's next meeting on Monday. Once approved, the
ordinance will go into effect in mid-October.
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LOCAL NEWS for WED 11SEP19
North Central Michigan Community Foundation awarded grant money to
organizations including Ogemaw County. The Community Impact Grants
totaled nearly $28,000 dollars to local nonprofits benefiting residents in
Ogemaw, Oscoda and Crawford Counties. According to the Ogemaw County
Herald, the grants include $3,300 dollars to Ana's Treasures of West
Branch to support foster programs. Schools receiving funding included the
Crawford, Oscoda, Ogemaw, Roscommon Intermediate School District and St.
Joseph Catholic School. Also receiving grants were Ogemaw Kids Club, West
Branch First United Methodist Church, District Health Department Number
Two, Ogemaw Hills Free Clinic, City of West Branch, Michigan Works and D &
R Acres Hobby and Rescue Farm. Funds for the grants come from the
community needs endowment funds of each county.
Oscoda County Agency has undergone a name change. The
changes are with the Oscoda County Housing Commission. According to the
Oscoda County Herald, the commission is now the Oscoda County Home
Improvement Program. Chairman Kyle Yoder said the housing commission
offers things such as rental units, but Oscoda County's commission just
received state and federal monies for home repairs. Yoder said the program
offers help to people, often in the form of low interest or deferred
loans. He said it bridges the gap for people who want to stay in their
home or need something done with their home and don't have the finances to
do that. The name change was suggested by Lee Ann Fischer who became the
Housing Commission Director in June of this year.
bill proposed by State Representative Sue Allor declaring a portion of
Highway U.S. 23 in Iosco County as the “Peter C. Lemon Highway” was
approved yesterday in a vote of the House Transportation Committee. The
section of U.S. 23 to be named will begin at the M-55 intersection and
extend south to Tawas River Bridge. Sergeant Lemon, a Congressional Medal
of Honor and Purple Heart recipient, served in Vietnam and bravely acted
to save several members of the team he fought alongside in April 1970.
Lemon, 69, moved to Tawas at age two. After completing high school in
1968, he volunteered to enlist in the U.S. Army. In 2005 he donated his
Congressional Medal of Honor to Tawas Area High School to serve as an
inspiration to students. Allor’s bill now moves to the House Ways and
Means Committee for further consideration.
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LOCAL NEWS for TUE 10SEP19
former Iosco County Medical Examiner was recently sentenced. Dr.
Devendra Kumar Sharma was recently sentenced in 23rd Circuit Court.
According to the Iosco County News Herald, Sharma was sentenced to two
years probation on two separate criminal sexual conduct cases. Sharma
received no jail time after striking a plea deal where he pleaded no
contest to two counts of attempted fourth degree criminal sexual conduct.
Two counts of fourth degree criminal sexual conduct were dismissed. Under
the sentencing Sharma must comply with the Michigan Sex Offender
Registration Act and be placed on GPS monitoring for the length of his
Friday, deputies from the Alcona County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched
to the District Health Department Number Two building at 311 North Lake
Street in Harrisville for a malicious destruction of property complaint.
During the course of the investigation, deputies located several plastic
bottles with an unknown substance located near the building. Based on
information deputies obtained at the scene and the location of the
bottles, the health department employees were evacuated from the building.
The Michigan State Police Bomb Squad was called in to assist due to the
bottles containing an unknown substance. A preliminary investigation
determined that the bottles were filled with a mixture containing a
household chemical. The Alcona County Sheriff’s Office is asking that
anyone that may have information about this incident to call the Sheriff’s
Office at 724-6271.
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UAW strike is drawing reaction from Senator and Democratic Presidential
candidate Bernie Sanders. In a statement, he says he's proud to support
the UAW workers who are standing up to the greed of General Motors.
Sanders says the automaker made over $4 billion in profits last year, paid
nothing in federal income taxes and provided a huge compensation package
for its CEO. He adds that GM needs to sit down with the UAW and work out
an agreement that treats workers with the respect and the dignity they
Congressman Andy Levin, a former union organizer, is reacting to the
ongoing strike. In a statement Levin says he supports the UAW's decision
to employ the union's most serious tool to achieve a better goal. Adding
the next contract needs to make more jobs permanent and full-time, and
ensure fair wages and good benefits for all employees. Levin says he's
optimistic the two sides can come together on a contract that accomplishes
the twin goals of justice for workers, and continuing success for GM.
A couple of people were rescued from the lake at Spring Valley Park
in Kalamazoo Sunday afternoon. the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety
says they received calls that a juvenile was calling for help and said he
couldn't breathe. When police arrived, a bystander had entered the water
in effort to save the juvenile but was overcome with exhaustion and was
unable to provide further aid. A veteran police officer, trained in water
rescue, went in the water and swam out to both and was able to support
both people in the water until more help arrived. They brought them to
shore and rendered medical assistance. The juvenile had gone in the water
to rescued his dog. He , the bystander, and the dog were all treated and
released from the scene.
14-year-old southwest Michigan girl is missing. Portage Police say
Makaileigh Jo Soltis was last seen last Thursday night. Her mother
reported her missing Friday morning and believe she ran away. Makaileigh
is five foot one, 230 pounds with red-orange hair and brown glasses.
Police say she takes several medications and may not have them with her.
Detroit police are investigating a dog attack that left a 3-year-old
girl hospitalized. It happened on Sunday morning on the city's eastside.
The girl was in a neighbor's yard when the pit pull began biting and
scratching the child. She's now recovering in stable condition. The dog
has been taken to the humane society. Police say there was no parental
supervision when the attack occurred.
A symbol of unity. That's what a new arch being built at the Shrine
of St. Francix Xavier and our Lady of Guadalupe Parish in Grand Rapids is
being called. Ground was broken on the arch on Sunday. The Reverend Jose
Quintana (Kin-tahn-uh) says "we are hearing about building walls,
separation." He says they they want to have in their city, in their
diocese a symbol of welcoming.
21-year-old Midland man has been arrested in connection to the case of a
teenage girl who had gone missing in Shepherd. 14-year-old Nevaeh Snyder
was reported missing last Thursday and was found safe on Saturday. Police
say they learned the suspect was possible going to the family's home and
he was arrested there early Sunday morning. He's facing charges of
approaching a child for immoral purposes.
A repair has been made to the underwater crucifix in Little Traverse
Bay, a popular attraction in northern Michigan. Divers reportedly
found and reattached a missing arm to the crucifix. The Petoskey Visitor's
Bureau says the arm probably broke off during a storm last year. The
divers searched a few times before finding the arm buried in sand a few
STATE NEWS for FRI 13SEP19
Muskegon Police officer, who was found to have an application for the Ku
Klux Klan and Confederate flags in his home, has been fired. Charles
Anderson was fired after a hearing with the police department, the city
attorney and human resources, according to City Manager Frank Peterson. A
statement says the city of Muskegon has concluded its internal
investigation and the disposition is that Charles Anderson has been
terminated. When Anderson's home was up for sale, a prospective buyer took
photos of the KKK application and Confederate flags and posted them on
social media. Some in the community had called for Anderson's dismissal.
U-A-W board member has been arrested and charged with embezzling union
money. The U-S Attorney's Office accuses 58-year old Vance Pearson of
Missouri of conspiring with other U-A-W officials to embezzle the cash for
personal benefit, by concealing expenses at conferences in California and
Missouri. It is alleged Pearson spent over 100-thousand dollars on golf
clubs, golf clothing, shirts, hats, sunglasses, and more. The feds have
been investigating union spending, and recently raided the homes of two
is part of a multi-state settlement with Purdue Pharma, the maker of
oxycontin, over the company's role in the opioid crisis. State Attorney
General Dana Nessel says she believes Michigan residents are best served
by an infusion of funds into our state as quickly as possible so we can
begin providing relief to our hardest hit communities and to provide
assistance to those who are suffering from addiction. The deal could be
worth up to 12 Billion dollars.
STATE NEWS for THU 05SEP19
talks between the UAW and General Motors continue on a new contract --
some in the industry believe there's going to be a lengthy work stoppage.
Auto Analyst John McElroy says there could be a long strike on the
horizon: McElroy says union member don't trust UAW leadership because of
ongoing corruption investigations, and they will likely reject almost any
deal that's put on the table.
Detroit Youth Choir is officially moving on to the finals on America's Got
Talent! The group received the news last night after being voted on by
viewers. Flint-native and host Terry Crews used his "Golden Buzzer" to
advance the D-Y-C earlier this season. They will perform during next
Tuesday's finale on NBC.
STATE NEWS for WED 11SEP19
England Patriots wide receiver Antonio Brown faces rape accusations by a
former trainer. According to a federal lawsuit filed in the Southern
District of Florida -- Britney Taylor says Brown .. who was also a stand
out at Central Michigan .. sexually assaulted her on THREE occasions.
Brown denies the allegations. The Patriots say the NFL will launch an
Michigan State University administrator has been suspended due to an
allegation of sexual misconduct. Tomas Hult was suspended from directing
the university's Business Center for 12 weeks beginning October 1st.
That's according to the Detroit News. The suspension doesn't include
Hult's duties as a professor. Sarah Singer, director of Education Abroad
at the school of business, said during a recent Board of Trustees meeting
that she was the victim of unwanted touching and inappropriate speech by a
colleague, who she later confirmed was Hult.
STATE NEWS for TUE 10SEP19
preliminary exam continues this morning for a man believed responsible for
the death of a woman who has disappeared and has not been found.
32-year-old Floyd Galloway will be back in Farmington Hills District court
today for a second day in the disappearance of Danielle Stislicki (Stiz-lick-Ee).
Testimony started yesterday. Prosecutors say they have evidence that
Galloway is responsible for her disappearance and death. He has maintained
his innocence. Detectives say there's video evidence of Galloway using
Stislicki's cell phone in the hours after her disappearance.
leave your guns at home -- that's the message from two more grocery chains
here in Michigan. Meijer and Aldi have joined Walmart, Kroger, CVS, and
Walgreens by asking customers to not open carry their weapons in stores.
Meijer tweeted its request yesterday, citing worker and employee safety,
and concerns over feeling safe. Those authorized to carry concealed
weapons would still be allowed to do so.
in Macomb County are looking into an alleged bar altercation involving
Uncle Kracker. His real name is Matthew Shafer, and he was named in a
complaint over some kind of incident at Bumper's Landing in Harrison
Township. It happened over Labor Day weekend, but the Sheriff's Office
says they didn't get the complaint until a week after the incident. No
charges have been filed against the 45-year-old, who was born in Mount
Clemens. No specific details about the incident have been revealed.
September 16, 2019
President Donald Trump holds 'Keep
America Great' campaign rally in New Mexico
Sentencing of wife of GOP congressman for misuse of campaign
funds (12:00PM ET) - Sentencing of Margaret Hunter, wife of Republican Rep. Duncan Hunter, who
pleaded guilty to a single count of conspiracy to defraud the U.S.
House Rules Committee hearing likely this week
Hearing likely this week on 'H.R. 1423 - Forced Arbitration Injustice
Andrew Yang in Massachusetts; Bernie Sanders, Joe Biden, Amy Klobuchar,
Tulsi Gabbard, Pete Buttigieg and Bill de Blasio in South Carolina;
Elizabeth Warren in New York
September 17, 2019
President Trump attends fundraiser in California
President Donald Trump attends fundraising event in the San Francisco Bay
Area, hosted by RNC Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel. President Trump also visits
Beverly Hills and San Diego.
R. Kelly court hearing on sexual abuse charges
Kelly is charged with 10 counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse
allegedly involving four victims, including at least three between the
ages of 13 and 17.
Federal Open Market Committee first day of two-day meeting, with interest
rates decision on Wednesday.
U.N. General Assembly 74th Session opens (3:00PM ET)
The main deliberative, policymaking and representative organ of the United
Nations. The first High-level General Debate begins next Tuesday.
Roger Stone court hearing on charges including obstruction
Pretrial conference for Roger Stone, an associate of President Donald
Trump, on seven charges: one count of obstruction of an official
proceeding, five counts of false statements, and one count of witness
Three former Trump advisers due to testify to House Judiciary
Committee or defy subpoenas (1:00PM ET)
Hearing on 'Presidential Obstruction of Justice and Abuse of Power', with
testimony due from former White House staff secretary Rob Porter, former
Trump for President Campaign Manager Corey Lewandowski, and former White
House Deputy Chief of Staff Rick Dearborn, following issuance of
subpoenas, although a number of Trump campaign and administration
officials have defied subpoenas to appear before Congressional committees
in recent months.
Senate Judiciary subcommittee hearing on antitrust law
enforcement (2:30PM ET)
Antitrust, Competition Policy, and Consumer Rights Subcommittee hearing on
'Oversight of the Enforcement of the Antitrust Laws', with testimony from
Federal Trade Commission Chairman Joseph Simons; and Assistant Attorney
General for the Antitrust Division Makan Delrahim.
Israel parliamentary elections
September 18, 2019
Interest rate decision (2:00PM ET)
Federal Open Market Committee decision on interest rates following two-day
meeting. Followed by press briefing with Federal Reserve Chair Jerome
Facebook, Twitter, and Google officials testify to Senate
Commerce Committee on mass violence and extremism (10:00AM ET)
Hearing on 'Mass Violence, Extremism, and Digital Responsibility', with
testimony from Facebook Head of Global Policy Management Monika Bickert;
Twitter Public Policy Director Nick Pickles; and Google Global Director of
Information Policy Derek Slater.
Business Roundtable CEO Economic Outlook Survey released
Quarterly CEO Economic Outlook Survey, providing 'a forward-looking view
of the U.S. economy' by asking Business Roundtable member CEOs to report
their plans for their company's sales, capex, and employment in the next
six months, Q3.
Court hearing for Michael Avenatti in Santa Ana, CA (11:30AM
Status conference for lawyer Michael Avenatti, charged with filing bogus
tax returns to fraudulently secure $4 million in loans from a Mississippi
bank and embezzling a client's settlement funds.
Climate activist Greta Thunberg testifies to House Foreign
Affairs / Climate Crisis Committees joint hearing (10:00AM ET)
House Committee on Foreign Affairs and House Select Committee on the
Climate Crisis joint hearing on 'Voices Leading the Next Generation on the
Global Climate Crisis', with testimony from Fridays For Future founder
Greta Thunberg; This Is Zero Hour co-founder and 'Piper v. State of
Washington' plaintiff Jamie Margolin; Alliance for Climate Education
Fellow and 'Juliana v. United States' plaintiff Vic Barrett; and American
Conservation Coalition President Benji Backer.
House Appropriations subcommittee oversight hearing on mental
health needs of children in HHS custody (10:00AM ET)
Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies
Subcommittee oversight hearing on 'Mental Health Needs of Children in HHS
Custody', with testimony from Department of Health and Human Services
Assistant Inspector General Ann Maxwell, Office of Refugee Resettlement
Director Jonathan Hayes, and Public Health Service Commissioned Corps
Commander Jonathan White.
Joint Economic Committee hearing on gun violence (2:15PM ET)
Hearing on 'Gun Violence in America: Understanding and Reducing the Costs
of Firearm Injuries and Deaths', with testimony from Giffords Law Center
to Prevent Gun Violence Chief Counsel and Policy Director Adam Skaggs;
Everytown Survivor Network member Tina Meins; Crime Prevention Research
Center President Dr John Lott Jr.; and former Texas State Rep. Dr Suzanna
House Foreign Affairs / Homeland Security subcommittees joint
hearing on white nationalist terrorism (2:00PM ET)
House Committee on Foreign Affairs Middle East, North Africa, and
International Terrorism Subcommittee and House Committee on Homeland
Security Intelligence & Counterterrorism Subcommittee joint hearing on
'Meeting the Challenge of White Nationalist Terrorism at Home and Abroad',
with testimony from American University School of Education International
Training and Education Program Director Cynthia Miller-Idriss; and Life
After Hate Founding Member Christian Picciolini.
House Armed Services subcommittee hearing on military domestic
violence (2:00PM ET)
Military Personnel Subcommittee hearing on 'Shattered Families, Shattered
Service: Taking Military Domestic Violence Out of the Shadows', with
testimony from Battered Women's Justice Program Military & Veterans
Advocacy Program Coordinator Brian Clubb; PreventConnect Director of
Prevention Services David Lee; and others.
September 19, 2019
EPA Administrator Wheeler testifies to
House committee on science and tech at EPA (10:00AM ET)
Hearing on 'Science and Technology at the Environmental Protection
Agency', with testimony from EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler
Climate Forum 2020, with presidential candidates invited
'Climate Forum 2020' day one, hosted by Georgetown University Institute of
Politics and Public Service (GU Politics), Our Daily Planet, and MSNBC,
with each candidate discussing their vision for addressing and limiting
the effects of climate change in conversation moderated by MSNBC hosts
Chris Hayes and Ali Velshi.
Washington Monument reopens after three-year closure
Elizabeth Warren on campaign trail in Iowa
Joe Biden on campaign trail in Illinois
Jill Biden on campaign trail for husband Joe in Tennessee
Existing Home Sales for August released
September 20, 2019
National POW/MIA Recognition Day
First Couple welcome Australian PM and
wife on official visit to the White House
LGBTQ Presidential Forum in Iowa (8:00PM ET)
LGBTQ Presidential Forum hosted by GLAAD, One Iowa, The Gazette, and The
Advocate, to discuss the lives of LGBTQ people and other civil rights
issues impacting them in the heartland and rural America. Participating
2020 Democratic presidential candidates include former Vice President Joe
Biden, Sens. Cory Booker, Kamala Harris, Elizabeth Warren, and Amy
Klobuchar, Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, former Secretary of Housing and Urban
Development Julian Castro, former Rep. Joe Sestak, South Bend, IN, Mayor
Pete Buttigieg, and author Marianne Williamson.
Joe Biden on campaign trail in Iowa
Jill Biden on campaign trail for husband Joe in Connecticut
Global Climate Strike
Start of a week of climate action with worldwide strikes expected to stop
'business as usual' in the face of 'the climate emergency'. The action is
part of #FridaysforFuture where schoolchildren and students have been
protesting to demand that govts immediately provide a safe pathway to stay
within 1.5C of global warming.
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of the mad dash to get a good camping spot at Pictured
Rocks National Lakeshore at Little Beaver Lake Campground, Twelve Mile
Campground, or Hurricane River Campground? These campgrounds now
require reservations, after years of a "first come, first served" policy.
Since visitation has nearly doubled in the last few years during the summer months
reservations can now be made at