The following editorial appeared in the Chicago Tribune on July 19:
If you’ve ever had your dinner interrupted by an annoying robocall sales pitch — and who hasn’t? — this will make you smile.
The legal status of Eastern Christian immigrants to the United States requires special consideration, something worth keeping in mind as Chaldeans in the Detroit area fight an immigration crackdown.
Michigan lawmakers did the right thing by tackling the state's school employee retirement system last month. But now that that is off their plate, they should put reform of local government pensions at the top of their priority list.
Two months ago, it sounded nearly certain that the inline hockey rink at Mercury Park was going to be removed in favor of new pickleball courts.
The attraction to public spaces — such as parks, hiking trails, playgrounds, gardens, beaches and more — depends on good behavior from those who use them.
When a series of fights broke out at Grand Haven State Park on Monday evening, there were only six DNR officers patrolling the park.
In 1812, Gov. Eldridge Gerry signed a bill that redistricted Massachusetts to benefit his Democratic-Republican Party. When mapped, one of the districts in the Boston area was said to resemble the shape of a mythological salamander.
An important meeting couldn't happen June 20, or anytime during this final week before the Legislature leaves for its summer recess, because Gov. Snyder is attending the Paris Air Show as part of a European trade mission.
The Great Lakes are steaming toward an invasive species iceberg while those with power to steer away from catastrophe continue to belligerently delay any meaningful intervention that could prevent disaster.
Lawmakers must take a cue from their counterparts in the medical world and "do no harm" as they tinker with health insurance reform.
A Lansing State Journal report on June 11 revealed a crack in the community's defense against teen suicide. Michigan is among 14 states that encourage, but do not mandate, suicide prevention training for its teachers.
Amid the ongoing clamor to close Enbridge's 5B oil pipeline beneath the Straits of Mackinac, the Great Lakes Commission has produced some sobering crude oil arithmetic.
Grand Haven Township residents and officials aren’t thrilled with the new parking fee instituted at Grand Haven’s City Beach — and we don’t blame them.
Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette is trying to crack down on opioid crimes.