Three days into a government shutdown, President Barack Obama pointedly blamed House Speaker John Boehner on Thursday for keeping federal agencies closed, while the bitter budget dispute moved closer to a more critical showdown over the nation's line of credit.
Celebrate autumn this weekend, Oct. 4-6, with a trip to a cider mill and Grand Haven's east side. High schoolers will be busy with homecoming games and dances, but the rest of us have plenty to do, too.
For 39 years, the people of the Tri-Cities have been participating in the C.R.O.P. Hunger Walk, in tandem and solidarity with those who must walk every single day for their basic needs and necessities.