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Finley: WSU’s M. Roy Wilson is a Detroit asset
Opinion: Kids should get in to college legally
"Sadly, I’m sure they thought they were doing the right thing at all costs for their off-spring."
by Paul W. Smith | 1 day ago
Opinion: Michigan has a Mexican-sourced drug epidemic
"Nessel should take a harder look at the costs Michigan residents already bear – especially in human capital – due to our unsecured Mexican border."
by Beth Bailey | 1 day ago
Opinion: Michigan needs collective bargaining transparency
Shields writes: "Michigan should open up its collective bargaining to the sunlight and not allow negotiations to continue behind closed doors."
by Morgan Shields | 1 day ago
Bankole: Don’t write off CEOs in resurgence
Bankole: "Too often in the political activist community, there is a tendency to write off business leaders."
by Bankole Thompson | 1 day ago
Finley and Henderson: Forging friendships across the political divide
Friendships can forge across the political divided. Finley, Henderson are leading Detroit Regional chamber's Civility Project to prove it.
by Nolan Finley and Stephen Henderson | 2 days ago
Editorial: Move ahead with payments to wrongfully imprisoned
"Asking those who have already been horribly wronged by the state to wait for the money their owed is the wrong approach."
by The Detroit News | 2 days ago
Opinion: Prescription requirements would cost Michigan
"Any kind of public policy requiring a prescription for over-the-counter medicines containing PSE would do more harm than good."
by Kathleen Slonager | 2 days ago
Graham: Farewell tours are rarely a goodbye
Touring artists make big money by saying bon voyage, which is why they keep doing it
by Adam Graham | 4 days ago
Jacques: Trump isn’t fix for free speech on the quad
Credit the president for shining a light on a very real problem. But that’s where his involvement should end.
by Ingrid Jacques | 4 days ago
Editorial: Judges should stay off athletic court
"As long as EMU is offering equal opportunity to male and female athletes, forcing it to bring back a particular (and costly) sport seems meddlesome."
by The Detroit News | 4 days ago
Opinion: Whitmer wrong on third grade reading
"Whitmer's decision to fight the third grade reading law is not only wrongheaded and shortsighted, but counterproductive."
by Tim Kelly | 4 days ago
Opinion: Put an end to bad roadside drug tests
Galai writes: "Prosecutors must also refrain from pursuing plea deals in cases in which arrest is exclusively supported by a roadside test."
by Sagiv Galai | 4 days ago
Editorial: Green Light can’t become Big Brother
"Duggan is right to want to protect Detroiters, but he should be careful not to turn the city into an Orwellian state."
by The Detroit News | 5 days ago
Bankole: Detroit police face racial reckoning
"We should worry Detroit doesn’t explode because of apparent racial bias and constitutional violations against Detroit residents."
by Bankole Thompson | 5 days ago
Finley: WSU's M. Roy Wilson is a Detroit asset Nolan Finley
Democrats try to cover up their anti-Semitism
"One tactic taken up by Democrats is trolling for supposedly anti-Semitic comments by Republicans to deflect and dilute the attention on Omar."
by David Harsanyi | 5 days ago
Opinion: Public Act 51 is a road funding hurdle
"Michigan roads are funded through PA 51 which determines how money get distributed between the state, counties and cities."
by Robert Ficano | 5 days ago
No surprise if Trump wins Michigan again
"President Trump has delivered for the people of Michigan, and the latest polling suggests they’ll return the favor at the ballot box in 2020."
by Laura Cox | 5 days ago
Letters: Other views on gas tax, free college
"We should consider a tax on miles driven which will equally tax those with electric cars/internal combustion vehicles and trucks and buses."
by The Detroit News | 5 days ago
Letter: WSU board seeks financial accountability
"If Whitmer were interested in a fair allocation or a fair way to provide funding for highway renewal, then all should pay their fair share."
by The Detroit News | 6 days ago
Opinion: Big labor won’t respect Michigan workers
"Michigan union bosses opposed Right to Work before it even passed into law, and have regularly violated workers’ rights to stop dues payments since."
by Mark Mix | 6 days ago
Opinion: Whitmer’s budget benefits workers
"Michigan citizens were finally given a frank assessment of the true cost of years of failing to invest in our state’s critical infrastructure."
by Ron Bieber | 6 days ago
Opinion: Gov’t shouldn’t play subsidy game with market
Greszler writes: "In the long-run, low barriers to business start-ups and everyday low tax rates will always triumph over crony capitalism."
Finley: Let’s go ahead and obsess about deficits
"This recklessness will go on until the debt gets so heavy the whole economy collapses. "
Letters: Other views on educational achievement
"By providing students with easier access to breakfast, we are eliminating a huge barrier to student achievement."
by The Detroit News | 6 days ago
Bankole: Unions must boost blacks in recovery
"Even though union leaders beat up on conservatives during elections, they have not had a pretty good record either."
Opinion: We need more charter schools, not fewer
"The only interest group that doesn’t seem to be opposed to charter schools is parents. That’s why many charter schools have long waiting lists."
Opinion: Greater support for our first responders
Mueller writes: "Our first responders are exposed regularly to human suffering, violence, exhausting schedules and extreme stress."
Opinion: Awarding the best resorts and spas
"Coming to you from Grand Traverse Resort and Spa at the 2019 Pure Michigan Governor’s Conference on Tourism."
Finley: AG Nessel puts civil liberties at risk
"The new campaign announced by Attorney General Dana Nessel has the real potential to morph into thought policing."
Editorial: Tax credits should encourage work
"Using tax credits to assure it is more profitable to work and seek higher skills than it is to collect benefits is sound policy."
Opinion: Fuel tax funds will be diverted
"The proposed tax increase isn’t just about funding roads — it’s also being used as a means to fund other priorities."
Opinion: Medicare for all, quality care for none
"Americans who have private health insurance have demonstrated that they're not interested in losing their coverage for VA-style health care."
by Janet Trautwein | 6 days ago
Opinion: Road funding needs fundamental fix
"Our research can illuminate the road ahead, which, like most in Michigan, is likely to be bumpy."
Editorial: Good riddance to pot licensing board
"The Marijuana Regulatory Agency should work to reduce the cost of licensing pot businesses while also streamlining the application process."
Opinion: Lawmakers must expand sunshine laws
"Currently Michigan is the only state in the nation to exempt both the legislature and the governor from its Freedom of Information Act."
by Wesley H. Maurer, Jr. | 6 days ago
Society Confidential: Crim, Koppel eulogize fellow journalist Steve Bell
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Orthopedic surgeon loves to crochet
Is there a doctor in the house who knows how to crochet? Yes, there certainly is, if Dr. Mark Russell of Holt is anywhere around.