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Protestors from Canada brought 1,000 liters of water across the border into Detroit Thursday. (Photo: wikimedia commons)
Timothy J Wiggle July 25, 2014 at 07:02 am
Tell the Canadians to mind there own business, I live in the suburbs and if I don't pay my bill,Read More they would shutoff my water. Because this is Detroit it's ok not to pay your bills. Somebody else will pickup tab. More of the Obama thinking!
Timothy J Wiggle July 25, 2014 at 07:03 am
Tell the Canadians to mind there own business, I live in the suburbs and if I don't pay my bill,Read More they would shutoff my water. Because this is Detroit it's ok not to pay your bills. Somebody else will pickup tab. More of the Obama thinking!
Timothy J Wiggle July 25, 2014 at 07:07 am
Tell the Canadians to mind their own business. So it's ok not to pay your bills and keep yourRead More service. If I don't pay my bill they remove my service. This sounds like more of the Obama thinking, don't pay your own way, let somebody else pay theirs and yours.
A University of Michigan resercher said he couldn’t think of “another place on the Great Lakes where an oil spill would have as wide an area of impact, in as short of time, as at the Straits of Mackinac.” (Photo: Lars Lentz via Wikimedia commons)
Mike Walsh July 24, 2014 at 10:56 pm
It might cost a couple of bucks, but a flow-meter installed at each end would alert us immediatelyRead More should some sort of breach occur. Why-oh-why did it take 24 hours for someone to notice oil was leaking into the Kalamazoo River?
U.S. Rep. John Dingell, one of the lead authors of the Clean Water Act, now knows who Kim Kardashian is, but wonders why EPA is Tweeting about her game. (Photo: Getty Images)
T as in Truth July 24, 2014 at 01:33 am
Dingell's wife already lacks any serious credentials as a congressional candidate. Now this....Read More Really????
Todd July 24, 2014 at 09:16 am
Michael Moore, such a Hippocrate. Complains about the Big Money. Fighting over his mansion nearRead More Traverse City.
Lilly Theodoroff July 24, 2014 at 04:36 pm
Hippocrate???
Michigan natives Michael Moore and his longtime wife, Kathy Glynn, split in a messy divorce. (Photo: Getty Images)
Jamie July 24, 2014 at 07:10 pm
Sorry for the typos. Using phone.
MAC July 24, 2014 at 09:01 pm
Jamie, I don't believe the Koch brothers have any responsibility for the fact that UNIONS haveRead More always been granted Preferred status, and Privileges, by our Career Pols, who want the UNION $$$ and have done everything possible to get that MONEY, with no 'limitation' whatsoever! When these Corrupt Career Pols in congress (Both parties, btw) make so-called "Campaign Finance" laws, it is NEVER to help "We the People" get better representation, but only to protect themselves!------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------That is because the Priority of these Corrupt Career Pols (most of the congressmen & women!) is their own Re-elections, NOT what is best for all Americans!!!----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- These Corrupt Career Pols are RULING OVER us, instead of working FOR US, as they are supposed to, sadly, for us ordinary "Country Class," and our Nation's Future, as opposed to congress, and the current occupant of the WH. These "Ruling Class Elites" consider us, who PAY their salaries and benefits, to be little more than collateral damage, or commoners who are not smart enough to make our own decisions--instead thinking we need Government to tell us what we can and cannot do!
Dale Behler July 24, 2014 at 10:07 pm
MAC....I agree. Being a member of the elite ruling class means lots of power, money and benefits.Read More So retaining that lucrative lifestyle becomes the primary motivation for their efforts. The people who elected them and the good of the country are of secondary importance. As they and the current POTUS have shown us, keeping the personal power, money and luxury PERKS of a politician is their main motivation. That evaluation of politicians may sound pessimistic, but I feel it is reality.
Rep. John Dingell, the Michigan Democrat who helped write the Environmental Protection Act, questioned an auto-generated Tweet by the EPA water account promoting the "Kim Kardashian: Hollywood" game. (Photo: Getty Images)
T as in Truth July 25, 2014 at 04:44 am
Kardashians'.
T as in Truth July 25, 2014 at 04:45 am
Its obvious that the Dingells are having a hard time 'Keeping up with the Kardashians'.
T as in Truth July 25, 2014 at 04:45 am
Dingell's wife already lacks any serious credentials as a congressional candidate. Now this....Read More Really????
Mike Oliansky thinks Wayne County voters should turn down a regional school millage proposal on the Aug. 5 ballot. What do you think? (Patch file photo)
Bryan Bentley July 23, 2014 at 04:06 pm
How about this Mike? You give me a dollar, and I'll give you 60 cents back. If that works for you,Read More we'll up it to 100 dollars, and I'll give you 60 dollars back. LOL Just do me a favor, and tell me why school districts who budget responsibly, should subsidize school districts who don't? Tell me why the money raised shouldn't be doled out equally? Everybody should be allowed to have concerns about tax hikes, and for you to dismiss mine, is disrespectful. I have been respectful to you, please give me the same courtesy. You can now have the coveted last word.
Mike Pare July 23, 2014 at 04:19 pm
Bryan: People can make up their own minds about whether splitting the money by student is a goodRead More idea or not and vote accordingly. I was just pointing out that you were incorrect about how this millage works and Wayne RESA's involvement or, more correctly, non-involvement. I want people to make informed decisions based on accurate information, especially when it comes to taxes. How the money is divided is set by State law and there is nothing that can be done about that, but actually it is being given out equally on a per student basis. This is the only way that more revenue can be raised for the children of PCCS. There are no other alternatives. I have been nothing but courteous to you and I never dismissed your concerns so I don't understand your comments. .
SMF19 July 23, 2014 at 05:56 pm
For those curious about per pupil foundation allowances:Read More http://www.senate.michigan.gov/sfa/Departments/DataCharts/DCk12_FoundationHistory.pdf
gaildpreiss July 23, 2014 at 03:31 am
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blairjzimmerman July 23, 2014 at 12:49 pm
my buddy's sister makes $81 an hour on the laptop . She has been without a job for five months butRead More last month her check was $21695 just working on the laptop for a few hours. why not check here============= www.jobs333.com
High school seniors will make one of the most important decisions of their lives when they choose a college. Blogger Arielle Hines, who was in their shoes not so long ago, offers some guidance.
gaildpreiss July 23, 2014 at 03:33 am
My last pay check was $9500 working 12 hours a week on laptop. My sisters friend has been averagingRead More 15k for months now and she works about 20 hours a week. I can't believe how easy it was once I tried it out. This is what I do,,,,,,,,,,, http://Jobs25.com
T as in Truth July 23, 2014 at 06:06 am
Gaildpress - how long did you have to take clothes off?
blairjzimmerman July 23, 2014 at 12:50 pm
my buddy's sister makes $81 an hour on the laptop . She has been without a job for five months butRead More last month her check was $21695 just working on the laptop for a few hours. why not check here============= www.jobs333.com
Clarence Gomery is led into a Grand Traverse County courtroom, where he appeared on solicitation of murder charges. (Screenshot: WDIV, Channel 4, video)
gaildpreiss July 23, 2014 at 03:33 am
My last pay check was $9500 working 12 hours a week on laptop. My sisters friend has been averagingRead More 15k for months now and she works about 20 hours a week. I can't believe how easy it was once I tried it out. This is what I do,,,,,,,,,,, http://Jobs25.com
drbpor July 23, 2014 at 11:27 am
$1,000 to buy the "gone" ?
blairjzimmerman July 23, 2014 at 12:50 pm
my buddy's sister makes $81 an hour on the laptop . She has been without a job for five months butRead More last month her check was $21695 just working on the laptop for a few hours. why not check here============= www.jobs333.com
The Detroit Water and Sewerage Department has temporarily suspended water shut-offs, but residents who filed a lawsuit against the department aren’t budging. (Patch file photo)
REF July 24, 2014 at 09:33 pm
$600 to water a lawn. Obviously much more important than a child getting a glass of clean water.Read More The child's parents are, of course, all terrible people, unlike wonderful green-lawn-guy. It IS racist to assume that "those people" just don't want to pay their water bill 'cause that's how "they" are. Unless you personally know every single one of them, you have NO right to make such a judgement.
Joyce Richey July 24, 2014 at 10:51 pm
REF, I purposely didn't respond to John, who bases his posts on his ethnocentric way of thought.Read More There are people who see a problem and try to be part of the solution, and then there are those who are blinded by their own egos, who will never understand what really is important in life, and will always be part of the problem. You summed it up perfectly when you said "$600 to water a lawn. Obviously much more important than a child getting a glass of clean water.......". Just think of the progress that could be made if someone who can afford to pay that much to water their lawn, could just take a small percentage of that amount to buy a few bottles of water for people in need, but the Johns of the world aren't about solutions, empathy or compassion because they are too busy insulting and trying to make themselves feel bigger and better then the next person. Man's inhumanity to man!
John July 25, 2014 at 01:15 am
Joyce isnt fooling anyone by commenting back and forth to "herself" with a sock account.Read More Those people are the people that haven't paid their bills. There is nothing to discuss, no secrets hidden that require looking into. Pay your bills bums or find another source of water.
If removing the silks and shucks makes you crazy, this method of cooking sweet corn may exponentially improve your life. (Screenshot: KROCK video)
Debra Christy, Allied ASID July 22, 2014 at 01:08 pm
peel down the husk, remove e silk, butter and salt/pepper the corn, pull the husk back up around theRead More ear of corn and grill. I have wrapped it all in foil, which works amazing, but lots of foil wasted. Not a fan of aluminum and food!
Keith Gillette July 23, 2014 at 06:55 am
I cut the corn off the cob then take the back of the knife scrape cob to make cream corn.
blairjzimmerman July 23, 2014 at 12:51 pm
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The American Red Cross says it is in "urgent" need of blood of all types to avoid an emergency situation. (Photo: Southeast Michigan Red Cross)
gaildpreiss July 23, 2014 at 03:34 am
My last pay check was $9500 working 12 hours a week on laptop. My sisters friend has been averagingRead More 15k for months now and she works about 20 hours a week. I can't believe how easy it was once I tried it out. This is what I do,,,,,,,,,,, http://Jobs25.com
Naked and allegedly intoxicated, Garret Roberts, 24, romped through a residential neighborhood before deputies subdued him with a Taser gun. (Photo: Oakland County Sheriff's Office)
gaildpreiss July 23, 2014 at 03:34 am
My last pay check was $9500 working 12 hours a week on laptop. My sisters friend has been averagingRead More 15k for months now and she works about 20 hours a week. I can't believe how easy it was once I tried it out. This is what I do,,,,,,,,,,, http://Jobs25.com
Laura July 23, 2014 at 09:35 am
Hey gaildpreiss...piss off
MissElanyS July 23, 2014 at 11:12 am
Is it just me or does anyone else think that tasering an obviously unarmed naked man lying on theRead More ground a bit EXCESSIVE. What the heck is going on in this world these days? There was only one of him at a severe disadvantage, outnumbered by how many cops? And they couldn't make the arrest without use of a weapon? What's wrong with this picture.
The sheriff in Saginaw County says he doesn't want inmates on work details to be confused with fans of "Orange is the New Black" who dress in orange jumpsuits, some of which even say "Property of Saginaw County Jail." (Photo via Pinterest)
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junedcoffman July 22, 2014 at 03:47 am
Start working at home with Google! It's by-far the best job I've had. Last Wednesday I got a brandRead More new BMW since getting a check for $6474 this - 4 weeks past. I began this 8-months ago and immediately was bringing home at least $77 per hour. I work through this link, go? to tech tab for work detail...... =====>>>> www.jobs25.com
A Pontiac man allegedly took his irritation over food left in the microwave to new heights. He's accused of holding a gun on his uncle and threatening to shoot him. (Patch file photo)
junedcoffman July 22, 2014 at 03:47 am
Start working at home with Google! It's by-far the best job I've had. Last Wednesday I got a brandRead More new BMW since getting a check for $6474 this - 4 weeks past. I began this 8-months ago and immediately was bringing home at least $77 per hour. I work through this link, go? to tech tab for work detail...... =====>>>> www.jobs25.com
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