| Sep 18, 2013
| 6:30 AM
The global economic crisis that has come to be known as the Great Recession appears to have fueled an increase in suicides, including an estimated 5,000 additional deaths in 2009, a new study says.
Although previous research has linked the recession...
| Sep 11, 2013
Charity cookbooks published by Jewish-American groups in all 50 states are a highlight of a new University of Michigan exhibition called "American Foodways: The Jewish Contribution," running through Dec. 8 at the Harlan Hatcher Graduate Library in Ann...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 8:49 AM
One of the most annoying habits of some of my liberal friends is their casual derogation of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas.
Thomas is derided not just as an extremist, which is true when you plot the legal philosophies of the justices along a...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 5:50 AM
They are 64 strong, 90 percent from Michigan and all are committed to staying put in Michigan to practice their profession.
They are the first class of the Central Michigan University College of Medicine, a group that will be joined by another 100...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 2:38 PM
For those Americans unnerved by the popularity of social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter, a new study from the University of Michigan will come as little surprise. And it might even add some smugness.
The gist of the study: Narcissists “...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 12:39 PM
Two separate studies released this week offer insight into trends in the auto industry: Car owners are holding onto their cars longer, and young people are not getting licenses as much as they once did.
The average car on the road is 11.4 years old,...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 6:33 AM
INDIAN RIVER -- For the eighth year, summer resident Gloria Kitto Lewis will present a violin recital with colleagues in the Ann Arbor Camerata. The recital will take place at 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 11, at Cross in the Woods, Indian River.
| Aug 2, 2013
| 6:40 AM
The Little Traverse Choral Society welcomes David Gladstone to the podium as interim music director, accompanied by Ellen Kendall on the piano/organ, for the 2013 December concerts and the May 2014 concerts celebrating the founding of the choral society...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 5:20 AM
Last week, we brought you a story that examined just what it takes to make a livable wage in Northern Michigan. This week, we’re examining just what agencies and businesses are doing to create and expand jobs in Charlevoix and Emmet counties.
| Jul 16, 2013
| 4:36 PM
Too much good news in medicine may be bad news for science, according to a new study that suggests animal research is riddled with bias that allows too many treatments to advance to human trials.
Researchers examined data from thousands of experiments...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 8:10 AM
Festival — The 26th annual Walloon Lake Antique Tractor-Engine and Craft Show continues Saturday-Sunday, July 27-28 along U.S. 131 North, between Boyne Falls and Walloon Lake. Working blacksmith, tractor scales, basket factory and veneer mill, saw...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 4:49 PM
It wasn't that Kathleen Callahan couldn't lose weight.
"I've dieted myself up and down the scale gazillions of times," the 51-year-old nurse anesthetist says.
"I've done Weight Watchers, Nutrisystem and my own little starvation plans — you know,...