| Oct 10, 2012
| 8:20 AM
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Heman Marion Sweatt and Abigail Noel Fisher both wanted to attend the University of Texas at Austin.
Both claimed their race was a primary reason for their rejection. Both filed civil rights lawsuits, and the Supreme Court...
| May 24, 2012
| 6:03 AM
ALANSON — Alanson will honor its graduating high school seniors during the school’s commencement ceremony at 6 p.m. Saturday, May 26, at the school’s gymnasium.
In addition, two valedictorians and a salutatorian will be recognized....
| May 25, 2012
| 2:49 PM
The first report of the new national registry of exonerations, issued last weekend, suggests the extent of wrongful convictions in the country is far greater than previously recognized and provides new insights about why such convictions occur...
| Oct 12, 2012
On a recent sunny fall afternoon, students from Lake View High School streamed out of a nearby convenience store munching after-school snacks.
Some bought cookies and snack cakes. Others got soft drinks and candy. But the majority walked out of Touchdown...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 5:35 AM
Hartford Art School at University of Hartford, 200 Bloomfield Ave. in West Hartford will host “National Portfolio Day,” at which high school students will have their art portfolios reviewed, on Saturday, Nov. 3, from 1 to 5 p.m.
| Nov 6, 2012
| 8:27 AM
BOYNE FALLS -- Students from Boyne Falls Public School who participate in the Crooked Tree Strings Program had the opportunity Friday to visit and listen to the Great Lakes Chamber Orchestra guest soloist, Andy Tuck.
Tuck spent the morning sharing with...
| Nov 7, 2012
Longtime golf instructor
Jim Flick, 82, a golf instructor for more than 50 years whose clients included Tom Lehman and Jack Nicklaus, died Monday at his home in Carlsbad, Calif., of pancreatic cancer, his family said.
Flick taught golf in...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 7:03 AM
BOYNE CITY -- The Charlevoix County History Preservation Society will present its August History Speaker Series event, "Northern Michigan Postcards -- The Edward Beebe Story," with guest speaker Jack Hobey at 7 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 27, at the Boyne...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 11:51 AM
When it comes to LGBT inclusiveness, two Chicago schools are at the top of the pack, according to a recently released list by Campus Pride.
The organization, which promotes safety for LGBT students in higher education, named both the University of...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 7:34 AM
There was a little something for everybody in the Olympics: drama, competition, pageantry and spectacle, stories of victory and of triumph over adversity. For Michigan in the 2012 games in London, there was all that and more.
Our state was...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 3:37 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — As the income gap between rich and poor widens, a majority of Americans say the growing divide is bad for the country and believe that wealthy people are paying too little in taxes, according to a new survey.
The poll released...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 5:38 PM
Experts say that a blood test commonly used to screen for prostate cancer can cause more harm than good and leads healthy men to receive useless and sometimes dangerous treatments.
But try telling that to the tens of millions of American men who continue...