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We needed to see the Ray Rice video

September 16, 2014 Should we have seen the video of Ray Rice pummeling Janay Palmer Rice into unconsciousness? Unequivocally, I say yes. Before explaining why, I want to share Ms. Rice’s objection to this coverage. more »»

Is the Islamic State really un-Islamic

September 15, 2014 “Now let’s make two things clear: ISIL is not Islamic. No religion condones the killing of innocents, and the vast majority of ISIL’s victims have been Muslim. And ISIL is certainly not a state. more »»

Presidential malpractice

September 15, 2014 NBC’s Chuck Todd got a good deal of attention for warning that “(Obama’s) on the precipice of doing Jimmy Carter-like damage to the Democratic brand on foreign policy. more »»

I have terrible taste in music

September 13, 2014 I have one request for when I die that I give to all my friends: take my iPod and destroy it. more »»

Berkeley vs. Big Soda

September 13, 2014 I was phoned the other night in middle of dinner by an earnest young man named Spencer, who said he was doing a survey. Rather than hang up I agreed to answer his questions. more »»

Obama's delusions dispelled? We can hope for change

September 13, 2014 “If you watch the nightly news, it feels like the world is falling apart,” President Obama told Democratic mega-contributors last month in one of the 400-plus fundraisers of his presidency. more »»

Dianne Long

September 13, 2014 CALUMET — Dianne Long, 68, a resident of Calumet passed away on Friday, September 12, 2014, at the Aspirus Keweenaw Hospital in Laurium. more »»

Career Fairs — A celebration

September 13, 2014 In 1919, Yale University created its first placement bureau on their campus. The goal was to match students who were graduating with jobs. more »»

'Six Californias' initiative fails for 2016 ballot

September 13, 2014 SACRAMENTO, Calif. more »»

Hold on Mr. President

September 13, 2014 “Do you have a strategy now, Mr. President?” asked the cover of the Daily News next to a photo of the second American journalist to be beheaded by the terrorist group ISIS. more »»

Union: Prison learned of escape plans day earlier

September 13, 2014 LIMA, Ohio (AP) — Prison officials were warned about an escape the day before three inmates, including a school shooter who killed three students, scrambled over a fence before being recaptured, the... more »»

Owning a dog began with God

September 12, 2014 By the seventh day, God had finished the work he had been doing; so on the seventh day, he rested from all of his work. more »»

The sacking of Ray Rice

September 12, 2014 The “indefinite suspension” of Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice for knocking out his then-fiancée, now wife, in an elevator at an Atlantic City casino has again provoked debate about domestic... more »»

Protect your health with preventative screenings

September 11, 2014 We’ve all heard the saying that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. While this idea is relevant to many parts of our lives, it is particularly meaningful to our health. more »»

Cheap politicians

September 11, 2014 The recent bribery convictions of former Virginia governor Bob McDonnell and his wife are only the latest in a seemingly never-ending series of convictions of government officials. more »»

The Diary of Anne Frank

September 11, 2014 By SCOTT?VIAU CALUMET?— The story of Anne Frank is one most people become familiar with in school and now that story will come to life on the stage of The Calumet Theatre. more »»

British royal couple expecting second child

September 11, 2014 LONDON (AP) — Prince George is not going to be an only child for long — the toddler will soon have a baby sister or brother to share his fancy digs at Kensington Palace. more »»

Review: No surprise the surprise U2 album shines

September 11, 2014 Everything about U2’s new album is unexpected. Like its very existence, for one, after the Irish rock band dropped it on iTunes users Tuesday in a surprise move. more »»

'Dolphin 2' a warmly immersive adventure

September 11, 2014 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Containing all the elements that made the 2011 original boy and his dolphin story a hit with audiences and critics, Charles Martin Smith’s “Dolphin Tale 2” is another engaging fil... more »»

Le Guin wins honorary National Book Award

September 11, 2014 NEW YORK (AP) — Ursula K. Le Guin, the science fiction and fantasy writer widely celebrated as a visionary and compelling storyteller, is receiving an honorary National Book Award. more »»



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