It's not the nicest home at "North Camp" -- a settlement of homeless shanties that has grown in recent years. That honor goes to Cookie's place, just down the way. But Gary Owczarzak and Cookie still live on the same side of the tracks. "He's got a mailbox down there," said Gary Owczarzak, a resident of this homeless camp in the city of Walker. He's pointing down the railroad tracks, toward the home of a homeless man known as Cookie.
In politics, money talks.Over a period of four days last week, groups affiliated with Michelle Rhee - the controversial former chancellor of Washington DC's public schools - dumped nearly $160,000 in a single state House race.
Last week, the Detroit Free Press published new text messages and emails in the BolgerGate scandal that read “dirty as hell” and "I can pretty much guarantee it is shady because I know the players involved."
Pete Hoekstra still isn’t sorry.
After a racist and offensive Super Bowl ad, Hoekstra is still oblivious.
Hoekstra's election gimmick featured an Asian American woman speaking in broken English to attack Sen. Debbie Stabenow. The ad backfired, and was widely criticized by newspaper editorials and Republican pundits.
On Sunday when asked on Michigan Matters about the ad, Pete Hoekstra said “whatever.”
Like something out of a movie or crime drama, Kailey Doherty studied the DNA strand, looking for a possible match.The 17 year old was trying to catch a killer.OK, not a real killer. But the lab simulation did use real DNA, and the teenage girls gathered at Kettering University were using the same techniques put to work to solve high-profile cases across the country.
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