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Weather 101 – A Graduate Study of Politics

The class is offered exclusively at the University of Mother Nature. Class size is unlimited, requires no tuition, no books, no lab fees or student loans. Depending on the lesson, semester duration may last a few minutes to several days

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PolicyMic Article Jumps on the ‘Flint Sucks’ Bandwagon — Could This Be a Good Thing Though?

Flint residents are used to reading about how terrible their city is in the national media. This time Flint is the focus of an article found at PolicyMic.com titled "This is America's Most Apocalyptic, Violent City — And You’ve Probably Never Heard Of It." Of course it's not great for tourism in Flint, but could all this negative press be a blessing in disguise?

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President Obama’s Talking Point Fix

In yesterday’s press conference, President Obama offered what he characterized as a fix to the problem of the growing number of people being kicked off their insurance plans because of the Affordable Care Act

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Political Analyst Jack Lessenberry says there was a “Journalism Failure in Flint”

In a recent opinion piece for Michigan Radio, which is part of the NPR Digital Network, noted political analyst Jack Lessenberry wrote there has been a "journalism failure in Flint."

Lessenberry was referring to the Flint Journal saying "we didn't do good enough" in not reporting the felony convictions of two candidates for Flint City Council

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Dan & Brenda Discuss Individual Health Care Exchanges Opening Up

On WNEM's Weekend Talkback, Dan and Brenda discussed the individual health care exchanges that at are set to open October 1st.

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Diana Nyad Swam from Cuba to Florida: WHOOP DE DOO

Diana Nyad is the first person ever to swim from Cuba to Florida and I don’t care.

She apparently tried and failed several times over some 36 years but finally succeeded this past weekend at the age of 64; don’t care.  Braved jelly fish stings, a lip blistering sun, a swollen tongue and sharks; don

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New Ruling Allows Smoking on Patios and Rooftops of Bars and Restaurants

A new ruling from the Michigan Department of Agriculture will allow patrons of bars and restaurants to again smoke on outdoor patios and rooftops in certain circumstances.

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Ground Zero Photo Nearly Excluded From Museum for Being too Patriotic?

The New York Post reports that in a new book coming out next month, an iconic picture of firefighters raising the American Flag among the rubble of Ground Zero, was nearly excluded from the 9/11 Memorial Museum because it was deemed "rah-rah" American

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Felipe Hazard and Rolanda Catastrophe for Dan and Brenda on WNEM TV5 Weekend Wake Up

Special guests Felipe Hazard and Rolanda Catastrophe filled in for Dan and Brenda to discuss New York City Mayoral candidate, Anthony Weiner, aka, Carlos Danger this past Sunday on WNEM TV5's Weekend Talkback segment:

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WNEM TV 5 Weekend Talkback: Detroit Bankruptcy

In this past weekend's WNEM TV 5 Talkback segment, Brenda and I play the "I'm thinking of a number" game.  How far in debt is the city of Detroit?  A lot!...

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