Daily Archive: April 23, 2013

    Pure Michigan and Founders Brewing Co. Launch Craft Beer Contest

    LANSING – With the craft beer craze continuing to sweep the state of Michigan and summer approaching, Pure Michigan and Founders Brewing Co. have teamed up to give fans and craft beer enthusiasts a chance to pick a Founders beer style that best represents Pure Michigan.The beer chosen by fans will be featured in the Founders tap room in downtown…

    Reflections: Controversy

    Brad Paisley, country superstar, has sure stirred up a hornet’s nest with his new song, “Accidental Racist,” featuring a guest performance by, surprisingly, rap superstar (and actor) LL Cool. Talk about two very different genres! That’s a good thing, though. And by the way, they are friends.In case you haven’t heard the song, it is about a White m…

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    Conservatives Link Immigration Reform To Boston Bombing Suspects

    (AP) — Democratic supporters of a new immigration bill accused opponents Monday of trying to “exploit” the Boston Marathon bombings to hold up the legislation, sparking a testy exchange at a Senate hearing. “I never said that! I never said that!” Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, interjected as Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., a lead author of the …