Opinion: Bachmann no gain for women
On Monday morning, U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann formally announced her candidacy for the 2012 GOP presidential nomination.
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Queer Community Activities
Lots of friends (and relationships, we hear) have flourished from connections made when folks of a diverse background find themselves up on the roof during a steamy summer — bonding over their shared love of film.
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Profile: West Michigan Sports Commission executive Mike Guswiler
He also happens to be the coolest father in the world, according to his four kids.
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Sandwiches always in style
Suddenly, sandwiches are big.Big, meaty sandwiches are the cover boys of food magazines (Saveur, Food Network), and the meal between bread is the star of two new books. The Encyclopedia of Sandwiches catalogs our most beloved sandwiches, and The Big New York Sandwich Book is filled with recipes from the big city’s biggest chefs. Think prosciutto, grilled fennel, and pear with Gorgonzola aioli …
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Clarence Page: The candidacy of Herman Cain
To all of those readers who say I should pay more attention to the rising presidential campaign of Republican Herman Cain, I am happy to announce that he has it.And to all those who ask, “Who the heck is Herman Cain?” I respond: You know, the pizza guy.
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