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Briefs 11/29/12

NW Staff November 29, 2012

State News The DNR has announced three cougar sightings in the U.P. this week, one of which was found in northern Marquette County and the other two near the Wisconsin border of Menominee County....

Americans must unite behind elected officials

Lee McClelland November 8, 2012

It has never meant so much to be an American. Watching Barack Obama deliver his acceptance speech; listening to Mitt Romney humbly admit defeat while instilling his faith in American democracy; feeling...

Country moves forward with Obama

Hannah Fermanich November 8, 2012

Millions of Americans flocked to the polls on Tuesday, Nov. 6 to cast their votes in this year’s election, but after a close battle, President Barack Obama was re-elected to serve our country in a second...

Briefs 10/25/12

NW Staff October 25, 2012

State News Governor Rick Snyder signed new legislation aimed at protecting young athletes from concussions on Tuesday, Oct. 23. The new law requires that all adults involved with youth sports, including...

College key issue in election

NW Staff September 20, 2012

Higher education is a defining issue in both the Romney and Obama campaign. While students form their opinions and finalize their decisions about whom they will vote for, it is important to know where...

Obama and Romney argue funding

Marcellino Signorelli September 20, 2012

The funding for higher education takes a front seat in the concerns of many college students as they decide whom to vote for this November. Mitt Romney and Barack Obama both vary on their stances and...

Americans deserve health care

Lee McClelland September 13, 2012

With the passage of the Patient Protect and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) and the Supreme Court’s landmark decision to rule the act constitutional, more Americans will have access to health care. The...

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