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Contract for education
Tuesday, July 17, 2012 1:17 PM | Updated ( Tuesday, July 24, 2012 12:39 PM )

Would you like to see your children’s school district run by an out-of-state company?
 That’s what happened last week in Muskegon Heights, when its emergency manager turned over operations to Atlanta, Ga., based Mosaica Education, an education service provider. The district will start as a K-12 charter system in the fall. According to the EM, the district was losing $18,000 per day last year.

Readers Viewpoint 7-11-2012
Tuesday, July 10, 2012 11:53 AM | Updated ( Tuesday, July 24, 2012 12:38 PM )

A good turnout
To the editor:
 The Westside Veterans Council would like to thank the Michigan National Guard, all the veterans and their families, the members of the West Side Veteran organizations and their auxiliaries, Bob Black, the fire departments,

Inside the health bill
Tuesday, July 10, 2012 11:52 AM | Updated ( Tuesday, July 17, 2012 1:17 PM )

 Did you know that football season started several months ago? Well it did. Only this kind of game doesn’t involve helmets or striped playing fields.
 In fact, political football season never ends. The latest twist in the plot came from the Supreme Court with its decision on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act—best known, especially among Republicans, as “Obamacare.”

Readers Viewpoint 7-4-2012
Tuesday, July 03, 2012 2:35 PM | Updated ( Tuesday, July 10, 2012 11:53 AM )

Silent auction
To the editor:
 The Iron County Cancer Unit Board members are happy to report that the silent auction is progressing well as they begin the final week of the auction.

Healthcare turmoil
Tuesday, July 03, 2012 2:34 PM | Updated ( Tuesday, July 10, 2012 11:52 AM )

With last week’s ruling on the Affordable Care Act, probably better known as “Obamacare,” the future of any kind of real healthcare reform in this country still remains in doubt.
   Just what it will do, if anything, and how it will do it, still remains something that no one on either side of the political spectrum has been able to articulate with any certainty.