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Letters 08-03-2015

Real Brownfields Deserve Dollars I read with interest the story on Brownfield development dollars in the July 20 issue. I applaud Dan Lathrop and other county commissioners who voted “No” on the Randolph Street project...

Hopping Mad Carlin Smith is hopping mad (“Will You Get Mad With Me?” 7-20-15). Somebody filed a fraudulent return using his identity, and he’s not alone. The AP estimates the government “pays more than $5 billion annually in fraudulent tax refunds.” Well, many of us have been hopping mad for years. This is because the number one tool Congress has used to fix this problem has been to cut the IRS budget –by $1.2 billion in the last 5 years...

Just Grumbling, No Solutions Mark Pontoni’s grumblings [recent Northern Express column] tell us much about him and virtually nothing about those he chooses to denigrate. We do learn that Pontoni may be the perfect political candidate. He’s arrogant, opinionated and obviously dimwitted...

A Racist Symbol I have to respond to Gordon Lee Dean’s letter claiming that the confederate battle flag is just a symbol of southern heritage and should not be banned from state displays. The heritage it represents was the treasonous effort to continue slavery by seceding from a democratic nation unwilling to maintain such a consummate evil...

Not So Thanks I would like to thank the individual who ran into and knocked over my Triumph motorcycle while it was parked at Lowe’s in TC on Friday the 24th. The $3,000 worth of damage was greatly appreciated. The big dent in the gas tank under the completely destroyed chrome badge was an especially nice touch...

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Winter Fun Calendar

- December 8th, 2008
It used to be there wasn’t a whole lot going on in Northern Michigan, especially during the winter months. These days, however, you may find yourself double-booked. Here’s a rundown on a few “musts” to get you through the snow season:



InsideOut Gallery
Warehouse District, TC
March 13: Garnet Rogers -- acoustic folk
March 21: Dick Siegel and the Brandos
March 26: Lynn Miles -- Canadian folk

Tuesday & Thursday Film Nights at the InsideOut:
Second Tuesday: Spies, Spies & Private Eyes -- classic film noir flicks.
Third Tuesday: Japanese Anima
Fourth Tuesday: Hedges Horrors -- classic horror films.
First Thursday: B Minus Movie Madness “Movies so bad they’re good.”
Second & Third Thursday: Beyond Beauty Film Series -- classic movie starlets.

Milliken Auditorium
Dennos Museum Center
March 13: Street Drum Corps -- percussion sounds from L.A.
March 21: Sophie Milman -- sultry jazz ingenue.

Corson Auditorium
Interlochen Arts Center
March 12: “Gilligan’s Island: The Musical,” a comedy featuring 18 songs.

Old Town Playhouse
March 6-23: “The Producers.” Two Broadway producers scheme to stage a flop, only to find that their show, “Springtime for Hitler” is a smash hit.
 
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