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Sunday, November 23, 2014

Detroit

Can Detroit show, lead the way again?

Detroit isn’t the first city to seek bankruptcy protection. And it won’t be the last. Editor Don Whitten looks at what led to Detroit’s decision and what it might mean for other struggling cities and counties around the country. (July 24, 2013, Page 4A)

Mother showed love by saving slice of pie

Generations columnist Susan Boehm tells of her mother’s love the day she discovered her son had polio. (May 25, 2012, Page 1B)

Two worlds come together during 1941 holidays

Columnist Susan Boehm writes about her favorite holiday memory when she celebrated Christmas and Hanukkah with her Jewish Detroit neighbors in 1941. (December 16, 2011, Page 3B)

Grieving for a city that won WWII

Columnist Susan Boehm lived in Detroit when WWII began and remembers the days when Detroit was known as the “Arsenal of Democracy.” (September 30, 2011, Page 1B)

Fishing with my father

Columnist Susan Boehm takes us back in time to when she enjoyed the lazy days of summer fishing with her father. (July 29, 2011, Page 1B)

Social networking can get you in trouble

A Macomb, Mich., judge recently removed a juror, required her to write an essay and fined her $250 for commenting about an ongoing trial on Facebook. The judge sent a definite message, but there’s also another one there – people should be aware of the problems they can get into by posting photos and texts on social network sites. Editor Don Whitten writes about how searches of those sites can affect potential employees or those seeking advancement. (September 9, 2010, Page 4)

Nothing Frivolous About That

A writing assignment columnist Jimmy Reed gave to one of his classes turned into a look inside the creativity of youngsters and the problems that might arise in our court system. (March 30, 2010, Page 4)

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