The Golden Age of Radio marked the beginning of a new era when people could experience history as it happened, instead of waiting the next day for the newspaper. One of the reasons World War II casts such a large shadow is because radio could bring the war into peoples’ homes.
Bob Jackson probably knows this better than anyone. He learned to fix radios during the war, and 50 years later he is still fixing them at his home in Traverse City. Chris Haddlesey visited and prepared this report.
David Cassleman speaks with Linda Stephan about the motion hearing.
Gomery – a former prosecutor for Leelanau County – is accused of trying to hire someone in July to kill attorney Christopher Cooke.
Judge Power made the decision at a motion hearing on Friday afternoon. Gomery's attorney filed the motion asking for a new judge because of Power's past involvement in a civil suit between Gomery and Cooke.
Have you ever noticed there are certain places where smokers seem to congregate? How about mental health agencies? People with mental illness are far more likely to smoke than the rest of the population.
Part of the problem is that smoking has been seen as therapeutic for people with anxiety or schizophrenia. But advocates in northern Michigan say the short-term calming effects of nicotine hardly outweigh the long-term consequences of smoking. They say it’s time to help a vulnerable population quit.