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Saints split twinbill in Ionia

As expected, Lee Rodney put on a pitching clinic for the Manistee Saints semi-pro baseball team in the first game of Sunday afternoon’s Gratiot County Baseball League doubleheader against the Ionia Orioles at Bertha Brock Park in Ionia. Comments (0)

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Getting a taste of life among the homeless

Spending a total of two nights at Ludington’s homeless shelter this spring by no means revealed what it is like to be homeless. I had an apartment and a bed of my own to return to, and no amount of time shared at the shelter would erase my knowledge of the only difference between myself and those around me: I had another option. Comments (0)

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Dinner for $10 or less: Let’s go shopping in Custer

For those of you who live on the eastern edge of Mason County, this week’s recipe features what’s on sale at Bonser's of Custer. Pork chop pockets are a throwback to something I learned to cook at Girl Scout camp, which means they can be cooked on the grill (substitute your grill for the campfire) or in the oven. They are super easy, don’t need a pan and could be made with either pork chops or chicken breasts. Very versatile. Comments (0)

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Scottville Clown Band Shell schedule - Tuesday night concerts, Friday night movies

The Scottville Clown Band series offers live music each Tuesday beginning at 7 p.m.Music will move to South Main Tavern during times of inclement weather, except the Scottville Clown Band and MCC Jazz Band shows, which will be held at Mason County Central High School). 5/26 Awesome Distraction (Folk/Bluegrass)6/2 Adam Knudsen & Friends6/9 Mike Luusua & The Amazing Invisible Orchestra6/16 Elder Gang (Classic Country)6/23 Ludrock All Stars6/30 The Scottville Clown Band patriotic concert7/7 Awesome Distraction (Folk/Bluegrass)7/14 Tangle Eye (Outlaw Country)7/21 Bud Summers (Blues Singer/Songwriter) St. Louis, MO7/28 Nick Pfent (Contemporary Singer/Songwriter)8/4 Mojo Hammer (Blues/Rock)8/11 The Scottville Clown Band8/18 Peace Love Music (Acoustic Miscellany)8/25 MCC High School Jazz Band9/1 Fat Pocket (Blues/Rock)This year’s concert series is dedicated to Bob Simms, who recently passed away. (See related story.)Friday night movies at the shell are as follows:- July 31, “Big Hero 6”- Aug. 7: “The Lego Movie”- Aug. 14: “The Boxtrolls” Movies begin at sunset. Donations to the Clown Band Shell are tax deductible and may be sent to: Scottville Clown Band Shell, PO Box 278, Scottville, MI 49454.  Comments (0)

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Greek vote campaign begins amid grinding cash crisis

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The battle for Greek votes entered full swing Thursday ahead of a crucial weekend referendum that could decide whether the country falls out of the euro. For Greeks, particularly the elderly, the daily struggle to get cash ground on in the face of uncertainty. Comments (0)

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Is the Michigan Senate's road plan that includes hiking the tax on gas 15 cents a gallon over three years a good idea?

The Senate plan, approved Wednesday, also calls for unspecified budget cuts to raise money for roads. The House passed its own plan earlier without significant gas tax hikes but with significant cuts in some areas of the budget. Now the two chambers and the governor's office will negotiate to see what plan and what modifications move forward. Is the Michigan Senate's road plan that includes hiking the tax on gas 15 cents a gallon over three years a good idea?

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