Michigan State University
May 25, 2018 - 8:50:00 am (America/Detroit)
Blog: Red Tape   Categories: Dome

Tom Watkins:  A Good Man’s Death Spurs Support for Public Education
Cancer has taken a good man  Read



May 25, 2018 - 8:45:00 am (America/Detroit)
Blog: Red Tape   Categories: BallengerReport

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Shri Thanedar embarks on statewide "No B.S." tour.
 
A “no B.S.” interview with Republican-turned-Democrat Paul DeWeese, a former state legislator now running for a seat in the Michigan House of Representatives.
 
How many statewide ballot proposals will Michigan voters face? As many as five, or maybe none! And a little colorful Idaho history, and some from Utah, too.



May 25, 2018 - 4:49:00 am (America/Detroit)
Blog: Red Tape   Categories: History

 

Listen to Sparty play the MSU fight song on the campus Beaumont Tower carillon.

Sparty gets it done on the field, but who knew he also had musical chops?



May 25, 2018 - 4:45:00 am (America/Detroit)
Blog: Red Tape   Categories: History

 Courtesy of U-M Athletics)

Eighty years ago, one of the most impressive athletic feats in history occurred on Michigan’s campus.

And it was accomplished by a Buckeye.

On May 25, 1935, track and field trailblazer Jesse Owens set three world records and tied another at the Big Ten meet at Ferry Field in Ann Arbor.



May 25, 2018 - 4:43:00 am (America/Detroit)
Blog: Red Tape   Categories: History

On this day in 1927, the Ford Motor Company announced in Dearborn that its popular Model T, known as the Tin Lizzie, would be discontinued and replaced by the more modern Model A.

Courtesy of WAKV (Plainwell, MI), The Memory Station



May 25, 2018 - 4:40:00 am (America/Detroit)
Blog: Red Tape   Categories: History

Sarah Edmonds.jpg

Edmonds as Franklin Thompson

 

On this day, Flint's Sarah Emma Edmonds joined the 2nd Michigan Infantry disguised as Franklin Thompson.

Sources :

Michigan History, May/June 2012.

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May 25, 2018 - 4:30:00 am (America/Detroit)
Blog: Red Tape   Categories: History

Detroit's MarY Mayo Portrait Courtesy of MSU Archives



May 25, 2018 - 4:14:00 am (America/Detroit)
Blog: Red Tape   Categories: History

The steamship Superior arrived in Detroit from Buffalo with 94 passengers.

The second steamboat on the Great Lakes, the Superior contained the engine of the Walk-in-the-Water, the first steamship on the Great Lakes, which was wrecked in 1821.

The Superior was the only steamboat operating on the Great Lakes until 1826.  It travelled as far as Mackinac and Sault. Ste. Marie.

Flickr photo of oil painting from the Western Reserve Historical Society.



May 24, 2018 - 10:18:00 pm (America/Detroit)
Blog: Red Tape   Categories: Gongwer

Shirkey Floats No Marijuana Legalization Until Feds Reclassify Drug

If the Legislature adopts the voter-initiated marijuana legalization proposal, Sen. Mike Shirkey said Thursday he would like to see lawmakers then amend it to say it would not take effect unless the federal government reclassifies marijuana from a Schedule 1 to a Schedule 2 drug.

Medicaid Work Requirement Deal Near



May 24, 2018 - 3:16:00 pm (America/Detroit)
Blog: Red Tape   Categories: Children & Youth, Demographics, Health

The 2018 Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's (RWJF) County Health Rankings and Annie E. Casey Foundation (AECF) Kids Count Rankings are now live.



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