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Funeral Notices for March 21, 2013

Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Thursday, March 21, 2013

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OUR VIEW: Senators working on immigration reform

The latest “Gang of Eight” senators just could be putting together the pieces for the breakthrough needed to relieve the nation’s long struggle with its immigration policies and practices.

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Sen. Carl Levin to speak at Montcalm County Democrat dinner Saturday

Before Sen. Carl Levin leaves the United States Senate in his final term after more than 30 years of service as the longest-serving senator in Michigan’s history, he’ll be making at least one final local appearance. The Montcalm County Democrats will welcome Levin to the 8th annual Eleanor Roosevelt Dinner on Saturday, along with State House Rep. Brandon Dillon, D-Grand Rapids, to be a featured guest speaker at the fundraising event.

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Funeral Notices-March 21, 2013

Read the funeral notices for Thursday, March 21, 2013.

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Fracking in our backyard to be discussed Monday in Rockford

Do you know what “fracking” is? Three local organizations are sponsoring a community educational event at 6:30 pm on Monday at Rockford High School regarding hydraulic fracturing, which is an industrial oil and gas extraction technique commonly known as fracking.

Robin Sova has survived cancer, diabetes, numerous heart attacks and related surgeries, yet despite her best efforts the Sheridan woman and former educator has not been able to obtain disability payments from the Social Security Administration. — Daily News/Mike Taylor

Sheridan survivor of cancer, heart attack hoping for a change in luck

“Born under a bad sign, I been down since I begin to crawl; if it wasn’t for bad luck, I wouldn’t have no luck at all.” Those words, from the old Albert King tune, “Born Under a Bad Sign,” could preface many stories, but few so aptly as that of Robin Sova. For the past 10 years, the Sheridan woman’s life has been one long series of near misses and catastrophes, most health related, some man made.

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Elementary school principal named Carson City Citizen of the Year

A near capacity crowd turned out at St. Mary’s Hall in Carson City to honor this year’s Citizen of the Year, Carol Wiles. Wiles was awarded the honor by the Carson City Lions Club, which each year hosts the event.

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Greenville OKs street sweeping contract

As spring weather is just around the corner, the Greenville City Council is looking ahead to prepare the city streets. During Tuesday’s meeting, the council awarded a bid for the spring sweeping of city streets to Tri-Us Services Inc. from Kent City not to exceed $10,021.50.

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Belding approves emergency service pact with Keene Township

Members of the Belding City Council were on the same page when voting unanimously to approve several items presented before them during Tuesday evening’s meeting at the Pere Marquette Depot. Belding Fire Chief Gregg Moore stood before City Council with a request for the city to accept a new agreement between Keene Township and the city for a renewed emergency service agreement between the two municipalities.

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Funeral Notices for March 20, 2013

Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Wednesday, March 20, 2013