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Articles from the March 27, 2014 edition


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  • Coast Guard: BP let 9 to 18 barrels of oil in lake

    Mar 27, 2014

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - An initial assessment of a Lake Michigan oil spill shows that between nine and 18 barrels of crude oil entered the lake following a malfunction at oil giant BP's sprawling northwestern Indiana refinery, the U.S. Coast Guard said Wednesday. Coast Guard spokesman Chief Petty Officer Alan Haraf said the estimate comes from the Coast Guard's initial visual assessment Tuesday of the spill scene at BP's Whiting refinery some 20 miles southeast of downtown Chicago. One barrel of...

  • A good start

    Mar 27, 2014

  • Just in case winter ever ends

    Mar 27, 2014

  • Michigan won't recognize same-sex marriages

    Mar 27, 2014

    LANSING (AP) - Michigan won't recognize more than 300 same-sex marriages performed last weekend before a court halted a decision that opened the door to gay nuptials, Gov. Rick Snyder said Wednesday. The announcement came a day after an appeals court indefinitely stopped any additional same-sex marriages. It will likely take months for the court to make its own judgment about whether a Michigan constitutional amendment that says marriage only is between a man and a woman violates the U.S....

  • Dallas museum takes art to blind, beyond

    Mar 27, 2014

    DALLAS (AP) - With their galleries full of paintings and sculptures, museums are a treat for the eyes. So after suffering optic nerve damage, Bobby Jackson of Fort Worth wasn't sure he'd ever visit one again. But here the former forklift operator was at Southern Methodist University's Meadows Museum, taking in some of the museum's extensive Spanish collection using senses other than sight - tracing tactile versions of paintings with his fingers, immersing himself in their place and time with...

  • School consolidation a smart route

    Mar 27, 2014

    To the Editor: I’m a member of the Bessemer Area School Board. I support consolidation of our schools. Our population is declining. The source for this information is from the Daily Globe’s 2013 Community Resource Guide. On page 6, census information states Gogebic’s population was estimated at 16,084 in 2012, down 2.1 percent from the 2010 census of 16,247, down from 17,370 people in the 2000 census. Other state studies estimate population will continue to decline in Gogebic County until 2020, if not longer. As a result, we have decli...

  • Richard W. Dembowski Jr.

    Mar 27, 2014

    HANCOCK, Mich. — Richard Dembowski, 38, of Dollar Bay, passed away on March 21, 2014, in Hancock. Rick was born on Sept. 3, 1975, in Wakefield, the son of Fritzi Barron, Bessemer, and Richard Dembowski Sr., Wakefield. He attended Washington Elementary School and graduated from A.D. Johnston High School in Bessemer. After high school, he enrolled in the corrections program at Gogebic Community College and worked as a corrections officer for a total of 15 years. He loved watching football, riding his four-wheeler and spending time with his m...

  • Clyde Wayne Coxey

    Mar 27, 2014

    BIG BEAR LAKE, Calif. — Clyde Wayne Coxey, 81, of Big Bear Lake, passed away Monday, March 24, 2014. He was born on Aug. 4, 1932. He was born and raised in Bessemer, Mich., and was an A.D. Johnston High School graduate. Clyde was a Navy veteran from the Korean conflict and was also a graduate of the University of Michigan. He was the son of the late Clyde and Mildred Coxey. Clyde moved to California in 1974, where he became a prominent business owner and Elks member. Survivors include his spouse, Caryl Coxey, of Big Bear Lake; daughter, C...

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