Ever wondered how much of what you pay at the pump goes toward taxes? Illinois is one of the 10 states with the highest gas tax. Where do we rank on the list though?
Then I felt it... a weighty, wet, salty tear slip out of the corner of my eye. All I could think to do was not have him see me, so I quickly bent down so he would not see that I had started to cry. As I crouched down out of sight, I wondered how I could disappear
The Oklahoma land-rush scene from Far and Away, best illustrates what's happening this morning in many county clerk's offices in Michigan.
People often say "do what you love and the money will follow." Maybe it will and maybe it won't, but why does doing what you love have to be tied to a job? How about just doing what you love as a way of living life? The opportunities for to live that philosophy are abundant in Detroit.
I was in class the other day trying to explain to my students the spectacle of the recent court battle over same-sex marriage in Michigan.
Larry Hanks and Deborah Robins. Used by permission of Larry Hanks and Deborah Robins. The wheel of time turns, a year goes by, and once again I'm w...
The devil is in the details, as the saying goes. We've seen many plans shared by the current administration that went wrong. And, those plans had far more supporting documentation than this deficit elimination plan.
The Pollination Project gives $1,000 away, every day, to change-makers all over the world who are creating more peaceful, just and sustainable communi...
Is it just us or does it seem that there are a lot more open sewers lately? First, there's that guy in Michigan who shot himself in the head trying to demonstrate to his girlfriend that guns aren't that dangerous.
Yes, it's still freezing outside but these picturesque towers light up snow-covered landscapes and provide spectacular views. Glass half-full, remember?
FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. -- Barbara Kochanek, 72, was on the verge of giving up on her dream of becoming a U.S. citizen. The Polish immigrant didn't sp...
You read terrible news stories which you can't get out of your mind, like the Bangladeshi mother trapped in the rubble in the collapse of the Rana Pla...
One pressing issue in this year's gubernatorial race is the high cost of public colleges and universities in Illinois, even for in-state students. We took a look at the states with the highest average tuition for in-state public universities for in-state students.
Protected since 1973 under the Endangered Species Act, Michigan wolves were delisted at the start of 2012. By the end of that year, Governor Rick Snyder signed legislation declaring them fair game for hunting. Why? Because... Well, that's a tough question to answer.
How unusual has the weather been? No one event is "caused" by climate change, but global warming, which is predicted to increase unusual, extreme weather, is having a daily effect on weather, worldwide.