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Monday, November 11, 2013 Jackson County's rich farmland attracts a lot of deer. The combination of deer, rolling hills and proximity to Michigan's cities make it a prime hunting spot. The hard part is getting permission to hunt on someone's land.

Sportsman’s Camp To Heal War Vets

Tuesday, October 29, 2013 Internal capacitors store the electricity used in fluorescent lights. They contain pcb's.

EPA on Nagging Contaminants

Tuesday, October 29, 2013 Lake Erie Map

State of the Strait

Wednesday, March 27, 2013 This satellite image shows blue-green algae on Lake Erie in 2011, the worst year for algal blooms on record. (Courtesy Essex Region Conservation Authority)

Maddening Algae on Lake Erie

Tuesday, March 19, 2013 Zebra mussels on barrel that was pulled from the Saginaw River in November 2011. The dock is in Essexville.

Lakes Changing Too Fast To Predict

Monday, March 18, 2013

Guilt Over White Privilege?

Thursday, February 21, 2013 The BBC did a documentary on Detroit's woes in 2009 and spoke to Sandra Hines. She can carry a conversation across the spectrum of injustice from police brutality to emergency managers to housing discrimination.

You Wrecked My House

Tuesday, February 19, 2013 Photo by Susan Frikken, September 15, 2012 on Belle Isle during the Tour de Troit bicycling event. Young whites are more and more visible in greater downtown Detroit, often on bikes. The expression of triumph for some comes from the need to prove to other whites 'look. I can go wherever I want and not get mugged.'

Unease With White Return To Detroit