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Mac’s View

Is America changing? It’s time for me to share part of a message from Ken Huber that first appeared in a Michigan newspaper and then on Facebook last week. What has happened to the land of the free and the home of the brave? America now seems to be the home of special interests and…

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Financial Focus

Take greater control of your 401(k) If your employer offers a 401(k) or similar plan, you’ve got a powerful retirement-savings tool at your disposal. And yet, how well you do with your 401(k) depends greatly on your choices and actions. What steps can you take to maximize the benefits of your plan? For starters, be…

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Benjamin News

By Gladene Green We had a beautiful weekend, but that all changed. The cold hit Monday and temperatures dropped to 20 on Tuesday. Maybe by Thanksgiving it will warm up a little and folks can enjoy a pleasant holiday. Everyone over our way was been very busy last week. The Historical Commission was preparing for…

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The 501

When your phone is semi-kaput My smartphone has given me a new way of looking at life:  Sideways. Read on. If you drop you phone in the mud, grab it quickly. I did. Then put the phone in rice for a few days. Who does that? If you do, you’ve ruined all that rice, and…

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On the Tee

Mulligan was necessary All golfers have taken their share of mulligans, replaying a stroke without taking any penalty. However, professional Jesper Parnevik broke the rules when he didn’t take a mulligan in an event earlier this month. The incident even confused PGA Tour rules officials at first, resulting in a call to the United States…

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