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Dave Murray
Attended University of Missouri–Columbia
Lived in Rockford, MI
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Bad postcard of the week!
Terrible Tot terrorizing Traverse City!  Kids can be dangerous. We know this from this week’s bad postcard, which can only be a scene from a Godzilla-like horror movie where the adorable-but-giant little girl walks through Tr...
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This week, our bad postcard comes form the Upper Peninsula
Escanaba has a big band shell, but apparently no bands Live, from Escanaba! We have….well... nobody. Today’s bad postcard takes us to the wilds of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. Lots of people are flocking to the U.P. th...
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Bad postcard of the week: Musical fountains and other dangers of Grand Haven
The world's largest musical fountain.  GRAND HAVEN – We first visited Grand Haven back in 1999 when the newspaper was interviewing me for a post it was creating in the lakeshore city, and I brought the family out there to ...
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Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder was in New York this morning with Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr talking about the reinvention of Detroit.
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and Detroit Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr travelled to New York on Friday, discussing the city's bankruptcy filing and potential comeback with thought leaders in the press and on Wall Street.
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Some outstanding photos and stories about Gerald R. Ford.
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Today's guest column is from state Board of Education member Lupe Ramos-Montigny.
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Bad postcard of the week: Maritime mayhem in Frankenmuth
We can only imagine what happened on these boats. Now, where is the marine patrol? Because this, clearly, is a party out of control! There’s so much going on in this week’s bad postcard, from Frankenmuth, Mich. Fr...
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Bad postcard of the week: 'Big Tex,' the awkward mascot of the Texas State Fair
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Bad postcard of the werek: Frustrated deer and emergency elk
We can only speculate why this hunter is frustrated. Why is this guy frustrated? Or is the deer frustrated. There’s a lot going on in this week’s postcard. And I have a story to tell about my own experience this week wi...
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Today's guest column
"Instead of 500-plus local bureaucracies, we’d have just 56 of them. Flanagan suggests that a move in this direction would save hundreds of millions of dollars over time. Would it?"
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For the next few days, we're sharing stories about readers encountering Gerald R. Ford.
As Michigan celebrates the 100th anniversary of President Ford's birth, we asked readers to share their stories about moments they shared over the years.
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Bad postcard of the week: Adventures in the Everglades
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  • University of Missouri–Columbia
    Journalism, 1984 - 1986
  • Nassau Community College
    Liberal arts, 1982 - 1984
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I've got the coolest job ever! I'm the deputy press secretary for Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder
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I'm a New Yorker who became a proud Michigander. Worked for the Flint Journal for 9 years, Grand Rapids Press and MLive for 13 years. 
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Rockford, MI - Grand Blanc, MI - Milford, CT - Columbia, MO - Massapequa Park, NY
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