Family members are often great resources to help me solve any number of problems I face. One relative was even able to provide me with advice in my quest to land an in-person interview with President Barack Obama.
On many a summer evening, Jim Fay joins dozens of onlookers on this tourist town's waterfront, exchanging friendly waves with passengers and crew members as the S.S. Badger chugs into the harbor after a 60-mile voyage across Lake Michigan from Manitowoc, Wis.
In the quest to create jobs, some states are getting creative: Nevada may hold contests to encourage entrepreneurs. Ohio is giving control of its liquor profits to a group of business leaders. And Washington and Alabama are "selling" income they don't even have yet.
This week on Between the Lines, managing editor Matt Westerhold sits down with Tom Schwan, the Sandusky transit administrator, to talk about the new SPARC bus route. Also, Funcoast.com editor Ashley Bethard previews Thursday's Reader's Choice Awards party.
Ohio's voter turnout for Super Tuesday is well short of the record rate logged for the primary election four years ago, when there were hot contests for both Republicans and Democrats in the presidential race.