Excerpt from today's Viewpoint editorial, May 7, 2012: Yet, if this region is to realize its full potential as a tourist destination, there needs to be modern zoning laws in place that accommodate the tremendous demand for high-priced vacation rentals. There's nothing unusual about lakefront rentals in a lakefront community.
The price of oil dropped below $100 per barrel for the first time since February. The dramatic drop - $5 per barrel by midday - is easing fears that high energy prices would cripple a U.S. economy that is struggling to overcome high unemployment, stagnant wages and weak growth.
The table gets turned on "Between the Lines" host Matt Westerhold in this edition of the public affairs talk program. Sue Daugherty, director of Serving Our Seniors grills Westerhold on everything, from A to Z.
Excerpt from Sunday Viewpoint editorial, May 6, 2012: The sheriff and the county's negotiating team have remained steadfast and resolved to the fiscal realities. We hope other communities, especially the city of Sandusky, adopt the same approach with the police and fire union labor negotiations that are scheduled to begin later this year.
An electric barrier near Chicago designed to prevent Asian carp and other species from migrating between Lake Michigan and the Mississippi River system had a 13-minute power outage this week, officials said Friday.