Main Street – March 12, 2009

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Roger Allen, publisher A 14-year-old boy allegedly got himself a police uniform and reported for police duty in Chicago. The teenager entered a South Side police station through an unlocked back door around 1:30 p.m. on Jan. 24. He was issued a radio and rode with a patrol officer for more than five hours, at times using the terminal in the squad car and responding to [...]

Main Street – March 5, 2009

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Roger Allen, publisher The Taliban and those who want a radical social system are opposed to women learning to read and write. They have rather strict penalties for lots of things we think of as being normal or right for women. These guys are the real rednecks of the world and their approach to women is ludicrous (that’s a big word – if you know the meaning [...]

Main Street – February 26, 2009

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Roger Allen, publisher I got a call from a Postmaster Fred Farage about last week’s column. He said I was wrong when I said the Forever stamp was going out of business on May 11. Sorry about that. The Post Office will continue to sell them. The stamp IS forever but the price isn’t. Beginning May 12 your purchase of a Forever stamp will cost you the new higher [...]

Main Street – February 19, 2009

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Roger Allen, publisher How deep? As of the other day more than 99 inches of snow had fallen locally and it’s only the middle of February. Eight feet of snow – it’s not a record but it seems like enough for one year. No wonder Florida attracts so many Michigan snow birds. Check-up One day after a man had his annual physical, the doctor came out and said, [...]
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