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2009-10-29 12:34:00

Says Advocacy Group's Findings on Investment Ignore Key Inputs WASHINGTON, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Phoenix Center Chief Economist Dr. George S.

2009-10-26 12:40:00

DETROIT, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The Detroit Free Press and The Detroit News each improved their national rankings based on circulation volumes according to the Audit Bureau of Circulation's FAS-FAX report issued today.

2008-12-08 16:56:00

DETROIT, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist David Ashenfelter and The Detroit Free Press met the highest ethical standards in reporting the Justice Department's 2004 internal investigation of former Assistant U.S.

2008-12-05 08:36:00

DETROIT, Dec. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Today and again Monday, December 8, the Detroit Free Press will distribute 1,000 copies of a front page editorial urging Congress to pass legislation for government-backed loans for Detroit automakers.

2008-11-10 15:10:00

DETROIT, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The Detroit Free Press is providing a new forum for student journalists at 14 Detroit high schools to house their works. It's called FreepHigh.com .

2008-08-06 12:00:48

By Tanner Kent, The Free Press, Mankato, Minn. Aug. 6--progress.

2008-08-06 12:00:48

By Tanner Kent, The Free Press, Mankato, Minn. Aug. 6--For several years now, area educators and admin-istrators have been warning that eventually all schools will be on the list of those not making adequate yearly progress. And the numbers, slowly but gradually, are proving them right.

2008-08-04 09:00:50

By Tanner Kent, The Free Press, Mankato, Minn. Aug. 4--Five years ago, Keith Klein retired after 25 years as superintendent of the Pelican Rapids School District. Since then, Klein has served as interim superintendent in the Barnesville School District; interim superintendent in the St.

2008-08-02 09:00:14

By Mark Fischenich, The Free Press, Mankato, Minn. Aug. 2--Approximately 200 trees planted by school children this spring as part of a community -- wide effort to attack global warming were felled this summer by a power mower driven by a North Mankato parks worker.

2008-07-29 03:00:00

By David Anderson, The Free Press, Kinston, N.C. Jul. 29--A raccoon killed by two local dogs last week has tested positive for rabies, county officials reported Monday. It is the first confirmed cased of rabies in Lenoir County this year, Health Director Joey Huff said.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.