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Volume 40 - Issue 11 -May 4, 2015

Final Fantasy 9: 5 Reasons why its good

Whenever I ask someone what their favorite Final Fantasy game is I often get one of three answers. These answers typically are Final Fantasy VI, Final Fantasy VII or Final Fantasy X. I can understand and respect this. But I’m not here to talk about them. Despite popular opinion Final Fantasy 9 is my favorite game in the series personally and is the second RPG I ever completed.

Halal--with a Savory Twist

It can be hard to find variety in local restaurants that offer Halal. In the Dearborn and Metro Detroit area, Halal restaurants that can be found are typically of the traditional Arabic cuisine genre. But, what if there was a restaurant that served delicious Halal entrees Italian style? And, on top of the delectable Halal filet mignon and mouthwatering chicken dishes offered upon request, perhaps some live music and a spectacular view?

How to Get that Summer Body and Keep It!

“The goal is to be better than I was the day before.” That simple ideology seems to be the secret recipe for success in acquiring and maintaining that summer body. Coming from both the pros and from some beginners that have dropped some serious pounds recently, this seems to be the unanimous trick of the trade. Of course, talking to your Doctor before beginning any weight loss or exercise program is strongly recommended.

Vote on State Sales Tax Increase Could Fix Roads

May isn’t typically a time of year associated with voting, but Michigan residents will be hitting the polls on May 5 to decide if our taxes should increase.

Voters will be deciding on State Proposal 15-1, which is slated to adjust Michigan’s state sales tax from 6% to 7% if it passes. This is the percentage paid on sales of goods, often appearing at the bottom of retail receipts. The proposal also adjusts how the state manages gas taxes and the programs these taxes fund.

Mystery Solved: But Club Room Bandit Still at Large.

Club room controversy and a crime spree take center stage this issue. This article tells the story of the poster board caper that happened and became unraveled in the three weeks surrounding Globefest. This year Globefest was all fun and games on the surface, as a twist was added, it was made into a completion. But when a completion is made, a dark underbelly of deceit grows beneath it. It all started a week prior to Globefest. The first kidnapping happened on Tuesday, March 31st. A poster board from the past was given to the Community Service club as inspiration for their own Mexico board.

Look Twice—It Saves Lives

“When you are young you think you are invincible. You can do anything. It’s not going to happen to you. I never thought in a million years that it’d happen to us. That happens to other people. You hear it on television…But, it will and it can. It hits home.” These words slip out of widower Ann Marie’s mouth who lost her husband while he was riding home on his motorcycle. He was hit and killed by a drunk driver in his twenties who made an illegal left turn and fatally struck husband, father, and Desert Sand Storm war veteran Russ Gray.