Cursive writing at risk in U.S. schools
Cursive writing is fading from American society thanks to the ubiquitous computer keyboard. Longhand's advocates also blame education standards introduced by the National Governors Association and now adopted by 45 states. Debates over dropping cursive from school curricula pit teachers against teachers, and stoke a fear among historians that we are raising a generation of handwriting illiterates.Continued ...
Video: Surveillance tape of Walgreens suspect
These surveillance videos show a man robbing the Walgreens pharmacy on U.S. 31. in Garfield Township.Continued ...
Video: Artress-Schellie altercation
This video taken Aug. 13 shows an altercation between Glenn Artress, wearing a cutoff T-shirt and shorts, and his neighbor, Marvin Schellie.Continued ...
Video: 4th CherryT Ball Drop
People gathered in downtown Traverse City for the 4th annual CherryT Ball Drop to bring in the year 2013. Food and money was collected for Goodwill and the Traverse Bay Children's Advocacy Center during the event.Continued ...
Video: TC Christmas tree lighting ceremony
Northern Michigan residents and visitors gathered in downtown Traverse City Friday night to spread a little Christmas cheer at the annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony.Continued ...
- November 15, 2012
Video: Police say robber familiar with target
A man who barged into a local gas station and robbed a clerk appeared to be familiar with the store’s layout and operations, police said.Continued ...
- October 22, 2012
Video: Nature, structure foundation of Academy project
The intersection of nature and structure is the foundation of Project Entropy, which features a baby grand piano, musical score and costumes left to the elements. Literally. Everything will remain outdoors through a school year’s seasons.Continued ...
- September 21, 2012
Video: Local girl to sing anthem again
Jenna Elsenheimer will be back in Detroit this weekend to sing the national anthem before a Detroit Tigers game for the second time this season.Continued ...
- September 9, 2012
Video: Pure Michigan 50-city sing-along
Michigan’s tourism development agency has released a video sing-along based on its 50-city road trip to promote the state as a place to visit, live, work and create a business.Continued ...
- July 25, 2012
Video: Fallen Marine’s father talks about his son
Rick Hansen, of Williamsburg, talks about his son, U.S. Marine Sgt. Justin Hansen, 26, who was killed in Afghanistan on Tuesday after being shot while sweeping a house, his father said.Continued ...
- July 13, 2012
Video: Ultimate Air Dogs at the National Cherry Festival
The National Cherry Festival Ultimate Air Dogs competition Friday, July 13, in Traverse City.Continued ...
Video: Kids Make and Bake at the National Cherry Festival
The National Cherry Festival Kids Make and Bake takes place Thursday, July 12, 2012 at the Open Space. The event, sponsored by the Grand Traverse Pie Company, benefits the Traverse Bay Children's Advocacy Center.Continued ...
- July 12, 2012
Video: Gibby's Fries
Behind the scenes with the Cherry Festival perennial favorite, Gibby's Fries.Continued ...
Video: Altercation on Union Street
Warning: Graphic language.Continued ...
Several people were involved - and some arrested - for this altercation on Union Street Wednesday, July 11.
- July 10, 2012
Video: Cherry Festival Pow Wow
The Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians Pow Wow, held at the Open Space in Traverse City for the 2012 National Cherry Festival.Continued ...
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