Religion Reporter, Detroit Free Press
freep.com — A Canton church is mourning the death of 21-year-old youth leader Jordan Costa, who was killed Sunday in a one-car crash in Ohio just one day after he was married to his new bride, Heather Favazza-Costa, 21.
wikipedia.org — The Methodist Episcopal Church Board of Temperance, Prohibition, and Public Morals was a major organization in the American temperance movement which led to the introduction of prohibition in 1920. It was headed for many years by Clarence True Wilson.
bbc.co.uk — An exhibition at Manchester's People's History Museum marks 180 years of the Temperance movement in north west England, a tradition linked to charitable movements today including in Preston, where Methodist and other church communities help people whose lives are blighted by alcohol. On a wet Sunday night in Preston a young man is hunched over on the ground.
freep.com — OSHTEMO TOWNSHIP - Your food is delicious, Marta Parilli's customers would tell her. But a drink would make the meal even better. Can we see the wine list? Well, no. Parilli is the owner, manager and cook at Marta's Fine Foods in Oshtemo, just outside Kalamazoo.
blogs.laweekly.com — Credit: Kevin Mazur By Katie Bain and Ben Westhoff Prince City National Grove of Anaheim 5/7/13 "Do you love rock and roll?" Prince asked last night. "Do you like your rock and roll funky, though?" A Prince show is always a big deal; his passion and showmanship is Springsteen-like.
bigstory.ap.org — BEIRUT (AP) - Syrian troops pushed into a rebel-held town near the Lebanese border on Sunday, fighting house-to-house and bombing from the air as President Bashar Assad tried to strengthen his grip on a strategic strip of land running from the capital to the Mediterranean coast.With the regime scoring gains on the battlefield, the U.S.
deadlinedetroit.com — Like old Tiger Stadium and the Vernors plant, Vito (Billy Jack) Giacalone was a fixture in Detroit, one of the city's best known mobsters -- a Tony Soprano type whose mug occasionally graced the 6 p.m. news. He was a suspect in the Jimmy Hoffa disappearance.
lansingstatejournal.com — In a state lush with trees, Michigan foresters make a lot of green. Here, state-employed foresters earn an average $58,401. In Minnesota, they earn $34,264. Likewise, state-employed transportation engineers in Michigan earn more than in most other states. In Michigan, they make an average wage of $66,252; in neighboring Ohio, it's $46,821.
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