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The underrated comedy about two good-hearted, but overmatched Michigan buddies trying to make it in the world of advertising was executive-produced by Jason Sudeikis and “Saturday Night Live” creator Lorne Michaels, but dropped by Comedy Central after two seasons.

"The Stranger in the Mirror" by Liv Constantine; Harper (336 pages, $26.99) ——— The well-worn trope of a person suffering amnesia receives a fresh update in “The Stranger in the Mirror,” thanks to appealing characters and Liv Constantine’s energetic storytelling. Constantine, the pseudonym for sisters Lynne and Valerie Constantine, has delivered consistently enthralling novels that have ...

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If you are the type of person who likes to plan things far in advance, then 2020 probably felt like one disaster after another. We can certainly relate; the past year has been full to the brim with canceled trips and conferences, rushing to cross borders as soon as possible, re-routed and canceled flights, dealing […]

CHICAGO — Ephraim Martin has been asking Chicago, and asking Chicago, and asking Chicago, for years to honor Jean Baptiste Point DuSable, the first permanent non-indigenous settler of the land that became Chicago. He’s been asking for nearly 30 years. He’s asked the city to erect a 25-foot statue of DuSable, and to create a DuSable city holiday. He also wants Lake Shore Drive renamed for ...

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New York Mayor Bill de Blasio says classrooms in the nation's largest school system will be back to normal in September with in-person instruc…

"The Blondes of Wisconsin: Stories" by: Anthony Bukoski; University of Wisconsin Press (151 pages, $16.95) ——— The 16 linked stories of Anthony Bukoski's seventh collection find their heart in Superior, Wisconsin, "a broken place of beat-up dreams, beat-up taverns, and empty lots the north wind blows through." His characters are, for the most part, working-class Polish-Americans, though two of ...

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In Detroit, canvassers from the health department are going door to door to let people know where they can get a free COVID-19 vaccine.

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