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Izzo = true Michigander

March 31, 2010 Despite success, Tom Izzo stays true to his home state’s values BY DREW SHARP FREE PRESS COLUMNIST EAST LANSING — He cringes at the word “genius.” Rolls his eyes at rumors that a Brink’s truck with a Nike swoosh on the license plate will steer him toward a paradise unattainable in his…

Undercover Boss… seen it?

Posted: March 24, 2010 Michigan native hides his identity as an amusement park boss BY PATRICIA MONTEMURRI FREE PRESS STAFF WRITER “Step right up!” The boss of an amusement park goes incognito — to the amusement of his employees — on the next episode of CBS’ popular new series, “Undercover Boss.” Joel Manby, a Michigan…

Paint the town green this Sunday!

This year’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Downtown Detroit (March 14th) marks its 52nd year and I have been attending [almost] every year for about the last 20 or so.   Each year the parade draws more and more people who come out to enjoy the HUGE party that flows into the streets of downtown…