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"It is the province of knowledge to speak, and it is the privilege of wisdom to listen" -- 19th century writer Oliver Wendell Holmes.

* The folks over at the Mackinac Center, via their Capitol Confidential site, have a list of recommendations for reforming the state's archaic liquor control system. Take a look and the next time your local lawmaker rolls into your diner, be ready with a couple of questions for him and her on this:

http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/15922

* You always will learn something if you read what Julie Mack writes on education:

http://www.mlive.com/news/kalamazoo/index.ssf/2011/10/michigan_districts_moving_clos.html

* Detroit Public Television covered the Great Lakes Now Conference in Detroit that occurred Oct. 12-14. The link below takes you to an entry page for all of their on-demand content from the conference:

http://link.delvenetworks.com/media/?channelListId=0aac1043dbb3424c9b3a4add569123da&width=940&height=439&playerForm=TabbedPlayer&deepLink=true

Links courtesy of Senior Writer Ron French

*There's a great deal of potential in geothermal energy in the United States, apparently:

http://idealab.talkingpointsmemo.com/2011/10/new-google-map-reveals-us-geothermal-resources-10-times-coal.php?ref=fpblg

* "Here’s a chart showing changes in median household income by congressional district, 2000-2010; seven of the top 10 in DECREASE in median household income over the decade area all in Michigan."

http://www.dailykos.com/story/2011/10/12/1021610/-Analyzing-2000-2010-income-and-poverty-changes-by-Congressional%C2%A0District?via=blog_1

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