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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:

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

* 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:

Links courtesy of Senior Writer Ron French

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

* "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."

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