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My Sunday online newspaper reading

Here's my online newspaper reading, our first Sunday without a daily newspaper in our household:
  1. Michigan Legislature's budget failure affects local units of government:  Lansing State Journal has decent story about how the legislature's failure to pass a state budget with revenue sharing amounts is affecting nearby units of government.  The projected size of cuts for local townships and cities is given.
  2. Mid-Michigan Physicians practice to take docs from Blue Care Network:  Lansing State Journal writes about the closing of Blue Cross, Blue Shield of Michigan's HMO on Creyts Road and how many of the docs and other employees are joining the large group practice Mid-Michigan Physicians.
  3. National health care bill includes end-of-life planning:  Detroit Free Press story appears to be an apologetic for the U.S. House federal health care bill which would pay doctors to help patients plan for care as they face the end of life.  Story emphasizes all the money that would be saved by not having to pay for unnecessary care. 
  4. Prosecutors and prison officials fight over release of prisoners:  Detroit Free Press writes about prosecutors who are saying that the Michigan Department of Corrections officials who are releasing dangerous felons as a means to save the state money.  This is worth a read and sharing some reaction.
These are the stories that I read.  I glanced at other headlines.  Overall, I was pretty unimpressed by what the Lansing State Journal offers online.  Is it less than I would get from the actual paper?  To compare, I might buy a Sunday paper.  Would the coupons pay for the paper?