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Newspapers listed with an * have selected back issues available in microfilm.  Reading local, state, national and international newspapers gives varying viewpoints on issues that beg for critical thinking. Below is a selected list with an emphasis on government at work.  See the genealogy newspaper section for Monroe County historical and genealogy research.


Local Newspapers:

Bedford Now  - Weekly newspaper serving Bedford Township.

*The Dundee Independent - Weekly newspaper serving Dundee, Ida, Petersburg and Maybee, Michigan.

Milan News-Leader  - Weekly newspaper serving the Northwest region of Monroe County.

*The Monroe Evening News - Monroe County’s daily newspaper.  All Monroe County Branches have current subscriptions to the newsprint edition.

*The Monroe Guardian - Weekly newspaper serving the Monroe area.

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Regional Newspapers:

Ann Arbor News  - Daily newspaper with events in the Ann Arbor area.

Crain’s Detroit Business  - Business news for S.E. Michigan.

Custom Newspapers - Search regional, national and international newspapers. Available at home and at the library - requires a password. Please check our Online Resources Brochure or call your local library for more information.

Daily Telegram – Adrian - Daily newspaper serving Lenawee County.

The Detroit Free Press - Daily newspaper.

*The Detroit News - Daily newspaper. Ellis Reference and Information Center have indexes and microfilm for 1976-1994; 2000+

Metro Times Detroit - Weekly listing events in the Detroit, Ann Arbor area.

*The Toledo Blade  - Daily Ohio newspaper that covers many Monroe County communities and activities. Bedford Branch Library has microfilm for 1983+

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State Newspapers: 
Keep current with news from Lansing as well as state government

Lansing State Journal - Daily Newspaper with articles of interest in our State Capitol.

Gongwer News Service - Excellent source for Michigan State Government activities.

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National Newspapers:

*Christian Science Monitor - Great newspaper with in depth reporting of social issues. Ellis Reference and Information Center have indexes and microfilm for (1980-1997).

Custom Newspapers - Search regional, national and international newspapers. Available at home and at the  library - requires a password. Please check our Online Resources Brochure or call your local library for more information.

The Drudge Report - Popular news gathered for the Internet with lots of links to standard. news sources

*The New York Times - Known in the newspaper industry as the newspaper of record. Ellis Reference and Information Center have indexes and microfilm for New York Times (1966+). Another full text link to an online edition of the New York Times (requires a password. Please check our Online Resources Brochure or call your local library for more information.) for the last 12 months.

USA Today - Monday through Friday newspaper of short articles.

Wall Street Journal - Noted as a business newspaper but has many articles on current issues facing the nation.

Washington Post  - Great insight into stories surrounding the Federal government.

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International Newspapers:

Custom Newspapers - Search regional, national and international  - newspapers  from around the country and world online.  Available at Home and at the Library - requires a password. Please check our Online Resources Brochure or call your local library for more information.

The (London) Times - Reading a foreign newspaper especially articles concerning the United States can be an excellent way to expand critical thinking skills.

International Herald Tribune – Daily newspaper owned by the New York Times but with a global viewpoint. Atlantic edition edited in Paris; Asia edition edited in Paris and Hong Kong.

Internet Public Library: Newspapers - Newspapers from around the world by country.

World News - Can be read in 37 different languages covering news, sport, and business.

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Newspaper search:

Custom Newspapers - Search regional, national and international  - newspapers  from around the country and world online.  Available at Home and at the Library - requires a password. Please check our Online Resources Brochure or call your local library for more information.

The Hometown Free Press -  Great index to other newspapers worldwide.

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News wire services: Feed the print and other media with stories from around the world

Reuters 

AP  

UPI    

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National Tabloids:
 Just looking for celebrity gossip news try the Tabloids

National Enquirer - Admit you read the headlines in the grocery checkout line.

The Star - A popular grocery aisle eyebrow raiser.


TV:

CNN Interactive - World and national news, sports, travel, style too. Updated throughout the day and night.

WDIV Channel 4 - Detroit NBC affiliate.

Fox 2 WJBK - Detroit Fox affiliate.

Channel 7 WXYZ - Detroit ABC affiliate.

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Radio:

WJR Radio

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Weather:

SEMCOG Ozone Action - View today's air quality, and see how you can take action every day to help clear the air!

Disaster Preparedness

Intellicast

National Weather Service-Detroit/Pontiac Official weather of Southeastern Michigan

The Old Farmer's Almanac - Weather forecasts, 'today in history,' heavenly happenings.

The Weather Channel

The Weather Underground - All the weather information you will ever need.

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