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52 min ago | Detroit News

Rand Paul hiring top Mich. GOP strategist

Paul on Monday is expected to name John Yob national political director of RANDPAC, a political operation that's already establishing ties in early 2016 primary states and helping conservative Republicans get elected to public office.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Michigan, John McCain, 2012 Presidential Election

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Detroit News

Eliminate personal property tax, make Michigan more competitive

Michigan's Personal Property Tax makes the state uncompetitive in attracting jobs that should naturally gravitate to the Great Lakes State.

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Related Topix: Michigan, Opinion

Lansing State Journal

Editorial roundup: State should welcome Chinese investors

The state -- and Detroit -- should encourage that interest by pursuing an aggressive strategy to attract foreign job creators.

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Related Topix: Michigan, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Health, E. Coli

Observer & Eccentric

Rocky Raczkowski: Financial investment sector needed

Republican Rocky Raczkowski, 45, is the former Majority Leader for the Michigan House of Representatives , and the former Co-Chair of Term Limits.

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Observer & Eccentric

Petition to raise Michigan minimum wage to $10.10 falls short of ballot

By a 3-1 vote, the state Board of Canvassers failed to certify a petition that would put the issue of raising the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour on the November ballot.

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Related Topix: Michigan

Battle Creek Enquirer

Letter: Michigan's comeback rely on governor's policies

At first, other states across the nation were brushing us to the side, but now they're starting to talk.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Rick Snyder, Michigan

News Observer

Democrats, GOP seek edge in legislative primaries

That's especially so in races for the state House, where the two parties are competitive enough that a shift in the balance of power is a realistic possibility.

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Related Topix: US News, Healthcare Law, Law, Michigan

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Sunherald.com

Democratic House bios for Michigan's 11th District

EDUCATION: St. Andrew High School, Mumbai, India; St. Xavier College, Mumbai, India; University of Bombay, Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery; University of Bombay, Master of General Surgery.

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Related Topix: Michigan, World News, India, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Dearborn Heights, MI

Michigan Radio

Proposal 1 asks Michigan voters to weigh in on a complex tax issue

Just look what your Michigan Legislature is asking you to decipher when you step into the voting booth on August 5: It doesn't mention the central issue the Legislature is trying to address: the phase out of the "personal property tax" on businesses.

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Related Topix: Michigan, Healthcare Law, Law, Small Business, Personal Finance

MLive.com

Brian Cole, the state's top 2015 prospect, says he's committed to Michigan

Brian Cole, a four-star 2015 defensive back/wide receiver from Saginaw Heritage High School, announced his commitment to Michigan on Saturday afternoon -- one day before the Wolverines' annual "BBQ at the Big House."

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GMB Wolverine

Michigan Wolverine Recruiting: Bar-B-Q Weekend

Michigan is having their annual Barbeque at the Big House this weekend. Most of the recruits will come in on Sunday for the annual feast or as they use to call it "Junior Day".

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BleacherReport

Michigan's Jabrill Peppers Shows How Ripped He Has Gotten in Only 4 Weeks

For those who want to get ripped, Michigan freshman Jabrill Peppers showed that it can happen in a relatively short amount of time.

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MLive.com

MLive Media Group: Vote yes on Proposal 1 to preserve local funding

MLive Media Group urges a yes vote on Proposal 1 to protect funding for local communities.

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Related Topix: Michigan, US Governors, Rick Snyder, Opinion

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Maize N Brew

Michigan Football: Paying Tribute to the Ohio State Buckeyes Band, Finding Meaning in its Songs

To be fair, it's unknown if any of the members pictured were involved in the recent OSU band scandal.

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Related Topix: Michigan, Sports, NCAA Sports, University of Michigan NCAA

WLNS-TV Lansing

Mason Celebrates Michigan Steam Engine Show

Justin Otero, 4, is a curious guy. But curiosity got him in some hot water at the Doughnut Inn on Monroe's Main Street over the weekend.

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Related Topix: Michigan, Agriculture, Science, Life, Dessert, Food, Ice Cream

State of Michigan

Snyder: International companies choosing to invest, create jobs in Michigan

Projects resulting from investment missions showcase Michigan's comeback Friday, July 25, 2014 LANSING, Mich Six companies approved for state incentives this week have one key element in common - all are results of international investment missions Gov. Rick Snyder has taken since 2011.

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Related Topix: Michigan, Lansing, MI, Rick Snyder, US Governors, Plymouth, MI

Detroit News

Michigan Medicaid reform: Putting patients and taxpayers in control

Last year, we reformed Medicaid in Michigan and these changes are starting to show positive results.

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Related Topix: Michigan, Medicaid, Health, Health Insurance, Opinion

Michigan Radio

ACA ruling and its impact on Michigan

This week two separate federal appeals court rulings came down on opposite sides of a key provision in the Affordable Care Act.

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Related Topix: Michigan, Health Insurance, Health

Michigan Radio

These three female candidates could be some of the most interesting leaders in Michigan

We're less than two weeks from Michigan's statewide primary. Once we get through that, we may have a few weeks before the airwaves are again dominated by commercials for various candidates for various offices.

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Related Topix: Michigan, US News

Detroit News

Michiganians to get $13M in health insurance refunds

Michigan consumers will get about $13 million in refunds from health insurance companies that kept too much of their premiums instead of improving coverage or reducing rates, a report released Thursday by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services said.

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Related Topix: Michigan, Health Insurance, Health

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