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Thursday | MichiganLiberal

From the horse races: Schauer atop latest poll

Democratic challenger Mark Schauer has edged ahead of Gov. Rick Snyder by 2 percentage points, according to a new poll of likely voters in the Nov. 4 election.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Rick Snyder

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Detroit News

At State Fair, what's old is new again

Tom Paul Fitzgerald, the Michigan State Fair but...: Detroit News reporter iKim Kozlowski interviews Fitzgerald, who has been sculpting the butter bovines for 20 years - When the Michigan State Fair shut down five years ago, Tom Paul Fitzgerald thought the metal framework for the fair's Butter Cow was long gone.

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Related Topix: Novi, MI, Detroit, MI, Agriculture, Science, Life, Beef, Food, Meat, US Governors

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Governor's race spending could top $40M, with much on political ads

Elections typically don't shift into gear until after Labor Day, and Gov. Rick Snyder's re-election campaign is set to hit the airwaves Tuesday with its first new TV ad in more than two months.

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

Tampa Bay Newspapers

Debra Saunders - Can oil interests, sanctimony mix?

When Al-Jazeera bought Current TV for $500 million in January 2013, former Vice President Al Gore, who co-founded Current, praised the deal.

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Related Topix: The Future, Books, US Politics, US News, Al Gore, Activism, US Governors, Michigan, Michigan Government, Opinion

MLive.com

Tim Skubick: Michigan House speaker candidates start counting chicks before they hatch

There is a frantic game of "my list is bigger than your list" going on in this town as the two main combatants to become the next speaker of the Michigan House are trying to one-up each other.

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Related Topix: Mount Pleasant, MI, US Governors

Battle Creek Enquirer

Letter: Petition outcome attempt at stealing citizens' voices

Hear Atka howl at the Wolf Conservation Center in North Salem in September. Submitted by the Wolf Conservation Center.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Michigan, Michigan Government, Opinion

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Detroit News

Panel to review Michigan's disposal of radioactive materials

Gov. Rick Snyder plans to create an expert panel to review how low-activity radioactive materials are disposed of following criticism of the state's waste-handling policies.

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Related Topix: Michigan, Michigan Government, Rick Snyder, US Governors, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Law, Law

Sun Aug 24, 2014

RecordNET

Saunders: Environmentalist Gore a fan of Mideast oil money

When Al-Jazeera bought Current TV for $500 million in January 2013, former Vice President Al Gore, who co-founded Current, praised the deal.

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Related Topix: The Future, Books, US Politics, US News, Al Gore, Activism, US Governors, Michigan, Michigan Government, Opinion

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Detroit News

Will Snyder find votes in Detroit?

Gov. Rick Snyder has been a surprising and strong advocate for Detroit. Will Detroiters return the favor? A Republican governor hunting for votes in Detroit might as well wear a blindfold.

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Related Topix: Detroit, MI, Rick Snyder, US Governors, Opinion

Observer & Eccentric

Snyder gives rousing defense of Brian Calley

Gov. Rick Snyder gave an emphatic defense of his record and his embattled running mate, Lt.

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Related Topix: Rick Snyder, US Governors, US Politics, Representative Justin Amash, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Michigan, Novi, MI

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Fox News

Ex-Michigan Dem governor teaching class on job creation despite spotty record

Former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm saw her state lose a half-million jobs under her watch, but that isn't stopping her from teaching a graduate course this fall at University of California at Berkeley that will focus on developing job creation strategies.

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Related Topix: Michigan, Michigan Government, US Governors, California

Politico

LCV targets Land - Poll: Brown, Shaheen tied - Rand's entourage

The following newsletter is an abridged version of Campaign Pro's Morning Score.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Mark Schauer, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Michigan, Michigan Government, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, US Governors

Tue Aug 19, 2014

WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

With Ferguson in the spotlight, Benton Harbor residents reflect on 2003 riots

It was a summer night in June of 2003 when 27-year-old Terrance Shurn led police on a high speed chase through the city of Benton Harbor.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Model D

A church and a gas station in Detroit reap the benefits of energy efficiency

An accordion sounded from the front of the gymnasium at the Pilgrim Church and I Am My Brother's Keeper Ministry on a Thursday evening, live musical accompaniment for one of several free weekly dinners the ministry provides.

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Related Topix: Detroit, MI, Energy, DTE Energy, US Governors

SFGate

Al Gore suit against Al Jazeera the height of hypocrisy

When Al Jazeera bought Current TV for $500 million in January 2013, former Vice President and Current co-founder Al Gore praised the deal.

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Related Topix: The Future, Books, US Politics, US News, Al Gore, Activism, US Governors, Michigan, Michigan Government, Opinion

WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

Representative Nesbitt Confident GOP Majority Will Hold

Republicans in Michigan remain confident that they will keep control of both chambers of the Legislature and the governor's office.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Mark Schauer, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Governors

Thu Aug 14, 2014

MLive.com

Truth Squad: Anti-Peters 'Roadblock' ad hits a speed bump

In this 30-second ad entitled, "Roadblock," GOP Senate candidate Terri Lynn Land's campaign brings attention to the fact that in 2003 the state granted a contract to a Chinese firm to manufacture Keno lottery pencils.

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Related Topix: Lottery, US Politics, Joe Knollenberg, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Michigan, Michigan Government, Outsourcing, US Governors, Alternative Energy, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

Tue Aug 12, 2014

MLive.com

Democrat Mark Schauer promises middle class tax cut in first campaign ad for governor

Michigan Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mark Schauer on Tuesday released his first official television ad of the 2014 election cycle, highlighting his support for the auto industry and promising to "cut middle class taxes" if elected.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Mark Schauer, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Michigan, Michigan Government, Tax, TV Advertising, Rick Snyder, US Governors

Crooks and Liars

Boston Fans Turn 'Good Will Hunting' Bench Into Robin Williams Memorial

When watching Robin Williams play Robin Williams, I often got the sensation of being on a high-speed roller coaster with no brakes.

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Related Topix: Good Will Hunting, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Robin Williams, Matt Damon, US Governors, Michigan, Michigan Government, US News, Liberal Political News

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Times Herald

No parole for inmate whose release Granholm canceled

An inmate who won a groundbreaking case about the power of Michigan governors to change prison sentences has lost his bid for a parole review.

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