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3 min ago | WLUC-TV Negaunee

Former mayor re-appointed to Aging Services Commission

Former Marquette Mayor Jerry Irby has been re-appointed to the Aging Services Commission by Governor Snyder and he's hoping to shed more light on the issues baby boomers face.

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Related Topix: Marquette, MI, US Governors, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen)

4 hrs ago | Daily Press & Argus

Leaders vow to forge ahead with new border bridge

Canada's top transportation minister vowed Wednesday that construction of a new bridge between Detroit and Windsor, Ontario, won't be stopped by a dispute with the U.S. government over paying for a new customs plaza on the Detroit side.

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Related Topix: Detroit, MI, Canada, US Governors

8 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press

Henderson & Kaffer: Duggan's nonprofit sounds good, but it really isn't

NANCY KAFFER: I'm having deja vu. For the last decade, southeast Michigan politics have been absolutely lousy with nonprofits, the kind that can receive unlimited contributions but don't have to disclose donors.

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Related Topix: Detroit, MI, Wayne County, MI, US Governors

9 hrs ago | Daily Kos

MI-Gov: Schauer (D) Economic Plan Includes Bigger Clean Energy Mandate

The plan also calls for some incentive and loan programs to attract new employers to the state and to help entrepreneurs with start-ups of their own.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Michigan, Michigan Government, US Governors, Pension, Personal Finance, Tax

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Gov. Snyder, Bill Ford take Michigan comeback to DC

Ford Motor executive chairman Bill Ford and CMS Energy CEO John Russell are joining Gov. Rick Snyder today in Washington, D.C., to talk up Michigan as a place to invest, hire and work.

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Related Topix: Michigan, US Governors, Detroit, MI

CBS Local

Details Surrounding 2nd Bridge To Canada Still Being Addressed, As...

Michigan and Canada have appointed members of an authority to oversee construction of a two billion dollar public bridge between Detroit and Windsor.

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WLNS-TV Lansing

Opponents Press Snyder To Cancel Prison Contract

Southeastern Michigan authorities say they've arrested a 17-year-old boy who chased his mother with an ax after she flushed his marijuana down the toilet.

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Related Topix: Lansing, MI, US Governors

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Opponents press Snyder to cancel prison contract

The liberal advocacy group Progress Michigan says local officials on Thursday will demand cancellation of Aramark's contract in a call with reporters.

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WKHM-AM Jackson

Mark Schauer Jobs Plan

DEMOCRATIC GUBERNATORIAL CANDIDATE MARK SCHAUER ON TUESDAY UNVEILED A 10-POINT JOBS PLAN THAT HE SAYS IS DESIGNED TO CREATE A MICHIGAN THAT WORKS FOR EVERYONE, NOT JUST THE WEALTHY.

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The Daily Beast

The Republican Occupation of DetroitBy Sally Kohn

It took him two tries, thwarting his state's voters' will, but Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder got his wish-a major city that is dead politically.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Michigan, Michigan Government

Sunherald.com

Bernstein launching run for Michigan Supreme Court

Richard Bernstein on Wednesday will announce plans to seek a nomination from the state Democratic Party at its convention in late August.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Farmington Hills, MI

Tue Jul 29, 2014

WLNS-TV Lansing

Skubick: Mark Schauer Won't Sign No Tax Pledge

A man walking a dog along a western Michigan dirt road has found a newborn with her umbilical cord still attached.

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MLive.com

State Sen. Mike Green raises more than $100,000 in 2014 re-election bid

State Sen. Mike Green has spent and raised more than any of his political opponents this year, with his more than $100,000 in campaign income accounting for more than one half of the all fundraising in the race in 2014, according to campaign finance reports.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Bay City, MI, Bay County, MI

Tri-cityherald.com

Schauer says he'd create tens of thousands of jobs

Schauer on Tuesday proposed tripling the percentage of Michigan's electricity that must come from renewable sources within 20 years and rebuilding crumbling roads.

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Lansing State Journal

Michigan governor hopeful Mark Schauer: Increase spending on schools, roads

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mark Schauer today released a 24-page "blueprint" to improve the state's economy, calling for increased spending on public education, a program to fix crumbling roads and bridges, and a 30 percent renewable energy standard he said would make Michigan a national leader.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Mark Schauer, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Michigan, Michigan Government, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, US Governors

Northern Michigan News

Canada, Michigan officials to announce bridge plan

Canadian Transport Minister Lisa Raitt and Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder have called a news conference Wednesday about the planned new $2 billion bridge linking Detroit and Windsor, Ontario.

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

Potatoes for prison discarded after maggots found

The potatoes were from a supplier for Philadelphia-based Aramark Correctional Services, which handles prison food service.

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Related Topix: Prison, US Governors

Detroit Free Press

Bankruptcy revelation: Detroit weighed DIA spin-off for $550M in 2011

Against the backdrop of Detroit's worsening financial crisis, city officials quietly formulated a proposal in late 2011 to sell the city-owned Detroit Institute of Arts to nonprofit foundations for $550 million to create cash flow for the city, fund museum operations and transfer ownership so the art could never be sold to pay city debt.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bankruptcy, Detroit, MI, Non-Profit, US Governors

Daily Press & Argus

Sentencing placed on hold in 2010 slaying

The sentencing hearing for three men convicted in connection with the 2010 murder of a former Brighton resident was adjourned Monday to Aug. 8. The Genesee County prosecutor's office is seeking a sentence of life without parole against Kenya Ali Hyatt, who was 17 at the time of the killing.

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Related Topix: Brighton, MI, Genesee County, MI, US Governors

The Washington Post

School puts nearly 100 kindergartners in one class in a teaching experiment

Brenda Scott Academy of Theater Arts is a high-poverty preK-8th school in east Detroit that is part of the Education Achievement Authority, a district run by Michigan authorities for schools identified as being the lowest-performing.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Family, Kids, Standardized Testing, Education

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