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  • Thursday, October 23, 2014

Court witness: Detroit will have to 'bootstrap' its way through first couple post-bankruptcy years »

"DETROIT, MI -- The city's bankruptcy trial is approaching conclusion, and Detroiters could see hundreds of millions of dollars in service reinvestment in the coming years if the plan for slashing debt and reviving services is approved."

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Michigan gay rights push prompts protest from religious group outside state Capitol »

"LANSING, MI — Roughly 150 religious leaders and activists gathered outside the Michigan Capitol on Wednesday to protest a potential gay rights amendment to the state’s anti-discrimination law."

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Election 2014: Democratic newcomer challenging Republican incumbent for 21st District state Senate seat »

"KALAMAZOO, MI — A Republican incumbent with significant experience in state politics is being challenged by a Democratic newcomer in a race for the 21st District state Senate seat."

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State Christmas tree hails from Kingsford »

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LANSING - A 63-foot blue spruce from the city of Kingsford has been chosen as the state's 29th Christmas tree. Selected by the Michigan Department of Technology, Management and Budget (DTMB), the tree will be delivered to the state Capitol on Saturday, Nov. 1.
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Bill Clinton stump speech: Shinola watches, Koch brothers & Democrat shout-outs in Flint »

"FLINT, MI – Former President Bill Clinton had a lot to say about Democrats as he rallied voters in Flint to get to the polls on Election Day Nov. 4."

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MLive Media Group: Voters should return Ruth Johnson to Secretary of State office »

"MLive Media Group strongly endorses Secretary of State Ruth Johnson in her bid for re-election."

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MLive Media Group: Re-elect Bill Schuette as Michigan's attorney general »

"In the office of Michigan’s top prosecutor, the state needs an energetic consumer advocate who will doggedly fight for the average citizen regardless of political or economic status."

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Tim Skubick: Pension tax weighs on Snyder campaign, which runs TV ad appealing to seniors »

"There’s an old adage in politics: Once you have to explain anything, you're in trouble."

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Kalamazoo Gazette endorses Fred Upton for re-election in 6th Congressional District »

"Sixth Congressional District voters have two able candidates to choose from Nov. 4."

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Michigan manufacturers still need fossil fuels »

"When most people think about energy, it’s not complicated. If the lights come on, and the heat flows when needed, they don’t think twice about energy."

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