04/02/14 12:16 PM
DETROIT (AP) — Bankrupt Detroit has been given approval to move forward with a $120 million quality of life loan to help improve city services. Federal Judge Steven Rhodes on Wednesday approved the loan brokered with Barclays. He says Detroit can use the money to meet the needs of people...
By Michael Barone | 03/31/14 08:53 AM
Why isn't the Obama administration willing to finance the customs plaza for the new international bridge over the Detroit River between Detroit and Windsor, Ontario? That's a question raised by this article in the Wall Street Journal.
03/28/14 05:15 PM
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Rick Snyder will depart Saturday for his second trade mission to Europe with a focus on promoting Michigan's auto industry. The weeklong trip to Italy and Germany will include meetings with executives from companies such as Fiat and Eissmann Automotive, Snyder said...
03/28/14 09:11 AM
DETROIT — Attorney General Eric Holder on Friday extended federal recognition to the marriages of about 300 same-sex couples that took place in Michigan before a federal appeals court put those unions on hold. Holder's action will enable the government to extend eligibility for federal...
03/26/14 10:15 PM
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State University says a Dallas oil executive and his wife are donating $2.5 million to the engineering program at the East Lansing school. The university said Wednesday that the gift comes from Dave and Denise Lamp. It says $2 million will establish the...
03/26/14 12:45 PM
Michigan won't recognize more than 300 same-sex marriages performed last weekend before a court halted a decision that opened the door to gay nuptials, Gov. Rick Snyder said Wednesday.
By David Crary | 03/24/14 08:44 AM
In a city scarred by broken promises, the Moore brothers, James and Robert, and fellow student Chelsea Inyard are among the lucky ones. The teenagers attend one of Detroit's most promising new public schools.
03/23/14 12:16 PM
MASON, Mich. — An appeals court reinstituted Michigan's constitutional ban on gay marriage, but not before several hundred same-sex couples rushed to the state's county clerk's offices to get hitched. The order on Saturday by a federal appeals court in Cincinnati to at least temporarily...
03/21/14 04:10 PM
DETROIT — A judge has struck down Michigan's ban on gay marriage, the latest in a series of decisions overturning similar laws across the country. Federal Judge Bernard Friedman ruled Friday, two weeks after a trial. Two Detroit-area nurses who've been partners for eight years claimed the...
By Joel Gehrke | 03/18/14 02:23 PM
Republican voters have more enthusiasm for the next election than Democrats, but it's not quite as high as it was in the 2010 midterms, according to recent polling.
By Associated Press | 03/17/14 08:38 AM
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A groundbreaking is scheduled for a $730 million physics research facility at Michigan State University. The school says an event celebrating the Facility for Rare Isotope Beams is planned for Monday morning on the university's East Lansing campus. U.S. Sens. Carl...
By Associated Press | 03/12/14 09:50 AM
A new Michigan law requires residents or businesses wanting health insurance coverage for abortions to buy extra coverage.
By Sean Higgins | 03/11/14 02:13 PM
More than a year after it was signed by the governor, the Michigan Education Association has agreed to allow its members William "Ray" Arthur and Miriam Chanski to take advantage of the state's right-to-work law and quit the the union. MEA had previously refused to accept their resignations,...
By Byron York | 04/23/14
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