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  • Red Wings want local contractors to work on arena

    DETROIT (AP) — The owners of the Detroit Red Wings want local contractors to build the hockey team's new arena. To that end, Olympia Development of Michigan is inviting state-based construction firms and suppliers to attend a meeting it's hosting in Detroit. The Michigan Made, Detroit Built...

  • Detroit bankruptcy trial turns to poor technology

    DETROIT (AP) — Detroit's computer system is "beyond fundamentally broken" and years behind the latest software, the city's new technology chief told a bankruptcy judge Monday. Beth Niblock said she turned down the job twice before agreeing to move to Detroit from Louisville, Kentucky, at the...

  • Koch name ID rises in states where it counts for Democrats

    Thanks largely to Harry Reid and the Senate Majority PAC with ties to him, many more voters know of the Koch brothers now -- at least in key battleground states.

  • Taking a page out of the Democrats' playbook, GOP group ties Michigan candidate to Tom Steyer

    Mimicking a Democratic strategy that has sought to tie Republican candidates to the Koch brothers, a new television ad from a GOP nonprofit hits Gary Peters on the support he has received from billionaire environmentalist Tom Steyer.

  • Michigan AG on committee for General Motors probe

    LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette says he's among the state attorneys general on a committee overseeing an investigation into General Motors Co.'s recall and safety procedures. Schuette told The Detroit News (http://bit.ly/Za3cNj ) Thursday he and 44 other state...

  • Judge: Michigan teachers can exit union anytime

    LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan's largest teachers' union should allow members to resign at any time and stop enforcing an annual one-month opt-out window, a state labor judge ruled, relying on the state's right-to-work law that took effect last year. The administrative law judge, Julia Stern,...

  • Michigan teachers union told to allow members to resign

    In three separate rulings Tuesday an administrative law judge said the teachers' union was unfairly restricting its members' rights under the state's new right-to-work law.

  • Michigan Democrats file FEC complaint over truck

    They're urging the Federal Election Commission to investigate whether Senate candidate Terri Lynn Land ran afoul of campaign finance rules by renting two big-rig pick-up trucks from her brother-in-law for use on the stump.

  • Creditor wants 75 cents on dollar for Detroit debt

    DETROIT (AP) — An attorney for one of Detroit's creditors told a judge overseeing the city's historic bankruptcy Wednesday that Detroit could afford to pay 75 cents on the dollar to settle its debt if it sold some masterpieces from the art museum. But an attorney for Detroit told federal Judge...

  • Attorney: Detroit needs debt plan to survive

    DETROIT (AP) — The plan to restructure billions of dollars in debt is the vehicle the Motor City needs to free up funds to provide services to residents and allow the city to survive, one of Detroit's attorneys told the federal judge at the helm of the historic bankruptcy trial, which started...

  • Michigan Gov. works to make numbers "add up" in new campaign ad

    Snyder's new ad, released Tuesday, talks about Michigan's once-booming auto industry and how economic prosperity is on the horizon for Michigan residents, even if many aren't experiencing it yet.

  • Land makes campaign case in memo

    Each side can point to poll numbers that show a slight lead in its favor.

  • Democrat Mark Schauer takes lead over Gov. Rick Snyder in Michigan

    For the first time since April 2013 Democratic candidate for Michigan governor Mark Schauer leads incumbent Gov. Rick Snyder, R-Mich.

  • Report: Second American killed fighting for ISIS

    A second American, identified as Abdirahmaan Muhumed of Minneapolis, died while fighting in the same battle in Syria as Douglas McAuthur McCain.

  • Michigan police get $43 million in military gear

    Michigan police agencies have received $43 million worth of surplus military equipment, including 17 mine-resistant armored fighting vehicles and 1,795 M16 automatic rifles, since 2006, a review of public records shows.



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