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So long, Mishigami

I was moved to Michigan when I was a small child.

As an adult, I’ve been wanting to leave for a long time.  We tried on Florida for 13 months and no thank you!  598 more words

Incumbent Snyder Raises $3.3M For Campaign, Challenger Schauer Raises $2.8M

LANSING (AP) — Republican Gov. Rick Snyder on Friday reported raising $3.3 million this year for his re-election campaign, about $500,000 more than his Democratic opponent, Mark Schauer. 376 more words


Democratic governor hopeful voted GOP in 2012 primary

Why would a Democrat vote Republican in Michigan’s 2012 presidential primary?

Mark Schauer, the leading Democratic candidate for governor, acknowledged he crossed party lines two years ago and cast a ballot in Michigan’s hotly contested Republican primary — but he won’t say if he voted for Mitt Romney or Rick Santorum. 186 more words


Governor Snyder Praises Ilitch's 'Arena District' Plans

DETROIT (WWJ) — Details were announced over the weekend for a sprawling new development that will spread from Downtown to Midtown.

The development includes a new stadium for the Detroit Red Wings along with residential and commercial offerings. 262 more words


Detroit: water, water everywhere, but not a drop to drink

Pambazuka – Draft Appeal to the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

The Moratorium NOW! Coalition and MECAWI are requesting specific actions by the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, other agencies concerned with the prevention of racism, racial discrimination and genocide, sympathetic governments and non-governmental organizations affiliated with the international body. 68 more words

Maggots Found in Michigan Prison Food

Twice in the past week, maggots have been found in or near the food at Michigan state prisons. Well, maybe that’s not really newsworthy, given how commonplace the presence of bugs, hair, and other things not generally recommended for eating is in prison food. 317 more words

Jails And Prisons

State Appoints Emergency Manager To Fix Lincoln Park's Finances

LINCOLN PARK (WWJ) - Michigan has officially named an emergency manager to help balance the budget in Lincoln Park after city leaders rejected a consent agreement. 446 more words