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Higher Minimum Wage Rates Take Effect In Michigan

(WWJ/AP) — Workers who make minimum wage in Michigan will see an increase in payment, starting Monday. The state’s minimum wage increased from the current $7.40 per hour to $8.15 per hour on September 1. 399 more words

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Gov. Snyder Addresses Leading U.S. Muslim Group At Cobo Center

DETROIT (AP) — Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has told attendees of the Islamic Society of North America’s annual convention in Detroit that he supports the peaceful coexistence of Jews and Muslims in the Middle East. 121 more words

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Ex-President Jimmy Carter To Address Leading U.S. Muslim Group In Detroit

DETROIT (AP) — Ex-President Jimmy Carter and Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder are among the dignitaries scheduled to speak in Detroit at the annual convention of the Islamic Society of North America that opens Friday. 121 more words

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Poll: Gubernatorial Race Flips With Democrat Schauer Taking Slight Lead

DETROIT (WWJ) – In a race that looks to be a close one down the stretch, a new EPIC/MRA poll shows Democratic contender Mark Schauer now leading governor Rick Snyder in the race for Michigan’s top job. 175 more words

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Bosch Breaks Ground On Tech Center Expansion In Plymouth

PLYMOUTH TOWNSHIP (AP) — Gov. Rick Snyder has joined Robert Bosch executives to break ground for a $40 million expansion of the German company’s suburban Detroit technical center, which serves the auto and other industries. 111 more words

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Michigan Republicans Pick Lt. Gov. Calley Over Tea Party Challenger

DAVID EGGERT, Associated Press

NOVI (AP) — Lt. Gov. Brian Calley was overwhelmingly backed by Michigan Republicans on Saturday, beating out a tea party advocate for the party’s nomination, as activists sought to unify behind a slate of candidates in hopes of retaining control of all three branches of state government in November. 801 more words

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