Detroit Free Press

House Republicans adjourned for the holidays yesterday without passing an extension of Emergency Unemployment Compensation. Since 2009, the program has been extended 13 times.

Enbridge Energy wants to up the amount of crude oil running through an old pipeline near the Straits of Mackinaw by 1.2 million gallons a day.

The poll shows Governor Rick Snyder beating Democrat Mark Schauer by just four percent, while incumbent U.S. Senator Terri Lynn Land wins over challenger Gary Peters by two percent.

A state House committee has approved a controversial bill that doubles campaign donation limits and also protects the identity of donors who pay for “issue ads”—or ads that tend to attack candidates without suggesting how citizens should vote.

Last year’s college graduates had an average of more than $28,000 worth of student debt. That’s about $1,000 more than in 2011.

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