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John Anthony La Pietra says he believes in Green Party values, and thinks that many other people believe in them as well. La Pietra is running for state House in the 63rd district, which includes parts of Kalamazoo and Calhoun Counties. 

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Alex Ross sees a huge problem, that people don’t know who their state representative is. He says one question he’s heard through the campaign is “what’s a state representative?” 


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Logan Fleckenstein says running for political office has been a dream since he was 13 years old. The 25 year old Western Michigan University graduate is the Libertarian candidate for state House in the 60th district which includes the city of Kalamazoo. 


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Annie Brown says she never really stopped running for State house after losing two years ago. The Democrat is running again in the 66th district that includes Van Buren and part of Kalamazoo County.


Cheyna Roth, Michigan Public Radio Network

(MPRN-Flint) Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump kept a promise Wednesday to visit Flint. But he was not greeted warmly in a city that’s struggling with a water crisis caused by government dysfunction. 

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