8:17 am
Wed October 22, 2014

National Journal Asks if Congressman Fred Upton is Really in Political Danger

No independent polling has been done on race
Voters in Southwest Michigan could be forgiven if they confused Rep. Fred Upton's first TV ad of 2014 with a heart-tugging charity pitch. The spot features a pair of young girls who suffer from spinal muscular atrophy, showing their inspiring efforts to overcome daily challenges and repeating their mantra-"I can and I will."
Wolf Hunting
8:08 am
Wed October 22, 2014

WSW: Wolf Hunting on November Ballot

Wolves on Isle Royale - file photo
Credit J.A. Vucetich and R.O. Peterson

After a wide range of  ballot issues in 2012, voters in Michigan will decide two questions this year, both of them dealing with wolf hunting. 

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Election 2014
6:34 am
Wed October 22, 2014

New Polls in Race for Governor

Credit Wisconsin Public Radio

A new poll shows Governor Rick Snyder extending his lead over Democratic challenger Mark Schauer. 

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7:55 am
Tue October 21, 2014

State House Candidates Debate Education, Taxes and More During Forum in Battle Creek

Democrat Andy Helmboldt and Republican John Bizon are running to succeed Kate Segal in the 62nd district
Dr. John Bizon and Andy Helmboldt said students are being taught under a broken education system, but that's about where their agreements stopped. During a forum Monday, the 62nd state House District candidates called for improvements to education amid increasing global competition, as well as infrastructure repairs in Michigan and changes to health care.
7:12 am
Tue October 21, 2014

Price Tag Gets Bigger on Michigan's Race for Governor

Totals may actually be higher because a lack of disclosure required for "issue ad" spending
LANSING, MI - Michigan's gubernatorial race is one of the most competitive in the country - and it's also shaping up to be one of the most expensive. Outside groups hoping to affect the outcome of the election have pumped millions of dollars into Michigan.