(MPRN-Lansing) Tuesday is the deadline for potential candidates to submit their names to be the replacement nominee for Democratic state lawmaker Julie Plawecki (pla-WEK’-ee), who died last month. 

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Two new polls of the presidential race show Democrat Hillary Clinton leading Republican Donald Trump among Michigan voters. 

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Gongwer News Service Editor Zach Gorchow says he doesn’t see how the numbers add up to a Donald Trump victory in Michigan. But he tried to come with a scenario where Trump could at least get within striking distance. 

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(MPRN-Lansing) The campaign trying to legalize marijuana in Michigan has filed a lawsuit challenging the state's six-month time limit to gather petition signatures. 


(MPRN-Lansing) Former state Representative Todd Courser (R-Lapeer) will face trial on perjury and misconduct charges, while a judge has dismissed criminal charges against former state Representative Cindy Gamrat (R-Plainwell).