SW Michigan

10:59 am
Mon November 4, 2013

South Haven School Board member launches bid for state House

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Democrat Annie Brown running for seat held by Republican Aric Nesbitt
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - South Haven School Board trustee Annie Brown announced today that she will run as a Democratic candidate for the 66th District state House seat. "I'm honored," said Brown, who has served the South Haven School Board for eight years.
6:03 am
Mon November 4, 2013

Kalamazoo County Commissioner to run for state House

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Phil Stinchomb currently in his second term on county commission
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - There are now two Kalamazoo County Commissioners vying to fill a vacant state representative seat in the 61st District. Phil Stinchcomb, R-Portage , announced today he will run for the state House in 2014, joining fellow Republican commissioner Brandt Iden
6:42 pm
Sun November 3, 2013

Gay rights becomes major issue in Holland City Council election

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Holland races being watched closely by gay rights groups across state
Holland Elections in this quaint west Michigan community are normally stolid affairs. City Council candidates often run unopposed and, if theyre challenged, the campaigns are unfailingly civil. Not this year. Two incumbents are being opposed by challengers who would reverse a vote by the council in 2011 declining to add sexual orientation to a city anti-discrimination law.
6:28 pm
Sun November 3, 2013

Brad Ausmus named Detroit Tigers' manager

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Tigers job will be first big league managerial job for Ausmus
Detroit– The Tigers have their new manager.It’s Brad Ausmus, the long-time catcher who was introduced Sunday at Comerica Park as the successor to the retired Jim Leyland. Ausmus signed a three-year contract with a club option for a fourth season.
6:18 pm
Sun November 3, 2013

Candidates for Detroit Mayor visit churches on Sunday before election

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Mike Duggan and Benny Napoleon making last minute push for votes
Detroit Mayoral candidates Benny Napoleon and Mike Duggan hit the churches Sunday with two days to go before Tuesdays election, making their cases to be the city's next elected leader.

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