SW Michigan

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.
6:12 pm
Sun November 3, 2013

Bill would allow medical marijuana in edible form

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Michigan Court of Appeals ruling said smoking is only legal way to use medicinal pot
The old joke about marijuana brownies was no laughing matter to Michigan's medical-marijuana users after the state Court of Appeals ruled as illegal virtually any medical means of using the drug other than smoking it. A new bill in the state Legislature would address the problem.
6:06 pm
Sun November 3, 2013

Exaggerated account of wolf sighting led to effort to allow wolf hunt

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Investigation finds actual incident became basis of "Michigan myth"
IRONWOOD, MI -- Mythical moments are born from small facts. They can become untruths. This is an example. The wolf and the dog are nearly nose to nose, perhaps five feet apart, eyes locked.

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