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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.
11:48 am
Fri November 1, 2013

Detroit bankruptcy case draws national attention

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Bankruptcy analysts say questions about retiree pensions and other issues will likely end up before U.S. Supreme Court
Atlanta The looming legal question in Detroits bankruptcy case of whether pension benefits can be slashed despite state constitutional protections was a prominent topic of debate here Thursday at a national bankruptcy judges meeting.
7:41 am
Fri November 1, 2013

Upton hopes for quick passage of "Keep Your Health Plan" act

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Upton would like vote before Thanksgiving
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
RICHLAND, MI - Congressman Fred Upton said he hopes to fast-track legislation he introduced Monday that would offer Americans a one-year grace period to keep their old insurance policies. Within two days of its introduction, the "Keep Your Health Plan Act" has attracted more than 90 cosponsors, he said at a Thursday morning meeting at the Rotary Club of Gull Lake Area.

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