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New Sports sex abuse scandal? Allegations against U.S. Gymnastics doctor aired

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 20, 2017 at 1:00pm 2/20/2017 at 1:00pm

Here is a story that has gone underreported in the media, but deserves so much more attention. Last September, the Indianapolis Star reported that females have accused now former USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University physician Larry Nassar of sexual abuse.

By November the number reached 50 women.

Some of these women have...

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Kid Rock for Senate?

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 16, 2017 at 7:30pm 2/16/2017 at 7:30pm
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If the political gossip mill is correct, Kid Rock’s name has been dropped for a Michigan Senate run against Democratic incumbent Sen. Stabenow.

Stabenow is up for reelection in 2018.

Robert Ritchie or Kid Rock has long considered himself a libertarian-leaning Republican, supporting Mitt Romney, Ben Carson, and finally Donald Trump’s...

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Reuters: Gosh, Trump May Ruin Mexico’s Economy

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 8, 2017 at 7:00am 1/8/2017 at 7:00am
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Following the news that Ford had cancelled its planned $1.6 billion auto assembly plant in Mexico, Mexican officials are concerned about the impact this will have on their economy.

The Wall Street Journal reports:

Ford Motor Co.’s decision to cancel a planned $1.6 billion assembly plant in the Mexican industrial city of San Luis...

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Michigan Bans Banning Plastic Bags

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 5, 2017 at 6:00pm 1/5/2017 at 6:00pm
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Plastic bag bans are all the rage in progressive locals like Austin and Portland, and the entire state of California, but Michigan is having none of it.

Lt. Gov. Brian Calley recently signed a bill that banned plastic bag bans, along with any local ordinance that would restrict the use of certain...

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Trump Effect? Ford Cancels Mexico Plant, Invests in Michigan Instead

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 3, 2017 at 2:30pm 1/3/2017 at 2:30pm

Ford has announced the company will cancel the $1.6 million plant it planned to build in Mexico. Instead, the company will invest $700 million in Michigan:

Ford (F) CEO Mark Fields said the investment is a “vote of confidence” in the pro-business environment president-elect Donald Trump is creating. However, he stressed Ford...

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University of Michigan Student Lied About Hijab Burning Threat

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 21, 2016 at 5:09pm 12/21/2016 at 5:09pm
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Another political hoax! The Ann Arbor Police Department announced a University of Michigan student lied to police about a man threatening to burn her hijab:

According to a statement from the Ann Arbor Police Department, detectives worked along with the U-M Division of Public Safety and the FBI to investigate the case,...

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Michigan Recount Shows Too Many Votes in Detroit

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 15, 2016 at 2:30pm 12/15/2016 at 2:30pm

So the Michigan vote recount revealed corruption and fraud..just not what Jill Stein and Hillary Clinton hoped for. Instead, the recount showed that too many people voted in the Detroit precincts, areas that Hillary won by a large majority. The Detroit News

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Can we finally stick a fork in the Michigan recount?

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 9, 2016 at 7:00pm 12/9/2016 at 7:00pm

Is it finally “over over” in Jill Stein’s impossible dream to recount votes in Michigan?

Here’s hoping so. After the Michigan mid-level appellate court ruled against her, and a federal judge dissolved an injunction that had kept the recount alive, Stein’s only hope was that the state Supreme Court would rule in...

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MICHIGAN RECOUNT WATCH: Recount Halted (UPDATE)

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at 4:30pm 12/7/2016 at 4:30pm
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UPDATE (by WAJ):

At about 7:45 p.m. tonight the District Court dissolved the TRO that kept the recount going, effectively ending the Michigan Recount since the state court ordered a halt. Full Order at bottom of post:

…. Because there is no basis for this Court to ignore the Michigan court’s ruling and...

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Michigan Appeals Court Order to Halt Recount Sets Up Conflict with Federal Courts

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 6, 2016 at 9:19pm 12/6/2016 at 9:19pm

Failed Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein sued for a recount in Michigan. That suit has created tension between Michigan’s state government and the federal government.

Tuesday evening, Michigan’s Court of Appeals ordered a halt to the recount, saying Stein was not an aggrieved candidate who would benefit from a recount....

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Judge Orders Michigan Hand Recount

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 5, 2016 at 12:48pm 12/5/2016 at 12:48pm
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A Michigan judge ordered a hand recount of presidential ballots beginning at noon. The deadline to complete the recount is December 13.

The Detroit Free Press reports:

A federal judge early Monday morning ordered a recount of Michigan’s presidential ballots to begin at noon on Monday, and for the state to “assemble necessary...

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Jill Stein’s Recount Parade Heads to Michigan

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 30, 2016 at 6:00pm 11/30/2016 at 6:00pm
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Wednesday, failed Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein, filed for a recount in Michigan. The recount is set to begin Friday or Saturday.

Stein maintains she’s out to bust the two-party stranglehold and to ensure the veracity of America’s election system. She also claims she’s not working in conjunction with any other...

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Trump Officially Wins Michigan’s 16 Electoral Votes

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 28, 2016 at 3:22pm 11/28/2016 at 3:22pm

The state of Michigan has announced that President-elect Donald Trump has officially won the state’s 16 electoral votes:

The Board of State Canvassers certified Trump’s 10,704-vote victory on Monday, nearly three weeks after the election. The two-tenths of a percentage point margin out of nearly 4.8 million votes is the closest presidential...

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It’s Official — Trump Wins Michigan

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 24, 2016 at 9:30am 11/24/2016 at 9:30am
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The numbers are finally in and it’s been determined that Donald Trump won the state of Michigan by 10,000 votes. 10,704 to be exact.

From the Detroit Free Press:

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Supreme Court won’t hear Michigan’s appeal on straight-ticket voting ban

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 9, 2016 at 1:00pm 9/9/2016 at 1:00pm

The Supreme Court refused to consider Michigan’s emergency appeal that would eliminate its 125 year-old straight-ticket voting option. The justices gave no reason:

“The application for stay presented to Justice (Elena) Kagan and by her referred to the Court is denied. Justice (Clarence) Thomas and Justice (Samuel) Alito would grant the application.”

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6 State Employees Criminally Charged in Flint Water Crisis

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 1, 2016 at 3:00pm 8/1/2016 at 3:00pm

In April, Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette announced felony charges against two Michigan Department of Environmental Quality officials and one city official related to actions that lead to lead contamination of the Flint’s public drinking water.

Now, six more state employees have been charged.

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Water Contamination Worries from Flint to Oahu

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 20, 2016 at 6:30pm 6/20/2016 at 6:30pm

Truly, the 21st century is not turning out as I envisioned.

We have been closely following the #FlintWatercrisis. After relying on science, technology,...

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