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Inman constituents push for recall

Indicted state Rep. Larry Inman (R-Williamsburg) is facing a recall effort in his northern Michigan district, centered in Traverse City.  Inman constituents filed petition language...

Legal activists urge state to suspend Detroit water shutoffs

Lawyers want Detroit water shutoffs stopped.

Opioids flooded into Ogemaw, other northern counties, as epidemic tore across...

Federal data recently published by the Washington Post shows that as the nation’s opioid epidemic spread, massive amounts of pain pills were pumped into...

Democratic heavyweights raising money for Biden in Detroit

A group of Michigan Democrats is assembling at the home of Dennis Archer Jr. on Wednesday to raise money for former Vice President Joe...

Harris to attend SEIU Detroit rally Wednesday

Updated, 5:11 a.m., 6/24/19 with new location for the rally U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) is slated to be at a Wednesday rally in Detroit...

Slotkin: Border camps ‘a tragedy … for every single link in...

After U.S. Rep. Elissa Slotkin (D-Holly) toured migrant holding facilities in Texas last Friday and the U.S.-Mexico border crossing itself, she said the humanitarian...

Pelosi, Abrams say women, people of color are key in 2020...

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and former Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams on Monday stressed the importance of women and people of color...

Education advocates grapple with ‘disturbing’ higher ed budget

As Republican legislators and Gov. Gretchen Whitmer continue to battle over the Fiscal Year 2020 budget, key interest groups want to see a paradigm...

Tlaib: ‘I’m not going nowhere until I impeach this president’

U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Detroit) brought the house down at the national NAACP convention in Detroit on Monday when she again vowed to impeach...

NAACP prez forum in Detroit slated for same time as Mueller...

Updated, 10:31 a.m., 7/23/19, with new time for the forum from the NAACP Special Counsel Robert Mueller is expected to command much of the national...

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