Feb 21st, 2012 - State News
HUDSONVILLE, Mich. (AP) — Ron Paul's campaign says the Republican presidential candidate will visit Michigan for three days ahead of the state's Feb. 28 primary.
Paul plans to speak Sunday in Hudsonville at a meeting of small business owners. The event is at 4 p.m. at The Pinnacle and is sponsored by Terry Bowman, founder of the group Union Conservatives.
On Feb. 27, he's scheduled to visit East Lansing to address students and supporters at Michigan State University. That event starts at 4 p.m. at Concert Auditorium.
Paul's campaign says it will announce other campaign stops as plans develop.
DETROIT (AP) — Mitt Romney raised $6.5 million last month for his presidential bid.
Romney's campaign said Monday the former Massachusetts governor also had $7.7 million cash on hand.
The campaign says that since announcing his presidential bid last June, Romney has raised almost $64 million.
Romney is far ahead of his GOP rivals in fundraising. His team argues he's the only candidate with the money and organization to win the nomination and beat Democratic President Barack Obama in the fall.
Still, Romney spent millions to win the Florida primary and is facing tough contests on Feb. 28 in Michigan and Arizona. On March 6, Super Tuesday, he will have to compete across the nation in expensive contests.
MUSKEGON, Mich. (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum is storming through western Michigan, a state native son Mitt Romney was counting on for a boost going into the Super Tuesday contests.
Voters loudly applauded Santorum's promise Monday to revive manufacturing and get rid of environmental regulations. The former Pennsylvania senator's message of religious and social conservatism clearly was resonating during his stop at a Holiday Inn in Muskegon.
Although Romney has a large advantage in money and organization in Michigan, many voters say Santorum is more in line with their values.
Santorum's popularity risks embarrassing Romney in his home state. Romney was counting on a strong finish in Michigan's Feb. 28 primary before the Super Tuesday contests a week later on March 6.
Romney was scheduled to campaign in Michigan on Tuesday.
Apr 24th, 2014 - Local News
MUSKEGON HEIGHTS, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say a 17-year-old high school basketball player has died following a drive-by shooting in the western Michigan community of Muskegon Heights.
Apr 23rd, 2014 - Local News
MUSKEGON, Mich. (AP) — Officials with Consumers Energy said they're committed to helping find a new use for the site of a coal-fired power plant in western Michigan that's scheduled to close in two ...
Apr 24th, 2014 - State News
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan Senate has unanimously approved legislation to recognize top-notch trails as "Pure Michigan" trails and to create a mobile app for trail users.
Five bills sent ...
Apr 23rd, 2014 - State News
IONIA, Mich. (AP) — A convicted murderer who escaped from a Michigan prison in February faces a court hearing Wednesday on escape, carjacking and kidnapping charges.
Michael Elliot is being arrai...
Apr 24th, 2014 - National News
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Apr 23rd, 2014 - National News
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Apr 24th, 2014 - International News
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Apr 23rd, 2014 - International News
PARIS (AP) — A study by the U.N. education agency says cellphones are getting more and more people to read in countries where books are rare and illiteracy is high.
Paris-based UNESCO says 774 mi...
Apr 24th, 2014 - Sports News
DETROIT (AP) — Marcus Semien's seventh-inning grand slam lifted the Chicago White Sox over the Detroit Tigers 6-4 Wednesday night.
Jose Abreu hit another long home run for the White Sox, but it w...
Apr 23rd, 2014 - Sports News
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Apr 8th, 2014 - Health News
LONDON (AP) — Doctors in London researching spinal cord injuries say they've had success using an experimental treatment on four patients now.
They've gotten them to stand and move their legs by ...
Jan 24th, 2014 - Health News
WASHINGTON (AP) — The nutrition facts label on the back of food packages is getting a makeover.
The Food and Drug Administration says knowledge about nutrition has evolved since the early 19...