Nov 5th, 2012 - State News
DETROIT (AP) — Michigan Democrats and Republicans are doing everything they can to make sure as many of their fellow state residents as possible show up at the polls.
GOP spokeswoman Kelsey Knight says campaign staffers and volunteers are knocking on 200,000 doors and making half a million calls in this final week alone to encourage voters to show up. And to vote Republican, of course.
Democrats are doing the same, but they didn't provide specific numbers.
It's not clear what voter turnout will be like in the state, though.
The secretary of state's office has declined to provide a statewide estimate, while clerks in a few populous counties say they expect turnout to be slightly less than it was in 2008.
2 of Mitt Romney's sons will make 6 stops in Michigan today. the 2 plan to be in Grand Rapids at the Grand Rapids Victory Center on Lake Michigan Drive at 10 a.m.
Jun 20th, 2013 - Local News
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Jun 19th, 2013 - Local News
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Jun 20th, 2013 - State News
— Michigan Governor Rick Snyder has cut short his trade trip to Israel to return home and lobby reluctant fellow Republicans to expand Medicaid to more state residents.
Lieutenant Governor Brian ...
Jun 19th, 2013 - State News
— Off-road vehicle drivers in Michigan will pay at least $10 more for a license under legislation expected to be signed by Gov. Rick Snyder.
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Jun 20th, 2013 - National News
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Jun 19th, 2013 - National News
— If doctors and patients used prescription drugs more wisely, they could save the U.S. health care system at least $213 billion a year, a study concludes.
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Jun 20th, 2013 - International News
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The National Hurricane Center says the storm is about 30 miles north of the port city of ...
Jun 19th, 2013 - International News
— The World Bank says it will increasingly view its efforts to help developing countries fight poverty through a "climate lens."
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Jun 20th, 2013 - Sports News
— Chris Davis cleared the fences twice, giving him a major-league leading 26 homers, to help the Baltimore Orioles beat the Detroit Tigers 13-3 Wednesday.
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Jun 19th, 2013 - Sports News
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Apr 30th, 2013 - Health News
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The Food an...
Apr 1st, 2013 - Health News
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration says it has approved a first-of-a-kind diabetes drug from Johnson & Johnson that uses a new method to lower blood sugar.
The agency cleared J&J'...