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Panel Looks at Michigan's Marriage Law
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Panel Looks at Michigan’s Marriage Law

All eyes will be on the U. S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals for a ruling involving 6 cases in four states affecting the issue of gay marriage.

Michigan is among the states.

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Photo: Christopher Furlong/ Getty Images
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Ballot Proposals Legalizing Marijuana for Personal Use Passed

Two Michigan communities, Hazel Park and Oak Park have passed ballot proposals that would legalize or decriminalize small amounts of marijuana for personal use.

In 2013 proposals were approved in three Michigan cities to discourage police from arresting individuals over 21 years old, who were on private property with less than an ounce of marijuana

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U.S. Citizens Head To The Polls To Vote In Presidential Election
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Confusion over Proposal 1? The CRC of Michigan has the Answers

A number of ballot proposals were considered to be on the ballot today, but in the end, only one made it.  Yet despite the limited proposal section before voters, some say casting a ballot could be just too confusing. Here's the truth about Proposal 1 from a group with no dog in the hunt--The Citizens Research Council of Michigan.

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Hope, Confusion, Apathy as Voters Head to the Polls Today

Today is primary election day in Michigan where a host of state and local races are on the ballot along with funding proposals and a statewide question.

But despite open congressional seats up for grabs for the first time in years, fewer than one million are expected to cast a ballot today.

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Photo by Jonathan Gibby/Getty Images
Photo by Jonathan Gibby/Getty Images
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It’s Primary Day, if it was Election Day Who Would Win?

Today is primary day, the day we decide who will duke it out for a spot in government.  If today were election day, who would win?

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Water Ban Lifted
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Water Ban Lifted

The mayor of Toledo making a highly-anticipated announcement today--the water ban is over.

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Candidates Scrambling to Get Voters to the Polls, But Will it Work?
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Candidates Scramble with “Get Out the Vote” Efforts but Will it Help?

For the first time in what is believed to be Michigan history, there is no primary challenge in the same year for the gubernatorial and U. S. Senate race.  And with the lack of big name candidates at the top of the ticket there is concern the number of voters heading to the polls will hardly offset the cost of holding the elections.

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Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Conquers the Universe

Up until the day it opened, 'Guardians of the Galaxy' was a big question mark at the box office. Could Marvel Studios continue its winning streak with a movie based on a practically unknown comic series that only has light connections to the rest of the films in their cinematic universe? Early estimates had the film grossing $60 million over the weekend and that would have been perfectly okay. But then it went and eclipsed that estimate

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Dash Cam Video of Chase of So-Called Craigslist Killer in GR
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Dash Cam Video of Chase of Grand Rapids Killer

Wyoming police have released dash cam video of their brief pursuit of a suspected killer. 31 year old Brady Oestrike is said to have shot and killing himself shortly after the video was recorded after crashing into an entrance ramp to U

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Arrests made in search for killers of Michigan teenager from the Detroit area, but not charged with that crime.
Arrests made in search for killers of Michigan teenager from the Detroit area, but not charged with that crime.
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Arrests Made, No Link Yet to Killer of Michigan Teen

 

Reports indicate that two people have been taken into custody by FBI agents and State Police detectives at a home in Wales Township Wednesday, after executing a search of the facility.  But police not saying whether the two could be connected to the murder of a young Armada girl.
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