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Gas or Sales Tax Hike...You Could Decide!
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Gas or Sales Tax Hike…You Could Decide!

It's the final day of the legislative session and still no deal on a roads funding plan. Governor Snyder was making the rounds Wednesday pushing for a deal, but despite indications one was imminent, nothing has been agreed to...at least not yet.

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More Presidential Doublespeak

President Obama's remarks on the action to lift sanctions on Cuba provide an example of doublespeak. They contain an outright lie embedded in emotional phrasing. President Obama states that the reason for "normalizing" relations between the countries is to help the Cuban people, because the embargo has been ineffective

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A bill that would appropriate $300 million per year for cleaning up the Great Lakes has stalled in Congress.
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A bill that would appropriate $300 million per year for cleaning up the Great Lakes has stalled in Congress. Photo: Getty Images
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Great Lakes Cleanup Stalled in Congress

Congress has stalled a bill that would continue the cleanup of the Great Lakes for at least 5 more years.

The extension of the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative was approved last week by the House, but the Senate adjourned session Tuesday without looking at the bill

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Jade Brookbank - Getty Images
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Almost Christmas!

Well it’s almost here again. Christmas is going to be warmer and not as white as last year and honestly that’s ok with me. The stores seem to be pretty busy but it seems the shopping season is a lot longer and our habits are changing too

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Jeremy Woodhouse - Getty Images
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Lets fish the Bay of Pigs!

Cuba has for all intents has been off limits to Americans my entire life. The island was a capitalist mecca until the late 1950’s when Fidel Castro led a communist revolution. That of course has led to years of discourse with the United States and included the failed Bay of Pigs invasion

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Mackinac Center for Public Policy
Mackinac Center for Public Policy
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Renk Interview with Michael LaFaive from Mackinac Center For Public Policy

In the first hour of my show Thursday morning, I will be interviewing Michael LaFaive, who has been the director of the Morey Fiscal Policy Initiative for the Mackinac Center for Public Policy since 1995

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Funeral services held today for Bill Snethkamp Jr.
Funeral services held today for Bill Snethkamp Jr.
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Community Bids Farewell to Man Who Made his Mark on Business and Community

Friends, family and even those who didn't know him well, turned out today to say goodbye to a man known in the mid Michigan area not only for his business prowess, but for his charitable heart.

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Video Tribute to Fallen Ingham County Deputy Grant Whitaker Is Beautiful

Watch this moving tribute that gives a glimpse of how many lives were touched by such a young man in such a short time.

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Christian Nativity Scene Coming to Michigan Capitol In Response to Satanic Version

The move to resurrect the Nativity Scene was prompted by another display set to hit the Capitol lawn on Sunday. Members of a Satanic Temple in Detroit will erect a controversial display that involves a snake and a cross.

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Joe Sargent - Getty Images
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Unions failing on Campus Too!

A ban on college student-athletes getting unionized is on it’s way to the Governor.

House Bill 6074 passed the Michigan Senate by a vote of 25-11. Two Senators did not vote but the real question is who voted against the measure.

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