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Getty Images By: Koichi Kamoshida
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Michigan Graduated Income Tax?

Yesterday, the Detroit Free Press had an opinion piece by a guest writer, State Rep. Jim Townsend, who serves as the Democratic chairman of the House Tax Policy Committee and represents the 26th District (Royal Oa

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Scott Olson - Getty Images
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Record Cold Rips Into Town

I woke this morning to actual air temperatures of -16! Wow that would have been tough enough but there was also a stiff breeze pushing the wind chill factors to 35 degrees below zero and beyond.

Lets be honest once the temperatures are that low does it really matter? No

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ALAIN JOCARD - Getty Images
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GOP High on Pot

Republicans are making some surprise moves and introducing legislation that will change regulations on marijuana and possibly make it easier for folks to get the dope.

State Rep Mike Callton a Republican from Nashville says if passed the new laws would help towns, patients and caregivers understand what is allowed and allow police to enforce and regulate the laws in a ‘common sense fashion’

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Getty Images By: Bruno Vincent
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We’re All Criminals In Michigan

 

You are probably going to break the law today if you live in Michigan, and you will not even know it.

I just read an article by Ingrid Jacques in the The Detroit News and apparently Michigan has so many laws on the book that our politicians have no idea what they are.  In fact all our politicians do is keep adding laws and never reviewing what are already on the books.

A new study that came out last fall titled "Overcrimina

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Getty Images By: Justin Sullivan
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Do You Pay Double For What You Buy?

How does Michigan’s prevailing wage law hurt Michigan taxpayers?

I just read a great article titled “How Michigan’s Prevailing Wage Law Raises Costs” written by Jarrett Skorup and published in Michigan Capitol Confidential, which explains how Michigan’s Prevailing Wage Law costs Michigan taxpayers millions of dollars.

The Michigan Capitol Confidential cited an example in rural Dickinson Coun

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Joey Bragg from Disney Channel's Liv and Maddie will be signing autographs from 1:00-4:00 p.m. 
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Joey Bragg from Disney Channel's Liv and Maddie will be signing autographs from 1:00-4:00 p.m. Photo: Getty Images
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Everyone Will ‘Bragg’ About Kidabaloo

Kidabaloo is taking place Sunday February 15, 2015 at Holt High School.  This event will give kids a chance to run around, learn, be entertained and meet a celebrity.

Joey Bragg from Disney Channel's Liv and Maddie will be signing autographs from 1:00-4:00 p.m.

Th

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Governor Rick Snyder presented his 2016 budget Wednesday
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Governor Rick Snyder presented his 2016 budget Wednesday Photo: Getty Images
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Snyder Presents 2016 Budget

Michigan's Governor Rick Snyder presented the 2016 state budget on Wednesday.

The proposed budget is $54 billion, which will be spent on several areas.  Snyder would like to focus on skilled trades, education, increasing the reading level for third-grade students and adding more state troopers to the road to "make Michigan a safer place

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Portland Press Herald - Getty Images
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Record Cold Could Kill You.

With temperatures heading into record setting cold territory in the days to come it begs the question what is the deadliest weather phenomenon? Well according to the Centers for Disease Control there is no challenger to extreme cold when it comes to killing Americans

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Getty Images By: U.S. Navy
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Endangering Our Soldiers?

You are not going to believe this one — or maybe you can.

I just read an article from MLive that informed us that a southwest Michigan defense contractor was just given prison time for selling defective machine gun parts to the Department of Defense.

Yes, you heard that right: The contractor sold defective machine gun parts to the Department of Defense, putting ou

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Bill Pugliano - Getty Images News
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Detroit Police Move Hard-Walkin’ Man To Safer Territory After Attention

James Robertson, who made headlines for his daily 21-mile walk to work, has had to leave his home due to safety concerns after he received $300,000-plus in donations.

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