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What Rock is Rev Al Under?

So it makes you wonder what rock Al Sharpton crawled under these past couple of weeks. Al was front and center on any camera he could find since late summer. He was beating the drums of the race war

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President Barack Obama: ‘If I Was a Lions Fan, I’d Be Pretty Aggravated’

For angry, heartbroken Detroit Lions fans there isn't much consolation.

The NFL admitted to blowing a pass interference call and missing an offensive holding call in Sunday's game vs the Cowboys, according to the Detroit Free Press.

Dallas then squeaked by Detroit 24-20 with a game-winning touchdown drive, knocking the Lions out of the playoffs.

Well, thanks for being honest, NFL. But it doesn

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Kirk Cousins Might Be Seeking Trade From Washington Redskins

The former MSU quarterback recently told a Washington D.C. reporter he wants out unless the Redskins give him a chance to compete for the job.

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A Detroit group is seeking funding to test rape kits that have been sitting in storage, some for almost 25 years.
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A Detroit group is seeking funding to test rape kits that have been sitting in storage, some for almost 25 years. Photo: Getty Images
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Major Backlog on Rape Kit Testing

Prosecutors and a women's advocacy foundation in Michigan are forming a coalition to raise money to test rape kits that have been sitting on a shelf for years.  The foundation is seeking public and private funding to complete the tests

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5 Things You May Not Know About Newly Inducted Hall of Famer, Lansing Native John Smoltz

Congratulations to formerly Lansingite John Smoltz, who was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame today!

Smoltz had a magnificent career as a starting pitcher, then reinventing himself as a closer after some injuries, then returning to starting

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Michigan on track to create 59,400 jobs in 2015

According to the University of Michigan's annual economic forecast, Michigan is on track to create 59,400 jobs in 2015.

Only 10 percent of those new jobs will come from manufacturing.

From where does UofM expect the remaining 90 percent of jobs to come? It expects to see them from rapidly growing fields, such as nursing, software development and network security

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No Bottom Yet!

From the business pages the news continues to be great for most consumers and those who run fuel dependent businesses.

One report today read this way:

Benchmark U.S. oil prices dropped below $50 a barrel for the first time since April 2009 as surging supply signaled that the global glut that drove crude into a bear market will persist.

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And the new game begins-

Gary Peters will be the sole new Democratic Senator to take his oath of office this week. A dozen other new Senators- all Republicans are also joining him. There will also be an impressive number of new members in the lower chamber where Republicans have collected a nearly unprecedented 247 seats

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When Michigan Republicans & Democrats Agreed in 2014

Let's start the new year off with something positive that happened last year.

Looking back over 2014, I found some areas (with the help of Michigan Capitol Confidential reporting) in which Michigan Republicans and Democrats worked together.

Let's review them:

  • On Dec. 4, 2014 the House passed House bill 4186 in
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President Barack Obama will be in Michigan on Wednesday.
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President Barack Obama will be in Michigan on Wednesday. Photo: Getty Images
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Obama Visiting Wayne County

Three days after president Barack Obama and his family returned from holiday vacation in Hawaii he will make a trip to Arizona, Tennessee and Michigan.

Obama will be in the Great Lake State on Wednesday to speak about his economic policies

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