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No National Problem of Racist Cops, period!

The streets of American cities are being filled these days with protesters of all races trying to bring attention to the alleged national problem of racist cops killing people of color. The outraged protesters point to Michal Brown and Eric Garner- both black men who died after confrontations with white officers

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Road Funding Deal Threatened in Lame-Duck?
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Road Funding Deal Threatened in Lame-Duck?

The road fix in Michigan may not be worked out in lame-duck session after all.  Competing plans to raise the $1.2 to $1.8 billion, what Governor Snyder says is needed per year to repair the state's infrastructure, are drawing both praise and criticism.  And that could mean no agreement on any one proposal anytime soon.  But some lawmakers aren't giving up hope of a deal before Christmas.

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Bars and restaurants in Michigan could stay open until 4 a.m. if new legislation passes in the House.
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Bars and restaurants in Michigan could stay open until 4 a.m. if new legislation passes in the House. Photo: Getty Images
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Last Call Could be Later

A bill to allow bars to stay open until 4 a.m. on weekends has been approved by the Michigan Senate.

The bill is now headed to the House after it passed the Senate with a 22-14 vote Thursday.

If bars and restaurants are willing to pay an annual fee of $10,000 to sell alcoholic beverages until 4 a

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Getty Images By: Joe Raedle
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Michigan Considers Increasing Speed Limit to 80 mph

A package of bills are being considered in Michigan's House of Representatives that would do the following:

  • increase speed limits up to 80 mph on rural expressways

and

  • points on drivers' licenses for tickets of 5 mph or less over the speed limit would be eliminated

The Michigan State Police would need to perform speed studies on rural highways to determine the appropriate amount to increase the speed limits.

These studies will be will be

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New safety standards for children riding in vehicles headed to Michigan.
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New safety standards for children riding in vehicles headed to Michigan. Photo by Fernando Camino/Cover/Getty Images
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Legislation Updating Child Safety Rules Near Approval

The Michigan State Senate is very close to approving legislation what would update the rules for how children should be buckled up in vehicles.

Currently Michigan requires caretakers to put all children under 4 in the back seat in a safety seat

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Public enemy #1: The Police!

 

It seems that in America 2014 the number one enemy of the people at least those of color, if you believe the national news media is the police themselves.

Let me assure you from experience I am quite confident that how you conduct yourself will almost always dictate what happens next when involved with law enforcement. Tha

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