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Renk has been doing a one-hour show on WBCK for the past several years, and with the Townsquare Media acquiring the stations, his show is being expanded to three hours each weekday! Renk brings you the top issues each day, before some other nationally syndicated hosts even get out of bed! And, it’s your chance to call in and be heard on local, state, national and world issues. Listeners in Kalamazoo on WKMI 1360 can call toll free at 488-9595.

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Is this Headline in the Lansing State Journal Deceiving?

A recent headline in the Lansing State Journal read “Poll finds slight edge for Michigan sales tax hike.”

Interesting. Would you agree?

Well, as I always say, you must always look deeper than the headline. If you were to read further into the article, you will find this: “The new EPIC-MRA poll of 600 likely voters found tha

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Getty Images By Spencer Platt
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Poll: Is It Fair To Charge A Street Drug Dealer For Causing The Death Of A Drug User?

If a drug user chooses to take drugs, is it really fair to charge the dealer with a count of delivery of a controlled substance causing death?

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Getty Images By: Ron Wurzer
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Seattle Pot Producers Making ‘Super Bowls’ of Marijuana for the Super Bowl

I read an article on the NBC News website titled "Seattle Pot Producer Rolling Out 12,000 Joints Ahead of Super Bowl Sunday."

According to the NBC news story, "A Seattle-based medical marijuana retailer is anticipating Seahawks fans will want a "super bowl" for Sunday

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Courtesy of Rep. Walberg website
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Rep. Walberg On Live With Renk Today

According the The Washington Free Beacon, Sen. Rand Paul (R., Ky.) and Rep. Tim Walberg (R., Mich.) reintroduced the FAIR Act in the Senate and House.

The House Bill is H.R. 5212, and it would stren

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The Mayor Considers An Off Peak Congestion Charging Scheme
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They’re Now Tracking Your License Plate

Now we find out that our government and private companies are taking pictures of your license plates — and storing that information.

According to an article from the Wall Street Journal, apparently every day across the United States they're using high-speed license plate cameras being utilized by both law enforcement officials — and, yes, private companies to track the movement and activity of citizens across the country.

And what are they doing with the pictures of your license plates? Well, according to the Wall Street Journal, "that i

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Category: Politics
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Getty Images By: Christopher Furlong
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Poll: Should Body Armor Be Federally Banned?

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Getty Images By: Mario Tama
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Should Owning Body Armor Be A Crime?

U.S. Rep. Mike Honda (D-Calif.) introduced an interesting bill that would prohibit the ownership of certain types of body armor for civilians and is currently sitting in the House Committee on the Judiciary

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Category: Politics
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Getty Images By Andreas Rentz
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Michigan State Police Drones State Wide?

As being reported by anarticle I read in the Detroit News, the Michigan State Police are asking for state wide authorization to be the first state in the nation to use aerial drones for an overhead view of vehicle crash sites.

The agency is asking for permission from the Federal Aviation Administration to fly a $158,000 remote-controlled tiny hel

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Getty Images By: Bill Pugliano
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Michigan Birthday Quiz

 

Happy Birthday Michigan?

Did you know that January 26 was the birthday of Michigan?

The territory that is now Michigan officially became a state 178 years ago.

Quick question, what is the meaning of the word "Tuebor" that's on Michigan's state flag?

It means "I will defend".

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Photo courtesy Sen. Mike Nofs office
Photo courtesy Sen. Mike Nofs office
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Not Health Insurance, Sen. Nofs?

On Jan. 15, 2015, Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder signed into law a bill that state Medical retainer agreements between physicians and patients will not be considered “insurance” in Michigan.

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