| Sep 20, 2012
| 9:55 PM
In politics, there's nothing more fun than watching a politician self-destruct. Mitt Romney's doing a better job of it than most.
Let me count the ways. First, his disastrous trip to Europe, where he managed to insult the population of every country he...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 4:56 AM
MACKINAW CITY -- A new $26 million casino could be slated for just below the Mackinac Bridge.
The Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians agreed to shift $970,000 to its capital project fund for pre-construction fees and consulting for a new...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 10:00 AM
Amy Poehler has been a comedian of note for some time now — it's already 11 years since she joined the cast of "Saturday Night Live" (and three and change since she left it), and before that there was "The Upright Citizens Brigade" on Comedy Central...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 1:48 PM
Former vice president Al Gore will anchor convention coverage on his Current TV channel, it was announced Wednesday.
This is what happens if you own the candy store, I guess. But when was the last time a former Nobel Prize winner sat in the anchor...
| Apr 13, 2012
| 8:52 AM
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan motorcyclists age 21 and older can ride without helmets if they meet certain insurance and training conditions under new legislation, Gov. Rick Snyder said Friday.
The Republican governor said signed the bill a day...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 12:00 PM
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Rick Snyder says he’s inspired by the high morale and great work of soldiers from Michigan serving in Kuwait and Afghanistan.
The Republican governor left for Kuwait on Monday night from Washington, D.C., and now is...
| Apr 24, 2012
| 2:41 PM
A man in Detroit is furious tonight, after he found suggestive photos on his wife's cellphone. Turns out the pictures are of her boss, Circuit Court Judge Wade McCree.
McCree, who actually specializes in sexual misconduct cases, admitted he sent the...
| May 17, 2012
| 4:36 AM
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder gave the state back all but $1 of his pay last year. But this year, the multimillionaire said he plans on giving a portion of his $159,300 annual salary to charity.
The Republican governor announced...
| Oct 27, 2012
| 8:35 AM
DETROIT (AP) — It was 2008 and Three Oaks, a small southwest Michigan village, was in deep fiscal trouble and having fits.
"We had zero money in the bank. We couldn't pay any bills. We had to stop everything," said Dave Grosse, village president....
| Nov 2, 2012
| 5:09 AM
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Flanked by grim-faced police officers, Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette stares into the television camera and warns that putting collective bargaining rights into the state constitution would endanger laws that...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 10:57 AM
Michigan voters were asked if they wanted to keep the state's 2011 emergency manager law, aimed at helping school districts and cities avoid financial meltdown. They said no. In a narrow vote, Public Act 4 was repealed in a statewide referendum on...