| Sep 7, 2012
| 4:53 AM
President Barack Obama hits the campaign trail on Friday after accepting his party's nomination for re-election by telling the Democratic National Convention and the nation that only the voters in November have the power to secure the change he started....
| Jun 13, 2012
| 4:05 PM
A deal to build a controversial bridge over the Detroit River could be unveiled as early as this Friday.
The new bridge would be built by a private contractor, and Governor Synder says it wouldn't cost taxpayers anything. Rather, bridge tolls would pay...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 5:26 AM
DETROIT (AP) — A judge blocked a new Michigan law Wednesday that’s aimed at ending union dues paid by home health care workers who are not traditional state employees.
The decision by U.S. District Judge Nancy Edmunds was a defeat for...
| Jan 21, 2012
| 3:34 PM
IRVINE — About 700 community leaders and business owners gathered at the Irvine Marriott for breakfast, networking and to hear the latest economic news — good or bad — at Wednesday's 2012 Irvine Business Outlook.
Chamber of Commerce...
| Sep 13, 2012
I'm a little hazy on the particulars, but as I understand things from the Democratic National Convention, a team of Navy SEALs landed in Detroit to save General Motors, and then autoworkers ran over Osama bin Laden repeatedly with a Chevy Volt.
| 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...
| Feb 19, 2012
| 12:02 PM
DETROIT (AP) — Two Benton Harbor commissioners are hoping a ruling that a review team looking over the finances of a troubled school district in the Detroit area violated the state's Open Meetings Act and eventually will lead to the ouster of Benton...
| 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...
| Mar 1, 2012
| 7:49 AM
There's no doubt that people love complaining about gas prices. I'm not one of them.
Sure, the fact gas is more expensive in Petoskey than in nearby Traverse City is confusing (and the News-Review did dive into this very subject within the past year),...