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  • Detroit's decline

    Since the Motown sound went silent -- except on oldies stations -- and General Motors and Chrysler (but not Ford) required life support from Washington, there has been little to recommend Detroit, Mich., to visitors, much less its residents. The recent...
  • New prosecutor for Berrien

    ST. JOSEPH -- Mike Sepic, a 25-year veteran in the Berrien County prosecutor's office, was the best fit among three candidates to take over as county prosecutor, Berrien Circuit Court judges decided this week. The four judges said in a formal...
  • MSP trooper shot, killed during traffic stop

    MSP trooper shot, killed during traffic stop
    HART, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan state trooper fatally shot during a traffic stop was the victim of a "senseless incident," Gov. Rick Snyder said Tuesday. Trooper Paul Butterfield of the Hart post was shot in Mason County on Monday night. Butterfield...
  • Court lifts injunction on key Michigan labor law

    DETROIT (AP) — A federal appeals court struck down an injunction Friday, clearing the way for a Michigan law that likely will diminish the role of unions in public construction projects. The court, in a 2-1 decision, said there's nothing illegal...
  • Emmett/Furla Films Plays the Tax Break Game

    By choosing to shoot "Lone Survivor" in New Mexico, Emmett/Furla not only got an excellent stand-in for the pic's Afghanistan setting less than two hours by air from Hollywood, it was also able to cash in on the state's 25%-30% refundable tax credit....
  • Report: Michigan 2nd-worst state for wage growth during past 30 years

    Report: Michigan 2nd-worst state for wage growth during past 30 years
    DETROIT (AP) — A recurring call to raise the minimum wage has returned in the run-up to Labor Day in the form of national rallies and a new report that finds Michigan ranks second-to-worst among states for wage growth during the past 30 years....
  • Snorkel, mask, tank _ Gov. Snyder dives into lake

    Snorkel, mask, tank _ Gov. Snyder dives into lake
    ALPENA, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Rick Snyder has gone underwater to see Michigan history. Snyder is a certified diver, and he put his skills to work Tuesday to explore a shipwreck Tuesday in Lake Huron off Alpena. The dive happened as Snyder visited...
  • Runaway Production: The United States of Tax Incentives

    Producers looking for a location weigh many factors -- screenplay, crew base, availability of stages, travel and lodging -- but these days, first and foremost, they consider the local incentives and tax breaks that can reduce a production's budget. Forty-...
  • Governor Is An Optimist In Detroit's Ruins

    Detroit is the broken tooth in Michigan's smile. Nevertheless, the preternaturally optimistic governor, from whom never is heard a discouraging word, cheerfully describes his recent foray with a crew cleaning up a park in a particularly, well, challenging...
  • The one who would reinvent Detroit

    DETROIT — This city is the broken tooth in Michigan's smile. Nevertheless, the preternaturally optimistic governor, from whom never is heard a discouraging word, cheerfully describes his recent foray with a crew cleaning up a park in a particularly,...
  • Gov. Snyder says Benton Harbor's money problems getting better

    Gov. Snyder says Benton Harbor's money problems getting better
    CASSOPOLIS, Mich. – Michigan Governor Rick Snyder was in Cassopolis Monday for a groundbreaking ceremony at an aluminum manufacturing company. Postle Aluminum plans to expand its operation by adding a new production line and 40 new jobs. After the...