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Gov. Rick Snyder Defeats Challenger Mark Schauer to Lead GOP Sweep for State Posts; U.S. Rep. Gary Peters Wins Senate Seat

Republican Gov. Rick Snyder led Democratic challenger Mark Schauer by about 70,000 votes with 56 percent of the total with 545 of Michigan's 4,877 precincts reporting, prompting the Free Press to project Snyder the winner.

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Governor Snyder Appoints Jennifer L. Faber to 61st District Court in Grand Rapids

Governor Rick Snyder today announced the appointment of Jennifer L. Faber to the 61st District Court, in Grand Rapids.

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Voting Deadline for November’s General Elections Is Today

There are a ton of things to be voted on this November and today is the last day you can register to vote. 

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Photo courtesy Kent State University
Photo courtesy Kent State University
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Bloody Shirt Stomps On Memory of Four Killed at Kent State University [Video]

Apparel company Urban Outfitters created a WTF moment by selling a bloody vintage t-shirt that reads "Kent State University" across the front.

Those who know their U.S. history will quote the famous Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young song about the incident: "Four Dead In Ohio."

Their blood shouldn't be for sale.

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Rihanna Segment Cut From ‘Thursday Night Football’ in Light of Ray Rice Incident

An opening segment featuring a Rihanna song was cut from the Baltimore Ravens' Thursday Night Football broadcast last night in light of the Ray Rice domestic violence incident.

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Grand Rapids Won’t Regulate Uber Drivers, Why Stop There?

Uber is a controversial app which allows anyone to turn their car into a taxi and make money giving rides.

The City of Grand Rapids has announced it will not regulate or license Uber drivers at this time.

Does it still make sense to continue to regulate other established cab companies in Grand Rapids?

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Free Museum Admission To Celebrate 40th Anniversary Of Ford Presidency

 

This weekend marks 40 years since Gerald R. Ford became the 38th President of the United States.

He took over the presidency after Richard Nixon resigned as a result of the Watergate scandal.

To commemorate this event, the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum will be free to the public this Saturday, August 9. 

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President Richard Nixon: ‘This Is The 37th Time I Have Spoken to You From This Office’

"This is the 37th time I have spoken to you from this office" is how President Richard M. Nixon began his final television speech on August 8, 1974 -- 40 years ago.

He was, and still is, the only sitting U.S. president to resign from office.

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Election Results – August 5, 2014

Tuesday was primary election day in Michigan.

West Michigan voters decided on candidates for state House and Senate, Congress, judges, county commission, and multiple proposals.

Results are in.

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Michigan Congressman Learns What a Kardashian Is

On Monday, the Environmental Protection Agency's Office of Water sent a tweet about a game that features Kim Kardashian.

The tweet received hundreds of responses, including one from a Michigan congressman who wanted to know what a Kardashian is.

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Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation Announces new Chairman

Steven Ford, son of former U.S. President Gerald R. Ford and first lady Betty Ford, announced that he has concluded his term as chair of the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation. Ford will be succeeded by Red Cavaney who served on the White House staffs of Presidents Gerald R. Ford, Richard Nixon and Ronald Reagan.

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National 9/11 Museum Dedicated Today [Video]

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama are helping dedicate the new National September 11 Memorial and Museum in New York today.

The memorial includes artifacts from that fateful day on Sept. 11, 2001.

What will always strike me about that day is the direct contrast between the picture perfect late summer day, and the horror unfolding in front of our eyes on television.

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