DETROIT – More than 110,000 homes and businesses remain without power after a two-day storm that caused one death in Michigan and knocked out power to more than 200,000 utility customers roared across the country.
DTE spokesman Len Singer says 16,000 customers remained blacked out Thursday, down from 70,000 the previous day. He says power is expected to be restored to most Thursday night.
LANSING, MI – Governor Granholm says taxpayer support is now a permanent part of manufacturing in the United States and Michigan. As we hear from Michigan Public Radio's Rick Pluta, she says that's a new reality of global competition.
AUDIO: Governor Granholm says the federal automotive bailout is starting to pay off - and proof of that is General Motors' plans to go head to head against Mercedes and BMW with a new Lansing-built luxury compact car.
The campaign of Michigan Republican attorney general candidate Bill Schuette has agreed to stop airing a campaign ad after the parents of a Flint police officer who died during a 2005 chase said it was "disrespectful."
NEWARK, NJ – Anthony Morrow hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 26 seconds to play and the New Jersey Nets gave Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov a win in his first game as their owner with a 101-98 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday night.
The Nets outscored the Pistons 13-3 in the final 1:40 to give Avery Johnson a win in his first game as coach - coming much quicker than last season, when they set an NBA record losing their first 18 games.