WKAR Features
2:01 pm
Thu October 28, 2010

Lansing School District Proposing Sinking Fund Millage

LANSING, MI –

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In Michigan
7:41 am
Thu October 28, 2010

Next governor must decide on business tax breaks

Lansing, MI –

The Number One job facing the next governor will be resuscitating Michigan's economy. The employment rate has been slowly improving, and Michigan's expected to see a small net gain in jobs next year.

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Sports
6:17 am
Thu October 28, 2010

Nets rally late to beat Pistons

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.

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In Michigan
6:26 pm
Wed October 27, 2010

NCAA gives graduation rates for Michigan schools

DETROIT –
The University of Michigan's men's basketball team has a graduation rate of 36 percent in the latest figures released by the NCAA.

The NCAA's annual Graduation Success Rate report says 79% of all Division I athletes entering school between 2000-01 and 2003-04 earned a degree within six years.

Michigan's men's basketball team was at 36%, but the football team was at 72%, above the national average for major college football programs.

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In Michigan
6:22 pm
Wed October 27, 2010

Michigan AG: State to get $4.7M from drug case

LANSING, MI –
Michigan Attorney General Mike Cox says the state will get a $4.7 million share of a $750 million settlement of claims that GlaxoSmithKline distributed adulterated
drugs.

The British company had agreed to pay $750 million for drugs supplied through the Medicaid and other federal health programs. The company says it regrets the quality problems.

Cox says $10.5 million of the settlement involves Michigan claims, of which $4.7 million goes to the state and the rest to the U.S.

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In Michigan
6:18 pm
Wed October 27, 2010

Republican governors fund raises $8M in Mich. PAC

LANSING, MI –


A political action committee connected to the Republican Governors Association is developing a large presence in Michigan.

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In Michigan
6:13 pm
Wed October 27, 2010

Stevens T. Mason is reinterred

DETROIT –
Michigan's first governor, Stevens T. Mason, was interred for the fourth time Wednesday. His remains have been on the move since he died in 1843.

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In Michigan
5:44 pm
Wed October 27, 2010

Bernero, Snyder plan diverse cabinets if elected

LANSING, MI –


Whether voters pick Virg Bernero or Rick Snyder for governor, the next set of Michigan department heads is likely to be a very diverse group.

Republican Snyder and Democrat Bernero tell The Associated Press they'll appoint cabinet members from both political parties if elected.

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In Michigan
4:40 pm
Wed October 27, 2010

Lansing company fined for safety violations

LANSING, MI –
Michigan has fined Lansing-based Bharat Forge America Inc. $137,750 for what the state says are 42 health and safety violations.

The Michigan Department of Energy, Labor and Economic Growth said Wednesday the industrial parts plant had failed to adequately protect employees.

Violations include no guards or inadequate guards on equipment and no air monitoring or forced-air ventilation when welding in a confined space.

The company has 15 working days to appeal.

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In Michigan
3:10 pm
Wed October 27, 2010

Bernero: new small Cadillac to be made in Lansing

LANSING, MI –

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