Sports
6:42 am
Thu August 5, 2010

Lions $68 million deal is done with No. 2 pick Suh

ALLEN PARK, MI – Lions president Tom Lewand says the team has agreed to terms with Ndamukong Suh.

Suh took a flight from Nebraska to Michigan on Wednesday, signed his contract, passed a conditioning test and joined his teammates for drills on a muggy afternoon.

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Sports
6:40 am
Thu August 5, 2010

White Sox beat Tigers

DETROIT – Edwin Jackson won his debut with the White Sox, and Paul Konerko and Carlos Quentin homered as Chicago beat the Detroit Tigers 4-1 Wednesday night.

Acquired from Arizona on July 30, Jackson (7-10) allowed one run over seven-plus innings. He was an All-Star with Detroit last season.

The loss dropped the Tigers eight games behind Chicago in the AL Central, matching their biggest deficit of the season.

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Sports
6:37 am
Thu August 5, 2010

Lugnuts blanked by TinCaps

LANSING, MI – The Fort Wayne TinCaps beat the Lansing Lugnuts 5-0 last night on Jackson Field.

The third game of the four-game series will be held at 7:05 p.m. tonight.

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In Michigan
6:23 pm
Wed August 4, 2010

Ngalamulume might re-enter 8th congressional district race

EAST LANSING, MI –

The write-in campaign of Lance Enderle in the 8th congressional district Democratic primary has failed to earn him a spot on the November ballot.

Enderle had hoped to take on incumbent Republican Mike Rogers.

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In Michigan
6:21 pm
Wed August 4, 2010

AYP list shows improvement in state

LANSING, MI –

An annual report shows most schools in Michigan are making adequate yearly progress in Math and English testing, and with graduation rates.

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The Adequate Yearly Progress report is a requirement of the controversial No Child Left Behind Act. It ranks improvement in testing and graduation categories, but some insiders say the report may not be an accurate reflection of what's really going on in a school or district.

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In Michigan
6:17 pm
Wed August 4, 2010

Granholm says primary process could move state forward

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Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm says yesterday's primary holds potential for moving Michigan forward.

Democrats chose Lansing's fiery mayor, Virg Bernero, as their candidate for Governor. Republicans chose Rick Snyder, a businessman with no experience as an elected politician. His campaign ads called him "one tough nerd."

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In Michigan
5:44 pm
Wed August 4, 2010

Michigan nonprofit tabs state senator as next CEO

LANSING, MI –

A Democratic state senator is set to become the new leader of the Michigan League for Human Services.

The nonprofit advocacy organization says Wednesday that state Sen. Gilda Jacobs will become its next president and chief executive. Jacobs will take over in January and replace Sharon Parks, who previously announced her intention to retire.

Jacobs is a lawmaker from Huntington Woods. Her second term in the state Senate expires at the end of this year, and she can't run again because of Michigan's term limits law.

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In Michigan
4:46 pm
Wed August 4, 2010

Bernero lays claim to Dem gubernatorial nomination

UNDATED –

Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero says he won the Democratic nomination for governor by standing up for working class values. He says that will also carry him to victory in November over Republican nominee Rick Snyder.

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In Michigan
4:45 pm
Wed August 4, 2010

Snyder claims GOP primary win

LANSING, MI –

Businessman and former Gateway CEO Rick Snyder has claimed victory in the race for the Republican nomination for governor. Snyder says winning seemed improbable when he launched his campaign that became known by his slogan, "One Tough Nerd."

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In Michigan
3:54 pm
Wed August 4, 2010

Snyder seeks to unite GOP going into the general election

LANSING, MI –

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