The Environmental Protection Agency says it hasn't seen or detected oil from a spill in southern Michigan at a key point in the river near a Superfund site upstream of Kalamazoo.
A state official reported seeing oil past a dam at Morrow Lake following a flyover Wednesday of the Kalamazoo River area, and the state on Thursday released photos it says shows a sheen of oil on the lake.
LANSING, MI – Governor Granholm says the federal government and the Canadian owners of a pipeline need to step up their efforts to contain an oil spill in west Michigan. The spill has already spread into the Kalamazoo River, and the governor says it has the potential to reach Lake Michigan.
Michigan Attorney General Mike Cox has built a formidable war chest and a long list of endorsements in his campaign for governor. But his critics and adversaries continue to try to sink his effort to win the Republican nomination. He's been unable shake old scandals and suspicions.
Michigan's primary election is next Tuesday, and this time around there's a new force in state politics that could be an influence on the outcome. Melissa Ingells recently spoke to Bill Ballenger, editor of Inside Michigan Politics, about the impact Michigan's Tea Party movement might have on the primaries.
ST. PETERSBURG, FL – The Tampa Bay Rays got out of a seventh-inning jam for the second consecutive game after intentionally walking AL triple crown contender Miguel Cabrera with runners on first and second and two outs en route to a 7-4 win over the Detroit Tigers on Wednesday night.
Grant Balfour, who ended the late threat in Monday's 3-2 win over the Tigers by striking out Brennan Boesch, this time retired the right fielder on a fly ball to preserve Tampa Bay's 5-4 lead.