LANSING, MI – There was light turnout at a Tea Party rally at the state Capitol Sunday afternoon. Organizers of the event were using the 10th day of the 10th month of 2010 to stage what was billed as a 10th Amendment rally opposed to federal healthcare reforms.
ANN ARBOR, MI – Michigan State has moved up four spots to No. 13 in The Associated Press poll following a 34-17 victory at Michigan.
The Spartans beat the Wolverines on Saturday for a third straight season and improved to 6-0 for the first time since 1999. Of course, that season, they lost their next two games to Purdue and Wisconsin by a combined 92-38.
The loss was the first of the season for then-No. 18 Michigan and knocked the Wolverines out of the Top 25.
Ann Arbor, MI – With coach Mark Dantonio back in the stadium, No. 17 Michigan State took advantage of three interceptions by Denard Robinson and scored 24 unanswered points to break open a close game and beat No. 18 Michigan 34-17 on Saturday.
The Spartans (6-0, 2-0 Big Ten) trailed midway through the second quarter before their scoring binge, which allowed them to beat their rivals for the third straight time. It's their longest winning streak over the Wolverines since 1965-67.
LANSING, MI – Michigan is getting nearly $19 million in federal funds for three community health centers.
The funding announced Friday by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is from the Affordable Care Act.
Cherry Street Services in Grand Rapids is getting nearly $6 million, the Center for Family Health in Jackson is getting $3.4 million and the Family Health Center in Kalamazoo is getting more than $9.3 million.
GRAND RAPIDS, MI – A Michigan artist is the winner of this year's ArtPrize competition. WGVU's Lindsey Smith reports 36-year old Chris LaPorte from Grand Rapids took home the quarter-of-a-million dollar top prize Thursday night.
AUDIO: The voting public narrowed more than 17-hundred artists from all over the globe down to one. Steve Westdrop is a friend of the winner. He's not surprised LaPorte's nearly 225-square foot pencil drawing won.