In Michigan
6:43 am
Mon October 11, 2010

Tea party rally at Capitol draws fewer than hoped

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.

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Sports
6:36 am
Mon October 11, 2010

Unbeaten Michigan State hopes to keep run going

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.

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Sports
6:35 am
Mon October 11, 2010

Lions roll past Rams 44-6 for 1st win this season

DETROIT – Stefan Logan's 105-yard kickoff return broke a tie and the Detroit Lions rolled to a 44-6 win over the St. Louis Rams Sunday, snapping a 10-game losing streak.

Detroit's' first victory of the year was its most-lopsided win since beating the expansion Jacksonville Jaguars 44-0 in 1995.

Logan's franchise-record tying score helped the Lions (1-4) outscore St. Louis 21-3 in the second quarter and they didn't let up.

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Sports
8:33 pm
Sat October 9, 2010

Michigan State defeats Michigan 34-17

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.

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In Michigan
6:17 pm
Fri October 8, 2010

Governor defends MI film tax credit

LANSING, MI –

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In Michigan
6:08 pm
Fri October 8, 2010

Michigan getting nearly $19M for health centers

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.

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In Michigan
4:56 pm
Fri October 8, 2010

ArtPrize awarded in GR

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.

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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.

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In Michigan
1:43 pm
Fri October 8, 2010

Fields of Opportunity: Farming going local, going small

EAST LANSING, MI –

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reWorking Michigan
11:11 am
Fri October 8, 2010

Fields of Opportunity: Farming going local, going small

East Lansing, MI –


Entrepreneurship is among the key factors many people believe will get Michigan's economy back on track. Small companies with fewer than 50 employees make up a significant part of the state's economy.

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Election 2010
6:26 am
Fri October 8, 2010

Secretary of State candidates debate

LANSING, MI –

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