In Michigan
9:07 am
Mon October 4, 2010

Michigan offers online mapping tool for hunters

LANSING, MI – Michigan has an interactive mapping tool for hunters and outdoor enthusiasts.

The state Department of Natural Resources and Environment says Mi-HUNT can help people plan their trips. It allows users to view and navigate through Michigan public lands that are open to hunting and trapping.

People may look at vegetation types; topography; and recreational facilities such as campgrounds, trails and boat launches. There's also aerial photography, street maps and directions.

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WKAR Features
6:19 am
Mon October 4, 2010

MSU speakers to headline World Stem Cell Summit

EAST LANSING, MI –

The 2010 World Stem Cell Summit gets underway today in Detroit.

Michigan State University is a co-host of the three-day conference. Michigan University Research Corridor partners MSU, the University of Michigan, and Wayne State University will provide many of the speakers.

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Sports
6:17 am
Mon October 4, 2010

Spartans still unbeaten with Michigan on deck

EAST LANSING, MI – It's been more than a decade since Michigan State and Michigan entered their matchup unbeaten, and that's exactly what's in store next weekend in Ann Arbor. The Spartans held off Wisconsin 34-24 Saturday to move up to No. 17 in the AP poll, one spot ahead of Denard Robinson and the Wolverines.

Both teams are 5-0. Michigan edged Indiana 42-35.

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Sports
6:16 am
Mon October 4, 2010

Comrie, Malkin lead Pens to 5-2 win over Red Wings

DETROIT – Mike Comrie scored twice and Evgeni Malkin had a goal and three assists in the Pittsburgh Penguins' 5-2 win over the Detroit Red Wings on Sunday in the final exhibition game for each team.

Chris Kunitz and Alex Goligoski each added a goal and an assist for Pittsburgh, and Marc-Andre Fleury made 22 saves.

Pavel Datsyuk had a goal and an assist, and Mike Modano also scored for Detroit. Chris Osgood stopped 20 shots.


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Sports
6:15 am
Mon October 4, 2010

Inge, Damon lead Tigers over Orioles 4-2

BALTIMORE – Brandon Inge homered, Johnny Damon singled in the tiebreaking run in the sixth inning and the Detroit Tigers beat the Baltimore Orioles 4-2 Sunday to end a six-game skid and avoid a losing season.

Detroit won despite being outhit 9-6. The Tigers finished 81-81, only the second time in five seasons under manager Jim Leyland they failed to have a winning record.

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Sports
6:13 am
Mon October 4, 2010

Packers survive scare from Lions, win 28-26

GREEN BAY, WI – Charles Woodson returned an interception 48 yards for a touchdown and the Green Bay Packers narrowly held off a comeback by the Detroit Lions for a 28-26 victory Sunday.

The Packers (3-1) led 28-14 after Woodson scored early in the third quarter, but the Lions rallied for four straight Jason Hanson field goals to cut the lead to two points in the fourth quarter. A final drive by the Packers ran out the clock.

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Sports
7:20 pm
Sat October 2, 2010

Michigan State upsets #11 Wisconsin 34-24

East Lansing, MI – Kirk Cousins lofted a 1-yard touchdown pass to B.J. Cunningham on fourth down with 2:43 remaining, helping No. 24 Michigan State win its second straight game without coach Mark Dantonio, 34-24 over No. 11 Wisconsin on Saturday.

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In Michigan
11:28 am
Sat October 2, 2010

Dantonio will not coach MSU football team today

East Lansing, MI –

Michigan State University head football coach had planned to return to his duties today against Wisconsin. Instead, he won't be in Spartan Stadium at all, due to a blood clot discovered during a routine post-op examination.

Dantonio suffered a heart attack two weeks ago following the game against Notre Dame. He had planned to coach from the press box today.

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In Michigan
6:23 pm
Fri October 1, 2010

Snyder won't rule out sales tax expansion

LANSING, MI –


Republican candidate for governor Rick Snyder says he would not rule out an expansion of Michigan's sales tax to include services. But he also says now is not the right time to do that.

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In Michigan
4:42 pm
Fri October 1, 2010

GM posts sluggish Sept. sales, sign of slow autumn

DETROIT –
General Motors says its sales sputtered in September, a sign that Americans are nervous about taking on debt to buy big-ticket items.

Sales for the biggest U.S. automaker fell about 6% from August but were up 10.5% over September of last year. However, it was easy for sales to improve from last September. That's because that month was hurt by low demand following the government's Cash for Clunkers program.

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