In Michigan
5:17 pm
Mon September 27, 2010

Granholm: Federal small biz law will help suppliers diversify

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In Michigan
4:41 pm
Mon September 27, 2010

Republicans run ad questioning Bernero's spending

LANSING, MI –


The Republican Governors Association is running another ad against Democratic gubernatorial candidate Virg Bernero, this one questioning spending by the Lansing mayor.

The 30-second ad says Bernero spent about $4,000 during his five years in office on personalized pencils and maintaining an office aquarium. It also says he spent $20,000 on food.

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In Michigan
3:43 pm
Mon September 27, 2010

Bernero answers questions on state-wide call-in

EAST LANSING, MI –


Lansing Mayor and Gubernatorial candidate Virg Bernero was in WKAR's studios for a state-wide call in show Monday. Bernero took questions from state residents about taxes, the economy and the environment. He said if elected Governor, he'll work with republicans and democrats to fix Michigan's problems.

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Election 2010
3:33 pm
Mon September 27, 2010

Michigan Transition: Virg Bernero Call-In

Virg Bernero

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WKAR Features
1:33 pm
Mon September 27, 2010

Local manufacturers seek F-RIB contracts

Courtesy NSCL

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Sports
6:47 am
Mon September 27, 2010

As coach recovers, Spartans enter Big Ten play 4-0

EAST LANSING, MI – After a stressful week following coach Mark Dantonio's heart attack, Michigan State had no trouble beating Northern Colorado on Saturday.

Now, the Spartans start Big Ten play, and they won't have any chance to ease in. They face No. 11 Wisconsin next weekend in a matchup of unbeaten teams.

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Sports
6:45 am
Mon September 27, 2010

Rafalski has goal, 3 assists in Red Wings' win

DETROIT – Brian Rafalski had a goal and three assists and the Detroit Red Wings beat the New York Rangers 5-3 in a preseason game on Sunday.

Tomas Holmstrom and Henrik Zetterberg each had a goal and an assist, and Dan Cleary and Patrick Eaves also scored for Detroit (2-2-0). Jimmy Howard made 18 saves.

Sean Avery, Erik Christensen and Artem Anisimov scored for New York (2-1-0). Martin Biron stopped 19 shots, and Chad Johnson made 10 saves.


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Sports
6:44 am
Mon September 27, 2010

Tigers beat Twins 5-1 in Detroit's home finale

DETROIT – Miguel Cabrera set off an "MVP!" chant with his career-high 38th homer, helping the Detroit Tigers beat the Minnesota Twins 5-1 Sunday in their final home game of the season.

Cabrera's two-run liner to left gave the Tigers a four-run lead in the seventh inning. Ramon Santiago hit a three-run shot in the fourth.

The Tigers set a Comerica Park record with 52 wins at home this year. They are 19 games below .500 on the road.

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Sports
6:43 am
Mon September 27, 2010

Vikings, Peterson speed past Lions 24-10

MINNEAPOLIS – Adrian Peterson sped around the corner for a career-long 80-yard touchdown run late in the third quarter, spurring the Minnesota Vikings to a 24-10 victory over the Detroit Lions on Sunday.

Brett Favre took all kinds of hard hits in the pocket and threw two interceptions while Minnesota's passing attack frequently misfired, but Peterson picked up the slack with 160 yards on 23 carries.

Peterson also caught five passes for 30 yards.

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Arts & Culture
6:38 am
Mon September 27, 2010

DSO musicians plan to strike Oct. 4

DETROIT – Musicians in the Detroit Symphony Orchestra say they intend to strike Oct. 4 after talks failed to produce an agreement amid a budget battle.

Musicians spokesman cellist Haden McKay said in a statement Saturday that the musicians still hope an agreement might be reached before the strike.

The Associated Press left phone messages seeking comment from symphony management.

Management and musicians met for four hours Friday with federal and state mediators without reaching a deal.

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