The exchanges grew tense and cranky at times as the five Republicans and two Democrats running for governor appeared on the same stage for the first and probably only time Thursday. They debated before a crowd at a business conference on Mackinac Island.
DETROIT – Magglio Ordonez and Miguel Cabrera hit consecutive homers in a five-run seventh inning to lift the Detroit Tigers to a 12-6 win over the Cleveland Indians on Thursday, a day after a blown call cost Armando Galarraga a perfect game.
The Tigers were still sad first base umpire Jim Joyce made a mistake to negate the first perfecto in franchise history and probably weren't pleased that Major League Baseball let the call stand. But they moved on.
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The Michigan Supreme Court says it's not ready to adopt a new rule that would require judges to warn criminal defendants their guilty pleas could affect their immigration status.
The U.S. Supreme Court recently ruled in favor of a man who was born in Honduras but is a legal U.S. resident. Jose Padilla was a truck driver charged with transporting marijuana, but he said his lawyer never told him he could be deported for a guilty plea.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says it has no immediate plans to close shipping locks near Chicago to prevent Asian carp from invading the Great Lakes.
The Corps on Thursday outlined short-term measure it will take to help keep the unwanted fish out of Lake Michigan.
Environmentalists and Great Lakes fishing groups have pushed to close two locks on Chicago waterways that are infested with bighead and silver carp. They fear the carp would ruin the lakes' $7 billion fishing industry.