Thousands more Michigan residents who have been without a job for months will lose their unemployment benefits this week if a standoff in the U.S. Senate is not resolved. Governor Granholm says getting a replacement named for the late West Virginia Senator Robert Byrd seems to be the key to ending the impasse.
A new law allows home cooks to sell what they make in their kitchens without running afoul of state licensing rules.
AUDIO: Magnolia Minor lives in senior citizen housing across the street from Ypsilanti's farmers market, where her homemade pies and breads are a favorite. But selling her homemade food was against the law until her kitchen was upgraded, inspected and licensed.
Former Detroit Mayor Dennis Archer has endorsed state House Speaker Andy Dillon in his bid for Michigan governor.
Archer and the Democratic candidate appeared together Monday morning at downtown Detroit's Campus Martius. The former mayor spoke about Dillon's development of an urban agenda that includes job creation, crime reduction and education investment.
LANSING, MI – A small team from the Michigan Army National Guard is leaving for training in Mississippi before being sent to Afghanistan.
Soldiers from the Lansing-based 1999th Contingency Contracting Team leave Monday for Camp Shelby. After they receive specialized training, they expect to spend a year in Afghanistan where they'll handle contracting in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
ANAHEIM, CA – Pitchers Justin Verlander, Andrew Bailey and Jered Weaver have been added to the American League team for the All-Star game.
A couple of spots opened up because of a new rule - pitchers who start on Sunday are ineligible to play in Tuesday night's game. All-Stars CC Sabathia of the Yankees and Trevor Cahill started Sunday, leaving them out.