Sports
6:22 am
Tue September 28, 2010

Tigers fall to Indians 6-3; Cabrera injures ankle

CLEVELAND – Armando Galarraga went from unhittable to giving up three homers in an 18-pitch span and the Cleveland Indians beat the Detroit Tigers 6-3 on Monday night.

The Tigers lost slugger Miguel Cabrera to an apparent right ankle injury. He landed awkwardly on the bag while getting back to first base on a pickoff attempt in the seventh inning. Cabrera limped from the field and was taken for X-rays.

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In Michigan
6:18 am
Tue September 28, 2010

Jay Vincent due in federal court for guilty plea

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – GRAND RAPIDS, MI (AP) - Former Michigan State basketball star Jay Vincent is returning to federal court to plead guilty in a $2 million Internet scam.

An agreement filed last week shows Vincent will plead guilty to a fraud charge and a tax charge Tuesday in Grand Rapids.

Prosecutors say the 51-year-old Vincent and an associate defrauded people by charging them to become certified home inspectors.

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In Michigan
5:54 am
Tue September 28, 2010

Poverty rose, income dropped in Michigan in the 2000s

WASHINGTON –
New U.S. Census data says median household income dropped faster in Michigan last year than anywhere else in the country. That's been the trend for the past decade.

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In Michigan
6:13 pm
Mon September 27, 2010

Analyst predicts small September auto sales uptick

DETROIT –
A Barclays Capital analyst says the U.S. auto industry is likely to see a bit of a sales rebound in September over poor numbers in August, with an uptick in retail sales to individual drivers.

Analyst Brian Johnson wrote Monday in a note to investors that stronger retail sales would be offset by weaker sales to fleet buyers such as rental car companies. That's good news for automakers because they make far more money on sales to individuals.

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In Michigan
5:26 pm
Mon September 27, 2010

Peters opponent plans lawsuit over campaign ad

LANSING, MI –


Republican congressional challenger Rocky Raczkowski says he is suing incumbent Democratic U.S. Rep. Gary Peters over a campaign ad.

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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

East Lansing, MI –

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