Sports
9:27 am
Wed November 4, 2009

MSU football coach Mark Dantonio looks for his team to rebound this Saturday

East Lansing, MI – The Michigan State football program coming off of two consecutive heartbreaking losses is heading into this weeks game against the Broncos of Western Michigan re-focused and determined to get respect back.

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In Michigan
7:56 am
Wed November 4, 2009

Canja, Meyer and Proctor win LCC Board seats

Lansing, MI – Final vote tallies are in from Clinton County in the race for three seats on the seven-member Board of Trustees at Lansing Community College.

Chairperson Deborah Canja led the pack. The other seats were won by Larry Meyer and incumbent Robert Proctor. Clinton County results were not available until Wednesday, leaving the outcome uncertain last night.

Meyer, a former Lansing City Council member, says he wants to revisit LCC's offer to purchase the city's parking ramp on Capitol Avenue.

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Arts & Culture
6:48 am
Wed November 4, 2009

Detroit symphony's music director hospitalized

DETROIT – The music director of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra has been hospitalized after experiencing chest discomfort while conducting a concert with the Rotterdam Philharmonic in the Netherlands.

A statement released Tuesday by the DSO says Leonard Slatkin was taken to a hospital Sunday with heart problems and coronary procedures were performed.

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Sports
6:21 am
Wed November 4, 2009

Pistons' guard trio leads them over Magic

AUBURN HILLS, MI – Ben Gordon scored 23 points and Rodney Stuckey added 20 as the short-handed Detroit Pistons beat Orlando 85-80 on Tuesday night, handing the Magic their first loss
of the season.

Detroit guard Tayshaun Prince saw his streak of 496 straight games played end as he was sidelined with a back injury. Prince last missed a game on April 13, 2003 - during his rookie season - against Memphis.

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Sports
6:04 am
Wed November 4, 2009

Osgood's shutout helps Red Wings beat Bruins 2-0

DETROIT – Henrik Zetterberg and Tomas Holmstrom scored in the first period, then Chris Osgood finished with his first shutout of the season to give the Detroit Red Wings a 2-0 win over the Boston Bruins.

Osgood made 29 saves Tuesday night. He also got help from the posts behind him to prevent a goal in both the first and second periods for the 50th shutout of his career.

The rebuilding Red Wings are 3-0-1 in their last four games and have a point in seven of their last eight games.

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In Michigan
6:11 pm
Tue November 3, 2009

Grand Rapids hospital worker refuses flu shot

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – A Grand Rapids hospital worker is refusing for religious reasons to take a flu shot required of all employees.

Rachel Denherder says she opposes vaccinations because of her Christian beliefs. She is a respiratory therapist at Helen DeVos Children's Hospital.

Hospital operator Spectrum Health is one of a growing number of health care systems that have started requiring employees to get flu shots.

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In Michigan
6:08 pm
Tue November 3, 2009

Detroit symphony's music director hospitalized

DETROIT – The music director of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra has been hospitalized after experiencing chest discomfort while conducting a concert with the Rotterdam Philharmonic in the Netherlands.

A statement released Tuesday by the DSO says Leonard Slatkin was taken to a hospital Sunday with heart problems and coronary procedures were performed.

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In Michigan
5:40 pm
Tue November 3, 2009

MI judge throws out man's 2001 murder conviction

DETROIT – A judge has thrown out the 2001 murder conviction of a Detroit man after law students discovered evidence that wasn't shared with him at trial.

Dwayne Provience could be released from custody Tuesday when his family posts bond. Prosecutors agreed with his lawyers to ask Wayne County Circuit Court Judge Timothy Kenny to set aside the second-degree murder conviction.

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In Michigan
5:13 pm
Tue November 3, 2009

MI Budget chief says plan on 20% cut in government next year

LANSING, MI – Governor Granholm's budget chief say Michigan is facing another budget deficit in the coming fiscal year of $1.4 billion. The governor will present her plan for balancing that budget early next year.

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In Michigan
5:13 pm
Tue November 3, 2009

Lansing area election results

EAST LANSING, MI – Mid-Michigan winners and results from Tuesday's election:

INGHAM COUNTY:

Lansing Mayor: Virg Bernero
Lansing City Council At Large: Brian Jeffries, Kathie Dunbar
Lansing City Council Ward Two: Tina Houghton
Lansing City Council Ward Four: Jessica Yorko

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