Sports
6:25 am
Mon October 26, 2009

Red Wings visit the Vancouver Canucks tomorrow

UNDATED – The Detroit Red Wings visit the Vancouver Canucks tomorrow in their tenth game of the regular season. The Red Wings are coming off Saturday's 3-1 loss to the Colorado Avalanche, who continued their surprising start.

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In Michigan
6:05 am
Mon October 26, 2009

Ingham Commissioners vote on budget Tuesday

UNDATED – Ingham County Commissioners will vote Tuesday on the proposed 2010 county budget. The proposal calls for closing Raynor Park in Mason to make up for a budget deficit.

Commissioner Todd Tennis says negotiations are continuing to possibly turn the park over to the City of Mason. He says no final decision will be made until Commissioners get an appraisal on the park property.

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In Michigan
5:24 am
Mon October 26, 2009

State Board of Education approves resolution for Gov/Legislature

LANSING, MI – The State Board of Education held an emergency meeting to discuss the crisis in K through 12 schools funding. Board members agreed unanimously to urge Governor Granholm and the Legislature to make major reforms to Michigan's tax structure and education system.

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Sports
6:26 am
Sun October 25, 2009

Spartans lose to Iowa on last play of the game

East Lansing, MI – Michigan State falls to 4-4 overall and 3-2 in Big Ten play after Saturday night's heartbreaking 15-13 loss to undefeated Iowa.

Spartan head coach Mark Dantonio discusses how the team must stay together and be able to respond after the last second loss to Iowa last Saturday night at Spartan Stadium.

A big question coming into this game was the Green and White's running attack which saw freshmen Edwin Baker lead the way on the ground with 69 yards on 11 carries including a touchdown.

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In Michigan
5:44 pm
Fri October 23, 2009

Police still looking into Okemos woman's disappearance

HOWELL, MI – A cold case team actively is working to solve the disappearance of an Okemos woman nearly 20 years ago.

The three-member team has released a new sketch of a man a witness said he saw near Paige Marie Renkoski's vehicle. It also is rechecking a tip from the late '90s that the 30-year-old Okemos woman is buried on land in Livingston county's far northwestern corner.

Cold case team member William Lenaghan told the Livingston County Daily Press & Argus on Thursday the clues are "pieces of the puzzle without a bridge."

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In Michigan
5:13 pm
Fri October 23, 2009

Bishop reacts to K-12 cut

LANSING, MI – The state's Senate majority leader says Governor Granholm's mandatory cut to K-12 schools is "reckless and irresponsible."

Republican Senator Mike Bishop sent Granholm a letter saying the governor had allowed school children to become collateral damage in an effort to force a tax increase.

Matt Marsden is spokesman for Bishop.

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Top Stories
4:44 pm
Fri October 23, 2009

Governor Granholm slams GOP in budget address

LANSING, MI – Governor Granholm is using her weekly radio address to ramp up pressure on legislative Republicans to support more revenue for schools.

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Top Stories
3:25 pm
Fri October 23, 2009

Granholm in west Mich. to talk about school cuts

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Gov. Jennifer Granholm has traveled to west Michigan to ask school officials to help convince lawmakers to raise more money for education.

The Democratic governor stopped in Muskegon and Grand Rapids on Friday, one day after ordering a $127 per student cut to funding that will take effect later this year unless revenue is found to avoid it.

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In Michigan
3:07 pm
Fri October 23, 2009

Ingham prepares for first "mass" H1N1 clinic

LANSING, MI – Ingham county health officials hope to deplete their initial supply of H1N1 vaccine Saturday. The department has about 3,500 doses ready for its first public vaccination clinic on South Cedar street in Lansing. Doctor Dean Sienko is Ingham County Medical Director. He says Saturday's clinic is only for county residents at high risk for the disease. Those groups are:

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Sports
7:28 am
Fri October 23, 2009

Pecherov helps Minnesota over Detroit Pistons in preseason

AUBURN HILLS, MI – Oleksiy Pecherov had 20 points and 10 rebounds to lead the Minnesota Timberwolves to a 122-114 preseason victory over the Detroit Pistons on Thursday night.

Corey Brewer added 21 points for Minnesota (2-5) and Ryan Gomes scored 19. Rodney Stuckey led Detroit (3-4) with 25.

Both teams were missing key post players. Detroit had Ben Wallace (knee) and Kwame Brown (hand) on the bench, while Kevin Love (hand) and Al Jefferson (flu-like symptoms) were out for Minnesota.

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