Laura Weber

A lawmaker from the Upper Peninsula says every region in the state could benefit from a strong and vibrant Detroit. Republican state Senator Tom Casperson has become an unlikely advocate for a regional transit system in southeast Michigan that would connect Wayne, Macomb, Oakland and Washtenaw counties.

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Mitt Romney says his victory in Michigan’s Republican presidential primary is particularly special to him because he was born and raised in the state. Romney won by a slim margin over his chief opponent Rick Santorum.

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Rick Santorum is making his final campaign stops across southern Michigan before the state’s Republican primary. 

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Republican candidate for president Mitt Romney received a warm reception from the Detroit Economic Club Friday.

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Lawmakers at the state Capitol have approved a proposal to make sure students from Highland Park schools are able to attend classes next week.