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Michigan 'protect our jobs' petition passes signature threshold

Michigan's Protect Our Jobs coalition has gathered more than double the amount of signatures necessary to put a proposed state constitutional amendment enshrining union rights on the Nov. 6 ballot.

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Planned new $1B U.S.-Canada bridge to create thousands of jobs

A new billion-dollar bridge between Detroit and Windsor., the busiest border crossing from Canada to the U.S., will create 10,000 new jobs on the U.S. side, and it'll be built with U.S. and Canadian steel.

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"Vagina voters" speak out at Michigan Capitol

When the final votes are tallied on Nov. 6, Michigan Republicans may rue the day they barred State Reps. Lisa Brown and Barb Byrum from speaking.

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Immigrant rights activists say keep families together

Vargas, the father of four U.S. citizen children, has led a crime free life but now sits in a Monroe County jail.

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Better chance of being hit by lightning than finding voter fraud

Why the rash of voter suppression bills occurring in Michigan, Florida, Texas and throughout the country?

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Fraught with racism, unchecked power, Michigan officials question emergency mgrs.

The signers said they had a particular concern the law may be "disproportionately applied to disenfranchise persons of color."

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Emergency managers destroy democracy

What is now sending shockwaves through the state is that the governor is the review of Detroit's finances.

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Republicans tell injured workers "you're on your own"

Proposed changes in HB 5002 will drastically change Michigan's workers' compensation law.

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Occupy Detroit: End foreclosures now!

Detroiter's get it. They know banks received a $700 billion, taxpayer supported bailout but defiantly continue to force people out of their homes.

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Occupation spreads to Detroit!

Occupy Detroit started off with a bang as close to 1000 people left the Spirit of Detroit statue  and marched down Woodward Ave. to Grand Circus Park where an encampment has begun.

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