Michigan

David Kwiatkowski, a former lab technician at Exeter, N.H., Hospital, accused of infecting dozens of patients with hepatitis C through tainted needles. (AP Photo/U.S. Attorney's Office)

NH hospital technician faces sentencing next week

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Prosecutors say a traveling hospital technician who infected patients with hepatitis C through tainted syringes created a “national public health crisis” and should spend 40 years in prison. Defense attorneys argue […]

11/27/2013

A Powerball lottery ticket (AP Photo/LM Otero)

Michigan man wins million-dollar lottery — again

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — This guy has all the luck. Officials say Joseph Palmarchuk won a $1.35 million lottery jackpot Wednesday in Michigan’s Classic Lotto 47 game. In the past few years, Palmarchuk has also […]

11/08/2013

Rep. Justin Amash, R-Mich. speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

Business, GOP establishment say tea party is over

WASHINGTON (AP) — A slice of corporate America thinks tea partyers have overstayed their welcome in Washington and should be shown the door in next year’s congressional elections. In what could be a sign of […]

10/28/2013

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Quack! Wisconsin bill would legalize duck races

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin lawmaker is introducing a bill, no pun intended, that would legalize duck races. Well, not real ducks but the plastic ones with numbers on the bottom. Nonprofit organizations commonly […]

09/27/2013

Texas A&M's Johnny Manziel (2) celebrates a touchdown with teammate Ben Malena (1) during the fourth quarter of an NCAA college football game against Rice, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in College Station, Texas.  (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

5 things to know about Week 2 in college football

While Alabama rests and prepares for its rematch with Johnny Football and the most anticipated game of the season, most of the other highly ranked teams will be winding their way through early season tuneups […]

09/06/2013

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Senate leader takes over with Brown, Newsom gone

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg is California’s acting governor, with the state’s two top chief executives out of state over the holiday weekend. The Sacramento Democrat used the position Thursday […]

08/30/2013

In this image released by The White House, Bo, left, and Sunny, the Obama family dogs, on the South Lawn of the White House, Monday, Aug. 19, 2013. The White House says the Obamas have added Sunny, a Portuguese Water Dog like Bo, to the first family. (AP Photo/The White House, Pete Souza)

Obamas adopt 2nd White House dog, name her Sunny

WASHINGTON (AP) — Watch out, Bo — there’s a new dog in town. The White House says the Obamas have added a second dog to the first family. Her name is Sunny, and she’s a […]

08/19/2013

David Kwiatkowski, a former lab technician at Exeter, N.H., Hospital, accused of infecting dozens of patients with hepatitis C through tainted needles. (AP Photo/U.S. Attorney's Office)

Federal plea deal in NH details hepatitis C pains

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — One man infected with hepatitis C hasn’t been able to return to work. Another won’t kiss his wife on the lips even though the blood-borne virus can’t be spread that way. […]

08/13/2013

Vice President Joe Biden speaks during the South Carolina Democratic parties Jefferson Jackson Dinner in Columbia, SC. (AP Photo/Mary Ann Chastain)

Biden keeps his name in the game for 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden may run for president in 2016, or he may not. But he wants you to know he could. Iowa. New Hampshire, South Carolina. Michigan. Three years out from the next […]

08/12/2013

The 12 Schwandt brothers pose for a photo in their home in Rockford, Mich. Clockwise from bottom left are, Tyler, 21, holding Tucker, 2 days, Vinny, 10, Drew, 16, Zach, 17, Charlie, 3,  Calvin, 8, Brandon, 14, Luke, 19 months, Gabe, 6, Wesley, 5 and Tommy, 11. (AP Photo/MLive.com, The Grand Rapids Press, Chris Clark)

All-boys club: Michigan couple welcomes 12th son

DETROIT (AP) — A western Michigan family welcomed their 12th child. And, shocker, it’s a boy — just like the other 11. Jay and Kateri Schwandt of Rockford believed the latest baby might break the […]

08/11/2013

In this Dec. 16, 2006, photo, Grand Valley State quarterback Cullen Finnerty (16) holds off Northwest Missouri defender Ikechukwu Urum-Eke (22) during a Division II college football Championship game in Florence, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)

Autopsy: QB died from pneumonia, had brain disease

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A former college football star who disappeared in the Michigan wilderness during a fishing trip died of pneumonia caused by inhaling his vomit, after he became disoriented possibly because of painkillers […]

08/08/2013

"Rosie the Riveter" dressed in overalls and bandanna was introduced as a symbol of patriotic womanhood in the 1940's. Rose Will Monroe played  "Rosie the Riveter," the nation's poster girl for women joining the work force during World War II.  Monroe was working as a riveter building B-29 and B-24 military airplanes at the Willow Run Aircraft Factory in Ypsilanti, Mich., when she was asked to star in a promotional film about the war effort. (AP Photo)

Trying to save part of Rosie the Riveter’s factory

YPSILANTI TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit-area factory where Rosie the Riveter showed that a woman could do a “man’s work” by building World War II-era bombers, making her an enduring symbol of American female […]

07/29/2013

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