Michigan

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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US consumer sentiment reaches 6-year high in July

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans are more confident about the economy than at any time since July 2007, a survey found, suggesting consumers will spend more and accelerate growth in the months ahead. The University of […]

07/26/2013

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder addresses reporters during a news conference Friday, July 19, 2013 in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

Mich. governor front, center in Detroit bankruptcy

DETROIT (AP) — Seven governors came and went during the decades-long decay of Michigan’s largest city that culminated with a humiliating collapse into financial ruin. It’s the eighth, former business executive and relative political novice […]

07/21/2013

Singer Aretha Franklin (AP Photo)

Aretha cancels hometown show citing treatment

  CLARKSTON, Mich. (AP) — Aretha Franklin has canceled a Detroit-area performance set for July 27, citing ongoing treatment. The show at DTE Energy Music Theatre in Clarkston initially had been scheduled for June 22, […]

07/13/2013

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Wildlife officials remove arrow from Canada goose

BAY CITY, Mich. (AP) — Wildlife officials in Michigan have removed an arrow from a Canada goose more than two months after the injured bird was spotted, leaving the once-easily recognized bird to blend in […]

07/11/2013

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Mich. man recognizes mom as bank robbery suspect

BYRON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — The FBI says a Michigan man who recognized his mother in surveillance photos of a bank robbery called police to turn her in. MLive.com reports the man told police his […]

06/26/2013

Sequoia National Park, Calif. (AP Photo)

Arborists try to clone John Muir’s Bay area tree

MARTINEZ, Calif. (AP) — More than one hundred years after John Muir helped conserve thousands of acres of California wilderness, arborists are trying to clone a dying tree the naturalist brought to the San Francisco […]

06/20/2013

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