LANSING - In the attempt to gain a foothold in state government, Michigan's working families scored only some smaller victories - but one very big one - in the Nov. 5 general election. Democrat Jennifer Granholm was the lone bright spot on the ballot, defeating Lt. Gov. Dick Posthumus by a 51-46 margin in the race for Michigan governor. ..
LANSING - Will the ongoing legislative session in our state's capitol be "the mother of all lame ducks" as predicted by Bill Ballenger, editor of Inside Michigan Politics? ..
EAST LANSING - Animal-borne diseases like bovine tuberculosis, chronic wasting disease and the West Nile virus threaten the lives of cows, deer and humans. But state-of-the-art laboratories that have the capability of identifying, tracking and eradicating those diseases are few and far between in the U.S. ..
Plumbers Local 98 officially opened the doors of its new union hall with an open house on Nov. 4. ..
The first set of prognosticators have weighed in with predictions for the nation's construction activity in the new year - and the news is pretty good. ..
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