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ABC's money, time flow to Bush
WASHINGTON (PAI) - It's said that a man is known by the company he keeps. ..

Lawmakers try to save overtime provisions; Bush threatens veto

WASHINGTON (PAI) – A lot of Republicans are joining Democrats in the fight to save overtime pay. But there’s one Republican – the man in the Oval Office – who is adamant in taking away overtime rights for millions of U.S. workers. ..

Your vote for U.S. president

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Trades help put educational house at home in Hands-On Museum

ANN ARBOR – The hands of the building trades and their contractors are all over the Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum. ..

A day in the life of Joe Middle-Class Republican

Joe gets up at 6 a.m. to prepare his morning coffee. He fills his pot full of good clean drinking water because some liberal fought for minimum water quality standards. He takes his daily medication with his first swallow of coffee. His medications are safe to take because some liberal fought to insure their safety and work as advertised. ..

DOT director is operator for a day: 'I can see your people work hard'

HOWELL – Michigan Department of Transportation (DOT) Director Gloria Jeff is accustomed to operating a state division with hundreds of employees, but on Sept. 10, she became an operating engineer for a day. ..