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Voters' message: time to try a little tenderness towards workers

By Geoffrey D. Garin ..

'Extraordinary' union vote fuels election results in Michigan

Union members in political "battleground" states rode the nationwide current toward Democrats in Congress and away from Republicans, a poll conducted on Election Night, Nov. 7 shows. ..

Organized labor helps itself by electing friends

LANSING - Organized labor in Michigan was a major winner following the Nov. 7 general election. ..

SVSU readies for bigger Pioneer hall

SAGINAW - Saginaw Valley State University is sponsoring a $16 million project to make Pioneer Hall bigger, better - and greener. ..

Teamsters: Kroger boycott still in place


Duchess of York leaves good impression on plasterers

Two Plasterers Local 67 members enjoyed a unique opportunity to welcome a duchess to Detroit. ..

Major fight brewing on free trade pacts

WASHINGTON (PAI) - The incoming 110th Congress, with a Democratic-run House and a 51-49 Democratic edge in the Senate, will see "a major fight" on trade, three newly elected lawmakers predict. And the fight will spread to the Senate, which has been historically more pro-"free trade" than the House, a new senator adds. ..

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