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QUOTE OF THE DAY

"His opponent certainly does not stand in the shadowy place where Gary GLENN stands. We do know that."

- Emily DIEVENDORF, executive director of Equality Michigan, when asked if the group knew where 98th District House candidate Karl IEUTER stood on gay issues. Ieuter and Glenn are challenging each other in the GOP primary. Equality Michigan is urging voters not to support Glenn.

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Maggots Again Found In Potatoes At Michigan Prison
"For at least the third time this year, maggots have been spotted in or around food at a Department of Corrections (DOC) facility. And once again, the situation involves Aramark, the private vendor that provides food service for the state's prisons."
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Marleau Ready To Take Second Bite At State Health Exchange
"(TRAVERSE CITY) -- The question over whether Michigan, not the federal government, should have control over the Affordable Care Act (ACA)-mandated health insurance exchange may not be settled."
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Canvassers Accept Late Sig Challenge, Throw Out Minimum Wage Initiative
"After a little suspense and extra signature checking, the Board of State Canvassers (BSC) today declined to certify the minimum wage initiative put forth by the Raise Michigan coalition."
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State Senate Most Common Launching Pad For Governor
" Of the 46 different individuals who have served 48 different terms as Michigan governor, eight used the position of state senator as their launching pad to the chief executive's post."
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Argument Made That $10.10 An Hour May Still Happen
"The minimum wage initiative may be off the ballot for now, but an argument made today raised the question about whether the Legislature's repeal-and-replace approach to undermine the initiative actually worked."
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QUOTE OF THE DAY

"His opponent certainly does not stand in the shadowy place where Gary GLENN stands. We do know that."

- Emily DIEVENDORF, executive director of Equality Michigan, when asked if the group knew where 98th District House candidate Karl IEUTER stood on gay issues. Ieuter and Glenn are challenging each other in the GOP primary. Equality Michigan is urging voters not to support Glenn.