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The Michigan Summer Beer Festival.

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The Michigan Summer Beer Festival.

More Jobs? More Craft Beer — Michigan Gets Hopping

Lawmakers in Michigan want to create more jobs. They’re hopping to it. The Legislature has passed a bipartisan measure  amending many state liquor laws, which in the process changes the definition of a microbrewery. Emma Fidel, our recently departed colleague, reports...

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A Ken Cuccinelli supporter in Richmond, Virginia, on November 5, 2013.

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A Ken Cuccinelli supporter in Richmond, Virginia, on November 5, 2013.

‘Tea-Party’ Class of Governors Eyed: Democrats See 2014 Openings

Democratic candidates seeking to pick off Republican governors in 2014 need look no further than Governor-elect Terry McAuliffe’s playbook in Virginia for a template for victory, according to the head of the party’s gubernatorial campaign arm. Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin,...

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Detroit is struggling with over 78,000 abandoned homes across 140 square miles and double-digit unemployment.

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Detroit is struggling with over 78,000 abandoned homes across 140 square miles and double-digit unemployment.

AFSCME Makes Detroit Look GIF-y

The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees is spelling out the consequences of Detroit’s record bankruptcy filing through the simplest means possible — GIFs and memes. Using short clips from movies and TV shows including “Austin Powers,” “Arrested...

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Prince Fielder #28, right, of the Detroit Tigers gets a high-five from Bryan Holaday #50 after a 6-3 win over the Kansas City Royals at Comerica Park on September 13, 2013 in Detroit.

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Prince Fielder #28, right, of the Detroit Tigers gets a high-five from Bryan Holaday #50 after a 6-3 win over the Kansas City Royals at Comerica Park on September 13, 2013 in Detroit.

Snyder: ‘Win the World Series’ to Help Revive Detroit

A rabbi from Brooklyn who’s a Detroit Tigers fan asked Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder on Tuesday how Tigers fans around the world could help revive the bankrupt Motor City. Rabbi Avraham Berkowitz, 37, of Chabad Lubavitch headquarters in New York,...

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Demonstrators crowd in to the rotunda inside the Capitol building in Lansing, Michigan, on Dec. 11, 2012.

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Demonstrators crowd in to the rotunda inside the Capitol building in Lansing, Michigan, on Dec. 11, 2012.

Union Member: `Civil War’ in Michigan’s Right to Work Debate

As an estimated 10,000 people surrounded the Michigan Statehouse today, an Americans for Prosperity white tent was ripped down and tables overturned, with supporters of labor awaiting action on right-to-work laws inside. The Capitol in Lansing was ringed with protestors,...

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