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Gov. Rick Snyder, Mark Schauer

EPIC-MRA poll show Democrat Schauer losing ground to Governor Snyder
Patrick Center
October 22, 2014 | WGVU  A recent poll shows that Governor Rick Snyder has widened his lead over Democratic challenger Mark Schauer.
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Bill Clinton stumps for Michigan Democratic ticket in Flint
October 22, 2014 | MPRN  By Jake Neher Another Clinton was in Michigan on Wednesday urging Democrats to show up to the polls on November 4th. Last week it was former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. This time it was her husband rallying Democrats to try to get out the vote.
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Removing stigma a key to tackling sex trafficking
Hilary Farrell
October 22, 2014 | WGVU  A recently-passed bill package strengthens human trafficking laws in the state, but a West Michigan advocacy program says there‚Äôs still more to be done.
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Wings of Mercy founder VandenBosch dies at 91
October 22, 2014 | AP  A radio station owner who founded the Wings of Mercy charity that provided air transport to thousands of critically ill people has died. Peter VandenBosch was 91.

Grand Rapids to celebrate new Amtrak station
October 22, 2014 | AP  A new Amtrak station in downtown Grand Rapids will soon provide passengers a direct route to Chicago via rail.

Michigan warns of Serrano peppers with salmonella
October 22, 2014 | AP  Officials say some Serrano peppers distributed by Meijer stores in Michigan are potentially contaminated with salmonella.

Attorney general announces propane suit settlement
October 22, 2014 | AP  Michigan's attorney general says his office has reached a more than $500,000 settlement with a propane supplier over high prices last winter.

Snyder: Michigan hospitals ready for Ebola threat
October 22, 2014 | WGVU  Gov. Rick Snyder says hospitals across Michigan say they're ready if needed to respond to patients with potential Ebola virus infection.

Detroit barbecue joint to open in Grand Rapids
October 22, 2014 | AP  A popular Detroit barbecue restaurant has announced plans to open a location in Grand Rapids in the spring.

Pure Michigan NASCAR race renewed for 3 years
October 22, 2014 | WGVU  The Pure Michigan tourism campaign will sponsor a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race for three more years.

Michigan awards 2 projects with film incentives
October 22, 2014 | AP  The Michigan Film Office has approved a television series and digital media project to receive film incentives from the state.

Government ups air bag warning to 7.8M vehicles
October 22, 2014 | WGVU  The U.S. government is adding more than 3 million vehicles to a rare warning about faulty air bags that have the potential to kill or injure drivers or passengers in a crash.

Program offers emergency preparedness education
October 22, 2014 | AP  Fifth-graders in Michigan are getting a chance to participate in a program designed to help them prepare for emergencies, including tornadoes, flooding and storms.

Expert says Detroit bankruptcy plan feasible
October 22, 2014 | WGVU  A financial expert appointed to advise Detroit's bankruptcy judge says the city's plan to return to solvency is feasible.

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