| May 8, 2012
| 4:22 AM
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, widely accused of moving too slowly to prevent Asian carp and other exotic species from invading the Great Lakes, will release a short list of possible solutions next year to quicken...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 5:01 AM
DETROIT (AP) — Republicans are heading into Election Day with a two-seat majority in Michigan's congressional delegation and high hopes of maintaining the edge, but three surprisingly close races have Democrats eyeing a previously unexpected...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 4:01 AM
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Federal engineers would be ordered to speed up development of a plan for protecting the Great Lakes from Asian carp under legislation awaiting final votes in Congress.
The measure would require the U.S. Army Corps of...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 6:16 AM
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder on Thursday urged lawmakers to work with him to set up an online site where individuals and small businesses can comparison shop for private health insurance now that the U.S. Supreme Court has largely...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 4:58 AM
WASHINGTON (AP)— Can the Internal Revenue Service police President Barack Obama's health care mandate while simultaneously collecting all the taxes for running the federal government?
The question is being renewed in the wake of the Supreme Court's...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 11:18 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has resorted to "extremism" with stifling, anti-growth policies and sought to divide Americans, not unite them, Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels said Tuesday in the formal Republican response to the president's...
| Jan 31, 2012
| 3:57 AM
Florida primary offers a big prize for winner, with polls showing that’s likely to be Romney
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Florida’s time has come.
The state hosts its pivotal primary Tuesday as Mitt Romney seeks to tighten his grip on the...
| Jan 31, 2012
| 4:03 AM
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Groups representing states and cities in the Great Lakes region on Tuesday proposed spending up to $9.5 billion on a massive engineering project to separate the lakes from the Mississippi River watershed in the Chicago...
| Feb 14, 2012
| 7:37 PM
Congressional negotiators reached a tentative deal Tuesday to extend the payroll tax cut and unemployment benefits while avoiding a fee cut for Medicare doctors, according to Republican legislators and aides.
The framework deal followed a key...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 5:50 PM
A bipartisan group of congressional negotiators signed off on an agreement Thursday to extend the payroll tax cut and unemployment benefits while avoiding a fee cut for Medicare doctors for the rest of the year.
The measure, a top priority of President...
| Feb 17, 2012
| 9:28 AM
The Senate and the House of Representatives passed a bipartisan deal Friday extending the payroll tax cut and unemployment benefits while also avoiding a Medicare fee cut for doctors for the rest of the year.
The bill cleared the Senate in a 60-36...