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Money & CompanyJobless rate in California hits 12% in July...
Carl Pursell Mich. GOP congressman Carl Pursell, 76, a Michigan Republican who served in the House of Representatives from 1977 to 1993, died of heart disease Thursday at his home in Plymouth, Mich. Pursell represented Michigan's lower peninsula,...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterThe absence of Sen. Barack Obama's name from today's Michigan Democratic primary ballot has angered a large swath of African American voters here, exacerbating a racial political divide and threatening party unity heading into the November general...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterLevi Stubbs, the lead singer of the legendary Motown group the Four Tops whose tough yet soulful voice was showcased on dozens of singles, including "Baby I Need Your Loving" and "I Can't Help Myself (Sugar Pie, Honey Bunch)," has died. He was 72. Stubbs...
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Five years after tying the knot with her female partner, Denise Brogan-Kator took great pleasure in describing herself as married when filling out a 2010 U.S. census questionnaire. "It felt empowering ... very authentic," said Brogan-Kator, executive...
GIBRALTAR, Mich. (AP) — The Wayne County prosecutor has charged a 52-year-old man with mutilation of a dead body, more than a week after a woman's remains were found in a suitcase floating in a creek. James Bommer of Gibraltar was also charged with...
DETROIT (AP) — Criminal charges were dismissed against a Detroit mother accused of firing a shot at police and keeping them at bay outside her home for 12 hours when they tried to remove her 13-year-old daughter. Judge Ronald Giles dismissed the...
LINCOLN PARK, Mich. (AP) — A medical examiner says a 5-year-old Detroit area boy was missing body parts after he was mauled to death last year by a wolf-dog hybrid. The Detroit News reports (http://bit.ly/om1FRA ) that Wayne County medical examiner...
DETROIT (AP) — A robbery of illegal immigrants has exposed sharp differences at the Michigan Supreme Court. Chief Justice Robert Young Jr. broke with the court's conservative bloc and joined three liberal justices in letting a minimum five-year...
DETROIT (AP) — Utility crews are working to restore power to tens of thousands of Michigan homes and businesses after severe thunderstorms hit the southeastern portion of the state over the weekend. The storms on Saturday generated two-inch hail...
DETROIT (AP) — A jury has awarded $705,000 to a nursing home manager who was fired in 2009 after cooperating with a state investigation of patient mistreatment. The Detroit Free Press reports the Wayne County Circuit Court jury on Thursday...
Journal Register NewspapersMacomb County, Mich. prosecutors in legal documents filed Friday asked a judge to prevent Michael George's defense from presenting one witness to try to discredit its key witness and another witness from making accusations about a potential suspect who...
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