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Tom Leonard and Dana Nessel
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Republican Tom Leonard says his Democratic rival Dana Nessel is "unfit" to be Michigan's attorney general after two former aides described an abusive environment inside her campaign.

AG Bill Schuette
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Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette and his aides held a meeting in a state office to discuss the 2016 Republican National Convention, according to emails released Wednesday by a liberal group that alleges Schuette illegally used his public job to aid his political campaigns.

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An anti-gerrymandering group is airing its first TV ad in a campaign to persuade voters to change how Michigan congressional and legislative districts are drawn.

Sandy Pensler
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Republican businessman Sandy Pensler said Wednesday he contributed $5 million to his campaign for U.S. Senate, giving a jolt to a race in which the GOP is hoping to defeat incumbent Democrat Debbie Stabenow but has struggled to find a proven, top-tier candidate.

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On the October 16 "Mondays with the Mayor Segment", Dimondale Village President Ralph Reznick talked with WKAR Morning Edition host Brooke Allen. He talked about what is included and not included in the actual village and why the community is tied in so closely to the Grand River. 


Former Michigan Supreme Court Chief Justice Robert Young
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UPDATED AT 7:00 A.M. - Former Michigan Supreme Court Justice Bob Young Jr. launched his U.S. Senate campaign Wednesday, touting his conservative record and becoming the second Republican to seek the nomination to challenge third-term Democratic Sen. Debbie Stabenow in 2018.

Lt. Gov. Brian Calley
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Michigan Lt. Gov. Calley signals 2018 gubernatorial bid. 

The Bloody Irish! Songs of the 1916 Rising

Oct 16, 2015
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Sat. Oct. 17 at 8pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Join a stellar cast in commemoration of the Dublin Easter Rising of 1916. Watch and call or GIVE NOW online for Special Offers

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Sat. Oct. 17 at 10pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 |  Celebrate the legendary guitarist’s 70th birthday with this concert in the iconic Royal Albert Hall. Watch and call or GIVE NOW online for Special Offers 

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The U.S. Supreme Court last week came out with another controversial ruling on our nation’s campaign finance laws.

In the case McCutcheon versus the FEC, the Supreme Court struck down the limits on the overall amount of money an individual can give to all federal candidates and committees in a two-year election cycle.

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Three Republicans running for their party’s U.S. Senate nomination appeared together Thursday in their only televised debate of this primary season.

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Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum says no one should count him out when he faces Michigan native Mitt Romney on the state’s February 28th GOP primary ballot. Santorum and Romney both plan to campaign in Michigan this week. Santorum says his message should play well with Michigan’s conservative blue collar voters.