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DOJ subpoenas state election officials for Trump documents

Dec. 06, 2022 14:10 PM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Special counsel Jack Smith has subpoenaed officials in Wisconsin, Michigan, Arizona and Pennsylvania, asking for communications with or involving former President Donald Trump, his campaign aides and a list of allies involved in his efforts to try to overturn the results of...

Scrutinized charter school group to apply again in Tennessee

Dec. 06, 2022 13:21 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A contentious charter school operator linked to a conservative Michigan college is taking another swing at opening schools in three Tennessee counties that have previously rejected them, as well as in two new counties. The letters of intent to apply to run...

Western Michigan defeats Concordia (MI) 94-50

Dec. 05, 2022 22:44 PM EST

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Markeese Hastings had 22 points in Western Michigan's 94-50 victory over Concordia (MI) on Monday night. Hastings added 17 rebounds for the Broncos (3-6). Tray Maddox Jr. scored 22 points and added five rebounds. Seth Hubbard shot 4 for 9, including 4 for 6...

Lions finally winning the turnover battle and winning games

Dec. 05, 2022 19:35 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — What Dan Campbell has done to fix the Detroit Lions is simple. How he got it to work is a lot more complicated. In Detroit’s 1-6 start, it was minus-5 in turnovers — committing 11 while only forcing six. In the five games since, they have gone 4-1...

Prosecutors in Whitmer kidnap plot say life sentence fits

Dec. 05, 2022 19:11 PM EST

Federal prosecutors told a judge Monday that a life prison sentence would be justified for the leader of a plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, saying his goal to turn the country upside down in 2020 was a forerunner of rampant anti-government extremism. “If our elected...

Powers North Central's Luke Gorzinski named AP 8-player POY

Dec. 05, 2022 17:03 PM EST

The Michigan Associated Press All-State eight-player football team. ___ Player of the Year Luke Gorzinski, Powers North Central ___ All-State QB – Luke Gorzinski, Powers North Central QB –...

Gorzinski repeats as AP 8-player football player of the year

Dec. 05, 2022 17:03 PM EST

Luke Gorzinski spends his Friday nights as a football hero. And, his Saturday mornings as grandpa’s helper. Both require some hard work. The Powers North Central quarterback, though, doesn’t know any other way after growing up in his family. “You don’t get a...

Detroit mayor pledging to help disabled who need rides

Dec. 05, 2022 16:17 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — The mayor of Detroit vowed Monday to use his executive power to keep public transportation available for disabled riders after the city council failed to approve full service after Dec. 30. Separately, the Biden administration warned Detroit that it was violating...

Bowling Green, New Mexico State to meet in Quick Lane Bowl

Dec. 05, 2022 16:12 PM EST

Bowling Green (6-6, Mid-American) vs New Mexico State (6-6, Independent), Dec. 26, 2:30 p.m. EST, ESPN LOCATION: Detroit. TOP PLAYERS Bowling Green: QB Matt McDonald has thrown for 2,639 yards with 22 touchdowns and nine interceptions. ...

Pfizer announces $750M expansion of western Michigan plant

Dec. 05, 2022 13:17 PM EST

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Pfizer announced a $750 million project Monday toward expanding capacity at the western Michigan pharmaceutical plant where the company first mass produced its COVID-19 vaccine. Company officials said the project will boost the plant’s manufacturing of...