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Editorial Roundup: Michigan

Feb. 06, 2023 07:13 AM EST

Detroit News. February 4, 2023. Editorial: More oversight needed of child welfare system The death of five-year-old Ethan Belcher, a Detroit boy who was abused and tortured, is tragic evidence that Michigan’s foster and welfare system needs more accountability and...

Biden 2024? Most Democrats say no thank you: AP-NORC poll

Feb. 06, 2023 00:19 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — A majority of Democrats now think one term is plenty for President Joe Biden, despite his insistence that he plans to seek reelection in 2024. That's according to a new poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research that shows just 37% of...

This Week: Disney earnings, unemployment, consumer sentiment

Feb. 06, 2023 01:03 AM EST

A look at some of the key business events and economic indicators upcoming this week: Disney reports earnings Entertainment giant Walt Disney Co. will report its latest financial results on Wednesday. Analysts polled by FactSet expect the company to...

Brown, No. 18 Michigan women beat Michigan St. 77-67

Feb. 05, 2023 17:39 PM EST

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Leigha Brown scored 19 of her 29 points in the second half and finished two assists shy of a triple-double to lead No. 18 Michigan to a 77-67 win over rival Michigan State on Sunday. Brown scored 10 in the fourth quarter, eight from the foul line, and...

Clark's triple-double leads No. 6 Iowa over Penn State 95-51

Feb. 05, 2023 15:28 PM EST

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Lisa Bluder loves pretty basketball and Iowa’s coach got her fill of highlights on Sunday. The No. 6 Hawkeyes — decked out in pink uniforms with white lettering — transitioned with ease, deftly set each other up for basket after basket and made stop...

Reese, Young help Maryland beat Minnesota 81-46.

Feb. 04, 2023 23:38 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Julian Reese made 8 of 10 shots from the field and finished with 16 points, Jahmir Young added 14 points on 6-of-9 shooting and Maryland beat Minnesota 81-46 Saturday night, handing the Golden Gophers' their eighth consecutive loss. The Terrapins have won four...

Ayton has 31 points and 16 rebounds, Suns beat Pistons

Feb. 04, 2023 22:10 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Deandre Ayton had 31 points and 16 rebounds to help the Phoenix Suns beat the Detroit Pistons 116-100 on Saturday night. The surging Suns have won eight of 10 games, including a victory at Boston on Friday night, and have help on the way with Devin Booker nearing his...

Mulcahy leads Rutgers over Michigan State at Garden 61-55

Feb. 04, 2023 15:07 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Paul Mulcahy scored all 17 of his points in the second half and Rutgers rallied to beat Michigan State 61-55 on Saturday at Madison Square Garden. Clifford Omoruyi added 15 points for the Scarlet Knights (16-7, 8-4 Big Ten), nine in the second half, and grabbed 12...

How Democrats’ early-voting order in 2024 compares with 2020

Feb. 04, 2023 12:35 PM EST

The Democratic National Committee on Saturday approved a new calendar lineup for the early stages of the party's presidential nominating contests in 2024. Additional changes are possible. A look at how the revised calendar would compare with the 2020 order: 2024: Feb....

Biden sounds ready to seek 2nd term while rallying Democrats

Feb. 03, 2023 19:53 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — President Joe Biden sounded like a candidate making his case for a second term Friday night as he rallied a raucous meeting of national Democrats who chanted, “Four more years!” The only thing missing was an official announcement — that's not expected for...