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Primary problem: Michigan GOP governor candidates short sigs

May. 23, 2022 22:36 PM EDT

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan's elections bureau said late Monday that five Republican candidates for governor, including two leading contenders, failed to file enough valid nominating signatures and should not qualify for the August primary. The stunning recommendations...

Editorial Roundup: Michigan

May. 23, 2022 17:19 PM EDT

Detroit News. May 21, 2022. Editorial: Tax cuts are better than tax rebates Michigan finds itself in the rare spot of having more money coming into the state budget than it needs to run the state. Both Republican legislative leaders and Democratic Gov. Gretchen...

Gilbert foundation to help Detroit renters facing eviction

May. 23, 2022 12:40 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — A foundation connected to billionaire Dan Gilbert is investing $13 million in a fund to help low-income Detroit residents facing eviction. The Gilbert Family Foundation said Monday that $12 million will be invested over three years in three Detroit-based...

Police: Nearly all power restored in Gaylord after tornado

May. 22, 2022 11:36 AM EDT

GAYLORD, Mich. (AP) — Nearly all of the power lost following a deadly tornado that killed two people and flattened parts of a northern Michigan community has been restored, state police said Sunday. Police also said that everyone has been accounted for in Gaylord where Friday...

2 dead; northern Michigan town cleans up from rare tornado

May. 21, 2022 18:50 PM EDT

Roofs and walls on a busy business stretch were turned to tangled rubble. Mobile homes were destroyed. Tornadoes are so uncommon in northern Michigan that Gaylord doesn't have a siren system to warn people about hazardous weather. The town of 4,200 turned to cleanup Saturday, a day...

Police report a second death from a tornado in Gaylord, Michigan

May. 21, 2022 10:09 AM EDT
GAYLORD, Mich. (AP) — Police report a second death from a tornado in Gaylord, Michigan.

Rare northern Michigan tornado kills 1, injures more than 40

May. 21, 2022 09:02 AM EDT

GAYLORD, Mich. (AP) — A rare northern Michigan tornado tore through a small community on Friday, killing at least one person and injuring more than 40 others as it flipped vehicles, tore roofs from buildings and downed trees and power lines. The twister hit Gaylord, a city of about...

Ramírez shakes off injury, leads Guardians past Tigers 6-1

May. 20, 2022 23:38 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — José Ramírez hit a three-run homer and tripled a day after avoiding a serious injury when he fouled a ball off his leg, and the Cleveland Guardians defeated the Detroit Tigers 6-1 on Friday night. Both teams were without their managers for the series opener....

2 arrested in nonfatal shootings outside Michigan graduation

May. 20, 2022 21:57 PM EDT

KENTWOOD, Mich. (AP) — Authorities said Friday that detectives arrested two 18-year-olds in the shooting of two people outside of a high school graduation ceremony near Grand Rapids this week. The Kent County Sheriff’s Office said its detectives, with the help of the Michigan...

Spokesman: Hospital treating 23 people hurt in Michigan tornado; at least one person was killed

May. 20, 2022 19:56 PM EDT
GAYLORD, Mich. (AP) — Spokesman: Hospital treating 23 people hurt in Michigan tornado; at least one person was killed.