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Trump returns to the campaign trail in Michigan with new running mate by his side

Jul. 20, 2024 00:13 AM EDT

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Republican Donald Trump on Saturday will hold his first public campaign rally since he was injured in an assassination attempt, with an event in the battleground state of Michigan alongside his new running mate. The joint rally with Ohio Sen. JD Vance is the...

Heavy rain collapses part of ancient Michigan cave where 'The Great Train Robbery' was filmed

Jul. 19, 2024 16:48 PM EDT

BERRIEN COUNTY, Mich. (AP) — Part of an ancient Michigan cave where “The Great Train Robbery” was filmed has collapsed under heavy rain. A wall of Bear Cave in Buchanan collapsed this week, Adam Morris, the property manager at a campground that operates near the cave, told...

Two more bird flu cases reported in Colorado, but elsewhere a study finds no asymptomatic infections

Jul. 19, 2024 16:40 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials on Friday announced two more bird flu cases among farmworkers, but they also said a new study in Michigan suggested the virus is not causing silent infections in people. Last month, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services launched...

Trump uses false claim about Chinese auto plants in Mexico to call for UAW president to be fired

Jul. 19, 2024 16:20 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Donald Trump made a pitch for votes from key swing state autoworkers during his acceptance speech for the Republican presidential nomination, using false claims to call on them to fire their union president. On Thursday night in Milwaukee, Trump said the United Auto...

Domino's Pizza: Q2 Earnings Snapshot

Jul. 18, 2024 06:18 AM EDT

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Domino's Pizza Inc. (DPZ) on Thursday reported second-quarter profit of $142 million. On a per-share basis, the Ann Arbor, Michigan-based company said it had profit of $4.03. The results topped Wall Street...

2024 Election Latest: Biden contracts COVID-19, Vance speaks at RNC

Jul. 17, 2024 23:35 PM EDT

The third day of the Republican National Convention shifted its focus to issues of national security and foreign policy. Republicans are focusing on Democratic President Joe Biden’s handling of the ongoing crises in Europe and the Middle East. Former Trump administration officials...

Nebraskans with felony convictions could be denied voting rights under attorney general's opinion

Jul. 17, 2024 20:30 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Thousands of Nebraskans with felony convictions could be denied the right to vote under an opinion from the state attorney general released Wednesday that says a law passed earlier this year restoring the voting rights of people convicted of felonies violates the Nebraska...

Mercantile Bank: Q2 Earnings Snapshot

Jul. 16, 2024 05:13 AM EDT

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Mercantile Bank Corp. (MBWM) on Tuesday reported second-quarter profit of $18.8 million. The Grand Rapids, Michigan-based bank said it had earnings of $1.17 per share. The results met Wall Street expectations....

Trump picks Sen. JD Vance of Ohio, a once-fierce critic turned loyal ally, as his GOP running mate

Jul. 15, 2024 22:38 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Former President Donald Trump chose Sen. JD Vance of Ohio as his running mate on Monday, picking a onetime critic who became a loyal ally and is now the first millennial to join a major-party ticket at a time of deep concern about the advanced age of America’s political...

Swing-state Democrat Casey walks a fine line between his own campaign and turmoil surrounding Biden

Jul. 13, 2024 10:56 AM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania Sen. Bob Casey has a fine line to walk. He and other Democrats fighting to hang on to hotly contested Senate seats have seemed jittery about the turmoil surrounding President Joe Biden after his disastrous debate performance. In many cases...