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Sanders upsets Clinton, Trump wins again in Michigan

By Shelby Mullis TheStatehouseFile.com  PONTIAC, Mich. — Eyes are on Michigan as businessman Donald Trump and Sen. Bernie Sanders take home primary victories there. It was a close call for Democratic candidates Sanders and Hillary Clinton as Sanders won with 50 percent and Clinton followed at 48 percent, according to CNN. One question Clinton’s campaign […]

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Flint and Michigan find a way to pull together

By Shelby Mullis TheStatehouseFile.com FLINT, Michigan — Jake Santangelo, of Holland, Michigan, is combining technology with public service to help Flint residents in the midst of a water crisis. SafeWater Flint, developed by 23-year-old Santangelo, is a free interactive app that provides Flint residents with a list of nearby water stations, counseling centers and recycling […]

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Final push before Tuesday’s primaries

By Andi TenBarge TheStatehouseFile.com DETROIT — Hours before Michigan voters cast their ballot, Hillary Clinton made a last attempt to persuade people as to why she should be the Democratic nominee. “We need to unify our country, not divide it,” Clinton said during Monday night’s rally at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American […]

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Sanders draws audience of all ages at Michigan event

By Shelby Mullis TheStatehouseFile.com  DEARBORN, Mich. — For one Wyandotte, Michigan couple, Bernie Sanders’ campaign rally serves a different level of importance for them than others. The driving force behind Christopher and Christina Martin’s support for Sanders is their 7-month-old daughter. “I looked at my life and it’s part of our duty to be a […]

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Black bear spotted in Indiana

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS– For the first time in 140 years a black bear has been confirmed inside the border of the state. Department of Natural Resources wildlife biologists confirmed on Friday the presence of a wild black bear in northern Indiana and said the bear had moseyed its way in from Michigan. The DNR […]

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Commentary: Hey Michigan, welcome to the club

By Abdul Hakim-Shabazz IndyPolitics.org I was playing on the Internet this weekend and came across a Michigan writer who was lamenting about our neighbors to the north becoming a right-to-work state. One of the reasons Michigan adopted RTW is because Indiana did back in February. The writer, Rick Haglund, writing for MLive.com, says Michigan is […]