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Sunday, September 30, 2018

Saturday, September 29, 2018

Friday, September 28, 2018

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Claims In Bishop TV Ad Deemed "False"

PolitiFact rated the Bishop ad as “False” for claiming Elissa Slotkin’s plan is to, “take Medicare away from current senior recipients” a position based on a single-payer health care system, which she does not support.

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Bishop & Slotkin Settle On Three Debates Next Month

The first will be a taping of Flashpoint on WDIV October 5th, then an appearance on a Lansing area radio show October 16th followed two days later with their participation in a candidate forum in Hartland sponsored by Voter’s Voice and the League of Women Voters.

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Ann Arbor SPARK Withdraws From Chamber Luncheon

The Power Luncheon: Meet the Candidates! event is set to take place Friday, October 5th at the Oak Pointe Country Club. But after an e-mailed invitation to chamber members billed the event as “a panel of political incumbents” while featuring several non-incumbents and only Republican candidates, Ann Arbor SPARK has withdrawn its participation

Hearing Will Gather Comment On Proposal To Modify Island

The hearing is being conducted by the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality for a permit application that would allow for the construction of a boardwalk, docks and a beach area on what is known as Perri Island in West Crooked Lake.

HVS Board Selects New Superintendent

Following completion of second round interviews on Monday, the Huron Valley Schools Board of Education voted 6-0 to begin contract negotiations with Dr. Paul Salah to lead the district.

Chamber Event Draws Questions About Partisanship

An upcoming luncheon hosted by the Greater Brighton Area Chamber of Commerce is drawing questions after being advertised as a “Meet the Candidates” event for incumbents, but only featuring Republicans, at least two of which are not incumbents.

Monday, September 24, 2018

Sunday, September 23, 2018

Float Plane Flips Over In Lake Shannon

A single engine float plane, owned and piloted by 57-year-old Harmon Pierce, had successfully landed and was taxiing to the owners dock when a strong wind gust flipped the plane upside down in the water.

Saturday, September 22, 2018

Friday, September 21, 2018

Howell Man Withdraws Plea To Bank Robbery Charges

Authorities say 35-year-old Kenneth Kniivila admitted that he robbed the Bank of America on Grand River in Genoa Township on January 11th, followed by two more bank robberies on January 16th in Toledo and Monroe.

Thursday, September 20, 2018

LESA Welcomes New Director of Special Education

Officials say Michelle Allison possesses a great knowledge of special education and will be both a strong leader and advocate in ensuring positive outcomes for the students and families in Livingston County.

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Proposed Flint Road Development Tabled By Planning Commission

The Bluffs at Spring Hill would be constructed near Spring Mountain Drive off Flint Road, on the south side of the I-96 overpass. It would be situated on 31 acres directly beyond the cul de sac at the end of Spring Mountain Drive, where a site condo development already exists.

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

State Police Investigating County Veterans Agency

Livingston County Administrator Ken Hinton has confirmed that Michigan State Police are investigating an allegation that a woman was unable to obtain a donation receipt for a $400 check she wrote to a member of the Livingston County Veterans Affairs Committee.

Monday, September 17, 2018

Sunday, September 16, 2018

Saturday, September 15, 2018

Brighton Fire Authority Open House

Kids will get a chance to meet local firefighters, learn about fire safety and enter to win prizes, including a fire truck ride and prize basket.

Friday, September 14, 2018

Thursday, September 13, 2018

McCain Family "Disappointed" In Attack Ad

The family of the late John McCain says it is 'disappointed' with a recent television ad being used against two Democrats, including Elissa Slotkin, who is trying to unseat 8th District Republican Mike Bishop.

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Candidate Hosting Immigration Forum

Colleen Turk, the Democratic challenger seeking to unseat Republican incumbent Hank Vaupel for Michigan’s 47th State House seat, says the forum will give attendees a chance to learn how immigration works by hearing directly from people who work on the issue.

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Monday, September 10, 2018

Howell Chamber Names New President

Janelle K. Best, who currently serves as the Executive Director of the Clarkston Area Chamber of Commerce, was named today as the new President for the Howell chamber, succeeding Pat Convery.

James Will Headline Local GOP Reagan Day Dinner

John James will headline the event, set for Tuesday, October 30th at Crystal Gardens in Genoa Township. James, the GOP nominee for U.S. Senate, is a West Point graduate and a combat veteran who served in Iraq as an Apache helicopter pilot.

Sunday, September 9, 2018

Saturday, September 8, 2018

Friday, September 7, 2018

Thursday, September 6, 2018

Highland Couple Bound Over On Drug Charges

Russell and Angela Cockerham of Highland Township were charged after the Oakland County Narcotic Enforcement Team executed a search warrant at the Carter Country Homes in Holly.

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Impeachment Resolution Against Brennan Expected Soon

State Representative Lana Theis says while she is still drafting language for a resolution to impeach Judge Theresa Brennan, should the Judicial Tenure Commission choose to act prior to a vote on the floor or should Brennan choose to resign, her resolution wouldn’t be necessary.

Monday, September 3, 2018

Sunday, September 2, 2018

Saturday, September 1, 2018