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Avalon Breads (Credit/Avalon International Breads)

Avalon Breads Business Owner: Higher Minimum Wage Means More Dough For Everyone

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mark Schauer spelled out details of his plan outside a Detroit business that is already paying its employees more than the going-rate.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/18/2013

Senator Debbie Stabenow (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)  File

Senator Stabenow Laughs Off $$$$$$$ Tweet

Democratic Senator from Michigan Debbie Stabenow says she had bigger issues on her mind when she tweeted out a ‘big money’ message.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/21/2013

Congressman Gary Peters. (File. WWJ Photo/Sandra McNeill)

Lone Democrat Peters Raises $1M In US Senate Race

Gary Peters is the lone Democrat running to succeed Carl Levin, the long-time Democratic senator who is retiring at the end of 2014.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/12/2013

Getty Images

Election 2012: Photos And Status Updates From Detroit

Detroit gets out to the polls, snaps pictures and uploads to Instagram and Twitpic. We’re scouring the web for interesting status updates and posting them on CBSDetroit.com. Were you quoted?

CBS 62–11/07/2012

Gov. Rick Snyder. (File Image)

Snyder Puts Party Lines Aside, Pledges To Work With President

While Democrats celebrated the re-election of Barack Obama, Republican Governor Rick Snyder was busy putting party lines aside, saying he is ready to work with the president.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/07/2012

Activists protest for Romney tax returns (Photo credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: ‘Retroactively Retired’, A Laugher Even By Washington Standards

The demand for W. Mitt Romney to release his tax returns has become bipartisan. Conservative elected officials and pundits know that Romney is taking on so much water over his secrecy and questions of his honesty and that he has no other choice.

07/16/2012

George WBush and Mitt Romney (Photo credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: The Second Coming Of W

Down to the trademark “W”, W. Mitt Romney is literally the second coming of the George W. Bush: the economic strategy that led to the worst American economy since the Great Depression and the Bush legacy of secrecy in the face of questions from the American public.

07/13/2012

Jobless Benefits Bill Sparks Debate In Michigan

Legislation would help stabilize Michigan’s sagging unemployment trust fund, which because of the high jobless rate has shelled out more money in benefits than it has collected in payments from employers financing the system.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/10/2011

On Twitter (credit: SAEED KHAN/AFP/Getty Images, File)

UM Social Media Study: Conservatives Top Tweeters In 2010

The results of a study on candidates’ use of Twitter in the 2010 midterm elections suggest that Republicans and Tea Party members used the social medium more effectively than their Democratic rivals.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/21/2011

John Conyers

Conyers’ Stalled On Football League Issue

Detroit Congressman John Conyers’ call to eliminate the National Football League’s anti-trust exemption is getting nowhere on Capitol Hill.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/14/2011

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