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Election 2012

Jeff Gilbert’s Top Car Stories Of 2012

We’re taking this space as the year wraps up to bring you the biggest, most controversial stories that dominated Motown in 2012.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/25/2012

(Photo: Paul Pytlowany, CBS 62) Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson gave his first sit-down interview since a devastating car crash to Carol Cain on "Michigan Matters."

EXCLUSIVE: L. Brooks Patterson On His Brush With Death

Patterson, who needs a wheelchair, also has help at home for things he isn’t able to yet like getting out of his easy chair to walk across the living room to get a book from the bookshelf.

CBS 62–11/09/2012

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

Supporters of U.S. President Barack Obama cheer after networks project Obama as reelected during the Obama Election Night watch party at McCormick Place November 6, 2012. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

CBS News: Obama Wins Re-Election

President Barack Obama will continue to lead the nation for the next four years, according to CBS News.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/06/2012

John Vandermark wears his " I Voted" sticker after voting on primary day  as Michigan heads to the polls on February 28, 2012 in Royal Oak, Michigan.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Election Day Freebies: Nab A Doughnut, Fries, Car Wash And More With An ‘I Voted’ Sticker

Did you vote? If you did, you don’t have to just brag about how long you waited in line — you can cash in on it.

CBS Detroit–11/06/2012

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Right Up To The Deadline, Voters Pick Up And Cast Absentee Ballots

Absentee voters picking up and dropping off ballots have the Royal Oak City Clerk’s office buzzing with activity.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/05/2012

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

Final Debate Gives Candidates Best Chance To Capture Battleground States

It’s one of the last chances to impress huge numbers of voters and both President Obama and Republican Mitt Romney want to appear in command during Monday’s final debate.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/22/2012

Reverend Al Sharpton rallies crowd to register and vote in 2012 election. (WWJ/Beth Fisher)

Rev. Al Sharpton: Register And Vote

The Reverend Al Sharpton stopped in Detroit this weekend with the goal of getting more individuals registered to vote.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/08/2012

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