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Detroit Mayoral Candidates Square Off On Mackinac Island

The four leading candidates for Mayor of Detroit squared off Thursday night in another debate, this time on Mackinac Island as part of the annual Detroit Chamber of Commerce Policy Conference.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/31/2013

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Who Wants To Be Detroit Mayor? 22 Candidates Do

Detroit’s next mayor will inherit a city low on cash and an office low on power, yet nearly two dozen candidates are seeking the job anyway.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/16/2013

Mayor Dave Bing. (credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images, File)

Analyst: Bing Likely To Have Lost Re-Election For Mayor

Russell says if Bing decides to run for County Executive, he would face challenges because many of the same people who do not support him as mayor would also not support him as county executive.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/15/2013

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Dane Slater Elected As New Mayor Of Troy

Dane Slater finished with over 50% of the vote, beating out a field of 5 others, including former State representative Marty Knollenberg.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/07/2013

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Voters Hit Polls Tuesday For Special Elections

Voters in metro Detroit will hit the polls Tuesday to weigh in on bond issues and decide who will fill seats in local governments.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/07/2013

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New State Rep. Banks Said He Never Hid Felonious Past

“I think at the end of the day, we’re supposed to live in a world, a society that believes in rehabilitation,” Banks said.

CBS Sports Radio 1270–11/08/2012

(Photo: Sandra McNeill, WWJ) Kerry Bentivolio is heading to Capital Hill -- after winning the election to replace Thaddeus McCotter in Michigan's 11th District.

Controversial Farmer, Santa Claus, Bentivolio Wins McCotter’s Seat

His brother Phillip Bentivolio gave an interview where he called him “mentally unbalanced” and predicted he’ll eventually spend time in prison.

CBS Detroit–11/07/2012

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Voters In Michigan Cities Back Marijuana Issues

Voters in several Michigan cities backed local ballot issues to decriminalize marijuana in some cases.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/07/2012

Gov. Rick Snyder speaks to reporters on election night. (credit: Beth Fisher, File)

Snyder Says Prop 1 Defeat Means ‘Best Tool’ To Help Cities Is Gone

“As a practical matter it does make it more difficult for the eight communities that are in emergency, we were on a very positive path, hopefully to start transitioning (them out of it.)”

CBS Detroit–11/07/2012

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Local Election Results For Wayne, Oakland, Macomb Counties

Michigan voters have spoken. Here’s a rundown on results of some of the proposals on local ballots.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/07/2012

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