Melissa Gilbert at C.S. Mott Children's Hospital with her dog,  Josephine.  (WWJ/Sandra McNeill) FILE

‘Little House On The Prairie’ Actress Melissa Gilbert Running For Congress In Michigan

She made the announcement Monday on Twitter.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/10/2015

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Rosalynn Bliss Elected 1st Female Mayor Of Grand Rapids

She’s set to follow Mayor George Heartwell, whose tenure will end after 12 years due to term limits.


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Michigan House Votes To Eliminate February Elections

Michigan would no longer hold elections in February under legislation moving forward in Lansing.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/16/2015

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Low Voter Turnout Marks Local Millage Elections Across State

Voters in Hazel Park and Eastpointe overwhelmingly approved a tax increase to fund police and fire departments in both cities.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/24/2015

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AP Interview: Chairman Says Democrats Must ‘Start Winning’

Lon Johnson says campaign tactics are important, but “we’ve got to show voters what they will get when they vote for a Democrat.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/13/2015

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Michigan Senate Votes To Set March 2016 Presidential Primary

Michigan would hold a March 15 presidential primary in 2016 under bills approved unanimously Thursday by the Senate.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/12/2015

WASHINGTON - MAY 10:  Sen. Carl Levin (D-MI) speaks during a press conference on Capitol Hill May 10, 2010 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)

Carl Levin Gives Emotional Speech As He Leaves The Senate, Momentarily Breaks Down

Levin, 80, was chairman of the powerful Senate Armed Services Committee and was named by “Time Magazine” as one of the nation’s best Senators in 2006.

CBS Detroit–12/12/2014

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New Bill Would Split Michigan Electoral Votes

“It forces the people running for president to be concerned about Michigan. That’s what this is all about.”


Beverly Kindle Walker and her brother Tyrone Smith: a first time voter. (credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ)

Detroiters Cast Final Absentee Ballots Before Election Day

The polls will open at 7 a.m. for midterm elections.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/03/2014

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Where’s Your Precinct? What’s On The Ballot? Election Day Info Available Online

The Michigan Secretary of State’s website has a number of resources voters as they prepare to head to the polls on election day.

CBS Detroit–11/03/2014