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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

Photo: Tom Watkins, CEO of TDW & Associates, who will speak at the Ambassador Leonard Woodcock Legacy Forum at Oakland University.

Watkins, Yang Address Michigan-China Forum

“This is another small attempt to help build two way bridges from the Great Lakes to the Great Wall,” Watkins said.

CBS 62–10/31/2012

Barack Obama And Mitt Romney Participate In Second Presidential Debate

Presidential Debate Reaction LIVE

Join the social media sphere as it reacts immediately to the final debate between President Barack Obama and challenger Mitt Romney.

CBS Detroit–10/22/2012

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

Presidential Forum: Obama, Romney Tackle 10 Topics In 10 Days

To help voters learn more, CBS Local invited the two candidates to answer 10 key questions in the CBS Local Presidential Forum, which kicks off Thursday, October 4th, with the issue of the economy and jobs.

CBS 62–10/08/2012

Voting machines in Florida (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Supreme Court Rejects Casinos, Lets Voters Decide 3 Other Issues

WWJ legal analyst and Talk Radio 1270 host Charlie Langton explained the Supreme Court’s ruling, saying justices believed people who signed the petitions in support of the three issues knew what they were doing when they called for the vote.

CBS Detroit–09/05/2012

Michigan House Speaker Jase Bolger

Michigan House Speaker Faces Election Fraud Allegation

A Lansing judge has been appointed as a one-person grand jury to investigate allegations of election fraud against Bolger and the state representative candidate, Roy Schmidt, R-Grand Rapids, who switched parties at his alleged urging.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/28/2012

(Photo: CBS62's Greg Shattuck) The Michigan primary comes into focus with (from left) strategist Mark Brewer, Stu Sandler, "Michigan Matters" host Carol Cain, and Bill Johnson.

A ‘Michigan Matters’ Look At The Primary: McCotters’ Imprint

“The Congressman McCotter story get stranger and stranger,” said Johnson. “I have had great respect for him, but he just crashed and burned. No one has explained what happened.”

CBS 62–08/03/2012

(credit: randyhekman2012.com, clarkdurant.com, hoekstraforsenate.com)

Watch LIVE: Michigan Senate Candidates Face Off

The three Republican candidates running for Michigan’s U.S. Senate seat will hold their one and only televised at 2 p.m. Thursday, with a special election edition of “Off the Record with Tim Skubick.”

CBS Detroit–08/02/2012

Randy Hekman

‘Michigan Matters’ Election Exclusive: Randy Hekman

Carol Cain profiles Randy Hekman, one of the three Republicans vying for the U.S. Senate in Michigan’s Aug 7th primary. The winner will take on Sen. Debbie Stabenow in the November contest.

CBS 62–08/01/2012

credit: clarkdurant.com

‘Michigan Matters’ Election Exclusive: Clark Durant

“I am the only Republican who has had Democrats, Independents, Republicans, and Tea Party people who have signed and circulated petitions, given and raised money,” Durant says.

CBS 62–07/31/2012

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