Virg Bernero

Virg Bernero (WWJ Photo, File)

Tribe Calls On Lansing Mayor To Apologize For ‘Racial Slurs’

The Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe wants Virg Bernero to issue a formal apology after he reportedly used profanity and racial slurs at a fundraiser last week.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/30/2012

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EXCLUSIVE: Patterson Says Group Wants 9 To 11 New Michigan Casinos

L. Brooks Patterson said a private group has been formed to run a statewide petition drive to amend the Michigan constitution to allow the casinos.

CBS Sports Radio 1270–01/26/2012

A dealer hands out chips at a table at the MGM Grand Detroit casino. (Getty Images, File)

Charlie Langton: Lansing Mayor Tells Casino Opponents To ‘Screw Off’

“Oh, boo-hoo, Oh, boo-hoo,” Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero said. “Really, you mean in a tough economy people make mistakes? Please. This is nothing but avarice and greed.”

CBS Sports Radio 1270–01/24/2012

Daughter Of Lansing Mayor Facing Misdemeanor Charges

The daughter of Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero, 23-year-old Kelly Bernero, was stopped on the evening of June 13 and declined to take a preliminary breath test.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/20/2011

Gov. Rick Snyder, left, and Virg Bernero

Bernero Challenging Snyder … Again

Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero says he’s not sure he has standing, but if he could get it, he would challenge — in the courts — the governor’s Emergency Financial Manager legislation.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/04/2011

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Lansing Mayor Looks At ‘Worst Case’ Budget Cuts

Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero, presenting what he calls, a worst case budget plan to eliminate the city’s projected $20 million dollar deficit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/29/2011

Analysis: Dems Headed For The Rocks Early On

Michigan Democrats started 2010 with their main candidate for governor withdrawing from the race, donors feeling the pinch of the poor economy and the drag of Gov. Jennifer Granholm’s unpopularity hanging around their necks.

11/07/2010

Gov. Candidates Make Final Push

The candidates for governor of Michigan were making last-minute campaign stops, Monday evening, with just under hours to go before the polls open for the election.

11/01/2010

Bernero Brushes Aside Poll Numbers

Democratic nominee Virg Bernero is brushing aside talk of polls that show him trailing Republican Rick Snyder in the race to become Michigan’s next governor.

11/01/2010

Gov Candidate Talks Tourism, Taxes And Jobs On WWJ

The Republican candidate for governor of Michigan, Rick Snyder, stopped by the WWJ studios Friday, one week after his Democratic opponent Virg Bernero appeared.  

10/29/2010

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