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In Michigan primaries, progressive candidates ‘lost big time’

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Tuesday - August 14, 2018 - 7:15am

Of 26 candidates endorsed by the Michigan Democratic Party's Progressive Caucus, only seven won their primary contests.

LANSING, MI -- Progressives are mounting a national campaign for the heart and soul of the Democratic party.

But then a majority of their candidates failed to get past Michigan's primary elections last week -- including national darling Abdul El-Sayed a Detroit Progressive who ran for Michigan governor.

The Michigan Democratic Party's Progressive Caucus endorsed a slate of 26 candidates who appeared on primary ballots. Just seven won their primary races, and of those, two were on the ballot unopposed.  

Asked about the results, Ayman Khafagi, vice chair...

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It’s a new day in Whitehall football, one marked by consistency

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Tuesday - August 14, 2018 - 7:00am
Vikings are riding a program-record, four-year playoff streak. Watch video Editor's note: This is the 13th in a series of stories previewing the 2018 high school ......
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Beyonce and Jay-Z in Detroit: How they looked and sounded, setlist and merch

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Tuesday - August 14, 2018 - 6:03am

Beyonce and Jay-Z played for a packed house of nearly 50,000 people at Ford Field in Detroit. Here's how they looked and sounded along with their setlist and official tour merchandise.

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Muskegon sports notes: Horseshoe pitcher earns national honor posthumously

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Tuesday - August 14, 2018 - 5:00am
In this roundup, we look at national achievements in horseshoes, baseball and motocross. Roy Smith was widely regarded as the best horseshoe pitcher to ever come out of Muskegon......
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Nicholas Castellanos has 5 hits, 5 RBIs as Tigers beat White Sox

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Monday - August 13, 2018 - 9:46pm

It was the first five-hit game of Castellanos' career.

DETROIT -- Nicholas Castellanos had five hits and drove in five runs to lead the Detroit Tigers to a 9-5 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Monday night at Comerica Park.

The Tigers (50-69) have beaten the White Sox (42-76) in nine of their 10 meetings this year.

It was the first five-hit game of Castellanos' career. He singled in the first, doubled in the fourth and fifth, hit a two-run homer in the seventh to give the Tigers the lead and then added insurance runs with a two-run single in the eighth. 

Tigers...

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Unruly Brewing to expand with Muskegon Heights production facility

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Monday - August 13, 2018 - 3:23pm
Unruly Brewing Co. plans to move production out of a downtown Muskegon basement and into a facility in Muskegon Heights. MUSKEGON HEIGHTS, MI - Unruly Brewing Co. plans to move p......
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Diver dies after exploring shipwreck in Straits of Mackinac

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Monday - August 13, 2018 - 3:22pm
The victim, who is from downstate, was taken to Mackinac Straits Hospital in St. Ignace where he was pronounced dead. CHEBOYGAN COUNTY, MI - A diver died shortly after exploring ......
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Basketball on the gridiron? For North Muskegon, that’s kind of true

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Monday - August 13, 2018 - 2:30pm
Norsemen is talent-laden in the skill positions, highlighted by tall receiver corps. Watch video Editor's note: This is the 12th in a series of stories previewing......
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Lawmakers call on governor to prevent shutdown of medical marijuana businesses

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Monday - August 13, 2018 - 1:49pm
Nine Democrats and one Republican signed a letter to Gov. Rick Snyder. A group of Michigan lawmakers -- nine Democrats and one Republican -- are asking Gov. Rick Snyder to preven......
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Video shows helicopter rescue of hikers from Isle Royale

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Monday - August 13, 2018 - 1:33pm
Air Station Traverse City personnel posted the video to its Facebook page on Monday, Aug. 13. ISLE ROYALE, MI - Video released by the United States Coast Guard depicts the drama......
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Kalamazoo distillery Green Door is having an award-winning year

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Monday - August 13, 2018 - 1:31pm

Locally owned, this grain to glass distillery is making a name for itself. Watch video

KALAMAZOO, MI - It has been a pretty good year for Kalamazoo-based Green Door Distilling. They've expanded their production, released new spirits, and even won some major awards.

Opened in September 2016, Green Door has a production facility and tasting room in the River's Edge district. Co-owner Jon Good knew great spirits take time, and he was prepared. "Before founding Green Door I made the decision to do things in a way that results in an authentic and high-quality product. This resulted in significant...

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Michigan to tax more online purchases

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Monday - August 13, 2018 - 1:23pm
The move could generate $200M in tax revenue. LANSING, MI -- Michigan's six percent sales tax will soon be applied to companies with no physical location in the state, the D......
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Did Hudsonville Ice Cream, Sweetie-licious Bakery just make the perfect dessert?

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Monday - August 13, 2018 - 12:55pm

Hudsonville Ice Cream's Sweetie-licious Pie Surprise will be released in select Michigan markets Aug. 17, 2018. Find out where.

Pie is awesome, right?

And so is ice cream.

But the two together?

Now you're talking about a match made in Dessert Heaven.

Hudsonville Ice Cream has partnered with Sweetie-licious Bakery for its second Michigan Artisan Collection flavor, called Sweetie-licious Pie Surprise.

And it sounds so out-of-this-world good. Dare we say, "perfect"?

The flavor features Hudsonville's chocolate ice cream and filling from the popular Sweetie-licious Cherry, Blueberry, Raspberry pie, as well a "special ingredient" to create the small batch flavor.

"...It was incredibly fun to make and we...

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Dramatically different headshots show Miss Michigan 2018’s journey

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Monday - August 13, 2018 - 12:21pm

Take a look at Miss Michigan's headshot for Miss America versus the 2-year-old photo she used for the statewide pageant. Watch video

MUSKEGON, MI - Miss Michigan 2018 Emily Sioma has changed her mindset since her days as Miss Stateline 2016. 

The difference is reflected in her 2016 and 2018 headshots.

When she competed as Miss Stateline, it was her second time on the Miss Michigan pageant stage. She had competed in 2015 as Miss Jackson Crossroads. In 2017, she took the year off. 

Miss Michigan Emily Sioma poses for pageant headshots...
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19-year-old Michigan man punched husky 6 times, police say

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Monday - August 13, 2018 - 12:11pm

Deputies with the Grand Traverse Sheriff's Office arrested the 19-year-old subject from Buelah on Saturday, Aug. 11 on charges of animal cruelty and possession of marijuana.

GARFIELD TOWNSHIP, MI - A Michigan man faces animal cruelty charges after he was witnessed punching a dog several times near Paul Place in Grand Traverse County's Garfield Township.

Deputies with the Grand Traverse Sheriff's Office arrested the 19-year-old subject from Buelah on Saturday, Aug. 11 on charges of animal cruelty and possession of marijuana.

The arrest occurred after an investigation that took place after a witness reported observing the subject punch a Husky dog approximately...

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