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Gov. Rick Snyder (Getty Images)
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Gov. Rick Snyder Defeats Challenger Mark Schauer to Lead GOP Sweep for State Posts; U.S. Rep. Gary Peters Wins Senate Seat

Republican Gov. Rick Snyder led Democratic challenger Mark Schauer by about 70,000 votes with 56 percent of the total with 545 of Michigan's 4,877 precincts reporting, prompting the Free Press to project Snyder the winner.

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Ron Swanson Works At Home Depot?

In John Olivers' world he does. Oliver hosts the show on HBO he could have had on CBS replacing David Letterman. But he chose the safe and less stressful route of Pay Cable to entertain and be flippant.

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Rock The Vote Celebs Like to Tell You to Vote, Even If They Don’t

Are you one of the folks who doesn't really pay attention to the mid-term elections? You aren’t alone.

The irony? Some of the famous folks daring you to “rock the vote,” haven’t taken their own medicine.

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Bob Seger’s New Album Hits Stores Today; Says His Political Stance Will Cost Him Fans [Video]

Bob Seger says with his new album, "Ride Out," he's "talking to the whole world."

The 69-year-old rocker tackles a number of political issues on the disc, including climate change and gun violence.

He tells The Detroit Free Press he felt a sense of urgency to "speak up before it's too late" because at his age, "you're very, very aware of your mortality."

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Voting Deadline for November’s General Elections Is Today

There are a ton of things to be voted on this November and today is the last day you can register to vote. 

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Race For Governor Could Be Tight; Greeaattt

One thing I have noticed about all the nasty muck raking political ads on this election year is there haven't been many negative ones about the race for governor.

At least not until now.

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Photo courtesy Kent State University
Photo courtesy Kent State University
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Bloody Shirt Stomps On Memory of Four Killed at Kent State University [Video]

Apparel company Urban Outfitters created a WTF moment by selling a bloody vintage t-shirt that reads "Kent State University" across the front.

Those who know their U.S. history will quote the famous Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young song about the incident: "Four Dead In Ohio."

Their blood shouldn't be for sale.

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photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images
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Michigan Personalized License Plates Now Covered By Freedom Of Speech

A judgement signed yesterday means you can get just about anything put on your personalized Michigan license plate. Well, almost anything.

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The Weird “Before The Speech” Of Nixon’s Resignation.

Richard Nixon resigned from office 40 years ago. On August 8, 1974 He became the first President to resign. I did quite the write up on that a few days ago.

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Free Museum Admission To Celebrate 40th Anniversary Of Ford Presidency

 

This weekend marks 40 years since Gerald R. Ford became the 38th President of the United States.

He took over the presidency after Richard Nixon resigned as a result of the Watergate scandal.

To commemorate this event, the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum will be free to the public this Saturday, August 9. 

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President Richard Nixon: ‘This Is The 37th Time I Have Spoken to You From This Office’

"This is the 37th time I have spoken to you from this office" is how President Richard M. Nixon began his final television speech on August 8, 1974 -- 40 years ago.

He was, and still is, the only sitting U.S. president to resign from office.

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Election Results – August 5, 2014

Tuesday was primary election day in Michigan.

West Michigan voters decided on candidates for state House and Senate, Congress, judges, county commission, and multiple proposals.

Results are in.

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