In a study that evaluated some of the latest in automatic facial recognition technology, researchers at Michigan State University were able to quickly identify one of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects from law enforcement video, an...Show More Summary
Shortly after Michigan Governor Rick Snyder signed legislation allowing the state’s Department of Natural Resources (DNR) more power over designating game animals, the department approved a fall gray wolf hunt in the Upper Peninsula. The wolf managem...
Arguing that Michigan women should be forced to buy separate insurance coverage for abortion services, even in the cases of rape or incest, a prominent anti-choice leader in the state claimed that paying extra money to terminate a pregnancy resulting from rape is the same thing as paying extra money for car insurance. Right to [...]
For all intents and purposes—and to be as strikingly blunt as possible—the Michigan Wolverines and Ohio State Buckeyes just don’t like each other. That’s why they’ve been in the midst of one of the sporting world’s greatest rivalries since the late 1960s. Show More Summary
(CNN) - The Democratic frontrunner to replace the retiring Sen. Carl Levin of Michigan on Thursday picked up the support of Levin and the state's other Democratic senator, Debbie Stabenow. Rep. Gary Peters, a three-term Democrat whose district includes parts of Detroit, got a boost after Democratic activist Debbie Dingell, wife of a veteran congressman, […]
Hundreds of you wrote me after I asked your opinion about the road ahead in Michigan, where the state legislature is hell bent on allowing trophy hunters and pelt trappers to kill wolves. All but two of you urged The...
Be nice, worship God and eat pigs’ feet: That’s how Jeralean Talley of Inkster, Michigan says she lived to celebrate her 114th birthday today — and be crowned the oldest person in the United States. Using census records, the Gerontology Research Group verified her title after the previous oldest American, Elsie Thompson, died at 113 in March. Show More Summary
Now that the Big Ten Conference has announced the single plays for the 2013-14 season, the Michigan basketball program knows exactly how many times it will play each league team. The Wolverines drew one-time matchups with Ohio State, Illinois, Northwestern and Penn State for their upcoming campaign. Show More Summary
Hey Ladies, you better be prepared, because you know, accidents will happen: A group backed by Right to Life of Michigan has been approved to circulate petitions seeking a new state law prohibiting health insurance companies from covering...Show More Summary
Michigan pro-lifers are pursuing a ballot measure to stop taxpayer funding of abortions in the state. The measure is necessary because Governor Snyder vetoed a bill that would stop taxpayer financing of abortions under Obamacare. Right to Life of Michigan has more on its pursuit: At a meeting this morning, Michigan’s Board of State Canvassers [...]
And you thought the Michigan-Ohio State rivalry couldn't get any feistier than it is already. We already know these two schools hate each other and absolutely refuse to refer to the other by name. Well, there are names that they refer to each other as, but they likely aren't appropriate for family time. Show More Summary
The obvious question facing the Michigan State Spartans is this: How far will they go in March? While there are certainly droves of other factors that will play into Tom Izzo's methodology in 2013-14, the focus is always on The Big Dance—and shuffling along long enough to see the Final Four. Show More Summary
EAST LANSING, Mich. — Turns out, that old "practice makes perfect" adage may be overblown. New research led by Michigan State University's Zach Hambrick finds that a copious amount of practice is not enough to explain why people differ...Show More Summary
It's almost a forgone conclusion that Ohio State and Michigan will boast two of the best recruiting classes in the 2014 cycle, but arguing about which program will come away with the better class is really the topic that both fanbases want to discuss. Show More Summary
Michigan State recruit Jay Harris recently ate up the headlines when he announced that he will turn down a scholarship for the slim chance of becoming a successful rapper. Georgia commit Sony Michel may have similar goals, but those will follow after school and a chance to make something of himself on the football field. Show More Summary
Ranking recruits is a relatively newer practice in college sports, not having taken off to its height within the past 30 years or so—and it's rapidly growing each and every year with the advent of new sources. That being said, gauging the "most hyped" prospects in Michigan State Spartans basketball history is somewhat of a challenge. Show More Summary
Score one for the small guy. Former Michigan State defenseman Torey Krug, a 5’9” native of Livonia, MI, made his Stanley Cup playoff debut more than a little memorable by notching the Bruins’ second goal in Boston’s 3-2 overtime victory over the New York Rangers on Thursday night. Show More Summary
Gov. Rick Snyder Michigan's Republican Gov. Rick Snyder, like his counterpart in Florida, Rick Scott, wants Medicaid expansion for his state. For these Republican governors, whose primary job is to create a balanced budget for the state, the Medicaid money available under Obamcare is a gift. Show More Summary
Here are today’s statistics on the state of the economy: The Conference Board’s index of leading indicators rose 0.6% in April, much stronger than expected. The Reuter’s/University of Michigan’s consumer sentiment index jumped sharply from 76.4 to 83.7 in May. ~ Dale Franks Google+ Profile Twitter Feed
By Kathy Hoekstra, The Detroit News Michigan union members who have dug in their heels fighting the state’s right to work law. But an Obamacare analysis by Americans for Tax Reform may have some of them sitting back on those heels a bit.