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Senate OKs 'fast track' trade promotion bill

After weeks of tense negotiations on Capitol Hill and heavy lobbying from the White House, the Senate Friday night cleared a major trade bill that is a top priority of President Barack Obama. The vote was 62 to 37.


Oakland County passes short-term roads fix

The Board of Commissioners moved $2 million to a one-time expenditure for short-term road repair.


Peters seeks tax cut for small distillers

U.S. Senator Gary Peters (D-MI), along with Sen. Dan Sullivan (R-AK) and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) have introduced legislation designed to lower excise taxes for small and craft distilleries.


Warrant issued for Sen. Bert Johnson

A bench warrant was issued for state Sen. Bert Johnson after he failed to show up in an Illinois courtroom.


Where is state Sen. Virgil Smith?

After police released images of his ex-wife’s car, it isn’t a great mystery why state Sen. Virgil Smith hasn’t been showing up for work in Lansing, but his whereabouts remains a hot topic.


What are the odds for a roads 'plan B'?

As we prepare to dodge potholes this spring and summer, Lansing is looking for a new fix for Michigan’s crumbling infrastructure.


Flashpoint: Plan B for Michigan roads, Mackinac Policy...

Guy Gordon took the reins of this week's episode of Flashpoint, which kicked off with a conversation about Michigan roads and what Plan B offers the people of Michigan.


Images: Bullet-riddled Benz allegedly shot by Sen. Virgil...

Photos of the vehicle show several bullet holes in the front driver's side.



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Odds of winning the presidency?

Like most high-profile events, there are odds placed on who will win the 2012 presidential election. Find out what the odds are saying about the 2012 election.

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5 closest U.S. presidential elections

Here are five of the closest presidential races in U.S. history since 1840 as compiled by Yahoo!.

Best memes of the 2012 election

From "binders full of women" to Clint Eastwood's empty chair, here are some of the best memes of the 2012 election.

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About Devin Scillian

  • Devin Scillian

    In addition to anchoring Local 4 News at 5 p.m., 6 p.m. and 11 p.m., Devin Scillian is also the host of "Flashpoint," Local 4's weekly community hot topic program which airs Sundays at 10 a.m.

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