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Jeb Bush: Confederate flag is 'racist'

Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush called the Confederate flag a "racist" symbol on Monday, lauding South Carolina's efforts to remove it from the Capitol and pointing to a similar move he made as Florida's governor.

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Flashpoint: What does Detroit need to be 'great'?

In this week's episode of Flashpoint, Gil Penalosa talks bout what changes Detroit needs to make in order to be a great city.


Reactions to gay marriage ruling

The landmark ruling Friday affirming the right of same-sex couples to marry has prompted reaction from national and Michigan political figures.


Flashpoint: Richard Branson talks about Detroit's comeback

Sunday's episode of Flashpoint took a look at racism in the U.S. and the addition of Virgin Atlantic flights in Detroit by Sir Richard Branson.


Snyder signs $54.5B Michigan budget

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder is signing a $54.5 billion state budget with modest spending increases on education and roads.


Poll: Hillary Clinton leads top GOP candidates in Michigan

Despite a high unfavorable rating, Hillary Clinton leads her prospective Republican challengers in hypothetical match-ups against major Republican competitors in Michigan according to exclusive Local 4/Detroit News poll.


Poll: Voters support gay rights, legal pot

A new poll says Michigan voters approve of gay rights, legalized marijuana and Gov. Rick Snyder.


Flashpoint: Heroin, transportation problems

This week's edition of Flashpoint began with a discussion about an increasing heroin problem in today's society.



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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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