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Obama on 2016: Americans want 'new car smell'

After taking responsibility for his party's sweeping defeat in the midterm elections, President Barack Obama now says that he is aware that his brand has lost some of its luster.


Flashpoint: Examining new Detroit, Thanksgiving parade plans

This episode of Flashpoint examines the idea of a new Detroit and changes to the Thanksgiving Day Parade.


Experts talk bankruptcy, Saunteel Jenkins talks council

Experts joined Devin Scillian Sunday morning to talk about bankruptcy and a new gas tax in Michigan.


Michigan Senate votes to double gas tax

After multiple failed votes and plans to fix Michigan’s crumbling roads the Michigan Senate, in a bipartisan move, has voted to double the state’s gas tax over a four-year span.


Bill to bar gay discrimination under fire

The showdown over gay rights and religious freedoms in Michigan is on.


John Dingell to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom

The Democrat is stepping down at year's end after representing suburban Detroit in Congress for 59 years.


Voters in 6 communities OK pot, 2 reject

Voters in six Michigan communities have passed marijuana decriminalization measures, while those in two others have rejected similar proposals.


Snyder: Detroit needs better dialogue about schools

Detroiters long have blamed the state for wrecking the city's schools with emergency managers and racked-up deficits.




Athletes who became politicians

After enjoying successful athletic careers, these notable sports figures opted to run for public office.

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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!.


Notable tweets from election night 2012

Twitter was a popular place for voters, politicians and comedians on election night. Take a look at some of the funniest and most notable tweets from Tuesday night.

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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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