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Justin Bieber

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Deport Bieber? White House declines comment

The White House has declined to comment on a "Deport Justin Bieber and revoke his green card" petition, saying the "We the People" petition system allows the Executive Office to dodge comments "to avoid the appearance of improper…

Mark Schauer for governor

Schauer turns in signatures for governor

Democrat Mark Schauer has made his Michigan gubernatorial campaign official by turning in about ...

Rick Snyder SOTS 2014

Snyder 'fired up' for re-election bid

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has made his re-election bid ...

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Detroit recovery to be subject of Wayne State course

The ongoing efforts to turn around bankrupt Detroit will be the subject of a course starting this spring at Wayne State University ...

Troy roads

Troy to spend $5M fixing local roads

Troy’s City Council this week approved a $5-million expenditure to match $5-million in county, state, and federal monies ...

Broken Detroit fire hydrant

Water department to cut service to deadbeat customers

The water dept. is owed $118 million in unpaid bills, so they're about to cut service to customers who won't pay up.

Debbie Dingell candidate announcement

Debbie Dingell to file petitions Friday for House seat

Debbie Dingell will file her petitions Friday to get her name on the August ballot ...

Mark Schauer for governor

Schauer taps Lisa Brown as Democratic running mate

Michigan gubernatorial candidate Mark Schauer says he's picked a running mate who will fight for the middle class ...



Arnold Schwarzenegger, 2010


Athletes who became politicians

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

Abraham Lincoln

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Republican Party history

The Republican Party is the second oldest currently existing political party in the U.S. behind the Democratic Party. Take a look at a timeline of the key dates, events, leaders and policies that make up the history of the Republican Party.

Bush wins 2000 blurb

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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!.

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Detroit City Council districts

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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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