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House clears DHS bill for Obama

The U.S. House passed a bill Tuesday to fund the Department of Homeland Security through September, averting a partial shutdown of the department.


If roads vote fails, what's plan B?

What if you cobbled together a roads-funding plan that nobody was thrilled with and then asked the voters to give it a yay or nay? That is essentially what’s on the table when we head to the polls on May 5 to vote on Proposal 1.


Flashpoint: State of schools, entrepreneurship in Detroit

Flashpoint examines entrepreneurship in Detroit and the state of local schools.


Board approves ballot language for Michigan road fund vote

The Board of State Canvassers set the wording Thursday of a ballot proposal that will ask voters whether they want to increase the state sales tax and raise $1.3 billion a year more for transportation infrastructure.


Voters approve emergency services millage request

Voters in Eastpointe and Hazel Park approve an emergency services millage request that will provide funding to maintain fire department and police department manpower at current levels for the next two decades, city officials say.


Check: Feb. 24 local special election results

Eight cities and school districts in metro Detroit held special elections on Tuesday.


Flashpoint: Examining progress of local schools

Flashpoint looks at the progress of local schools and how to talk about ISIS terrorism.


Snyder signs bills moving presidential primary to March

The Michigan presidential primary has been moved to March 8, 2016 as Gov. Rick Snyder signed legislation today to set the new date.




Athletes who became politicians

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

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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!.

School Closings

There are currently 12 closings/delays in effect.

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Michigan's Secretary of State

Find information on elections happening throughout Michigan.


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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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