Arizona governor and House races still toss-ups as more ballots get counted
The race for Arizona governor is still a toss-up, as are two House races. Some are complaining about how long it's taking to count all the ballots but state officials say this wait not abnormal. CBS News correspondent Christina Ruffini is in Phoenix with the latest.news.yahoo.com
Northwest’s Gage Race off to a hot start at the plate and on the mound
JACKSON -- Gage Race was able to set the tone early in his junior year for how his spring would go. Whether it is on the mound or in the batter’s box, Race has been a major contributor for the Mounties. He has that presence on the mound, that mental approach that he wants to dominate on the mound,” Sargeant said. That’s Gage in a nutshell.”All season long, things have been rolling for Race on the mound. His approach involves working through things with Northwest catcher JR Morrow to find the best way to attack opposing batters.mlive.com
Dearborn basement transformed into epic slot car track
He may be in his 60s, but Jimmy Attard is absolutely living out a dream a whole lot of us had as kids. Attard has spent decades transforming the basement of his Dearborn home into an epic slot car racing track, and you really need to see it to believe it.
Michigan championship road cycling race returns in June, registration now open
BEULAH, MICH. -- Early registrations are officially open for the annual Cherry Roubaix Gran Fondo bike tour and race, the Michigan Bike Racing Association’s state championship of road cycling. Now in its 14th year, the race features 30-, 45- and 62-mile routes that begin and end at Crystal Mountain Resort, taking riders through scenic Benzonia and Manistee Counties. “There’s tremendous enthusiasm for the race this year,” said Bill Kennis, race director. “The Cherry Roubaix is a popular event and brings riders from around Michigan and the Midwest. The fee includes rest breaks with cherry pie from the historic Cherry Hut restaurant, plus a lunch, live music and local craft beer.mlive.com
Street in Kalamazoo’s Edison neighborhood closing for one week for utility work
KALAMAZOO, MI – A section of Bryant Street in Kalamazoo will be closed to traffic for one week. Bryant Street between Portage and Race streets in Kalamazoo’s Edison neighborhood is closed March 22-29 for utility service connections, a news release from the city of Kalamazoo said. Drivers should detour around the area on Palmer Street. The sidewalks will be open for pedestrians and bicyclists, the release said. More from MLive:Two houses damaged after vehicle catches fire in Kalamazoo’s West Douglas neighborhood‘We’ve finally made it,’ Michigan village president says of large marijuana grow facility promising 200 jobsWMUK, Kalamazoo Gazette collaboration on housing crisis wins awardmlive.com
Election Live updates Voters in Va., N.J. pick governors in first major elections of Biden’s presidency
Voters in Virginia and New Jersey head to the polls to decide on governors, while mayoral races are underway in a number of cities, including New York, Boston, Atlanta and Buffalo.washingtonpost.com
A scandal-scarred Senate candidate wants Donald Trump’s endorsement. Other Republicans worry he’ll give it.
Former Missouri governor Eric Greitens, forced from office in 2018, has hired several Trump associates for his campaign and has falsely suggested Trump could replace Biden before the next presidential election.washingtonpost.com
$1 million NASCAR All-Star race format revealed for Texas Motor Speedway
The 2021 NASCAR All-Star race will feature a 100-lap, six-round format for its first visit to Texas Motor Speedway. Race winners and former All-Star and Cup Series champions qualify along with a driver chosen by fan vote and three stage-winners from the preliminary NASCAR Open race.foxnews.com
Rocket Pro TPO to sponsor first all-female team’s car at Indianapolis 500
Rocket Mortgage to sponsor all female team with Detroit ties at the Indy 500DETROIT – Rocket Mortgage will be sponsoring Simona D Silvestro’s No. Rocket Pro TPO, the division of Detroit-based Rocket Mortgage which works exclusively with independent mortgage brokers, will serve as the primary sponsor of the No. Paretta Autosport said Rocket Pro TPO will be front-and-center with dominant branding on the car, firesuit and crew suits. “Having Rocket Pro TPO come onboard as our primary sponsor for this year’s Indy 500 is a perfect partnership,” said Beth Paretta, CEO/team principal of Paretta Autosport. Owner Beth Paretta lives in the Detroit area while her Paretta Autosport has a technical alliance with Team Penske.
Detroit Grand Prix shifts back to one-weekend format for 2021
DETROIT – The Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix presented by Lear is shifting back to its one-weekend format for 2021. AdWe are excited to bring the Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix presented by Lear back to Belle Isle in 2021 and return to a traditional one-weekend format June 11 through the 13, featuring five great races with three incredible racing series. All three series will host races on June 12, with the first Indy Lights racing action on Belle Isle since 2012. Tickets for the Grand Prix are expected to go on sale within the next few weeks. IMSA joins the NTT INDYCAR SERIES and Indy Lights for one amazing race weekend on Belle Isle... Posted by Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix presented by Lear on Thursday, March 25, 2021Learn more about the Grand Prix below:
How to watch NASCAR Cup Series -- Pennzoil 400 presented by Jiffy Lube (3/7) | TV Channel, Live Stream, Time
For the third time, NASCAR drivers will descend on the Las Vegas Motor Speedway for the Pennzoil 400. The Cup Series race will air on FOX and NASCAR fans can stream it on FuboTV (free 7-day trial) | Sling | Hulu + Live TV. The Las Vegas Motor Speedway is a 1.5-mile tri-oval in Las Vegas Valley, NV. What: NASCAR Cup Series -- Pennzoil 400 presented by Jiffy LubeWhen: Sunday, March. ETWhere: Las Vegas Motor Speedway -- Las Vegas, NVTV: FOXStream: FuboTV (free 7-day trial) | Sling | Hulu + Live TVmlive.com
Michigan’s top court will look at fingerprinting of Black teens
The Supreme Court said Thursday it will hear arguments in the months ahead. GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – The Michigan Supreme Court has agreed to look at two cases involving Black teenagers who were photographed and fingerprinted by Grand Rapids police but never charged with a crime. The Supreme Court said Thursday it will hear arguments in the months ahead. The American Civil Liberties Union said Grand Rapids had used the procedure on about 1,000 people per year. Grand Rapids police said fingerprints would be taken from people without ID only if their behavior was “highly suspicious.”Read more: Michigan news
Having uncomfortable conversations about race: How do we start?
It’s a recurring theme hearing that we should have difficult conversations about race. The questions is: “How do we start?”Local 4′s Devin Scillian sat down with former Detroit City Councilwoman Sheila Cockrel and Focus Hope CEO Portia Roberson to talk about how people can engage with others on the topic. You can watch the full conversation in the video above.
Michigan adds race data to COVID-19 vaccine dashboard
DETROIT – On Tuesday, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services posted race data on the COVID-19 Vaccine Dashboard to provide additional information about vaccinations in the state. According to data reported as of Feb. 22, 1,252,497 Michigan residents have received at least one dose of vaccine and 547,163 of those individuals do not have race information recorded. Race data collected over the vaccine implementation period shows of those vaccinated:Ad43.7% are unknown. Before the rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine, race and ethnicity information could not be submitted as a data field to MCIR. “We urge Michiganders to fill out race data questions on forms when they get their vaccine,” said Khaldun.
Majority say race was factor in how those who attacked Capitol were treated - CBS News poll
A majority of Americans (54%) — and particularly Democrats and Black Americans — believe race was a factor in how law enforcement treated those who attacked the Capitol last week. Most Republicans don't feel race was a factor, a view that differs from the majority of Democrats and independents who feel it was. Three-quarters of Black Americans think those who forced their way into the Capitol received different treatment because most were White. Opinions of White Americans on this are strongly related to partisanship. Most White Democrats (83%) agree with Black Americans, and feel the mostly-White protesters were treated differently.cbsnews.com
Democratic contests could decide how long race lasts
Like the Republicans, Democrats are voting in five big states Tuesday. A poll gives Hillary Clinton a commanding 26-point lead in Florida, where 214 delegates are up for grabs. But polls in Ohio show Bernie Sanders trailing Clinton by only five points. Nancy Cordes reports from Charlotte, North Carolina, another state where Clinton is the favorite.cbsnews.com
Dickerson and Cordes on tightening Democratic race
The CBS News Battleground Tracker in Iowa finds the Democrats are in a much tighter race than the Republicans. Bernie Sanders leads Hillary Clinton by just one point, 47 to 46 percent. But in New Hampshire, the senator from neighboring Vermont holds a 19-point lead. Congressional correspondent Nancy Cordes and CBS News political director John Dickerson joins “CBS This Morning” to discuss the state of the Democratic race.cbsnews.com
How does the refugee crisis affect the 2016 presidential race?
Some 27 U.S. states say they will not take in Syrian refugees in the wake of the terror attacks in Paris. How does the refugee debate shape the 2016 presidential race? CBS News senior political editor Steve Chaggaris joins CBSN with more on how the 2016 candidates are contributing to the foreign policy conversation.cbsnews.com
Race to a million: "CBS This Morning" Facebook benchmark
Race to a million: "CBS This Morning" Facebook benchmark We're inching closer to our quest for one million followers on the "CBS This Morning" Facebook page. "Like" us and see what co-host Gayle King had to say when a viewer asked about her relationship to Charlie Rose.cbsnews.com
Colo. governor’s race may come down to age of voters
Colo. governor’s race may come down to age of voters For battleground states in the 2014 Midterm Elections, it comes down to voter turn-out. CBS News political director John Dickerson explains that in the all-male Colorado governor race, Republicans are relying on older voters while Democrats are pinning their hopes on younger voters.cbsnews.com
Library of Congress in race to preserve CDs
Library of Congress in race to preserve CDs Compact Discs recorded the sounds of the '90s, but if you think your CD collection will last forever, think again. Jim Axelrod reports on why our Library of Congress is in a race to preservation. Jim Axelrod reports.cbsnews.com
California Chrome's unlikely race to the top
California Chrome's unlikely race to the top California Chrome may have been the favorite when he won the Kentucky Derby but he began life as a long shot. The horse first cost $10,000 for a group of owners who barely had the money to buy him. Now they're receiving million-dollar offers. Carter Evans reports.cbsnews.com