| Mar 23, 2012
| 10:53 AM
CHESTERFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Business leaders, elected officials and others are joining forces to persuade Air Force brass to pull back the throttle on their plan to cut hundreds of Air National Guard personnel in Macomb County, Battle...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 5:50 PM
DETROIT (AP) — Federal funding for a $600 million nuclear research facility under development at Michigan State University could be in doubt in the face of the nation's economic problems and the federal budget squeeze, U.S. Energy Secretary Steven...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 7:26 AM
The following guest commentary was written by Sen. Carl Levin (D-Michigan).
America stands on the edge of a fiscal cliff, facing drastic budget cuts and painful tax increases on the middle class unless we can agree on a comprehensive, balanced deficit-...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 10:32 AM
Senator Carl Levin says it is important to get a college degree. Senator Levin spoke at Grand Rapids Community College Thursday afternoon and discussed many topics.
"By 2018, 75% of job applicants will need at least an associate's degree," Senator Levin...
| Oct 27, 2012
| 8:27 AM
TITTABAWASSEE TOWNSHIP (AP) — Mid-Michigan's MBS International Airport has unveiled its $55 million passenger terminal.
The Midland Daily News reports that political, community and business leaders gathered Friday for a ribbon-cutting ceremony at...
| May 10, 2012
| 7:36 AM
Another campaign season is upon us in Northern Michigan.
This means the newspaper will be filled with "campaign letters" from readers chastising or supporting various candidates running for office. Already I have run into a few problems with readers...
| May 14, 2012
| 4:59 AM
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Senate Homeland Security Committee has scheduled a public hearing on the prostitution scandal involving U.S. military and Secret Service agents in Colombia.
The hearing will take place May 23, Sen. Joe Lieberman, the committee...
| May 14, 2012
| 10:38 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — The executive responsible for trading strategy at JPMorgan Chase, one of the highest-ranking women in Wall Street, on Monday became the first casualty of the bank’s stunning $2 billion loss.
Ina Drew, 55, the chief...
| May 22, 2012
| 4:33 AM
The results of a more-than-year-long Senate investigation into counterfeit parts being used in U.S. military equipment were released Monday and - as they had from the start - investigators are putting most of the blame on China.
"Our report outlines...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 7:34 AM
There was a little something for everybody in the Olympics: drama, competition, pageantry and spectacle, stories of victory and of triumph over adversity. For Michigan in the 2012 games in London, there was all that and more.
Our state was...
| Jun 4, 2012
| 6:24 AM
PETOSKEY — The United States needs to implement a steady reduction in combat troops from Afghanistan, Sen. Carl Levin, D-Mich., told the Petoskey News-Review editorial board during a sit-down interview last week.
Levin, the longest serving...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 10:19 AM
DETROIT (AP) — U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood says Detroit’s proposed passenger rail system won’t get a $25 million grant supporters were seeking but remains in the running for equal funding from other programs.