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  • Neighbor says former county commissioner candidate is a nuisance

    Neighbor says former county commissioner candidate is a nuisance

    Thursday, August 7 2014 12:09 AM EDT2014-08-07 04:09:46 GMT
    Gary Roquemore ran for Wayne County commissioner now a neighbor is calling him and some properties he maintains, a nuisance.
    Gary Roquemore ran for Wayne County commissioner now a neighbor is calling him and some properties he maintains, a nuisance.
  • Ficano talks about primary loss and his future

    Ficano talks about primary loss and his future

    Wednesday, August 6 2014 8:37 PM EDT2014-08-07 00:37:06 GMT
    The primary results are in and Wayne County Executive Bob Ficano will soon be out. He spoke to Fox 2's Taryn Asher about his primary loss and the future.
    The primary results are in and Wayne County Executive Bob Ficano will soon be out. He spoke to Fox 2's Taryn Asher about his primary loss and the future.
  • Ficano concedes, Warren Evans wins the August primary

    Ficano concedes, Warren Evans wins the August primary

    Wednesday, August 6 2014 1:10 PM EDT2014-08-06 17:10:16 GMT
    Wayne County Executive Robert A. Ficano conceded the Democratic primary race to candidate-elect, Warren Evans.
    Wayne County Executive Robert A. Ficano conceded the Democratic primary race to candidate-elect, Warren Evans.
  • Catching up with candidates at the Democratic Unity Breakfast

    Catching up with candidates at the Democratic Unity Breakfast

    Wednesday, August 6 2014 12:58 PM EDT2014-08-06 16:58:53 GMT
    Now that another primary election is in the books, the Michigan Democratic Party met in Detroit Wednesday for the Unity Breakfast.
    Now that another primary election is in the books, the Michigan Democratic Party met in Detroit Wednesday for the Unity Breakfast.
  • Bob Ficano out as Wayne County Executive

    Bob Ficano out as Wayne County Executive

    Wednesday, August 6 2014 11:17 AM EDT2014-08-06 15:17:14 GMT
    On election day, Wayne County Executive Bob Ficano refused to concede despite just getting just 6% of the vote in an 11-person primary race with more than 80% of precincts reporting. 
    On election day, Wayne County Executive Bob Ficano refused to concede despite just getting just 6% of the vote in an 11-person primary race with more than 80% of precincts reporting. 
  • Skubick: Phase 1 of efforts to unseat Gov. Snyder is completed

    Skubick: Phase 1 of efforts to unseat Gov. Snyder is completed

    Wednesday, August 6 2014 9:59 AM EDT2014-08-06 13:59:08 GMT
    That huge sigh of relief you will hear later today is from Lon Johnson, the new state Democratic Party chair. Phase one of the Democratic effort to swipe the governor's seat right out from under the guy who sits in it now, has been completed.
    That huge sigh of relief you will hear later today is from Lon Johnson, the new state Democratic Party chair. Phase one of the Democratic effort to swipe the governor's seat right out from under the guy who sits in it now, has been completed.
  • SMART bus system millage results

    SMART bus system millage results

    Wednesday, August 6 2014 9:54 AM EDT2014-08-06 13:54:26 GMT
    Voters in the tri-county area were asked to decide the future of the SMART bus system at the August 5 primary election.
    Voters in the tri-county area were asked to decide the future of the SMART bus system at the August 5 primary election.
  • Proposal 1 results

    Proposal 1 results

    Wednesday, August 6 2014 9:53 AM EDT2014-08-06 13:53:25 GMT
    The only state-wide decision voters are facing at the primary election Tuesday, August 5 is for Proposal One for the future of Michigan's personal property tax.A 'yes' vote would eliminate what proponents call an unfair double tax on businesses. But opponents question how Lansing would make up for the lost revenue that goes to local cities. Local governments rely on the tax to help fund police and fire services. Approval or disapproval of amendatory act to reduce state use tax and replace wit...
    The only state-wide decision voters are facing at the primary election Tuesday, August 5 is for Proposal One for the future of Michigan's personal property tax.A 'yes' vote would eliminate what proponents call an unfair double tax on businesses. But opponents question how Lansing would make up for the lost revenue that goes to local cities. Local governments rely on the tax to help fund police and fire services. Approval or disapproval of amendatory act to reduce state use tax and replace wit...
  • Elections Results: August 2014 Michigan Primary

    Elections Results: August 2014 Michigan Primary

    Wednesday, August 6 2014 8:01 AM EDT2014-08-06 12:01:19 GMT
    Michigan voters decided Tuesday who will make November's U.S. Congressional races, whether to pass a SMART bus millage, to repeal a decades-old business tax, who will make it to the next round in the run for Wayne County Executive and more.
    Michigan voters decided Tuesday who will make November's U.S. Congressional races, whether to pass a SMART bus millage, to repeal a decades-old business tax, who will make it to the next round in the run for Wayne County Executive and more.
  • Debbie Dingell takes Democratic primary race, says she's ready to stand on her own two feet

    Debbie Dingell takes Democratic primary race, says she's ready to stand on her own two feet

    Wednesday, August 6 2014 7:50 AM EDT2014-08-06 11:50:40 GMT
    Debbie Dingell is the winner of the Democratic nomination for the 12st Congressional District.
    Debbie Dingell is the winner of the Democratic nomination for the 12st Congressional District.
  • Michigan couple at rally anticipating marriage equality ruling

    Michigan couple at rally anticipating marriage equality ruling

    Wednesday, August 6 2014 12:04 AM EDT2014-08-06 04:04:09 GMT
    Michigan's gay marriage case will take center stage tomorrow at the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals in Ohio.Right now -- a rally is underway in Cincinnati in anticipation of the hearing.Activists advocates and supporters of equal marriage gathered in a park in Cincinati.Wednesday a three-judge panel will hear same-sex marriage cases from four states - Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee.Jayne Rowse, from Michigan, said "I'm glad more people are coming out and getting behind this, showing this...
    Michigan's gay marriage case will take center stage tomorrow at the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals in Ohio.Right now -- a rally is underway in Cincinnati in anticipation of the hearing.Activists advocates and supporters of equal marriage gathered in a park in Cincinati.Wednesday a three-judge panel will hear same-sex marriage cases from four states - Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee.Jayne Rowse, from Michigan, said "I'm glad more people are coming out and getting behind this, showing this...
  • Oak Park, Hazel Park voters approve pot proposals

    Oak Park, Hazel Park voters approve pot proposals

    Wednesday, August 6 2014 12:02 AM EDT2014-08-06 04:02:40 GMT
    Voters in two Detroit-area communities have approved ballot proposals legalizing marijuana for personal use. Unofficial results posted by the Oakland County Elections Division show the measures passing Tuesday in Hazel Park and Oak Park.
    Voters in two Detroit-area communities have approved ballot proposals legalizing marijuana for personal use. Unofficial results posted by the Oakland County Elections Division show the measures passing Tuesday in Hazel Park and Oak Park.
  • David Trott wins 11th district primary

    David Trott wins 11th district primary

    Tuesday, August 5 2014 11:51 PM EDT2014-08-06 03:51:00 GMT
    Heated race in Western Oakland and Wayne County.
    Heated race in Western Oakland and Wayne County.
  • State Senate - Democrats- District 5

    State Senate - Democrats- District 5

    Tuesday, August 5 2014 11:07 PM EDT2014-08-06 03:07:58 GMT
    Shanelle Jackson v David Knezek
    Shanelle Jackson v David Knezek
  • State Senator 4th District - Democrat

    State Senator 4th District - Democrat

    Tuesday, August 5 2014 10:33 PM EDT2014-08-06 02:33:08 GMT
    Virgil Smith v. Rashida Tlaib v. Howard Worthy
    Virgil Smith v. Rashida Tlaib v. Howard Worthy
  • State Senate Race: District 13

    State Senate Race: District 13

    Tuesday, August 5 2014 10:30 PM EDT2014-08-06 02:30:18 GMT
    District 13 8 of 115 precincts - 7 percent Rocky Raczkowski 5,811 - 36 percentMarty Knollenberg 5,755 - 35 percentChuck Moss 3,383 - 21 percentEthan Baker 1,129 - 7 percentAl Gui 195 - 1 percent
    District 13 8 of 115 precincts - 7 percent Rocky Raczkowski 5,811 - 36 percentMarty Knollenberg 5,755 - 35 percentChuck Moss 3,383 - 21 percentEthan Baker 1,129 - 7 percentAl Gui 195 - 1 percent
  • 8th District US Congress McMillin-Bishop results

    8th District US Congress McMillin-Bishop results

    Tuesday, August 5 2014 10:16 PM EDT2014-08-06 02:16:36 GMT
    U.S. House District 8 - GOP Primary Mid-MichiganMike Bishop 23,225 59%Tom McMillin 16,426 41%196 of 305 precincts reporting
    U.S. House District 8 - GOP Primary Mid-MichiganMike Bishop 23,225 59%Tom McMillin 16,426 41%196 of 305 precincts reporting
  • Why aren't you voting? Most have plenty of reasons for avoiding polls

    Why aren't you voting? Most have plenty of reasons for avoiding polls

    Tuesday, August 5 2014 6:25 PM EDT2014-08-05 22:25:50 GMT
    It's primary day in Michigan, but in many communities voters aren't exactly turning out in droves.Fox 2 sent Charlie Langton to find out why people just don't seem to care about exercising their rights.Take a look.
    It's primary day in Michigan, but in many communities voters aren't exactly turning out in droves.Fox 2 sent Charlie Langton to find out why people just don't seem to care about exercising their rights.Take a look.
  • Election info for 2014 Michigan primaries

    Election info for 2014 Michigan primaries

    Tuesday, August 5 2014 3:41 PM EDT2014-08-05 19:41:25 GMT
    Polls are open until 8 p.m.  Go inside this story to find out where you need to go to vote and get information on some of the top races and issues.
    Polls are open until 8 p.m.  Go inside this story to find out where you need to go to vote and get information on some of the top races and issues.
  • Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties to vote on SMART millage

    Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties to vote on SMART millage

    Tuesday, August 5 2014 11:32 AM EDT2014-08-05 15:32:13 GMT
    Voters in the tri-county area are being asked to decide the future of the SMART bus system at the August 5 primary election.
    Voters in the tri-county area are being asked to decide the future of the SMART bus system at the August 5 primary election.
  • Proposal 1: Personal property tax

    Proposal 1: Personal property tax

    Tuesday, August 5 2014 11:29 AM EDT2014-08-05 15:29:24 GMT
    The only state-wide decision voters are facing at the primary election Tuesday, August 5 is for Proposal One for the future of Michigan's personal property tax.
    The only state-wide decision voters are facing at the primary election Tuesday, August 5 is for Proposal One for the future of Michigan's personal property tax.
  • Michigan begins congressional delegation shakeup

    Michigan begins congressional delegation shakeup

    Tuesday, August 5 2014 11:16 AM EDT2014-08-05 15:16:06 GMT
    Two Republican congressmen faced strong challenges Tuesday in Michigan's primary election while voters also chose nominees in four open seats, the biggest shake-up in the state's U.S. House delegation since 1992.
    Two Republican congressmen faced strong challenges Tuesday in Michigan's primary election while voters also chose nominees in four open seats, the biggest shake-up in the state's U.S. House delegation since 1992.
  • Race for Wayne County Executive heats up

    Race for Wayne County Executive heats up

    Tuesday, August 5 2014 8:28 AM EDT2014-08-05 12:28:40 GMT
    Despite the ominous skies and rain, people are heading to the polls. Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano is up against some stiff competition.
    Despite the ominous skies and rain, people are heading to the polls. Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano is up against some stiff competition.
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