Your Friday morning briefing: Voters widely support ballot proposal to legalize recreational marijuana; roadwork will resume following the standoff over a labor dispute; and a Nigerian immigrant can stay in Detroit – for now.
Ford pays $90 million for the long-abandoned train station; Democratic candidate for key seat is accused of embezzlement; and Bill Schuette says Senate should vote on the Supreme Court nominee accused of sexual assaults.
Your Tuesday morning briefing: Former Congressman Dingell has a heart attack; new firefighting policy is a “public safety nightmare;” state considers legalizing home-delivered marijuana; and nonprofit embarks on affordable housing project in Detroit.
Your Monday morning briefing: GOP candidate John James suggests women aren’t born to be leaders; University of Michigan study counters opponents arguments that it’s a worthless government handout; and owners of the Crown Plaza pull the plug on a new tower in downtown Detroit.
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Part 1 of an ongoing series about political donations: Wayne County Sheriff Benny Napoleon was elected to enforce the law, but when it comes to raising money for political office, he is among the most brazen scofflaws in the state.