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One person was taken into custody in Windsor, Ontario Wednesday after shining a laser pointer into a U.S. Customs and Boarder Protection helicopter that was monitoring protests in Detroit.

#BREAKING : Court records reveal details about what convicted UAW President Gary Jones told investigators about his mentor, retired President Dennis Williams.

Lost jobs over social media statements have become a common occurrence, but the current tense environment has made Twitter, Instagram and Facebook especially dangerous.

Shelby Twp. police chief Robert Shelide was placed on a leave of absence as officials investigate inflammatory posts attributed to him, including one calling for "body bags" for "vicious subhumans" involved in demonstrations over the death of George Floyd.

La-Z-Boy Inc. said Thursday it is reducing its global workforce by about 10% and closing a Mississippi upholstery factory amid business challenges from the COVID-19 outbreak.

A group of 20 state House members is formally calling for a leadership overhaul within the state's Unemployment Insurance Agency as tens of thousands of Michigan residents have faced lengthy waits for assistance during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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“We deserve someone who writes the damn bill. We deserve Bernie Sanders,” U.S. Rep. @RashidaTlaib  said while giving her endorsement to @BernieSanders  at a rally Sunday in Detroit.

#Breaking : Former President Barack Obama's younger daughter, Sasha, is poised to begin her college career at the University of Michigan next week.

Detroit Democrats plan to vote Saturday to censure and bar any future endorsements of a Democratic lawmaker who credited President Donald Trump with advocating for the drug that she said cured her of COVID-19.

During his 53 years in the U.S. House, Conyers built a reputation as a champion for civil and human rights.

"I've lived under 14 presidents and this is the worst depression I’ve lived under and I’m not going to live under it," Karl Manke said. "I believe it's my right to work to make my living and that’s what I’m going to do.”

College students flooding city clerk’s offices in Ann Arbor and East Lansing for absentee ballots and same day registration are creating wait times between 30 minutes and an hour on the eve of the #MichiganPrimary .

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