Daily Archives: September 27, 2018

New Poll Shows Schuette Catching Up With Whitmer « Detroit News Watch

DETROIT  — As we near the Nov.6 Election Day, polls are showing the gap between Michigan’s gubernatorial candidates is closing. Just a month ago the local polls showed Democratic candidate and former Senate minority leader Gretchen Whitmer with a double-digit lead over Republican candidate and current Attorney General Bill Schuette. The new poll, by the Detroit Free Press, shows Whitmer ...

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No. 21 Michigan State Heavy Favorite Vs Central Michigan « Detroit News Watch

TEMPE, AZ – SEPTEMBER 08: Head coach Mark Dantonio of the Michigan State Spartans reacts during warm ups to the college football game against the Arizona State Sun Devils at Sun Devil Stadium on September 8, 2018 in Tempe, Arizona. The Sun Devils defeated the Spartans 16-13. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images) Central Michigan (1-3) at No. 21 Michigan State ...

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Whitmer Calls For End To ‘Retirement Tax,’ Rips Schuette « Detroit News Watch

LANSING, Mich. (AP) – Democrat Gretchen Whitmer is calling for the elimination of Michigan’s “retirement tax” in a new TV ad airing in the governor’s race. The 30-second ad launched Wednesday is funded by a group affiliated with the Democratic Governors Association. In the ad, Whitmer criticizes her Republican opponent, Bill Schuette, for calling a 2011 overhaul that included a ...

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Yelich Has Made A Strong Case For N.L. MVP « Detroit News Watch

By Matt Citak The Milwaukee Brewers had high expectations for Christian Yelich when they traded for the 26-year-old outfielder in the offseason. The Brewers sent highly regarded outfielder Lewis Brinson, infielder Isan Diaz, outfielder Monte Harrison and pitcher Jordan Yamomoto to Miami in exchange for the promising outfielder, who at the time of the trade had five years left on ...

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