Daily Archives: November 6, 2018

Michigan Voters Consider Colorado-Style Recreational Marijuana Bill « Detroit News Watch

DETROIT (AP) — Voters in Michigan and North Dakota will decide Tuesday whether to legalize recreational marijuana, which would make them the first states in the Midwest to do so and would put conservative neighboring states on notice. More than half the states have already legalized medical marijuana, and Utah and Missouri could join their ranks Tuesday. Nine states and ...

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Stabenow, James Face Off In Michigan’s US Senate Race « Detroit News Watch

LANSING (AP) — Democratic Sen. Debbie Stabenow of Michigan is seeking a fourth term on Tuesday and is hoping to stave off political newcomer John James and to prevent a surprise breakthrough in a state where Republican senators have been a rarity. Stabenow highlighted her bipartisan achievements and experience amid divisiveness in Washington while criticizing James’ support for President Donald ...

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These innovative solutions are addressing the unique health challenges of living in rural Michigan

This article is part of State of Health, a series examining health disparities, how they affect Michigan’s children and seniors, and the innovative solutions being developed to address them. It is made possible with funding from the Michigan Health Endowment Fund.   With pristine waters and rolling farm fields, on the surface West Michigan seems a perfectly healthy place to ...

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Cigar-Shaped Interstellar Object May Have Been Alien Probe, Harvard Paper Claims « Detroit News Watch

(CBS Local/CNN) — A mysterious cigar-shaped object spotted tumbling through our solar system last year may have been an alien spacecraft sent to investigate Earth, astronomers from Harvard University have suggested. The object, nicknamed ‘Oumuamua, meaning “a messenger that reaches out from the distant past” in Hawaiian, was first discovered in October 2017 by the Pan-STARRS 1 telescope in Hawaii. ...

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