Daily Archives: March 4, 2019

Whitmer To Propose 45-Cent Gas Tax Increase – Detroit News Watch

LANSING (AP) —Gov. Gretchen Whitmer will propose a 45-cent increase in Michigan’s gasoline and diesel taxes to fix the roads, phased in later this year and in 2020. RELATED: Michigan Leaders Back Tax Hike To Fix Roads  A spokeswoman for the Democrat confirmed her plan Monday, a day before she presents it to the Republican-led Legislature. Tiffany Brown says Whitmer ...

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Edge of Extinction – Episode Two Recap – One of Us Is Going to Win the War – Detroit News Watch

By Mickie McLeod The remaining castaways continued to battle it out on last night’s episode of SURVIVOR: EDGE OF EXTINCTION! Here’s what went down… “One Of Us Is Going To Win The War” – The Kama and Manu Tribes on the second episode of SURVIVOR: Edge of Extinction airing, Wednesday, Feb. 27 (8:00-9:00PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Timothy ...

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Stories From Autoworker Who Move For The Job Or Search For A New Career – Detroit News Watch

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) – Hundreds of workers at four General Motors plants slated to close by January are facing a painful choice: Take the company’s offer to work at another factory — possibly hundreds of miles away — even if that means leaving behind their families, their homes and everything they’ve built. Or stay and risk losing their high-paying jobs. ...

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Michigan Lottery Results 2/27/19 – Detroit News Watch

DETROIT (AP) – These Michigan lotteries were drawn Wednesday: Classic Lotto 47 03-13-21-23-29-44 Estimated jackpot: $1.3 million Poker Lotto QH-7C-10D-9H-3S Midday Daily 3 2-4-5 Midday Daily 4 3-9-7-5 Daily 3 0-1-4 Daily 4 2-4-1-6 Fantasy 5 27-29-34-36-38 Estimated jackpot: $201,000 Keno 05-10-20-24-25-28-31-38-41-42-50-55-57-59-61-62-64-66-69-70-72-75 Mega Millions Estimated jackpot: $267 million Powerball 21-31-42-49-59, Powerball: 23, Power Play: 5 Estimated jackpot: $322 million © ...

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Michigan House Votes To Limit Asset Forfeiture In Drug Cases – Detroit News Watch

LANSING, Mich. (AP) – Cash and other property seized by police in drug cases would have to be returned to the defendant unless there is a conviction or the assets are worth more than $50,000 under bills approved overwhelmingly by the Michigan House on Thursday. (Credit: sirtravelalot/ Shutterstock) Similar measures cleared the Senate two weeks ago. Lawmakers must resolve some ...

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New Bill In Michigan Senate Looks To Fight Mail Theft – Detroit News Watch

LANSING, Mich. (AP) – The Michigan Senate voted unanimously Thursday to combat the theft of mail, including packages left on doorsteps, by making it a state-level crime that can be prosecuted locally. Supporters of the legislation said it is necessary because ID thieves and package stealers are not being targeted at the federal level despite “skyrocketing” reports of stolen checks, ...

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