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50-Plus Businesses Protest GR Chamber’s Schuette Endorsement –  Deadline Detroit

Attorney General Bill Schuette (file photo) The Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce’s endorsement of GOP candidate Bill Schuette for governor is causing a stir among businesses. By last Wednesday afternoon, more than 50 area business professionals, including the owners of Founders Brewing  Co., had signed a letter urging the chamber to rescind its endorsement, according ...

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Prominent GOP Figures Vow to Help Gretchen Whitmer Get Elected Governor –  Deadline Detroit

Thursday was not a good day for GOP gubernatorial nominee Bill Schuette. A group of former Republican lawmakers, administration officials and business leaders announced they’ll work to help elect his Democratic opponen Gretchen Whitmer  in the governor’s race instead of him, Jonathan Oosting of The Detroit News reports.  Ouch! Called “Republicans and ...

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Storm-Ravaged Carolinas Brace For Even More Florence Flooding « Detroit News Watch

(CNN) — Water appears to have receded in some areas of the Carolinas, but more flooding from Hurricane Florence could arrive through the weekend, officials say. More than a dozen rivers in North and South Carolina already have overflowed their banks and the water — particularly the Waccamaw River, which spans both states — is expected to swell putting additional ...

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Michigan’s First Frost Happens This Weekend « Detroit News Watch

MICHIGAN — Michigan’s first frost is on its way, hitting the mitten hours before fall even starts. According to forecasters, Friday night’s cooldown will produce the first frost of the season in in parts of the Upper Peninsula and the northern Lower Peninsula, including areas around Cadillac, Roscommon, West Branch and Gaylord. A blast of cold air will push temperatures ...

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Whitmer Denies GOP Attack AD Alleging Refusal To Prosecute Nassar « Detroit News Watch

LANSING (AP) — Democrat Gretchen Whitmer on Friday denied Republicans’ allegation that as Ingham County’s interim prosecutor two years ago, she refused to prosecute disgraced former sports doctor Larry Nassar for sexual assaults before the charges were brought by Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette, her GOP opponent in this year’s race for governor. Whitmer scheduled an afternoon news conference to ...

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