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Thousands protest at the Michigan Statehouse to support a lawmaker who was censored for saying 'vagina' during a debate.

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Lisa Brown: Silenced for saying (shock!) 'vagina' updated: Thu Jun 21 2012 09:06:00

One week ago, the Michigan House of Representatives was taking up some of the most restrictive anti-choice legislation in the country. It was in the context of this bill that I said, "Finally Mr. Speaker, I'm flattered that you're all so interested in my vagina, but 'no' means 'no.'"

Woman charged with handing out pot to register votersupdated: Tue Sep 13 2011 18:16:00

A woman who operates a medicinal marijuana clinic in Lansing, Michigan, has been charged with breaking the state's election law after allegedly doling out free marijuana to those who registered to vote, officials said Tuesday.

CNNMoney: Foreclosures crush home pricesupdated: Wed May 11 2011 15:53:00

Home prices continued to plummet during the first three months of 2011, falling 4.6% from a year earlier.

Lansing mayor: Manufacturing mattersupdated: Fri Nov 19 2010 21:13:00

Mayor Virg Bernero of Lansing, Michigan, celebrates the comeback of General Motors, saying Americans must "make things."

Lansing mayor relieved by GM comebackupdated: Fri Nov 19 2010 21:13:00

One day after embattled Michigan-based automaker General Motors boasted the largest initial public offering in history, Lansing's mayor called on lawmakers to recognize that "manufacturing matters" and to work for "trade agreements that do not put us at a disadvantage."

Winning $129 million lottery ticket bought at Detroit-area porn storeupdated: Sat Nov 13 2010 14:04:00

A group of friends got lucky when they bought a winning Powerball ticket at a Detroit-area porn shop.

Porn shop sells winning lottery ticketupdated: Sat Nov 13 2010 14:04:00

A group of friends got lucky when they bought a winning Powerball ticket at a Detroit-area porn shop.

CNNMoney: GM adding 600 jobs to Michigan plantupdated: Wed Oct 27 2010 15:42:00

General Motors will invest $190 million in a Lansing, Mich., auto plant, adding 600 new jobs, the city's mayor said Wednesday.

Very creative little white lies told to childrenupdated: Thu Sep 23 2010 09:21:00

Some parents and kids admit to some creative fibbing.

CNNMoney: 20% of mortgages are underwaterupdated: Mon Aug 09 2010 12:02:00

More than 20% of the nation's mortgage borrowers owe more than their homes are worth.

CNNMoney: No summer shutdown at most GM plantsupdated: Thu Jun 17 2010 14:01:00

General Motors said Thursday it will not shut down most of its assembly plants this summer, as it usually does, due to sizzling demand.

What those company initials stand forupdated: Sun May 30 2010 07:39:00

Dozens of companies use acronyms or initials in their names, but how well do you know what the abbreviated letters mean? Let's take a look at the etymologies behind a few abbreviated company names.

Federal report details abuse at New York juvenile centersupdated: Tue Aug 25 2009 16:13:00

A new federal report says employees at four New York state juvenile residential centers have been responsible for abuse resulting in concussions, broken bones and even one death.

FSB: America's 100 fastest growing small public companiesupdated: Mon Jul 06 2009 09:43:00

In good times the FSB 100 constitutes an elite group of small public companies: the best of the best, measured by revenue growth and stock performance over the past three years. But in this Great Recession, their performance is nothing short of miraculous.

Deaths of children, mother may be murder-suicideupdated: Tue Jun 09 2009 11:29:00

A father returned to his central Michigan home late Monday to find his wife and two sons dead, police say, and the horrific scene shows the signs of a murder-suicide.

Money Magazine: Snag a great deal on a short saleupdated: Mon Mar 16 2009 07:15:00

When Brian Gavitt, a physician, and his wife Gayleen, a stay-at-home mom, started to eye homes in Sacramento last winter, they knew they were looking in the hardest-hit areas of the housing bust. So the couple, who were relocating from Lansing, figured they could land a fantastic bargain in no time at all.

King: Lansing struggles with restructured GMupdated: Fri Feb 20 2009 10:29:00

Sherrill Freeborough has a disarming smile, an optimistic spirit and an uncertain future.

Auto Bailout Planupdated: Fri Feb 20 2009 10:29:00

Automakers ask for billions more in government money to help stave off bankruptcy. CNN's Mary Snow reports.

Time.com: Undergrads on the Bread Lineupdated: Mon Oct 06 2008 10:00:00

College students have volunteered at food pantries for years. But as buying each meal gets pricier, a growing number are finding themselves on the other side of the counter

CNNMoney: Home prices continue sharp descentupdated: Thu Oct 02 2008 17:27:00

Single-family home prices dropped 7.7% in the first quarter in the largest year-over-year decline since the National Association of Realtors began reporting prices in 1982.

Inheritance battles -- how to avoid themupdated: Wed Jul 16 2008 14:07:00

How well do you and your siblings deal with conflict? Brenda Bredahl, 47, says that after her mother died in 1999 she and two of her siblings had to rely on the legal system to help negotiate with a brother over their mother's estate.

Flood waters, death toll rise after weekend stormsupdated: Mon Jun 09 2008 13:28:00

Severe storms with heavy rains, high winds and lightning swept across the Midwest to the East Coast on Sunday, flooding towns from Iowa to Michigan, threatening levees and leaving at least eight people dead.

Time.com: Man Caught After Police Standoffupdated: Thu Apr 17 2008 10:00:00

Authorities captured a man Thursday who is accused of shooting a police chief, grazing a deputy and retreating into a house that was soon surrounded by officers

FSB: Overtime: Should driving time be paid?updated: Tue Apr 01 2008 12:14:00

Dear FSB: I was reading your article Overtime Bomb and I have a question: We're a paving contractor company that does jobs throughout Southern California. Every day our drivers go to and from various jobsites and we pay them straight time for the travel portion. They receive time-and-a-half for the time over 8 hours a day and/or over 40 hours a week while on the job site; however the drive time does not count for OT - so, a driver can get paid for 50 hours straight-time only. We have done this for 20 years. I have never questioned or been questioned on whether it is legal or not. Is it?

CNNMoney: Home prices in steepest quarterly dropupdated: Thu Feb 14 2008 14:40:00

Home prices continued their plunge during the last three months of 2007, setting a real estate trade group's record for the biggest-ever quarterly drop.

Storms' death toll up to 6updated: Fri Oct 19 2007 19:24:00

A lethal storm system buffeted the East Coast on Friday after generating deadly tornadoes, lightning and large hail from Canada to the Gulf Coast the day and night before.

CNNMoney: Hurdles remain in GM, UAW labor talksupdated: Sat Sep 15 2007 23:38:00

General Motors Corp. and the United Auto Workers still faced significant hurdles at the bargaining table Sunday despite making progress at negotiations a day earlier.

Serial killer suspect identified as recent prison paroleeupdated: Sat Sep 01 2007 21:11:00

A prison parolee and sex offender is the man suspected of killing five women in the city in a little more than a month, and he could face charges in a sixth death from 2004, authorities said Friday.

Victim of killer speaksupdated: Sat Sep 01 2007 21:11:00

Victim of killer speaks

Serial killer 'nightmare is over'updated: Fri Aug 31 2007 00:16:00

A suspected serial killer has been arrested in the deaths of five women in Lansing, Michigan, and an assault on a sixth whose dog ran the attacker off, police said.

FSB: Psst! Wanna buy a poster?updated: Mon May 21 2007 06:38:00

Julie Bryan had owned her coffee shop in Raleigh for about a month when she started getting letters from the North Carolina Poster Service. They came in brown envelopes with official-looking emblem...

CNNMoney: Fastest growing citiesupdated: Tue Jun 20 2006 13:54:00

Elk Grove, Calif., is the fastest growing city of more than 100,000 in the United States, according to the latest estimates from the Census Bureau released Wednesday.

CNNMoney: Most affordable housing marketsupdated: Thu May 18 2006 15:48:00

Indianapolis was the leader among all major U.S. cities for housing affordability during the first quarter of 2006, according to the latest figures from the National Association of Home Builders and Wells Fargo.

Money Magazine: Trying to buy in a seller's marketupdated: Tue Apr 04 2006 11:53:00

I am currently renting, but have been looking for the last six months or so to buy my first home. But I'm concerned that we're beginning to see a "sellers market" where I live, which, combined with the auto industry's problems, could hurt my resale value if I were to move in three to five years. Would I be better off renting for another year to see how things shape up?

Money Magazine: Wine by Webupdated: Fri Jul 01 2005 00:01:00

This May the Supreme Court struck down laws banning direct-to-consumer shipments across state lines by wineries. The court held that Michigan and New York can't bar out-of-state winemakers from shi...

FSB: Write What You Knowupdated: Sun May 01 2005 00:01:00

He worked as a commercial diver, retrieving cement samples for Seatec International hundreds of feet beneath the often turbulent South China Sea. It was a risky job, but the pay was good, and "it w...

Stormy weather disrupts holiday travelupdated: Thu Nov 25 2004 00:55:00

Holiday travelers were stuck with long waits for flights at several major airports Wednesday as severe weather hit the eastern half of the United States.

CNNMoney: Oldsmobile: Dead at 106updated: Thu Apr 29 2004 11:24:00

The last car from America's oldest car company -- an Oldsmobile Alero -- rolled of a Lansing, Mich., assembly Thursday morning.

Dead at 106: the Oldsmobileupdated: Wed Apr 28 2004 12:19:00

The last car from America's oldest car company will roll off a Lansing, Michigan assembly line Thursday, an Oldsmobile Alero.

CNNMoney: Dead at 106: Oldsmobileupdated: Wed Apr 28 2004 09:27:00

The last car from America's oldest car company -- an Oldsmobile Alero -- is due to roll off a Lansing, Mich., assembly line Thursday.

FSB: Hobby or Business? A Racetrack for Saleupdated: Wed May 01 2002 00:01:00

Springport Speedway SPRINGPORT, MICH.

FSB: Premium Protection E-commerce insurance offers a little emotional and financial site security.updated: Sat Apr 01 2000 00:01:00

Stolen credit cards, computer crashes, lawsuits--oh my!--any of these things leave an e-commerce site vulnerable to unexpected financial hardship. Protecting your slice of cyberspace from ruin is n...

Fortune: Behind Every Successful Woman There Is...A Woman The mothers of the women on the Power 50 aren't the cookie-baking, stand-by-youupdated: Mon Oct 25 1999 00:01:00

The Ivy League degree, the Harvard MBA, and the fast-track management-training program are all useful accouterments. But what does a powerful woman need most? A larger-than-life mother. When we ask...

Fortune: The 50 Most Powerful Women In American Business In an age of celebrity, it may surprise you that our No. 1 woman updated: Mon Oct 12 1998 00:01:00

To anyone with a sense of traditional career paths, Carly Fiorina's chance of becoming the most powerful woman in American business would have seemed about as good as, well, a guy's. In college, wh...

Fortune: Mr. Envelopes speaks out, integrity in Tennessee, insensitive Ann Landers, and other matters. THE SENSITIVITY POLICEupdated: Mon Aug 23 1993 00:01:00

Back in the stressful Sixties, ''Tell it like it is!'' was the banner and byword of rebellious youth. Now those kids have grown up. They live in the White House. They dominate the political establi...

Money Magazine: SAVING WITH 30-YEAR LOANS updated: Mon Jun 01 1992 00:01:00

Your December article on mortgage refinancing stated that replacing a 30-year loan with a 15-year loan can produce dramatic savings. That is not necessarily true. You reported that if Mr. and Mrs. ...

Fortune: A case for the three-day week, how to really stop smoking, the mob cuts prices, and other matters. THE LITERARY LIFE IN MICHIGANupdated: Mon Jul 30 1990 00:01:00

LANSING, MICH. -- Republicans can't wait to get their hands on an upcoming book by the ex-wife of Democratic Governor James Blanchard. Nervous Democrats wish they could put it on hold until after t...

Money Magazine: WHEN IT PAYS TO HAVE A HEART ATTACKupdated: Fri Apr 01 1988 00:01:00

The one rub of life insurance, at least from a selfish point of view, is that by the time the policy pays off, the policyholder is no longer around to enjoy it. Sure, you can borrow against its cas...

Fortune: The coming storm in televisionlandupdated: Mon Jan 19 1987 00:01:00

Christmas was not very merry for television stations across the U.S. The nation's three major networks, all under frugal new management, are threatening to reduce the millions of dollars they pay a...

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