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Governor, AG candidates say Dems can win

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 06:43:54 GMT

Gubernatorial candidate Abdul El-Sayed and attorney general hopeful Dana Nessel say Democrats have the power to make Michigan a blue state again. Two candidates vying to become Michigan's next governor and attorney general, respectively, campaigned Wednesday night in Canton, calling for an end to policies they say favor the political establishment and big corporations over the needs of a struggling electorate.

Canton Police send out alert after coyote attack

Mon, 08 Jan 2018 22:55:54 GMT

A 16-year-old Jack Russell Terrier has died in the latest reported attack on a small pet by coyotes in Metro Detroit. It happened in the area of Cherry Hill and Beck Road in Canton.

Date confusion: Ash Wednesday is on Valentine's Day, Easter on April Fools' Day

Sat, 06 Jan 2018 13:40:18 GMT

Archbishop Allen Vigneron of the Archdiocese of Detroit places ashes on Dave Guastella, of Canton, Mich., during Ash Wednesday service at St. Aloysius Church in Detroit on March 1, 2017. This year, Ash Wednesday falls on Feb. 14, Valentine's Day.

Wrong-way driver not drinking in fatal crash

Fri, 29 Dec 2017 03:40:25 GMT

A wrong-way driver hadn't been drinking alcohol during a crash that killed two people on Interstate 275 in Canton. A wrong-way driver involved in a head-on crash that killed two people in Canton hadn't been drinking alcohol at the time, police say, even though open alcohol was found in his vehicle.

Man ticketed for naked roadside Christmas bet

Wed, 27 Dec 2017 20:07:07 GMT

A 28-year-old driver accepted a $30 bet from a woman he met online to pull off the road and take a picture of himself standing naked outside of his vehicle, police say. The Flint man told police that a woman he met on the website Craigslist offered him $30 to pull his Mitsubishi Outlander off the road, stand naked outside the vehicle and take pictures with his cellphone.