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Federal Judge Blocks Michigan Ban on Straight-Party Voting

A federal judge has blocked Michigan's new ban on straight-party voting, a law that was passed by Republicans but criticized by Democrats as a way to discourage turnout among minorities.

Gov. Rick Snyder thanked National Guard soldiers for helping repair flood damage during a visit to Gogebic County on Monday.
  • Governor Tours Gogebic County Storm Damage
Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette speaks during the opening day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Monday.
  • Michigan AG Highlights Flint, Law Enforcers in RNC Speech
On Friday, crews were working to reopen Lake Road.  The washout has cut off access to Little Girl's Point.
  • Governor Declares State of Disaster in Gogebic County
  • Michigan Panel Approves New Regulations for Fish 'Chumming'

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