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  • Macomb County hiring contractor to look at election machine (Michigan)

    10/06/2021 2:21:56 AM PDT · by Libloather · 5 replies
    SF Gate ^ | 10/05/21
    MOUNT CLEMENS, Mich. (AP) - Michigan's third-largest county, where voters backed former President Donald Trump in 2020, is hiring a specialist to examine its election hardware and software. The work in Macomb County is not a second look at the results of the presidential election. Rather, the Republican county clerk, who was elected last year, said he wants to lead the state in “election integrity.” A contractor, Pro V&V, will be paid roughly $16,000 to take apart the county election server, Anthony Forlini said Tuesday. Pro V&V will take pictures, record serial numbers and perform other tasks to get a...
  • Grieving dad jailed for repeatedly criticizing court system in Macomb County

    09/08/2019 1:06:02 PM PDT · by Leaning Right · 91 replies
    WXYZ News (ABC) ^ | Sept 6, 2019 | Kim Russell
    He lost a custody battle, then his son lost his life. He blames the court system. He voiced his strong opinions on social media and the next thing he knew he was locked in jail. *snip* The investigative report also says at no time did he threaten harm or violence.
  • On the trail of an 'enemy combatant'~Details emerge on Marri's alleged role in 2nd wave...

    07/21/2007 12:43:11 PM PDT · by ZacandPook · 9 replies · 999+ views
    Washington Post ^ | July 19, 2007 | Susan Schmidt
    Excerpt: Use of poisons U.S. intelligence officials believe that Marri trained for two years in Afghanistan, among other things receiving instruction in the use of poisons and toxins at the Derunta camp near Jalalabad, sources said. He is believed to have trained under Abu Khabab al-Masri, an Egyptian specialist in chemical and biological weapons who was killed ... *** U.S. authorities allege that Marri had gone to the United Arab Emirates in August 2001 to get more than $13,000 in cash from Mustafa Ahmed al-Hawsawi, the alleged paymaster for the Sept. 11 plotters. *** The Islamic Assembly of North America,...
  • Man arrested for driving around with mounted World War II machine gun in Metro Detroit

    07/05/2013 8:26:11 AM PDT · by DarkSavant · 76 replies
    MLive ^ | July 05, 2013 | The Associated Press
    <p>SHELBY TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A man was arrested in Macomb County by police responding to reports of a vehicle with a mounted machine gun driving around late at night.</p> <p>The armor-plated military-type vehicle featured a modified World War II .50-caliber machine gun.</p>
  • Luciano: Child’s death raises questions

    11/04/2010 10:52:18 AM PDT · by Immerito · 8 replies
    Peoria Journal Star ^ | 11/04/2010 | PHIL LUCIANO
    Layers of mystery continue to twist around the sad, bizarre case of little Aryanna Inman, who died in a Macomb house fire last week. The 2-year-old’s death seems all the more peculiar in light of two new pieces of information I confirmed Wednesday: * It turns out her family was hit by not just one, not just two, but a remarkable three fires at three different rental homes this year. * The state has removed her surviving brother from the care of her father and his girlfriend. In fact, child-welfare workers began investigating a neglect charge regarding the children’s home...
  • Macomb plans under fire

    09/23/2007 12:51:39 AM PDT · by Westlander · 4 replies · 242+ views
    Address only due to copyright.
  • Inmate Seeks Wedding Present from Macomb

    08/16/2007 5:49:56 PM PDT · by Westlander · 2 replies · 339+ views
    WXYZ & AP ^ | 8-16-2007 | Associated Press
    A prisoner is suing the Macomb County Jail for not allowing him to sign his marriage certificate after tying the knot with his fiance. Waukeen Spraggins said his vows through a glass window in the visitor's room with a minister present in February. But deputies refused to let him sign because high-security inmates are barred from marrying in jail. Spraggins was considered a high risk after he escaped from jail in 1999.
  • Michigan Results by City/Township 2004 - Oakland and Macomb Counties, Wayne by Detroit/Non Detroit

    11/05/2004 12:42:26 PM PST · by Dan from Michigan · 50 replies · 1,442+ views
    Various | 11-2-04 | Clerks
    MICHAEL WALTER GEORGE W. DAVID JOHN F. RALPH MICHAEL BADNARIK (LIB) BROWN (NLP) BUSH (REP) COBB (GRN) KERRY (DEM) NADER (NPA) PEROUTKA (UST) Total Votes Bush% Kerry% Difference Center Line 16 1 1,613 0 2,312 29 1 3972 40.61% 58.21% -699 Eastpointe 48 7 5,837 13 9,766 93 20 15784 36.98% 61.87% -3,929 Fraser 19 6 3,893 2 3,959 46 5 7930 49.09% 49.92% -66 Memphis 1 0 227 0 170 4 0 402 56.47% 42.29% 57 Mt. Clemens 32 1 2,762 9 4,407 42 4 7257 38.06% 60.73% -1,645 New Baltimore 11 0 3,103 1 2,440 31 7...
  • In Our Opinion - Macomb Daily Endorses Bush

    10/24/2004 9:13:51 AM PDT · by Dan from Michigan · 3 replies · 335+ views
    Macomb Daily ^ | 10-24-04
    In Our Opinion We need a leader who recognizes the threat and does not shy away from it. Bush's steadfast leadership makes him the best choice for president. PUBLISHED: October 24, 2004 We are at war. It is a sad fact, but a challenge that we must face up to since we were attacked Sept. 11, 2001. During this period in our nation's history we need a leader who recognizes the threat and does not shy from it. That leader is George Bush. During this global challenge we cannot afford a leader with a finger-to-the-wind attitude such as Sen. John...
  • Journal Register completes acquisition of newspaper chain (NJ paper buys Macomb, Oakland papers)

    08/14/2004 8:48:09 AM PDT · by Dan from Michigan · 3 replies · 391+ views
    AP ^ | 8-14-04
    Journal Register completes acquisition of newspaper chain The Associated Press 8/13/2004, 4:27 p.m. ET TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The Journal Register Co. said Friday that it has completed its $415 million acquisition of a Michigan newspaper chain. Pontiac, Mich.-based 21st Century Newspapers Inc.'s holdings include four daily newspapers with a combined daily circulation of about 137,500 and a combined Sunday circulation of about 176,000. The newspapers include The Daily Oakland Press in Pontiac, The Macomb Daily, The Daily Tribune in Royal Oak, and The Morning Sun in Mount Pleasant. "We are very happy to complete this acquisition and welcome the...
  • Saint Bernards Kill Steer, Other Animals In Local County (Macomb)

    05/09/2004 3:45:05 PM PDT · by Dan from Michigan · 41 replies · 342+ views
    Saint Bernards Kill Steer, Other Animals In Local County Judge To Decide Fate Of Dogs POSTED: 8:17 p.m. EDT May 7, 2004 UPDATED: 8:52 p.m. EDT May 7, 2004 Two Saint Bernard dogs were placed in a Macomb County shelter after they apparently went on a killing spree. Among the victims of the dogs were a steer, a sheep, deer, llamas and a 200-pound pig, according to Local 4 reports. Robert Wangelin, who sells fresh produce and beef, said he was confronted by the dogs when stepping out to work on his farm in northern Macomb one morning. "There was...
  • (DEMOCRAT) Marlinga Indicted (Fraud and Conspiracy)

    04/23/2004 11:39:27 AM PDT · by Dan from Michigan · 18 replies · 244+ views
    Detroit News ^ | 4-23-04 | Tony Manolatos and David Shepardson
    Marlinga Indicted Macomb prosecutor accused of trading favors for donations; feds charge state Sen. Barcia with campaign violations By Tony Manolatos and David Shepardson / The Detroit News Macomb County Prosecutor Carl Marlinga was indicted Thursday on charges that he traded legal favors for campaign contributions. State Sen. James Barcia, D-Bay City, and Warren Realtor Ralph Roberts also were named in the federal indictment that rattles the Democratic Party and suggests justice was for sale in Michigan’s third-largest county. “This case represents part of our efforts to uphold the public’s trust in their elected officials,” said U.S Attorney Jeffrey G....
  • Macomb prosecutor (Marlinga - D) announces he will not run for re-election

    04/19/2004 7:04:07 PM PDT · by Dan from Michigan · 2 replies · 175+ views
    AP ^ | 4-19-04
    Macomb prosecutor announces he will not run for re-election The Associated Press 4/19/2004, 5:58 p.m. ET MOUNT CLEMENS, Mich. (AP) — Embattled Macomb County Prosecutor Carl Marlinga will not run for re-election in November, his office said Monday. A spokesman for Marlinga told WDIV-TV in Detroit there were a number of reasons for Marlinga's decision, but acknowledged the ongoing federal grand jury probe of Marlinga and his failed 2002 congressional campaign was one of them. The grand jury is investigating whether Marlinga traded prosecutorial favors for political contributions to his campaign. He testified in front of the grand jury twice...
  • Republicans gain clout in Macomb County

    10/16/2003 6:59:09 AM PDT · by Dan from Michigan · 3 replies · 215+ views
    Detroit News ^ | 10-16-03 | Marisa Schultz
    <p>The Republican Party, once the underdog in Macomb politics, has slowly eroded Democratic clout, in part because of the growth of Macomb's northern and more conservative townships, analysts say.</p> <p>Population growth has boomed in all of Macomb's townships north of Hall Road. At the same time, Macomb's southern cities, which have been the Democratic backbone of the county, have suffered population losses.</p>
  • Major power surge in NY? (Blackout is in NYC, Detroit, Ottawa and Toronto, per Fox News)

    08/14/2003 1:14:13 PM PDT · by Joe Hadenuf · 3,562 replies · 6,003+ views
    8-14-03 | Joe Hadenuf
    Hannity station went dead for about 20 seconds. Said he had never seen anything like it.
  • Macomb County stung by stigma of intolerance

    08/14/2003 3:59:59 PM PDT · by El Conservador · 5 replies · 213+ views
    Detroit Free Press ^ | August 14, 2003 | ALEXA CAPELOTO
    <p>Along a lobby wall of the Macomb County building in Mt. Clemens, a row of photos depicts each group of county commissioners since 1969. The clothes and hairstyles of the smiling subjects change with the years, but one thing is consistent.</p> <p>With one exception, every face is white.</p>
  • Granholm vetoes water board bill

    03/21/2003 3:51:48 PM PST · by Dan from Michigan · 5 replies · 314+ views
    AP ^ | 3-21-03
    Granholm vetoes water board bill The Associated Press 3/21/03 4:00 PM LANSING, Mich. (AP) -- Gov. Jennifer Granholm on Friday vetoed a Republican bill that would have created a regional board to review rates agreed to by the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department. The veto was Granholm's first action on legislation approved by the House and Senate since she took office in January, Granholm spokeswoman Liz Boyd said. The veto marked the first major partisan conflict between the Democratic governor and the Republicans who control the Legislature. Senate Republicans will discuss the possibility of overriding the veto on Tuesday, according...

    11/03/2002 6:35:59 PM PST · by Dan from Michigan · 37 replies · 422+ views
    Posthumus Campaign | 11-4-02
    We need a big turnout here. TRAVERSE CITY Cherry Capitol Airport General Aviation Terminal 1330 Airport Access Road 7:30 AM ALPENA Alpena County Regional Airport Lobby 1617 Airport Rd 8:45AM SAGINAW MBS International Airport Mid-Michigan Air Center 8370 Garfield Rd Freeland, MI 10:30 AM LANSING Capitol Building Michigan and Capitol Ave 12:15PM BATTLE CREEK Duncan Aviation 15745 South Airport Rd Battle Creek 1:30 BENTON HARBOR Southwest MI Regional Air Lobby 1123 Territorial Rd 3:00 GRAND RAPIDS Gerald R Ford International Airport Northern Air East Hanger 5500 44th Street SE 4:45 MACOMB Wolverine Golf Clubhouse 17201 25 Mile Road Macomb 7:30