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Nessel says attorneys “gaming out” election challenges

State Attorney General Dana Nessel says she expects more lawsuits regardless of the outcome of the November elections. In an interview on Michigan Public Television, Nessel said there are multiple legal teams in her office preparing to defend or challenge how the election was handled. “We are gaming out every potential scenario that could possibly take place, irrespective of what it is," Nessel said. That includes efforts to intimidate voters or misinform people on where or how to cast a...

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Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said Friday that movie theaters and other venues can reopen in two weeks after nearly seven months of closure during the coronavirus pandemic, and she relaxed a cap so more people can attend funerals and other indoor events.

Michigan Public Radio

Time is running out for Michigan residents who have waited to renew their driver’s license or vehicle registration during the coronavirus pandemic. Anyone with an expiration date after March 1 were given a long grace period by the Legislature and Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. But that period ends Wednesday and no extension is anticipated.

DNR can't check as many deer for chronic wasting disease

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Michigan wildlife officials won’t be able to check as many deer for chronic wasting disease during the upcoming hunting season. The state Department of Natural Resources said it’s facing staff and financial shortages as well as challenges from the coronavirus pandemic.

“We ask for your patience and grace as we adapt to meet these challenges,” said acting wildlife division chief Dan Kennedy.

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State Attorney General Dana Nessel says she expects more lawsuits regardless of the outcome of the November elections. In an interview on Michigan Public Television, Nessel said there are multiple legal teams in her office preparing to defend or challenge how the election was handled.

“We are gaming out every potential scenario that could possibly take place, irrespective of what it is," Nessel said.

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The first presidential debate of the year is set for this week, and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden campaign is sending one of his top surrogates to campaign in Michigan. Doctor Jill Biden is scheduled to visit Traverse City on Tuesday, the day Joe Biden and President Trump face off in the first of three presidential debates.

Democrats were criticized for not paying enough attention to Michigan in 2016. But this time both the Biden and Trump campaigns are frequently campaigning in the battleground state.

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For Major League Baseball, it's on to the postseason.

This year, that's saying a lot.

The sport wrapped up its regular season Sunday, and got through it without being in a protective bubble like other leagues. There were COVID-19 outbreaks and postponed games.

There still could be problems in the playoffs.

Brad Parscale, senior digital adviser for the Trump campaign and former campaign manager, was involuntarily hospitalized after his wife told police in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., on Sunday afternoon that Parscale had access to weapons and was threatening to harm himself.

Associated Press

 

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said Friday that movie theaters and other venues can reopen in two weeks after nearly seven months of closure during the coronavirus pandemic, and she relaxed a cap so more people can attend funerals and other indoor events.

Michigan Public Radio

Time is running out for Michigan residents who have waited to renew their driver’s license or vehicle registration during the coronavirus pandemic. Anyone with an expiration date after March 1 were given a long grace period by the Legislature and Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. But that period ends Wednesday and no extension is anticipated.

DNR can't check as many deer for chronic wasting disease

2 hours ago
Wikipedia

Michigan wildlife officials won’t be able to check as many deer for chronic wasting disease during the upcoming hunting season. The state Department of Natural Resources said it’s facing staff and financial shortages as well as challenges from the coronavirus pandemic.

“We ask for your patience and grace as we adapt to meet these challenges,” said acting wildlife division chief Dan Kennedy.

WGVU

State Attorney General Dana Nessel says she expects more lawsuits regardless of the outcome of the November elections. In an interview on Michigan Public Television, Nessel said there are multiple legal teams in her office preparing to defend or challenge how the election was handled.

“We are gaming out every potential scenario that could possibly take place, irrespective of what it is," Nessel said.

Justin Clark's path to the top of the Trump campaign started in an unlikely place: 20 years ago, between college and law school, Clark did accounting work for Democrat Al Gore's presidential campaign.

Republican candidate George W. Bush ended up winning that election, after legal battles over the recount in Florida went all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court.

MPR

The first presidential debate of the year is set for this week, and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden campaign is sending one of his top surrogates to campaign in Michigan. Doctor Jill Biden is scheduled to visit Traverse City on Tuesday, the day Joe Biden and President Trump face off in the first of three presidential debates.

Democrats were criticized for not paying enough attention to Michigan in 2016. But this time both the Biden and Trump campaigns are frequently campaigning in the battleground state.

COVID-19 has caused widespread damage to the economy — so wide that it can be easy to overlook how unevenly households are suffering. But new polling data out this month reveal households that either have had someone with COVID-19 or include someone who has a disability or special needs are much more likely to also be hurting financially.

President Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden will debate each other for the first time Tuesday evening, in the first of three presidential debates.

Here are the details:

When? Tuesday, Sept. 29, from 9 to 10:30 p.m. ET. (You can listen to the debate on NPR, and we'll have a livestream video online.)

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