LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Governor Rick Snyder has been fond of calling Michigan the "comeback state" for at least 2 ½ years. So he naturally made it a part of his re-election campaign early on. But as the Republican governor's campaign ramps up in the final two months of the race, he's tweaking his message. Now Michigan's on the "road to recovery." Pollsters say the fine-tuning reflected in new TV ads is an attempt to align with voters who are positive about the state's direction but also say the recovery hasn't helped them personally.
ST. IGNACE, Mich. (AP) - Semitrailer trucks are out in force in the St. Ignace area this weekend for the 19th annual Richard Crane Memorial Big Rig Truck Show. The Evening News of Sault Ste. Marie reports that vehicles will be on display in downtown St. Ignace through Sunday.
DETROIT (AP) - Authorities accuse a 17-year-old Detroit prep football star of assaulting a female student after he was released from jail for body-slamming a security officer in his school. Wayne County prosecutors yesterday charged Jayru Campbell with assault and unarmed robbery in connection with the Friday altercation at Cass Technical High School.
CLAM LAKE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) - Authorities say a 24-year-old woman has been killed after being ejected from a speeding car that collided with a semitrailer in Michigan's northwestern Lower Peninsula. Michigan State Police said the car the woman was riding in was traveling southeast on M115 in Wexford County's Clam Lake Township early Saturday when it hit the oncoming truck.
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