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Money for political candidates: Where does it come from? Where does it go? Video included

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ELRICK INVESTIGATION: Raising money is sometimes an unpleasant fact of life in our political system. Without cash, how does a candidate campaign? But, there's another side of the story. Who is really raising that cash? Where are they getting it? And where does it really end up?
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General Motors profit declines 85% in 2Q Video included

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 General Motors says second-quarter profit fell 85 percent as recall costs chopped $1.5 billion from the bottom line. More>>

Ford 2nd quarter profit up 6% Video included

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Ford Motor Co.'s second quarter net income rose 6 percent to $1.3 billion as the company saw record profits in North America and made money in Europe for the first time in three years.
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Emotional testimony in court as shooting trial begins for Renisha McBride's death Video included

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The 911 call of Theodore Wafer began opening statements Wednesday in the trial for the death of 19-year-old Renisha McBride of Detroit, who was shot and killed last November on Wafer's Dearborn Heights porch.

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Family's dog found tortured, starved and tied to fence Video included

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Chester, a 5-year-old German shorthaired pointer, was a happy dog, before he was hunted down and horrified.
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Neighbors want neglected Detroit Rogell Golf Course cleaned up Video included

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One of Detroit's most popular sports attractions is now a grown over weedbed. Neighbors say their favorite golf course has become an eyesore.
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Mother upset after her son was able to purchase stun guns online Video included

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A stun gun is dangerous and illegal - and in the hands of a young teen there's no telling what could have happened. More>>

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  • General Motors profit declines 85% in 2Q

    General Motors profit declines 85% in 2Q

    Thursday, July 24 2014 7:43 AM EDT2014-07-24 11:43:10 GMT
     General Motors says second-quarter profit fell 85 percent as recall costs chopped $1.5 billion from the bottom line.
     General Motors says second-quarter profit fell 85 percent as recall costs chopped $1.5 billion from the bottom line.
  • Porch shooter: I didn't know gun was loaded

    Porch shooter: I didn't know gun was loaded

    Thursday, July 24 2014 12:48 PM EDT2014-07-24 16:48:56 GMT
    A suburban Detroit man who killed an unarmed woman on his porch immediately suggested to police it was an accident and that he didn't know his shotgun was loaded, according to recorded remarks played in court Thursday.
    A suburban Detroit man who killed an unarmed woman on his porch immediately suggested to police it was an accident and that he didn't know his shotgun was loaded, according to recorded remarks played in court Thursday.
  • Rehabilitation grants available for auction homes

    Rehabilitation grants available for auction homes

    Thursday, July 24 2014 12:45 PM EDT2014-07-24 16:45:20 GMT
    Homes eligible for $25,000 in forgivable rehabilitation grants are going on sale in a west side Detroit neighborhood. An online auction by the city's Land Bank Authority begins Thursday for eight houses in the Marygrove area.
    Homes eligible for $25,000 in forgivable rehabilitation grants are going on sale in a west side Detroit neighborhood. An online auction by the city's Land Bank Authority begins Thursday for eight houses in the Marygrove area.
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  • Police: Pair taped having sex on Bradenton Beach

    Police: Pair taped having sex on Bradenton Beach

    Monday, July 21 2014 11:22 PM EDT2014-07-22 03:22:58 GMT
    Police arrested a couple accused of having sex in front of dozens Sunday afternoon on Bradenton beach, and it was all caught on tape.
    Police arrested a couple accused of having sex in front of dozens Sunday afternoon on Bradenton beach, and it was all caught on tape.
  • To Heaven and Back: Boy Dies Three Times Following Car Accident

    To Heaven and Back: Boy Dies Three Times Following Car Accident

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 8:09 PM EDT2014-07-23 00:09:09 GMT
    Landon Whitley lost his father in a car accident, but he, too, was pronounced dead at the scene. He says he went to heaven -- and returned three times.
    Landon Whitley lost his father in a car accident, but he, too, was pronounced dead at the scene. He says he went to heaven -- and returned three times.
  • Fifty Shades of Grey trailer is finally out

    Fifty Shades of Grey trailer is finally out

    Thursday, July 24 2014 9:53 AM EDT2014-07-24 13:53:18 GMT
    Finally, it's our first look at the movie version of the best-selling erotic novel, "Fifty Shades of Grey."
    Finally, it's our first look at the movie version of the best-selling erotic novel, "Fifty Shades of Grey."
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  • Kid Rock, Charlie LeDuff and the Americans 4th of July Special

    Kid Rock, Charlie LeDuff and the Americans 4th of July Special

    Friday, July 4 2014 10:12 AM EDT2014-07-04 14:12:54 GMT
    Charlie LeDuff spends some time at Kid Rock's house on the Detroit River. The two talk about America, have a few beers and Charlie takes us through some of the stories he and his crew put together while on the road for the Americans with Charlie LeDuff. Happy 4th of July everybody, enjoy the show.
    Charlie LeDuff spends some time at Kid Rock's house on the Detroit River. The two talk about America, have a few beers and Charlie takes us through some of the stories he and his crew put together while on the road for the Americans with Charlie LeDuff. Happy 4th of July everybody, enjoy the show.
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  • The curse of Michigan's Lt. Governor

    The curse of Michigan's Lt. Governor

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 6:25 PM EDT2014-07-22 22:25:25 GMT
    No kid ever grows up wanting to be lt. governor, the second banana in state government.In Michigan there is a rich history of the second-in-charge wanting to use the office as a stepping stone to the top job as governor. Turns out it’s been a slippery stone as only two of twelvel.g.'s actually made it.The two winners were lt. governor John Swainson who served as the right-hand man to Gov. Soapy Williams and when he decided to retire, Mr. Swainson ran and won.Lt. Governor Bill Milliken served...
    No kid ever grows up wanting to be lt. governor, the second banana in state government.In Michigan there is a rich history of the second-in-charge wanting to use the office as a stepping stone to the top job as governor. Turns out it’s been a slippery stone as only two of twelvel.g.'s actually made it.The two winners were lt. governor John Swainson who served as the right-hand man to Gov. Soapy Williams and when he decided to retire, Mr. Swainson ran and won.Lt. Governor Bill Milliken served...
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  • JOB SHOP: The DOPE Project for Youth

    JOB SHOP: The DOPE Project for Youth

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 10:42 AM EDT2014-07-22 14:42:20 GMT
    The DOPE Project (TDP) is not a typical boring lecture, or a traditional class, it instead allows kids to interact with business leaders and professionals as if they are in the real workplace.
    The DOPE Project (TDP) is not a typical boring lecture, or a traditional class, it instead allows kids to interact with business leaders and professionals as if they are in the real workplace.
  • Physician, Medical Biller, Medical Assistant

    Physician, Medical Biller, Medical Assistant

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 1:15 PM EDT2014-07-23 17:15:06 GMT
    House Call Physicians of Southfield is working to fill several open positions. Opportunities include, Physician for house calls, Medical Biller and Medical Assistant. All of these positions require previous experience.
    House Call Physicians of Southfield is working to fill several open positions. Opportunities include, Physician for house calls, Medical Biller and Medical Assistant. All of these positions require previous experience.
  • Family Medicine Nurse Practitioner

    Family Medicine Nurse Practitioner

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 1:10 PM EDT2014-07-22 17:10:34 GMT
    Provide primary care services to patients at DCC Health Center. Within this role the Family Nurse Practitioner is responsible for daily patient office visits, medication prescriptions and prescription refills, appropriate and complete clinical documentation, patient paperwork, clinical record reviews for quality improvement and evaluation of clinical quality activities.
    Provide primary care services to patients at DCC Health Center. Within this role the Family Nurse Practitioner is responsible for daily patient office visits, medication prescriptions and prescription refills, appropriate and complete clinical documentation, patient paperwork, clinical record reviews for quality improvement and evaluation of clinical quality activities.
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  • Wyoming cave with fossil secrets to be excavated

    Wyoming cave with fossil secrets to be excavated

    Thursday, July 24 2014 1:03 PM EDT2014-07-24 17:03:43 GMT
    For the first time in more than 30 years, paleontologists are preparing excavate a sinkhole-type cave in northern Wyoming that contains the ancient remains of tens of thousands of animals.
    For the first time in three decades, scientists are about to revisit one of North America's most remarkable troves of ancient fossils: the bones of tens of thousands of animals piled at least 30 feet deep at the bottom...
  • Mother, daughter die after Philly food truck blast

    Mother, daughter die after Philly food truck blast

    Thursday, July 24 2014 12:53 PM EDT2014-07-24 16:53:53 GMT
    A mother and teenage daughter have died of injuries they suffered in a fiery explosion inside their food truck earlier this month, authorities said Thursday.
    A mother and teenage daughter have died of injuries they suffered in a fiery explosion inside their food truck earlier this month, authorities said Thursday.
  • Varying health premium subsidies worry consumers

    Varying health premium subsidies worry consumers

    Thursday, July 24 2014 12:44 PM EDT2014-07-24 16:44:49 GMT
    Linda Close was grateful to learn she qualified for a sizable subsidy to help pay for her health insurance under the new federal law. But in the process of signing up for a plan, Close said her HealthCare.gov...
    Linda Close was grateful to learn she qualified for a sizable subsidy to help pay for her health insurance under the new federal law. But in the process of signing up for a plan, Close said her HealthCare.gov account...
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  • Out and About: Goldfish Swim School

    Out and About: Goldfish Swim School

    Thursday, July 24 2014 12:49 PM EDT2014-07-24 16:49:09 GMT
    Fox 2's Jessica Starr took her son Noah out and about to check out the Goldfish Swim School.
    Fox 2's Jessica Starr took her son Noah out and about to check out the Goldfish Swim School.
  • "A Roaring Night" at the MGM Grand Detroit

    "A Roaring Night" at the MGM Grand Detroit

    Thursday, July 24 2014 12:28 PM EDT2014-07-24 16:28:25 GMT
    The fundraiser "A Roaring Night" is on Saturday Aug. 9, 2014, tickets are $125 per person ($25 tax deductible). The ticket price includes: Strolling Food Stations, Open Bar and Live Entertainment.
    The fundraiser "A Roaring Night" is on Saturday Aug. 9, 2014, tickets are $125 per person ($25 tax deductible). The ticket price includes: Strolling Food Stations, Open Bar and Live Entertainment.
  • 313 turns 313: Detroit celebrates its birthday with a party

    313 turns 313: Detroit celebrates its birthday with a party

    Thursday, July 24 2014 11:38 AM EDT2014-07-24 15:38:54 GMT
    Detroit 300 Conservancy and Quicken Loans have done it again. The 2014 DOWNTOWN SUMMERFEST, July 24-26, promises to be an exciting three-day celebration of music and arts, food and drink and lots of fun surprises in and around all four of the Summer in the Park downtown park settings.
    Detroit 300 Conservancy and Quicken Loans have done it again. The 2014 DOWNTOWN SUMMERFEST, July 24-26, promises to be an exciting three-day celebration of music and arts, food and drink and lots of fun surprises in and around all four of the Summer in the Park downtown park settings.
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