occupy http://michiganradio.org en In this morning’s news: Detroit primary recount, ACLU suit, and the Occupiers http://michiganradio.org/post/morning-s-news-detroit-primary-recount-aclu-suit-and-occupiers <p><strong>State of Michigan will re-count Detroit ballots</strong><br>A state election panel will be tasked with certifying the results from the <a href="http://www.michiganradio.org/post/controversy-surrounds-results-detroits-mayoral-primary">Detroit mayoral primary</a>.&nbsp; This comes after the Wayne County election board refused to certify the votes.&nbsp; Michigan Radio’s Rick Pluta reports that the county will have to pay the costs of having the state re-tabulate the ballots.&nbsp;</p><p><strong>FBI may continue to use demographic information</strong><br>A federal appeals court has sided with the FBI in a case about racial and ethnic mapping.&nbsp; The Detroit chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union filed the suit against the FBI because it refuses to share information about its use of demographic data in investigations.&nbsp; Michigan Radio’s Rina Miller <a href="http://www.michiganradio.org/post/aclu-loses-appeal-fbi-racial-ethnic-profiling-case">reports</a> that “a federal appeals court says the FBI is allowed to withhold some information so that criminals and terrorists don't know what the bureau is looking into.”</p><p><strong>Occupy comes to Kalamazoo</strong><br>The Occupy movement is back in Michigan this week.&nbsp; Activists from around the country will take over a park in downtown Kalamazoo to bring attention to issues ranging from the economy to racism.&nbsp; Michigan Radio’s Steve Carmody <a href="http://www.michiganradio.org/post/occupy-activists-take-over-kalamazoo-park-national-gathering">reports </a>that “unlike other Occupy events, the activists say no one will be sleeping overnight in Kalamazoo’s Bronson Park.”<br> Thu, 22 Aug 2013 12:25:49 +0000 Michigan Radio Newsroom 14103 at http://michiganradio.org In this morning’s news: Detroit primary recount, ACLU suit, and the Occupiers Occupy Grand Rapids stakes out a new campsite http://michiganradio.org/post/occupy-grand-rapids-stakes-out-new-campsite <p><a href="http://occupygr.org/">Occupy Grand Rapids</a> is re-launching the movement after several months of lying low. The group doesn&#39;t have specific demands, &ldquo;it&rsquo;s not one thing, it&rsquo;s everything,&rdquo; the <a href="https://www.facebook.com/OccupyGrandRapids">group&rsquo;s facebook page says.</a></p><p>But several of its members say issues like income inequality, corporate influence, and housing security are important to them.</p> Wed, 04 Jul 2012 22:36:58 +0000 Lindsey Smith 8148 at http://michiganradio.org Occupy Grand Rapids stakes out a new campsite Michigan governor says he's "fair game" for protesters http://michiganradio.org/post/michigan-governor-says-hes-fair-game-protesters <p>Governor Snyder says he&rsquo;s &quot;fair game&quot; for today&rsquo;s&nbsp;planned protest outside his Ann Arbor area home. He says it&#39;s part of democracy for people to protest.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>&ldquo;It&rsquo;s fine to demonstrate to show those things,&quot; says&nbsp;Snyder, though he adds, &quot;The main thing is&hellip;hopefully we can spend as much or more time finding common ground about how we can work together to solve problems.&rdquo;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Mon, 16 Jan 2012 18:59:37 +0000 Steve Carmody 5803 at http://michiganradio.org Michigan governor says he's "fair game" for protesters