hurricane isaac http://michiganradio.org en Political conventions & Isaac http://michiganradio.org/post/political-conventions-isaac <p>America’s two largest political showcase events could be hampered in their efforts to get out their messages because of Hurricane Isaac.</p><p></p><p>The Republicans have left Tampa and the Democrats are rolling into Charlotte.</p><p></p><p>This weekend should be filled with nothing but talk about what Mitt Romney said about Barack Obama and what the Democratic President plans to say about his Republican challenger.</p><p></p><p>Instead, Hurricane Isaac threatens to dilute both parties finely crafted convention messaging.</p><p></p> Sun, 02 Sep 2012 20:01:01 +0000 Steve Carmody 8910 at http://michiganradio.org Political conventions & Isaac Michigan gasoline prices rising, Michigan Attorney General warns against price gouging http://michiganradio.org/post/michigan-gasoline-prices-rising-michigan-attorney-general-warns-against-price-gouging <p>Michigan <a href="http://gaspricesexplained.org/">gasoline prices</a> have risen 25 cents in the past week.</p><p></p><p>The price increase is tied to late summer driving demand and Hurricane Isaac disrupting oil production in the Gulf of Mexico.</p><p></p><p>The average price for a gallon of gasoline in Michigan stands at $4.08, according to <a href="http://www.michigangasprices.com/">GasBuddy.com.</a></p><p></p> Wed, 29 Aug 2012 19:30:01 +0000 Steve Carmody 8868 at http://michiganradio.org Michigan gasoline prices rising, Michigan Attorney General warns against price gouging As Isaac gets closer, Michigan Republicans party in Tampa http://michiganradio.org/post/isaac-gets-closer-michigan-republicans-party-tampa <p>Isaac is coming, but for Michigan’s delegation to the Republican National Convention the parties go on.</p><p></p><p>They used to call them ‘Hurricane parties’.&nbsp; People getting together to have a good time as one of nature’s most destructive forces bore down on them. &nbsp;&nbsp;They can now change the name to 'Republican Hurricane Parties.'</p><p></p><p>As&nbsp; Isaac churned its way north, Michigan’s delegation to the RNC went ahead and held their planned governor’s reception at the Florida Aquarium.&nbsp; &nbsp;</p><p></p> Sun, 26 Aug 2012 20:15:59 +0000 Steve Carmody 8820 at http://michiganradio.org As Isaac gets closer, Michigan Republicans party in Tampa Republican National Convention preps for Isaac http://michiganradio.org/post/republican-national-convention-preps-isaac <p>Tropical storm Isaac is bearing down on Florida.&nbsp;&nbsp; But for now Michigan’s delegation to the Republican National Convention plans to keep to it’s pre-convention schedule.</p><p>Members of Michigan’s delegation had planned for a once in a lifetime experience in Tampa this week, but they didn’t expect it to be a hurricane.&nbsp;</p> Sun, 26 Aug 2012 12:59:56 +0000 Steve Carmody 8818 at http://michiganradio.org Republican National Convention preps for Isaac