The state is hoping a 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruling upholding a change to Ohio elections law ending an overlapping period when voters there could both register and cast a ballot portends victory in its efforts to eliminate the ability for voters to choose a political party's slate of candidates through a single mark on the ballot in Michigan.
The three-judge panel in the Ohio case upheld the Ohio law on a 2-1 vote with two judges appointed by Republican presidents voting to uphold ending the overlapping period known as "Golden Week" and one judge appointed by a Democratic president voting to overturn the law.
Flint residents frustrated by rashes they experienced following the switch of the city's water source to the Flint River in 2014 probably didn't see that frustration eased by the findings of a major study into the situation released Tuesday.
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