After weeks of posturing, Gov. Rick Snyder and Democratic challenger Mark Schauer have agreed to face-off Oct. 12 before a live televised audience of undecided voters at Wayne State University in Detroit. Snyder's and Schauer's campaigns announced Monday evening their candidates will answer questions in a gubernatorial town hall forum co-sponsored by The Detroit News, Detroit Free Press and Detroit Public Television, which will broadcast the event on Channel 56.
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Is there anyone who hasn't scanned the radio dial on a long road trip and endured noisy static, angry talk shows, and music that disappoints in a desperate search for a classic rock station? But who knew the classic rock concept was born in Michigan almost 30 years ago? Fred Jacobs, an Oakland County-based radio consultant, was part of that birth in 1985. He said WMMQ in Charlotte, Michigan, was the first classic rock station, and the format quickly spread across the country.
Full story: Classic rock born in Michigan almost 30 years ago (Mon, 9/22)