Michigan Daybook

Associated Press Michigan Daybook for Friday, Apr. 12.

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Friday, Apr. 12 7:40 AM Michigan Gov. Whitmer continues ‘Road to Opportunity’ tour – Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer continues ‘Road to Opportunity’ tour, with Cadillac Governor’s Breakfast, with state Sen. Curt VanderWall and Rep. Michele Hoitenga at Wexford County Civic Arena, 1320 N Mitchell St, Cadillac (7:40 AM EDT); and a tour of Wexford-Missaukee ISD Career Tech Center, 9901 E 13th St, Cadillac (9:30 AM EDT)

Location: Cadillac, MI

Weblinks: http://www.michigan.gov, https://twitter.com/migov

Contacts: Office of the Michigan Governor, BrownT56@michigan.gov


Friday, Apr. 12 8:00 AM Michigan State University Board of Trustees meeting

Location: Hannah Administration Building, 426 Auditorium Rd, East Lansing, MI

Weblinks: http://www.msu.edu, https://twitter.com/MSUNews

Contacts: Emily Guerrant, Michigan State University, media@msu.edu, 1 517 353 7077


Friday, Apr. 12 7:30 PM Bill and Hillary Clinton continue North American speaking tour – Former President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton continue joint speaking tour, featuring joint on-stage conversations, moderated by Ben Stiller, with the two leaders, sharing stories and anecdotes from their careers in public service, discussing topical issues, and looking forward to the future

Location: Fox Theatre, 2211 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI

Weblinks: http://www.aneveningwiththeclintons.com, https://twitter.com/livenation

Contacts: Emily Bender, Live Nation, emilybender@livenation.com



Saturday, Apr. 13 9:15 AM Bernie Sanders on campaign trail in Indiana and Michigan – 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Independent Sen. Bernie Sanders campaigns in Indiana and Michigan, as part of a three day tour to Midwest battleground states, holding a community meeting at Genesis Center, 1 Genesis Center Plz, Gary, IN (9:15 AM CDT); meeting with UA Local 174 at 1008 O’Malley Dr, Coopersville, MI (1:30 PM EDT); and holding a rally at Macomb Community College, 14500 Twelve Mile Rd, Warren, MI (5:00 PM EDT)

Weblinks: https://berniesanders.com/, https://twitter.com/berniesanders

Contacts: Sarah Ford, Bernie for President, sarahford@berniesanders.com, 1 812 243 7152

Press transport will be available but space is limited. To reserve a spot, please email press@berniesanders.com


Saturday, Apr. 13 10:00 AM Republican Rep. Paul Mitchell’s office hosts Military Service Academy Day

Location: Romeo Engineering and Technology Center, 62300 Jewell Rd, Washington, MI

Weblinks: https://mitchell.house.gov/, https://twitter.com/RepPaulMitchell

Contacts: Alex Davidson, Office of Rep. Paul Mitchell, alex.davidson@mail.house.gov, 1 202 577 9481


Saturday, Apr. 13 20th anniversary of man sentenced for assisted suicide shown on TV – 20th anniversary of Jack Kervorkian sentenced in Pontiac, MI, to 10 – 25 years in prison for the second-degree murder of a man whose assisted suicide in 1998 was videotaped and shown on ’60 Minutes’


Saturday, Apr. 13 Autism Alliance of Michigan Annual Michigan Shines for Autism Gala and Champions’ Night Afterglow

Location: MotorCity Casino Hotel, 2901 Grand River Ave, Detroit, MI

Weblinks: http://autismallianceofmichigan.org/

Contacts: Lauren Lewis, Autism Alliance of Michigan, Lauren.Lewis@aaomi.org, 1 313 613 0399


Saturday, Apr. 13 La Dispute begin North American tour

Location: The Pyramid Scheme, 68 Commerce Ave SW, Grand Rapids, MI

Weblinks: , https://twitter.com/ladisputeband

Contacts: Christine Morales, Epitaph, christine@epitaph.com, 1 213 413 7353