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Tea Party Mayor Janice Daniels Facing a Recall Vote

Voters in Troy, Michigan, still seem annoyed at their leader's refusal to accept federal funding.

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The Book-Burning Campaign That Saved a Public Library

A social media hoax outwitted an anti-tax group and galvanized voters in Troy, Michigan.

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Troy Mayor Comes Out as Anti-Gay, Again

Janice Daniels, the tea party mayor of Troy, Michigan, recently said something bad about homosexual people at a student forum on bullying and suicide. But what was it, exactly?

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Tea Party Mayor Loses Battle to Block Troy Transit Center

The city council went ahead and voted to accept millions in federal money Tuesday, despite the mayor's objections

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Transit Stations May Actually Cut Down on Crime

Opponents say stations bring an unsavory element to a neighborhood. But according to a new study, that's just not the case

Free Federal Money May Doom a Transit Center in Troy

The city's Tea Party mayor opposes the $8.5 million proposal because it will be completely paid for by Washington