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Brian Abel

FOX 17

Kansas City, MO, United States

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Recent articles by Brian:

Michigan Board of Canvassers split on ballot petition putting abortion rights in front of voters: What's next?

Abortion access in Michigan now hangs in the balance and in the courts following that deadlock vote by the Board of Canvassers on Wednesday. → Read More

Organization helping kids who come from tough situations learn golf

So many of us know how great golf can be to both watch and play, but some kids in Detroit haven't had the chance to gain that knowledge. → Read More

4 GOP gubernatorial candidates debate in Grand Rapids

Four Republican candidates for Michigan governor faced off in a debate in Grand Rapids Wednesday night. → Read More

VIDEO: Inside Kid Rock's former house on the Detroit River, and the new owner's plans

A pristine piece of real estate along the Detroit River has a new owner. The home, originally owned by Kid Rock, is one of just six riverfront properties in Detroit. Now, the new owner is hoping the history of the place will bring in new clientele. → Read More

5 GOP gubernatorial candidates off the Michigan August primary ballot

Five candidates from the Republican field of 10 are off the August primary ballot, at least for now. → Read More

Fowling Warehouse grows nationwide after opening in Hamtramck in 2014

For many businesses and entertainment spots, the rebound from the pandemic is just picking up. At the Fowling Warehouse in Hamtramck, the fun isn't simply coming back, it's growing. → Read More

Time to shine: Solar power poised to surpass wind as Michigan's #1 renewable energy source

Just last week Governor Gretchen Whitmer unveiled her plan to transition Michigan toward cleaner energy. → Read More

Third Man Records is pressing Motown albums for the first time ever in Detroit

If you own a record player, you’re part of a huge boom in the business. → Read More

A new bill aims to end testing on dogs

A new bill introduced in Michigan aims at helping dogs who’ve endured a horrible life. → Read More

Smart Saver Week: Apps to help you save money

I discovered some apps that can help you save… when dollars count. From gas to clothes, electronics to groceries prices appear to be ballooning. → Read More

Infrastructure upgrades in Detroit will depend on what projects get financial priority

Soon, federal dollars will be flowing into cities and counties across the country in the wake of President Joe Biden’s $1.2 trillion infrastructure law. → Read More

Metro Detroit veteran has made it her mission to help homeless veterans transition into safe homes

On this Veterans Day, we’re highlighting an issue no veteran should endure, homelessness. → Read More

Dearborn Mayor race will elect new leader: Candidates share their vision for the future

In just over a week there will be a decision on Dearborn’s new leader. → Read More

Detroit's Proposal P: What proponents and opponents are saying ahead of the election

What is Proposal P? And what are opponents and proponents saying? → Read More

After Fourth of July marred by tragedy, should Michigan change fireworks laws?

The Fourth of July in metro Detroit was marred by tragedy. Incidents with fireworks in Michigan have been increasing since a 2011 law. → Read More

Close to 'crisis mode' — Here's how much infrastructure improvements could cost

The massive cleanup continues from metro Detroit’s historic flooding, and the price will likely be in the millions, if not billions of dollars. → Read More

What you need to know about changes to the child tax credit under Biden's American Rescue Plan

Some big changes are coming for parents with their 2021 tax returns. Part of President Biden's American Rescue Plan bumps tax credits for kids. It used to be $2,000 for every child under 17. → Read More

DTE met with opposition after filing to increase rates on average by 11% per household

Just as signs point to an economic recovery from the pandemic, and as many of us are returning to work, portions of those paychecks may be heading toward increased utility bills. → Read More

'This is unprecedented.' Here's why prices for used cars are at an all-time high

Maybe you've already noticed the uptick, but prices for used cars are at an all-time high. → Read More

Debate heats up over Michigan Senate bill targeting transgender student athletes

Today marks the start of pride month, and as many celebrate the LGBTQ+ community, a bill that would block transgender student athletes from playing based on their gender identity is currently being reviewed in the Michigan legislature. → Read More