Serving Gogebic, Iron and Ontonagon Counties

Biden wins Michigan

By TOM LAVENTURE

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The Associated Press

IRONWOOD - Former Vice President Joe Biden won a solid victory in the Michigan Democratic primary on Tuesday, along with sound victories locally in Gogebic and Ontonagon counties.

With 80% of precincts reporting at 11 p.m., Biden had 52.9% of the statewide vote. His only rival, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, had 37.9%.

Biden had solid leads and was also being declared the winner in the Mississippi and Missouri primaries. Sanders had strong leads in the North Dakota and Washington State primaries going into the late hour...