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45 min ago | Lansing State Journal

Appeals court panel deals blow to Obamacare in 34 states, including Michigan

A federal appeals court dealt a potentially major blow to President Obama's health care law Tuesday, ruling that participants in health exchanges run by the federal government in 34 states - including Michigan -- are not eligible for tax subsidies.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, US News, Dave Camp, Republican, US House of Representatives, Michigan Government, District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals

1 hr ago | NewsCenter 25

Federal appeals court deals blow to health law for Michigan, 35 other states

A federal appeals court has delivered a serious setback to President Barack Obama's health care law, potentially derailing subsidies for many low- and middle-income people who have bought policies.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Autos, Entertainment

2 hrs ago | MLive.com

Sudden shot of hot weather leaves us vulnerable to heat-related illness

As the temperature creeps close to 90 degrees on Tuesday, July 22, West Michigan residents might find it particularly tough to handle the heat.

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Related Topix: Weather

3 hrs ago | MLive.com

State of Michigan investigating police force in Village of Oakley

A small-town police department with a large force of reserve officers in Saginaw County is under scrutiny by the state of Michigan.

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Related Topix: Oakley, MI, Saginaw County, MI

3 hrs ago | Examiner.com

A chilly day, heavy rain, a microburst and a tornado

From July 19th to the 22nd, nearly 10 inches of rain fell across Upper Michigan and Northwest Wisconsin.

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Related Topix: Weather, Tornado, Natural Disasters, Ironwood, MI, Houghton Lake, MI

4 hrs ago | ClickOnDetroit

Tickborne diseases on the rise in Michigan

"They're really good crawlers, and they're really stealthy. It's amazing how they can get into some places that you didn't even think that they could get to," said Michelle Rosen from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources.

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Related Topix: Michigan Government, Lyme Disease, Medicine, Health, Leelanau County, MI, St. Joseph, MI, Entomology, Science

9 hrs ago | Detroit News

Survey: Recession sent Michigan's child poverty up

More of Michigan's children fell into poverty during the Great Recession, according to the annual Kids Count survey released Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Patch.com

Dad Who Claimed He Beat Toddler to 'Make Her Gay' Sentenced in Horrific Murder

A 23-year-old Michigan man, whose own attorney said he was "deranged," could spend up to 40 years in prison for beating his 2-year-old daughter to death in an attempt to "toughen her up" and "make her gay" so she would avoid men like him.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law

WLNS-TV Lansing

Latest Poll Shows Mid-Michigan Voters Splitting Ticket

Michigan voters from Lansing and the middle of the state are splitting their tickets when it comes to the race for governor and the U.S. Senate.

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Related Topix: Lansing, MI, Rick Snyder, US Governors

WILX-TV Lansing

Former Champion Boxer Named to Michigan Commission

Former boxing champion Bronco McKart has been named to the Michigan Unarmed Combat Commission.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Rick Snyder

WNEM-TV Saginaw

Schuette urges changes after killer's prison break

Michigan's attorney general is recommending numerous changes in prison security after a convicted quadruple murderer escape earlier this year.

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Related Topix: Prison

Detroit Free Press

Disturbing details revealed in west Michigan triple murder

Brooke Slocum, 18, and Charles Oppenneer, 25, were killed last week. Slocum's soon-to-be born baby also died.

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Related Topix: Suicide

ThinkProgress

Meet The People Fighting Pollution In Michigan's Most Toxic ZIP Code

On Saturday morning, Dr. Dolores Leonard sat in front of a small crowd of people, watching a video about ZIP code 48217, the most polluted area of Michigan.

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Related Topix: Michigan Government, US News, Liberal Political News

Battle Creek Enquirer

Combined kindergarten a big teaching experiment

Nevaeh Dukes, 6, sat with a tiny laptop, pressing keys as colorful shapes moved across the screen.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family

MLive.com

Michigan National Guardsmen leave civilian lives behind to train for combat

Five National Guard artillery regiments and an active U.S. Army infantry regiment trained together at Michigan's Camp Grayling from July 12-26, 2014.

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Related Topix: US National Guard, US Military, Grayling, MI, US Army, Camp Grayling

WJRT

Mid Michigan residents react to new plans for downtown Detroit

It's a fresh new vibe coming to downtown Detroit. Olympia Development of Michigan - owned by the Illitch family - plans to transform a dozen blocks in the downtown "district."

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Detroit News

Housing migrant kids splits small Michigan town

Leszek Sulanowski of Deford, Mich., joins the protest in Vassar over a proposal to house 120 migrant children in town.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Deford, MI

Maize N Brew

Michigan Football: Realistic Expectations for the Wolverines' 2014 Class of Recruits

Brady Hoke's recruiting prowess yet again gives reason to believe in today's youth.

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Related Topix: Michigan Government, Sports, NCAA Sports, University of Michigan NCAA

Detroit Free Press

Michigan business briefs: Battle Creek offer downtown retailers a boost

DEVELOPMENT Development officials have launched a new program to help retail businesses open shop in the heart of the city as they look for creative ways to fill up downtown Battle Creek's vacant storefronts.

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Related Topix: Livonia, MI, Drink, Coffee, Lansing, MI, Clinton County, MI

Detroit Free Press

Endorsements: Primary offers voters best chance to shape Michigan Legislature

If history is any guide, about 4 in 5 Michigan voters won't participate in the state's Aug. 5 primary election -- and that's a shame, because it's the only opportunity most of them will have to shape the state Legislature that takes office Jan. 1. Sure, there's another contest between now and then: the Nov. 4 general election, in which the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Michigan Government, US News, Wayne County, MI, Macomb County, MI

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