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Michigan Is Taking The Radioactive Fracking Waste That Other States Rejected

Up to 36 tons of low-level radioactive waste from fracking operations in Pennsylvania were scheduled to arrive in Michigan last week.

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Related Topix: Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Government, West Virginia, West Virginia Government, Rick Snyder, US Governors, US News, Liberal Political News

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Detroit News

Reform Michigan corrections guidelines

Michigan spends more money on corrections than on higher education - about $2 billion annually, or $35,000 per prisoner.

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Related Topix: Michigan Government, Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Opinion

WLNS-TV Lansing

Michigan to play Washington in football in 2020-21

The Wolverines will play the Huskies in Seattle in 2020 and will host them at the Big House in Ann Arbor the following year.

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Related Topix: Michigan Government

Detroit Free Press

Feds give Michigan the first $750,000 to fix flood-damaged roadways

The Federal Highway Administration today announced the award of $750,000 to begin to offset the state of Michigan's costs for initial repairs to roads and bridges damaged by last week's floods.

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Related Topix: Rick Snyder, US Governors, Bloomfield Hills, MI, Bloomfield Township, MI

Michigan Radio

New book explores Civil War re-enactments in Michigan

Michigan embraced the Union cause before the first shot at Fort Sumpter was ever fired.

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Related Topix: Michigan Government

Maize N Brew

Ten Days to Michigan Football

Raymon initially committed to Indiana but changed his mind midway through the recruiting process when Michigan - his childhood favorite - began showing interest under Rich Rodriguez.

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

MLive.com

Right to Farm protection denied for Michigan farmer's goats, greenhouse

Four goats and a hoophouse have landed a young farmer in court and put the future of his budding farm on hold.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI, Richland, MI

The Detroit News

Michigan GOP braces for tea party showdown

Michigan Republicans are gearing up for a showdown at their state convention Saturday that could unite the GOP for the general election or embarrass Gov. Rick Snyder by exposing deep ideological divisions.

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Related Topix: Rick Snyder, US Governors, Hartland, MI, Novi, MI, Medicaid, Health, Howell, MI

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Detroit News

The battle for the Michigan GOP

The tussle between Michigan Republicans over the re-nomination of Lt. Gov. Brian Calley may be getting the headlines, but it is little more than a proxy war for control of the GOP.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Mark Schauer, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Rick Snyder, US Governors, Opinion

Examiner.com

Tornadoes, wettest August day, large hail, and steamy highs

Tornadoes, wettest August day, large hail , and steamy highs top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history .

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Related Topix: Hailstorm, Natural Disasters, Weather, Houghton Lake, MI, Sault Ste. Marie, MI, Canada,

ClickOnDetroit

Severe t-storm warnings, watches in effect for SE Michigan

CANAL STREETS AND MENTION DON'T FORGET TASTY TUESDAY. YES, WE ATE THIS AT ABOUT 7:00 THIS MORNING.

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Related Topix: Hamtramck, MI, Tornado, Hurricane, Natural Disasters

Detroit News

Detroit area nurses deliver help to new mothers

Nurse Kim Bracy, left, and client ChaunTia Murray weigh son Christian, 4 months old, on a scale.

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Related Topix: Pediatrics, Medicine

ABC News

Michigan Girl Mauled by Raccoon Finishes Surgeries

Charlotte, whose face was mauled by a pet raccoon when she was a baby, is celebrating the completion of two years' worth of reconstructive surgical procedures.

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Sunherald.com

Michigan girl mauled by raccoon finishes surgeries

The 12-year-old from Spring Lake has spent a lot of time at Beaumont Hospital in suburban Detroit since 2012.

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MLive.com

Flight and fight: Michigan senior Frank Clark reminisces on a history overcome

He was 10, going on 11, going on 20. Fidgeting in his seat, Clark looked around, unsure of what to do.

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Related Topix: Michigan Government, Violent Crime

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Michigan Tech site once produced wood for Ford

The 60th anniversary of the site's transfer to MTU was commemorated with a two-day celebration recently at the Ford Center, according to The Daily Mining Gazette of Houghton .

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Related Topix: Michigan Technological University

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Michigan landfill taking other states' radioactive fracking waste

A horse shares its space with an oil well at Tipton Highway and Moore Road in Adrian.

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Related Topix: Adrian, MI, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Law, Law

Lathrup Village Eccentric

Tea party backers dominate Oakland County GOP convention

Michigan Republicans held county conventions across the state Thursday, some of which featured a battle for delegates that will be crucial in deciding an attempted tea party challenge to Gov. Rick Snyder's running mate, Lt.

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Related Topix: Oakland County, MI, Rick Snyder, US Governors, Novi, MI, Milford, MI, White Lake, MI

WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

United Way Of Southwest Michigan Sets 2014 Fundraising Goal

The United Way of Southwest Michigan is working to raise $3.6 million in its 2014 campaign.

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Related Topix: Berrien County, MI, Cass County, MI, Benton Harbor, MI

Michigan Radio

Poverty rates are high in Michigan's rural counties

But a recent series in Bridge Magazine brought attention to poverty in rural communities in Michigan.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family

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