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2 hrs ago | WJRT

'Pure Michigan' tourism campaign goes international

The phrase 'Pure Michigan' has become a household name. It is a brand name that resonates not only among Michiganders, but now around the country and even the world.


Related Topix: Michigan Government

7 hrs ago | Michigan Radio

Many Michigan voters to decide whether to raise taxes to fix their community's roads

Most state leaders agree that Michigan needs to fix its roads. But they're still struggling with how to do that.


Related Topix: Ionia County, MI, Farmington Hills, MI, Tecumseh, MI

11 hrs ago | CBS Local

Michigan Residents Asked To Respect Local Rattlesnakes

In light of a recent incident at an Ann Arbor botanical garden, Michigan naturalists have asked residents to respect the local rattlesnake population.


15 hrs ago | News Observer

Northern Michigan lawmaker's mom supports opponent

Schmidt, of Traverse City, will face fellow Republican Rep. Greg MacMaster in the 37th District's Aug. 5 primary.


17 hrs ago | ClickOnDetroit

5 Michigan counties get share of $2.5M to fight blight

Projects in five Michigan counties are getting a share of more than $2.5 million to help fight blight as well as create senior housing, officials said.


Related Topix: Genesee, MI, Genesee County, MI, Battle Creek, MI, Calhoun County, MI

18 hrs ago | Maize N Brew

33 Days to Michigan Football

Ben hasn't been on the field for the Wolverines yet, but he is one smart man. He studies mechanical engineering in UM's College of Engineering, and wants to design sports equipment after college.


Related Topix: Michigan Government, Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Science, Sports, NCAA Sports, University of Michigan NCAA

22 hrs ago | Detroit News

Eliminate personal property tax, make Michigan more competitive

Michigan's Personal Property Tax makes the state uncompetitive in attracting jobs that should naturally gravitate to the Great Lakes State.


Related Topix: Michigan Government, Opinion

Sun Jul 27, 2014

WILX-TV Lansing

Body Found in Southeast Michigan Lake

Southeastern Michigan authorities say that a 34-year-old Toledo, Ohio-area man apparently drowned after falling from a personal watercraft on a private lake.


Michigan Warrior Dash: After-party hard to stop as race wraps up

Had the party not been shut down ahead of schedule by a severe thunderstorm warning, triumphant runners celebrating their accomplishment at the 2014 Warrior Dash could have easily danced in the mud until the sun went down.



Dean Vanderstelt Democratic candidate for Michigan's 2nd Congressional District

A rally takes place today at Grand Rapids' Rosa Parks Circle for federal, state and local level Democratic incumbents, candidates and supporters at 3:00 P.M. for a major pre-primary rally.


Detroit Free Press

Battle of the ash borerResearchers aim to slow emerald ash borer devastation in Michigan

Deb McCullough, an MSU entomologist and one of the worlds foremost expert on the emeral ash borer, holds a section of the first tree cut down in the search for the ash borer in Michigan.


Related Topix: Entomology, Science, Waterford, MI

Michigan drag racing program empowers young adults

Thanks to the nonprofit program Ford and Mustang Racing for Kids, she's living her dream of racing down a dragway and reaching speeds of 100 mph in her Mustang.


Related Topix: Kids, Family, Teenagers

WNWN-FM Battle Creek

Four wounded in shooting near Western Michigan University overnight

Public Safety is looking for the gunman or gunmen who fired shots at a group of people in the parking lot of Campus Habitat Apartments, wounding three men and one woman at about 3 a.m. Sunday.


Related Topix: Western Michigan University

News Observer

Democrats, GOP seek edge in legislative primaries

The GOP seized control of the House in 2010 and holds a 59-50 edge, with independent Rep. John Olumba of Detroit also leaning Democratic.


Related Topix: US News, Rick Snyder, US Governors, US Politics, Barack Obama

Detroit Free Press

Michigan House Envy: You'll find great quality of life in these smaller neighborhoods

This 1950's built three bed two bath St. Clair Shores bungalow sits on a canal that empties into Lake St. Clair and is selling for $231,029.


Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, St. Clair Shores, MI, Canton, MI

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Times Herald

Detroit not alone in shutting off water for unpaid bills

Detroit has drawn fire from all over the world for shutting off water to customers delinquent on their bills, but the city isn't unique.


Related Topix: Detroit, MI, Hamtramck, MI, Eastpointe, MI

Democratic House bios for Michigan's 11th District

EDUCATION: St. Andrew High School, Mumbai, India; St. Xavier College, Mumbai, India; University of Bombay, Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery; University of Bombay, Master of General Surgery.


Related Topix: Michigan Government, World News, India, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Dearborn Heights, MI

Michigan Radio

Proposal 1 asks Michigan voters to weigh in on a complex tax issue

Just look what your Michigan Legislature is asking you to decipher when you step into the voting booth on August 5: It doesn't mention the central issue the Legislature is trying to address: the phase out of the "personal property tax" on businesses.


Related Topix: Michigan Government, Healthcare Law, Law, Small Business, Personal Finance

Maize N Brew

2015 Four-star ATH Brian Cole commits to Michigan

Cole has been spending the weekend in Ann Arbor due to the coaching staffs yearly BBQ recruiting event.


Related Topix: Ann Arbor, MI, Sports, NCAA Sports, University of Michigan NCAA

GMB Wolverine

Michigan Wolverine Recruiting: Bar-B-Q Weekend

Michigan is having their annual Barbeque at the Big House this weekend. Most of the recruits will come in on Sunday for the annual feast or as they use to call it "Junior Day".


Related Topix: Michigan Government


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