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2 hrs ago | CBS Local

Michigan Juvenile Lifers Still May Get Freedom

A Michigan Supreme Court decision that thwarts the hopes of hundreds of inmates seeking relief from no-parole sentences won't end a hot legal issue that's being played out across the country.

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Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Prison

6 hrs ago | MLive.com

Photo gallery: The 15th Anniversary of the Michigan ElvisFest

Elvis enthusiasts of all ages made their way to Riverside Park in Ypsilanti for the 15th Anniversary of the Michigan ElvisFest on Friday evening, July 11. Elvis Tribute Artists took turns singing a number of Elvis' songs while wearing replica jumpsuits from The King's concert years.

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10 hrs ago | NewsCenter 25

Michigan juvenile lifers still may get freedom

A Michigan Supreme Court decision won't be the last word about whether hundreds of inmates serving no-parole sentence can get out of prison.

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Related Topix: Michigan Government, Prison, Autos

11 hrs ago | WTKG-AM Grand Rapids

Haz Mat Emergency at Michigan's Adventure.... 9 hospitalized

There was a chlorine leak or accidental discharge at Michigan's Adventure in Muskegon around 4 this afternoon.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Examiner.com

Tornadoes, cold and billiard ball sized hail

Tornadoes, cold and billiard ball sized hail top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history .

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Related Topix: Weather, Hailstorm, Natural Disasters, Grand Rapids, MI

Detroit News

For GOP, Oakland Co. official, newcomer square off in Michigan's 38th House District primary

After nearly six years in office, Novi-area Republican state Rep. Hugh Crawford's run in Michigan's 38th House District will end, thanks to term limits.

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Related Topix: Novi, MI, Walled Lake, MI, Wixom, MI, South Lyon, MI, Northville, MI

Detroit News

Rep. Miller calls chance of child refugees housed in Michigan 'deeply troubling'

Calling reports of refugee children from Central America possibly relocating to Michigan 'deeply troubling,' U.S. Rep. Candice Miller wrote the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services department Friday stating her strong opposition.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Candice Miller, Republican, US House of Representatives, Dale Kildee, Democrat, Vassar, MI, Grosse Pointe Park, MI

Bellingham Herald

Polar vortex? Nope, just cooler Midwestern temps

Bartek Lasak, 3, runs back to shore after trying to play in the cold water at the lake front Friday, July 11, 2014 in Chicago.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Flood, Meteorology, Science

ClickOnDetroit

Ohio couple accused of killing missing Michigan man

Police in northern Ohio have charged a husband and wife with killing a Michigan man who was last seen coaching a softball game three weeks ago.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime

Daily Press & Argus

Senate leader says Michigan should rebid prison contract

Senate Majority Leader Randy Richardville said Thursday the state should rebid its contract for prison food services, given ongoing problems with the existing contractor, as unions stepped up pressure on Gov. Rick Snyder to return the work to state government employees.

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Related Topix: Prison, Michigan Government, Life, Food, Dining, Rick Snyder, US Governors

WWBN-FM Burton

Michigan Man Asks SWAT Team 'Why Don't You F-king Shoot...

A Michigan man is lucky to be alive, after a public display of his Second Amendment rights turned into a roadside standoff with police.

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WWBN-FM Burton

Michigan Man Asks SWAT Team 'Why Don't You F-king Shoot...

A Michigan man is lucky to be alive, after a public display of his Second Amendment rights turned into a roadside standoff with police.

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ClickOnDetroit

Ohio couple accused of killing missing Michigan man

Police in northern Ohio have charged a husband and wife with killing a Michigan man who was last seen coaching a softball game three weeks ago.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime

WILX-TV Lansing

University of Michigan Pays $14,000 to Settle Suit

The University of Michigan has settled a lawsuit brought by a student group that said it was improperly denied funding for an event featuring a speaker who previously had sued the school.

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Detroit Free Press

Bridge Magazine: The crazy economics of Michigan's cherry industry

Start with two cups of Michigan tart cherries and a cup of sugar. Add a pinch of politics and a dollop of old-fashioned, big-government controls.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Food Festival, Agriculture, Science, US News, United States Department of Agriculture, Fruits, Vegetables

Detroit News

Get used to orange barrels, Oakland County

The Road Commission for Oakland County recently received $13.3 million in road funds, including $6.1 million in state Roads and Risk Reserve monies and $7.2 million in RRR moola to the Michigan Department of Transportation, which has been earmarked for county roads.

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Related Topix: Oakland County, MI, Pontiac, MI, Bloomfield Township, MI

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Michigan Radio

A deep dive into Michigan's emergency manager law

Three years ago, only a half-dozen cities and school districts in Michigan were being run by state-appointed emergency managers.

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Related Topix: Rick Snyder, US Governors, Hamtramck, MI, Ecorse, MI

CBS Local

More Than 323,000 Sign Up For Michigan Medicaid Expansion

More than 323,000 Michigan residents have enrolled in the state's expanded Medicaid program since it launched earlier this year.

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Related Topix: Michigan Government, Medicaid, Health, US Governors, Rick Snyder

Detroit Free Press

Senate majority leader says Michigan should rebid Aramark prison contract

Senate Majority Leader Randy Richardville said Thursday the state should rebid its contract for prison food services, given ongoing problems with the existing contractor, as unions stepped up pressure on Gov. Rick Snyder to return the work to state government employees.

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Related Topix: Prison, Michigan Government, Life, Food, Dining, Rick Snyder, US Governors

KAUZ

Man who killed Michigan family gets life in prison

Modeling agency founder Eileen Ford, who shaped a generation's standards of beauty as she built an empire and launched the careers of Candice Bergen, Lauren Hutton, Jane Fonda and countless others, has died.

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Related Topix: Rick Scott, US Governors, Pontiac, MI, Oakland County, MI

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