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3 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press

Travel smart: Oddball Michigan

The "Mother-in-Law" Bridge in Croswell and the Whippy Dip in Hemlock are just two of the strange glories featured in the new travel guide "Oddball Michigan: A Guide to 450 Really Strange Places" by Jerome Pohlen .

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Related Topix: Croswell, MI

7 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press

Prison food supplier has Michigan officials at wit's end

Maggots in the kitchen and on the chow line. Workers caught smuggling contraband or engaging in sex acts with inmates.

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Related Topix: Prison, Michigan Government, Drug Testing, Rick Snyder, US Governors, Baraga, MI

11 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press

Michigan charter schools succeeding just fine, thanks

There's still time to see the digitally restored version of 1964's 'A Hard Day's Night' on the big... Seventh-graders solve math problems during a group study session at Detroit Merit Charter Academy in Detroit.

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Related Topix: Detroit, MI, Stanford University, Brimley, MI, Opinion

15 hrs ago | UnionLeader.com

NH National Guard to conduct annual training in Michigan over three weeks

Capt. Joshua Roberts of the 3643rd Brigade Support Battalion, 197th Field Artillery Brigade, oversees the largest rail loading operation in recent memory on June 24 in Canterbury, New Hampshire as the unit prepares for a large-scale live fire exercise at Camp Grayling, Michigan beginning July 14. This week, 600 soldiers with the New Hampshire ... (more)

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Related Topix: Grayling, MI

19 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press

Michigan hops farm thrives as microbrewing industry grows

John Driggs of Mid Michigan Hops shows hops growing on vines in the company's field.

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Related Topix: Beer, Drink, Eaton Rapids, MI, Agriculture, Science, Leelanau County, MI

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Michigan regulators seek feedback on bass rule changes

State regulators are conducting an online survey and hosting public meetings this month to get feedback on proposed regulations that would expand Michigan's bass fishing seasons.

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MLive.com

Auto suppliers investing billions in Michigan

Michigan's largest auto suppliers, known as Tier-1 suppliers, have announced investments of just under $5 billion and added more than 28,000 jobs from 2009-2013, according to data from the Center for Automotive Research and Michigan Economic Development Corp.'s Automotive Industry Office.

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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

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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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

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

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