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39 min ago | 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

39 min ago | 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

39 min ago | 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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1 hr ago | 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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3 hrs ago | 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

4 hrs ago | 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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8 hrs ago | 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

12 hrs ago | 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

KTRE-TV Lufkin

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: Pontiac, MI, Oakland County, MI

Michigan Radio

LCV says the 'Michigan Legislature is failing on state conservation issues'

Jack Schmitt is the Deputy Director of the League's Michigan chapter. He says that means efforts to improve the environment have stalled.

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Related Topix: Michigan Government, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Energy

Lansing State Journal

Michigan Shakespeare Festival set for 20th season

Way back in 1995, Shakespeare lovers gathered in Jackson's Ella Sharp Park, sitting on bleachers or grass to watch "A Midsummer Night's Dream."

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Michigan Radio

Central American children, if they come to Michigan, would stay just 2-4 weeks

The small town of some 2,600 has been thrown into the center of the immigration debate during the past few weeks.

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Related Topix: Michigan Government, Immigration Reform, Prison, Life, Hobbies, Conspiracy Theory, Family, Kids

Lansing State Journal

Flint standoff: Police say barricaded gunman shot Michigan trooper

Police say a state trooper was wounded when a man believed to be a fugitive killer opened fire from inside a Flint house in which he had barricaded himself for several hours.

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Northern Michigan News

Police: Barricaded gunman wounds Michigan trooper

Police say a state trooper was wounded when a man believed to be a fugitive killer opened fire from inside a Flint house in which he had barricaded himself for several hours.

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Northern Michigan News

Red Cross distributing Michigan storm cleanup kits

The American Red Cross of West Michigan plans to distribute cleanup kits to people whose homes were damaged by recent severe weather in the state.

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Related Topix: Weather

KTVN Reno

Man linked to Nazi police dies in Michigan at 93

A 10-minute climb up 264 steps to the top of the world's tallest waterslide is followed by 10 seconds of adrenaline in a raft rushing nearly straight down at up to 70 mph.

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Related Topix: Weather, US News, US Supreme Court, Immigration Reform

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