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1 hr ago | Metro Times

The High Times Cannabis Cup returns to Michigan

After a few years' absence since the High Times first brought their Medical Cannabis Cup to Detroit back in 2011, the event is back, this time at Clio's Auto City Speedway.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Detroit, MI, Life, Food, Food Festival

2 hrs ago | Detroit News

Editorial: Michigan welcomes foreign investments

Michigan's reviving economy is attracting the interest of investors, including many from foreign countries.

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Related Topix: Michigan Government, Opinion

4 hrs ago | WHTC

Dean Vanderstelt-Democratic Candidate for Congress in Michigan's 2nd District

Primary elections in Michigan are now less than two weeks away. Retired Spring Lake businessman Dean Vanderstelt filed to run as a Democrat.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News, Representative Bill Huizenga

6 hrs ago | MLive.com

Watch ESPN's 'My Wish' featuring Stephen Loszewski and the Michigan football program

An 18-year-old from Grain Valley, Mo., Loszewski spent three and a half years fighting acute lmyphoblastic leukemia , and in June he was able to go through an experience he had hoped to have before it was taken away by his disease.

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6 hrs ago | Maize N Brew

Michigan, ESPN hit home run with My Wish feature

The University of Michigan football program was recently featured on ESPN's "My Wish" series giving Stephen Loszewski a day to remember.

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

6 hrs ago | WJRT

4 Michigan farms to produce electricity for Consumers Energy

Four Michigan farms will produce electricity for Consumers Energy. Consumers announced the plan on Tuesday as part of an effort to diversity the use of renewable energy.

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8 hrs ago | MLive.com

Michigan Patriot Guard forced to change name after federal lawsuit settlement

A Michigan group that regularly provides motorcycle escorts at funerals for military personnel who have died in the line of duty and attempts to shield mourners from funeral protesters will be forced to change its name as part of a settlement in a federal lawsuit.

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9 hrs ago | Maize N Brew

MnB talks Michigan Football with The Michigan Man Podcast

Maize n Brew's Football Editor, Joshua Henschke, appeared on The Michigan Man Podcast with host Mike Fitzpatrick to discuss Michigan's upcoming season.

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

12 hrs ago | Northern Michigan News

Michigan man pleads no contest in shooting spree

A 22-year-old Michigan man has pleaded no contest to charges he killed one man and wounded three others in a shooting spree.

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12 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press

Michigan residents can weigh in on how students should be tested

The Michigan Department of Education is holding a public hearing from 9 a.m. to noon July 30. The department also has established a two-week public comment period in which residents can share their thoughts via regular mail, email, fax and through an online survey.

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13 hrs ago | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

Loss Of Funding Could Close Michigan Community Health Centers

More than 700,000 Michiganders use their services, but community health centers across the state and nationwide are peering over the edge of a funding cliff, and there is concern for their future.

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Related Topix: Michigan Government

13 hrs ago | Michigan Radio

Michiganders could lose federal tax credits for Obamacare

More than 237,000 of the 272,000 Michiganders who signed up for Obamacare selected a plan through the marketplace with federal financial assistance.

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Related Topix: Michigan Government, Healthcare Law, Law, Tax, US News, US Supreme Court

14 hrs ago | Lansing State Journal

Appeals court panel deals blow to Obamacare in 34 states, including Michigan

A federal appeals court dealt a potentially major blow to President Obama's health care law Tuesday, ruling that participants in health exchanges run by the federal government in 34 states - including Michigan -- are not eligible for tax subsidies.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, US News, Dave Camp, Republican, US House of Representatives, Michigan Government, District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals

15 hrs ago | NewsCenter 25

Federal appeals court deals blow to health law for Michigan, 35 other states

A federal appeals court has delivered a serious setback to President Barack Obama's health care law, potentially derailing subsidies for many low- and middle-income people who have bought policies.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Autos, Entertainment

16 hrs ago | MLive.com

Sudden shot of hot weather leaves us vulnerable to heat-related illness

As the temperature creeps close to 90 degrees on Tuesday, July 22, West Michigan residents might find it particularly tough to handle the heat.

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Related Topix: Weather

17 hrs ago | MLive.com

State of Michigan investigating police force in Village of Oakley

A small-town police department with a large force of reserve officers in Saginaw County is under scrutiny by the state of Michigan.

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Related Topix: Oakley, MI, Saginaw County, MI

17 hrs ago | Examiner.com

A chilly day, heavy rain, a microburst and a tornado

From July 19th to the 22nd, nearly 10 inches of rain fell across Upper Michigan and Northwest Wisconsin.

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Related Topix: Weather, Tornado, Natural Disasters, Ironwood, MI, Houghton Lake, MI

18 hrs ago | ClickOnDetroit

Tickborne diseases on the rise in Michigan

"They're really good crawlers, and they're really stealthy. It's amazing how they can get into some places that you didn't even think that they could get to," said Michelle Rosen from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources.

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Related Topix: Michigan Government, Lyme Disease, Medicine, Health, Leelanau County, MI, St. Joseph, MI, Entomology, Science

22 hrs ago | Detroit News

Survey: Recession sent Michigan's child poverty up

More of Michigan's children fell into poverty during the Great Recession, according to the annual Kids Count survey released Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Patch.com

Dad Who Claimed He Beat Toddler to 'Make Her Gay' Sentenced in Horrific Murder

A 23-year-old Michigan man, whose own attorney said he was "deranged," could spend up to 40 years in prison for beating his 2-year-old daughter to death in an attempt to "toughen her up" and "make her gay" so she would avoid men like him.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law

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