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40 min ago | Detroit Free Press

Undocumented children are coming to Michigan

In this June 18, 2014, file photo, youth sleep in a holding cell at a U.S. Customs and Border Protection processing facility in Brownsville, Texas.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Michigan, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Kerry Bentivolio, Immigration Reform, Rick Snyder, US Governors, Bay City, MI

2 hrs ago | MLive.com

Michigan's local, statewide primary battles also feature national themes

Debra Young, center, representing Safer Oak Park and Safer Hazel Park Coalition and campaign manager for Andrew Cissell, right, holds over 1,600 petitions, with Tim Beck, co-founder of the Safer Michigan coalition, at the Oak Park City Hall on Tuesday, April 22, 2014.

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Related Topix: Representative Hansen Clarke, US Politics, Representative Gary Peters, US News, US Senate, Carl Levin, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Michigan, Oak Park, MI

6 hrs ago | WNEM-TV Saginaw

Vassar residents have mixed opinions about undocumented children

Another Mid-Michigan community is back in the spotlight as residents disagree on a plan to house undocumented immigrants in Vassar.

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Related Topix: Michigan, US News, Illegal Immigration, Family, Kids, Opinion

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Detroit News

Gov, Ford woo business leaders in D.C. to invest in Michigan

Ford Motor Co. executive chairman Bill Ford Jr. said the success requires a better job of telling the story of Michigan.

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Related Topix: Michigan, Rick Snyder, US Governors

FactCheck.org

Misleading Michigan GOP Primary Voters

The Republican candidates in Michigan's 4th Congressional District entered the final weeks of the primary trading misleading claims in TV ads that rely on deceptive tactics to distort the facts: State Sen. John Moolenaar accuses Paul Mitchell of "lining his pockets" with $100,000 in "Obama's stimulus."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Dave Camp, Republican, US House of Representatives, Michigan

NewsOne

Rising star Donnie Tillman talks about his decision to transfer from Cass Tech to Findlay Prep

After having successful freshman season and an even more impressive off-season, Detroit Cass Tech 2017 forward Donnie Tillman has decided to transfer from Cass Tech and take his talents to Findlay Prep in Neveda, which is known as one of the top high school basketball powerhouses in the country.

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MLive.com

Lisa Wozniak: Michigan Legislature can do much better stewarding state's water, air and land

Greening of the Great Lakes host, Kirk Heinze , speaks with Lisa Wozniak , the Executive Director of the Michigan League of Conservation Voters , about who's really advocating for the long-term sustainability of Michigan's natural resources.

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Detroit News

Gov's race shouldn't be this close

Gov. Rick Snyder has had a productive first term, but challenger Mark Schauer is showing more strength than expected at the polls.

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Related Topix: Rick Snyder, US Governors, US Politics, Representative Mark Schauer, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Michigan, Jennifer Granholm, Opinion

Daily Kos

MI-Gov: Schauer (D) Economic Plan Includes Bigger Clean Energy Mandate

The plan also calls for some incentive and loan programs to attract new employers to the state and to help entrepreneurs with start-ups of their own.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Michigan, Rick Snyder, US Governors, Pension, Personal Finance, Tax

Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Detroit News

Michigan prisoners may get $1K-per-pill hepatitis C care

A new hepatitis C treatment that costs $1,000 a pill will soon be given to some Michigan prison inmates.

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Related Topix: Michigan, Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Advocate

Will Michigan Be The Next State To Ban Conversion Therapy?

A bill was introduced this month that would put an end to performing so-called conversion therapy on minors in the state of Michigan.

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Related Topix: Michigan, Chris Christie, US Governors

MLive.com

Two prison correction officers suspended for alleged inappropriate...

A female corrections officer at a Jackson prison was suspended Monday as officials investigate if she had inappropriate relations with an inmate.

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The Daily Beast

The Republican Occupation of DetroitBy Sally Kohn

It took him two tries, thwarting his state's voters' will, but Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder got his wish-a major city that is dead politically.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Rick Snyder, Michigan

New York Daily News

Mich. teen abandons 6-hour-old baby girl: cops

A Michigan man found a newborn abandoned on the side of the road after his dog pulled him over toward the baby.

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Detroit Free Press

Recruiting: Prospects near decisions after Michigan's BBQ at the Big House

Michigan's "Barbecue at the Big House" recruiting event Sunday didn't yield immediate results in terms of football commitments.

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KSL-TV

Michigan to hold hearing on new standardized test

The public will get a chance to weigh in on what Michigan's next standardized test for students should look like.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

We Energies ruling could shift costs to Michigan

Today's Paper, also known as the e-Edition, is an online replica of the printed newspaper.

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Related Topix: Michigan, Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, Presque Isle, WI

Maize N Brew

New Blue, Brian Cole

MI ATH Brian Cole became the ninth commitment in the Michigan class on Saturday, when he announced his intention to commit to the Maize and Blue before the BBQ at the Big House even began.

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Related Topix: Michigan, Country, Wolverines, Sports, NCAA Sports, University of Michigan NCAA

Detroit Free Press

Michigan governor hopeful Schauer: Increase spending on schools, roads

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mark Schauer today released a 24-page 'blueprint' to improve the state's economy, calling for increased spending on public education, a program to fix crumbling roads and bridges, and a 30% renewable energy standard he said would make Michigan a national leader.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Mark Schauer, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Michigan, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Rick Snyder, US Governors

Battle Creek Enquirer

Michigan governor hopeful Mark Schauer: Increase spending on schools, roads

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mark Schauer today released a 24-page "blueprint" to improve the state's economy, calling for increased spending on public education, a program to fix crumbling roads and bridges, and a 30 percent renewable energy standard he said would make Michigan a national leader.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Mark Schauer, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Michigan, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Rick Snyder, US Governors

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