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75 mph speeds coming to 614 miles of Mich. freeways

75 mph speeds coming to 614 miles of Mich. freewaysMichigan will increase speed limits to 75 mph on 614 miles of rural freeways — but none in Metro Detroit
  • Michigan
  • 2 hours, 26 minutes ago
Religion

Sikhs aim to spread message of service, tolerance

Sikhs aim to spread message of service, toleranceMetro Detroit devotees raised funds to help launch “We Are Sikhs” to inform the public about the monotheistic religion
  • Religion
  • 4 hours, 12 minutes ago
Michigan

State, HP settle on failed $49M computer contract

State of Michigan, HP settle on failed $49M computer contractMichigan has settled with Hewlett Packard Enterprises over a failed $49 million computer contract
  • Michigan
  • 16 hours, 54 minutes ago
Politics

Civil right panel wants high court to hear EM law suit

Civil right panel wants high court to hear EM law suitA panel plans to urge the U.S. Supreme Court to hear a challenge of the emergency manager law
  • Politics
  • 14 hours, 30 minutes ago
Macomb County

Lawmakers reach deal on Fraser sinkhole aid

Lawmakers reach deal on Fraser sinkhole aidThe Michigan House and Senate have agreed on a plan to provide Macomb County with a $3 million grant
  • Macomb County
  • 20 hours, 7 minutes ago
Flint Water Crisis

New lawyer delays Flint court proceedings

New lawyer delays Flint court proceedingsA judge set a June 19 probable cause conference after ex-Flint Public Works Director Howard Croft presents new attorney
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 20 hours, 39 minutes ago
Michigan

Ingham judge rebuts Courser lawyer’s misconduct claims

Ingham judge rebuts Courser lawyer’s misconduct claimsIngham County Circuit Judge William Collette said he may retire in part because of Courser’s pretrial antics
  • Michigan
  • 21 hours, 1 minute ago
Michigan

3 districts avoid school closures with state deal

3 districts avoid school closures with state dealOfficials continue to work toward agreements in Detroit, East Detroit, Benton Harbor, Saginaw, River Rouge, Pontiac
  • Michigan
  • 21 hours, 19 minutes ago
Michigan

Senate OKs felony for targeting aircraft with lasers
Aiming a laser beam at an airplane or helicopter could land an individual up to five years in prison in Michigan

Senate approves new Michigan felony for targeting aircraft with laser beamsAiming a laser beam at an airplane or helicopter could land an individual up to five years in prison in Michigan
  • Michigan
  • 1 day ago
Politics

North Michigan professor plans run for Congress

Northern Michigan professor plans run for CongressNorthern Michigan University professor Dwight Brady, a Democrat, said he wants to challenge GOP Rep. Jack Bergman
  • Politics
  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
Oakland County

Mich. justices hear Northville man’s driveway DUI case
The issue is whether state law against drunken driveway applies to driveways

Mich. justices hear Northville man’s driveway DUI caseThe issue is whether state law against drunken driveway applies to driveways
  • Oakland County
  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
Politics

Mich. taps new UIA head to‘restore public trust’

Michigan taps new unemployment agency director to ‘restore public trust’ after strugglesMichelle Beebe of Utah will serve as the next director of the Michigan Unemployment Insurance Agency
  • Politics
  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
Daniel Howes

Howes: Economic agenda eyes Mich. future, not past

Howes: Economic agenda eyes Mich. future, not pastState that America helped birth modern middle class ‘has moved from being a high-prosperity to a low-prosperity state’
  • Daniel Howes
  • 1 day, 13 hours ago
Michigan

Conservative Kochs push Mich. criminal justice reforms

Conservative Kochs push Mich. criminal justice reformsKochs: Michigan can do more to ensure fairness and fiscal discipline in sentencing, prison rehab and re-entry services
  • Michigan
  • 1 day, 6 hours ago
Michigan

Victims identified in fatal U.S. 23 crash
Police say the crash Sunday killed Robin David Brown, 51, of Milford and Roby James Steele, 52, of Davison

Victims identified in fatal U.S. 23 crashPolice say the crash Sunday killed Robin David Brown, 51, of Milford and Roby James Steele, 52, of Davison
  • Michigan
  • 1 day, 19 hours ago
Politics

Courser perjury case gets new judge

Courser perjury case gets new judgeJudge William Collette disqualifies himself from Todd Courser’s case after lawyer alleges unethical conduct
  • Politics
  • 1 day, 19 hours ago
Michigan

Air Force won’t give clean water to polluted Mich. city

Air Force won’t give clean water to polluted Mich. cityAir Force says it won’t supply clean water to Oscoda despite pollution from nearby base because law is discriminatory
  • Michigan
  • 1 day, 20 hours ago
Michigan

Debbie Schlussel: Hannity made ‘uncomfortable’ advances

Debbie Schlussel: Hannity made ‘uncomfortable’ advancesSouthfield native Debbie Schlussel said Hannity repeatedly asked her to come to his hotel during an event in Detroit
  • Michigan
  • 2 days, 5 hours ago
Michigan

Volunteers help foster children in family court

Volunteers help foster children in family courtRoughly 50 court-appointed advocates voice foster children’s best interests in Grand Traverse County family court
  • Michigan
  • 2 days, 13 hours ago
Politics

New Calley ad teases likely run for governor

New Calley ad teases likely run for governorLt. Gov. Calley is running online ads and teasing an announcement on May 30
  • Politics
  • 2 days, 5 hours ago
Flint Water Crisis

Lesson from Flint: 'Test your dang water'

Lesson from Flint: ‘Test your dang water’Next week marks the third anniversary of Flint’s switch to corrosive river water that resulted in lead contamination
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 2 days, 20 hours ago
Michigan

Coal tar removal from Flint gas plant site begins

Coal tar removal from Flint gas plant site beginsUtility company prepares to dig up 75,000 cubic yards of soil near its former manufactured gas plant in downtown Flint
  • Michigan
  • 3 days, 2 hours ago
Michigan

Mental health groups worry about privatization

Mental health groups worry about privatizationAmong the concerns: Unlike the community mental health groups, private insurers are profit driven
  • Michigan
  • 3 days, 4 hours ago
Michigan

Tug makes wintry 3,000-mile trek from N.Y. to Muskegon

Tug makes wintry 3,000-mile trek from N.Y. to MuskegonUp to 20-foot ocean waves, seasickness and a snapped towing cable helped create a memorable, yet sometimes scary, trip.
  • Michigan
  • 3 days, 13 hours ago
Michigan History

‘Downton Abbey’ theme played out in 1800s Michigan

‘Downton Abbey’ theme played out in 19th century MichiganA bevy of wealthy young Detroit women married titled European nobles, for better or worse
  • Michigan History
  • 19 hours, 37 minutes ago
Michigan

UM’s performing arts school receives $5M

UM’s performing arts school receives $5MUM’s School of Music, Theatre & Dance has received a $5 million gift from two prolific philanthropists.
  • Michigan
  • 3 days, 19 hours ago
Michigan

Michigan state park closes beach as boat breaks apart

Michigan state park closes beach as boat breaks apartLudington State Park officials announced late Friday the western Michigan beach has been closed as debris washes shore
  • Michigan
  • 3 days, 22 hours ago
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