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Michigan bills would toughen rules to get proposals on ballot

Michigan proposal toughens petition drive rulesMichigan House Republicans are considering new rules that would make more difficult the gathering of signatures to put citizen proposals on the ballot.
  • Michigan
  • 29 minutes ago
Michigan

Mich. school board won’t remove religious display
District officials say they may alter the Christmas display following concerns from an activist group

Mich. school board won’t remove religious displayDistrict officials say they may alter the Christmas display following concerns from an activist group
  • Michigan
  • 1 hour, 44 minutes ago
Michigan

West Michigan man accused of killing teen gets 20-30 years for raping her

Mich. man gets 20-30 years for raping teenA man accused of raping a teenager and killing her after he was released on bond has been sentenced to at least 20 years
  • Michigan
  • 2 hours, 24 minutes ago
Michigan

Line 5 tunnel authority bill approved, heads to Snyder's desk

Line 5 tunnel bill heads to Snyder’s deskLegislation creating an authority to oversee the construction of a Line 5 tunnel beneath the Straits of Mackinac is headed to the governor's desk.
  • Michigan
  • 23 minutes ago
Michigan

10 years later, UM makes progress with stem cell research

10 years on, UM cites stem cell progressA decade after voters approved embryonic stem cell research, UM has created 57 lines, including 36 disease-specific lines on a federal registry
  • Michigan
  • 6 hours, 2 minutes ago
Nation

USOC fires official over his silence in Nassar case

USOC fires official over his silence in Nassar caseAn independent report released Monday details an overall lack of response when the USOC leaders
  • Nation
  • 17 hours, 42 minutes ago
Michigan

Cops riding school buses in Marquette for road safety
Sheriff’s deputies are riding school buses in a U.P. district to try to catch drivers who violate bus-safety laws

Cops riding school buses in Marquette for road safetySheriff’s deputies are riding school buses in a U.P. district to try to catch drivers who violate bus-safety laws
  • Michigan
  • 17 hours, 56 minutes ago
Michigan

Deer disease not found in hundreds of dead U.P. deer

Chronic wasting disease not found in hundreds of dead U.P. deerExperts say they’ve found no new cases of chronic wasting disease in the U.P. after testing hundreds of dead deer
  • Michigan
  • 17 hours, 57 minutes ago
Michigan

Father, son die in house fire on Drummond Island

Father, son die in house fire on Drummond IslandA man and his 5-year-old son have died in a house fire on Drummond Island in northern Michigan
  • Michigan
  • 18 hours, 40 minutes ago
Michigan

Fund awards $385K to improve access to healthy food

Fund awards $385K to improve access to healthy foodThe Michigan Good Food Fund has awarded $385,000 to 13 food services companies and organizations
  • Michigan
  • 18 hours, 42 minutes ago
Michigan

UP hospital asks for help while it fixes finances
An Upper Peninsula county is being asked to extend a financial lifeline to a hospital, the area’s largest employer

UP hospital asks county for help while it fixes financesAn Upper Peninsula county is being asked to extend a financial lifeline to a hospital, the area’s largest employer
  • Michigan
  • 18 hours, 59 minutes ago
Michigan

Tips help state recover shipwreck parts

Tips help state recover parts from Traverse City shipwreckAuthorities say two men have been sentenced to community service for taking artifacts from an 1886 shipwreck
  • Michigan
  • 19 hours, 1 minute ago
Michigan

Baker College selling 5 donated homes

Baker College selling 5 donated homesBaker College is selling five homes that were donated by a philanthropist who was a successful maker of electric motors
  • Michigan
  • 19 hours, 5 minutes ago
Michigan

Register for Mich. fishing tournaments Jan. 1
Bass and walleye fishing tournaments, and competitive fishing events, have to register with the state starting Jan. 1

Register for Mich. fishing tournaments Jan. 1Bass and walleye fishing tournaments, and competitive fishing events, have to register with the state starting Jan. 1
  • Michigan
  • 19 hours, 10 minutes ago
Michigan

Catholic foundation awards $88K in grants to area groups

Catholic foundation awards $88K in grantsMore than 20 parishes, schools, nonprofit recognized Tuesday as first winners in annual initiative seeking to boost community-based efforts
  • Michigan
  • 16 hours, 17 minutes ago
Michigan

State aims to finalize Line 5 tunnel agreement in under 3 weeks

State aims to finish Line 5 tunnel pact in 2018The Snyder administration plans to finalize an agreement for a Line 5 pipeline utility corridor under the Straits of Mackinac in three weeks.
  • Michigan
  • 3 hours, 16 minutes ago
Politics

Whitmer to attend Trump meeting with bipartisan governors-elect

Whitmer headed to White House to meet with TrumpMichigan Gov.-elect Gretchen Whitmer will meet with President Donald Trump and other incoming governors Thursday at the White House.
  • Politics
  • 22 hours, 45 minutes ago
Michigan

New UM policy bans student-faculty romance

New UM policy bans student-faculty romanceOther relationships with uneven power dynamics are also prohibited, UM said of the policy, which is forthcoming in 2019
  • Michigan
  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
Michigan

MSU Museum exhibit to tell Nassar victims' teal story

MSU exhibit to tell Nassar victims’ teal storyOpening April 16, the exhibition aims to continue the conversation about sexual assault, commemorate the victims and promote social change.
  • Michigan
  • 1 day ago
Michigan

Womans falls through pond ice trying to save dog
Police: The 38-year-old fell through the ice Saturday night while trying to help her dog

Womans falls through ice trying to save dogPolice: The 38-year-old fell through the ice Saturday night while trying to help her dog
  • Michigan
  • 1 day, 22 hours ago
Michigan

Mich. woman revived after pinned at toll booth

Mich. woman revived after pinned at toll boothShe had stepped from the SUV Saturday night to retrieve a debit card she had dropped when the vehicle lurched forward
  • Michigan
  • 1 day, 22 hours ago
Michigan History

The six ships named USS Detroit

The six ships named USS DetroitThe six ships named USS Detroit
  • Michigan History
  • 2 days, 5 hours ago
Michigan

Congress unlikely to move swiftly to fix female genital mutilation ban issue

Congress unlikely to fix genital mutilation ban issueLegal experts say Congress could revise the federal ban on female genital mutilation to pass muster, but lawmakers are unlikely to move swiftly.
  • Michigan
  • 2 days, 14 hours ago
Michigan

Pilots play Santa, deliver gifts to Michigan foster kids

Pilots play Santa, deliver gifts to foster kidsVolunteers wrap, sort and deliver more than 20,000 gifts by air to more than 6,600 foster children across Michigan.
  • Michigan
  • 2 days, 16 hours ago
Michigan

MDOT helps record, preserve ancient tribal rock carvings

MDOT helps record ancient tribal rock carvingsSaginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe of Michigan joins forces with MDOT to preserve Sanilac Petroglyphs in a 240-acre state park in Sanilac County.
  • Michigan
  • 2 days, 3 hours ago
Michigan

3 Michigan firefighters hurt in blaze at their own station
Two Blissfield firefighters have been treated at a hospital for smoke inhalation and another has minor burns

3 Mich. firefighters hurt in blaze at their own stationTwo Blissfield firefighters have been treated at a hospital for smoke inhalation and another has minor burns
  • Michigan
  • 3 days, 1 hour ago
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