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Michigan Dems hope absentee voting will give them an edge in November

Tuesday may be primary election day, but the truth is we're already off to the races.

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Related Topix: US News, Rick Snyder, US Governors, US Politics, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney

Fri Aug 01, 2014

Times Herald-Record

Michigan couple arraigned on murder charge after dogs kill jogger

As some of their supporters quietly wept, a Michigan couple was arraigned Friday before a Lapeer County magistrate on charges of second-degree murder in the death of a jogger who was attacked and mauled by two of their dogs as he ran along a rural road July 23. Sebastiano Quagliata, 45, handcuffed, was still wearing the paint-stained pants he had ... (more)

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Related Topix: Michigan Government, Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Detroit Free Press

Recruiting: Decision time soon for key pieces at Michigan State

Several top players on the board for Michigan State might make their college choices soon.

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Detroit Free Press

Federal report: More Michigan babies are breast-feeding

In a state where nearly seven in every 1,000 babies die before their first birthdays, efforts to promote breast-feeding in hospitals and homes of new moms seem to be paying off, according to a new federal report.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Detroit News

2-pound Michigan baby undergoes rare heart procedure

Grand Rapids -- A 2-pound Michigan newborn dubbed "Mighty Girl" by her parents is one of the smallest babies in the world to undergo a heart procedure to open up a blocked artery caused by a congenital defect.

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Daily Press & Argus

Undocumented children 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, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Kerry Bentivolio, Immigration Reform, Michigan Government, Rick Snyder, US Governors, Bay City, MI

NewsCenter 25

Michigan man to have surgery for abnormally large scrotum

A Michigan man is scheduled for surgery later this month in California on his abnormally large scrotum, the result of a rare condition.

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Related Topix: Autos

Daily Press & Argus

Michigan woman: Lion at zoo bit off part of finger

State police are investigating a woman's report that a lion bit off part of her finger at a small private zoo in northern Michigan.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

MLive.com

Fatal dog attack: Animal owners face murder charges in West Michigan native's death

Prosecutors in Lapeer County have filed second-degree murder charges against a couple who police say owned Cane Corso dogs that attacked and killed a West Michigan native, the Flint Journal reported .

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Related Topix: Lapeer County, MI, Metamora, MI

WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

Belding teen runaway's body to be exhumed in Utah, brought back to Michigan

Jourdan, known as Lee, ran away from his home in Belding to Utah in 1979. For decades his mother Mary Hagadus searched for him, even hiring a private investigator.

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ABC News

Murder Charges for Couple Whose Dogs Killed Runner

Prosecutors have filed second-degree murder charges against a couple they say owned two dogs that fatally mauled a 46-year-old jogger on in rural Michigan.

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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 Government, Chris Christie, US Governors

The Detroit News

Michigan governor race between Snyder, Schauer shouldn't be this close

The most comfortable bet I would make in this election season is that Gov. Rick Snyder would win re-election, and easily.

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

The Detroit News

Conflicting Michigan, federal marijuana laws may cast cloud of confusion

Michigan's medical marijuana program has recorded some interesting ups and downs, according to state statistics analyzed by The Detroit News.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Oakland County, MI

Detroit Free Press

Feedback: Readers make their own endorsements in Michigan primary election

A strong and reliable bus system is essential to developing a regional transit system and serving the people of Wayne, Oakland and Macomb Counties.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Kerry Bentivolio, Ann Arbor, MI, Wayne County, MI

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Gov. Snyder, Bill Ford take Michigan comeback to DC

Ford Motor executive chairman Bill Ford and CMS Energy CEO John Russell are joining Gov. Rick Snyder today in Washington, D.C., to talk up Michigan as a place to invest, hire and work.

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Related Topix: Rick Snyder, US Governors, Detroit, MI

Detroit Free Press

Michigan 'not going to wait long' in push for charter school accountability

Participants in a three-hour meeting today between Michigan schools Superintendent Michael Flanagan and education advocates left convinced of one thing -- Flanagan isn't joking when he says he's going to hold authorizers accountable.

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Related Topix: Okemos, MI

Daily Press & Argus

Which tests for Michigan students? Educators, residents share views at hearing

State education officials are getting an earful from Michigan residents -- most of them educators -- about how the state should move forward with statewide testing of students.

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Related Topix: Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Education Etc., Hudsonville, MI, Standardized Testing, Education

WLNS-TV Lansing

Gas Prices Skyrocket Around Mid-Michigan

Southeastern Michigan authorities say they've arrested a 17-year-old boy who chased his mother with an ax after she flushed his marijuana down the toilet.

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Education Week

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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Related Topix: Michigan Government

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