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40 min ago | WNWN-FM Battle Creek

Michigan Farm Bureau's AgriPac endorses Snyder

Michigan Farm Bureau's AgriPac political action committee is endorsing Governor Snyder for a second term.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Rick Snyder

4 hrs ago | NBC12

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Pressure was building Wednesday for Michigan lawmakers to commit $350 million to Detroit pensions, a day after the city reached tentative agreements with pension funds and a retiree group to reduce payouts.

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Related Topix: Rick Snyder, US Governors, Economics News, Bankruptcy

8 hrs ago | Sunherald.com

Hart: Vols hoops job still 'extremely attractive'

Martin led Tennessee to an NCAA regional semifinal during a season in which disgruntled fans circulated a petition calling for the return of former coach Bruce Pearl, now at Auburn.

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12 hrs ago | EDGE

Judge Takes Up Michigan Ban on Domestic Partner Benefits

A ban on benefits for domestic partners in Michigan public schools and local governments might not save much money, but that's not a reason to throw out the law, a lawyer for the state told a federal judge Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Rick Snyder, US Governors, Ingham County, MI, Washtenaw County, MI, Ann Arbor, MI

13 hrs ago | EDGE

Mich. Lawyers Disagree Over Gay Marriage Appeal Path

Attorneys who persuaded a judge to overturn Michigan's ban on gay marriage are opposing the state's request to have an entire appeals court take the case.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Michigan Government, Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, US News

14 hrs ago | Daily Press & Argus

Slain Michigan trooper's killer declared brain dead after suicide attempt; organs to be donated

Eric Knysz, the man convicted of killing Michigan State Police Trooper Paul K. Butterfield, has been declared clinically brain dead, according to a family spokesperson.

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Related Topix: Prison, State Prisons, Charles Egeler Reception and Guidance Center

16 hrs ago | MLive.com

Michigan Freedom Fund knocks Dave Agema in bid to recruit Republican precinct delegates

A conservative advocacy group best known for pushing right-to-work legislation in Michigan is going on the offensive in a bid to recruit Republican precinct delegates who could shape the future of the party.

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Related Topix: Michigan Government, US News, Lansing, MI, Gay/Lesbian, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics

21 hrs ago | WJRT

Michigan State to host night game vs. Nebraska

ESPN announced Tuesday that it has selected six Big Ten football games for Saturday prime-time telecasts on ABC, ESPN or ESPN2 for next season.

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Related Topix: Michigan Government

Tue Apr 15, 2014

CBS Local

Michigan Man Gets 5 Months Prison Time In Florida Wildlife Case

A 35-year-old Michigan man will spend five months in prison after pleading guilty to a wildlife trafficking offense which involved the poaching of baby alligators and more.

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Related Topix: Florida, Michigan Government

KNUS-AM Aurora

Detroit makes deal with retired cops, firefighters

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bankruptcy, US Governors, Rick Snyder

WLNS-TV Lansing

Michigan's North Campus To Get $6.9M Face-Lift

The North Campus Grove Project at the Ann Arbor school aims to improve the heart of four-acre swath of outdoor civic space that's ringed by academic buildings and anchored by the Lurie Bell Tower.

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Detroit Free Press

Pig virus found on 93 farms in Michigan, state says

The Michigan agriculture department says a virus that kills piglets at an alarming rate has been found on 93 farms in the state.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Life, Food, Pork, Meat

WLNS-TV Lansing

Michigan losing Stauskas, Robinson to NBA

"I heard from the advisory board in the middle of last week, a couple days after that I really decided," Stauskas said.

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Related Topix: Michigan Government

Northern Michigan News

Spring snow could break some records in Michigan

Michigan was on a weather roller coaster Monday, with rivers overflowing their banks, hundreds of thousands of people losing power, mid-70s temperatures expected to tumble toward freezing and possible record-breaking snowfall in some areas.

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Related Topix: Blizzard, Weather, Evart, MI, Natural Disasters, Flood

Detroit Free Press

Nancy Kaffer: How GOP's welfare drug testing hurts all of Michigan

Michigan Republicans have some wacky ideas about how to help the state's kids. In few places is this more clear than in the effort to kick hypothetical drug-using welfare recipients off the benefits program.

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Related Topix: Drug Testing, Family, Kids, Drugs, Grand Ledge, MI, Rick Snyder, US Governors

Northern Michigan News

Army pal receives 39-year-old letter from Michigan

An Army veteran in Washington state finally has received a letter from Monroe that first was dropped in the mail 39 years ago.

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The Detroit News

More than 100,000 recalled GM cars registered in Michigan

More than 100,000 cars that General Motors Co. has recalled for ignition switch and ignition-lock cylinder defects are registered to Michigan drivers, according to analysis of registration data by an Ohio-based research firm.

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Related Topix: Michigan Government

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Northern Michigan News

Official: Man who killed trooper tried suicide

Authorities say a man who was sentenced to life in prison last week for the slaying of a Michigan state trooper tried to kill himself.

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Related Topix: Michigan Government

WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

West Michigan Girl to Get New Ear After Animal Attack

It's a surgery that's only been done two times before. On Tuesday, doctors on the east side of the state will remove some cartilage from Charlotte Ponce's ribs and create a mold by using her existing ear as a template.

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Detroit News

ACLU files lawsuit to force Michigan to recognize 300 gay marriages

The American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan filed a lawsuit Monday seeking an order to force Michigan to legally recognize the 300 gay and lesbian marriages performed March 22, the day after U.S. District Judge Bernard Friedman's historic ruling that struck down the state's ban on same-sex marriage and adoption.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, ACLU, Transgender

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