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1 hr ago | Greenwich Citizen

Michigan moves digital archive records to cloud

The Archives of Michigan is using a state-of-the-art and inexpensive option - the Internet - to store and preserve a growing collection of digital records that includes everything from 40 years' worth of election results to an index of thousands of proposed designs for the state's quarter released 10 years ago.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

UpNorthLive.com

Grant awarded to remove dam that caused fish kill

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has awarded $272,500 to remove a dam at a yoga retreat that malfunctioned, killing thousands of fish in the Pigeon River in the northern Lower Peninsula.

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Lansing State Journal

Road kill bill would make claiming animals simpler

Getting a drive-through meal could take on new meaning in Michigan if legislation is approved making it easier to take home road kill.

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KTVU Oakland

Judge tells killer: 'I hope you die in prison'

"A smile and outburst from a convicted killer sent a Michigan judge, as you can see, flying off the handle."

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WNWN-FM Battle Creek

Labor union attorney seeks Detroit pension commitment

A labor union attorney wants a state of Michigan commitment to funding for a so-called Detroit bankruptcy grand bargain before retirees vote on pension fund settlements.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bankruptcy

Patch.com

Toothy Find a Reminder of Life in Michigan 10,000 Years Ago

This story will bring a smile to anyone who ever went exploring for nothing in particular and came home with something rare.

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MLive.com

Democrat Mark Schauer files 27,000 signatures to make Michigan ballot, challenge Gov. Rick Snyder

Democrat Mark Schauer dropped off an estimated 27,000 signatures at the Michigan Secretary of State headquarters on Friday in order to appear on the 2014 ballot as a candidate for governor.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Mark Schauer, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Rick Snyder, US Governors, Education Etc.

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Detroit News

Michigan farmers fear winter impact on crop yield

Ken DeCock, owner of Boyka's DeCock Farms and Greenhouses in Macomb Township, holds corn that should have been planted by now.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Life, Food, Vegetables, Weather

WLNS-TV Lansing

Michigander's Give President Obama A Slight Boost In Approval

A passerby discovered the body around 1:15 p.m. Thursday in a watery ditch near the intersection of Port Lansing Road and Capital City Boulevard.

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CBS Local

University Of Michigan Moves On Construction Work

The University of Michigan is moving forward with plans for a $135 million addition to its business school and other construction projects.

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MLive.com

Easter Weekend Forecast: West Michigan could hit 70 degrees

Fire up the grill and plan the Easter egg hunt outdoors this year: a pleasant weekend is in store this holiday weekend across West Michigan.

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Examiner.com

Flooding, large hail and a massive tornado

Flooding, large hail and a massive tornado top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history .

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Hailstorm, Weather, Tornado, Hurricane, Eaton County, MI

The Detroit News

Michigan health systems seek cure for dearth of doctors

Michigan's medical schools, doctors offices and health care networks are tackling a shortage of primary care doctors that is expected to worsen under the Affordable Care Act.

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Related Topix: Clinton Township, MI, Medicine, Osteopathy, Michigan State University

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Raw Story

Michigan mayor bans atheist City Hall display to not upset Christian 'Prayer Station'

A Michigan mayor who says that he believes in freedom of religion has refused to allow atheists to set up a so-called "Reason Station" inside City Hall, saying it could upset Christians visiting the nearby "Prayer Station."

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Westland Observer

Lawmakers ready to act to improve Michigan roads

Traffic is backed up on Livernois Road near Avon Road in Rochester Hills on June 27, 2012.

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Related Topix: Rochester Hills, MI, Rick Snyder, US Governors, Fraser, MI

The Reporter

Police: Missing Wisconsin man's body washes up on Michigan shore

Sheboygan police say that a body found Tuesday in Lake Michigan near Ludington, Mich., is believed to be that of a Sheboygan man who's been missing since late last year, though no foul play is suspected.

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Times Herald

Dry weather helps Michigan floodwaters recede

Floodwaters are receding along rivers in Michigan's central and western Lower Peninsula, a trend that should continue with mostly dry weather in the forecast for the next several days.

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Related Topix: Osceola County, MI, Evart, MI, Weather, Natural Disasters, Flood

Times Herald

Michigan lawmakers to debate roadside saliva tests for marijuana use

Some advocates of medical marijuana say they'll attend a hearing today in Lansing to oppose bills that would let police use roadside saliva testing if a driver is suspected of being under the influence of marijuana.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Port Huron, MI, St Clair County, MI, Grosse Pointe Farms, MI

MLive.com

Live coverage of day 2 in trial of Joseph Ford accused of drunk driving causing death of young couple

After a jury heard from a pair of bartenders about the beer and Jaberbombs served to Joseph Jay Ford hours before his involvement in a crash that killed two young people, the trial continues Thursday, April 17. Ford, 27, is charged with two counts of drunken driving causing death and reckless driving causing death for the Oct. 10 crash at 36th ... (more)

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The Detroit News

April 17 is the real Tax Day for Michiganians

Contrary to popular belief, the most important tax day for Michiganians isn't April 15. It's April 17. That's when, on average, you finally earn enough money to pay off all of the taxes you owe for 2014.

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