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Local, regional, and statewide news continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

2 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press

Editorial: Lawmakers clueless on Michigan's road to ruin

Summer is traditionally the season when state legislators head home to hear what's on voters' minds, and lawmakers we've spoken to have been getting an earful about the deplorable and increasingly dangerous condition of Michigan roads.

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Related Topix: Michigan Government, US News, Rick Snyder, US Governors, Opinion

6 hrs ago | CBS Local

Vigil Marks Man's 3rd Year Of Imprisonment In Iran

U.S. Rep. Dan Kildee has joined a Bay City vigil marking the third anniversary of the Iranian imprisonment of a former U.S. Marine.

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Related Topix: Prison, US Politics, Representative Dan Kildee, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

10 hrs ago | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

Marcellus Wins Senator Proos' Southwest Michigan Spirit Award

The social network contest spanned six weeks and the schools were divided into four brackets named for features characterizing Southwest Michigan.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Fred Upton, US News

10 hrs ago | Door Reminder

Lake Michigan ferry fight rages in Washington

Lake Michigan ferry fight rages in Washington S.S. Badger, Lake Express battle for survival Check out this story on greenbaypressgazette.com: http://gbpg.net/1tUj7K2 The S.S. Badger arrives in Manitowoc after a 60-mile crossing of Lake Michigan from Ludington, Mich., on Monday, May 6, 2013.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Bill Huizenga, Republican, US House of Representatives, Ludington, MI, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

14 hrs ago | Detroit News

Michigan accountant sentenced in murder case

A southwestern Michigan certified public accountant who was convicted of second-degree murder in the slaying of a prominent 70-year-old colleague has been sentenced to prison.

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18 hrs ago | WFNT-AM Burton

List Ranks Michigan Beers Fourth Best in the U.S.

A new list has Michigan ranked fourth for Best Beers in America. MLive says the list was put together by website Thrillist.com and "mittens were meant for holding cold brews!" Along with the above comment, the article's authors also said "Michigan happens to host some of the best damned breweries in the country."

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22 hrs ago | Trucker

MDOT: Piecemeal approach on roads key flood factor

A piecemeal approach to maintaining and improving major roadways is a key factor in flooding that has shut parts of several Detroit-area freeways twice this month, according to state transportation officials.

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Related Topix: Michigan Government

Yesterday | WNEM-TV Saginaw

Michigan police: 2 people die in head-on collision

Lt. Dale Hinz says a 66-year-old man and his 91-year-old female passenger were killed in the crash Thursday.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Michigan man gets life sentence for 2 halfway house murders

A Michigan man has been sentenced to life in prison for fatally shooting two men in a Saginaw halfway house last year.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime

WHTC

Michigan schools get federal grants

Nineteen schools in the state will share 114-million dollars from the federal School Improvement Grant.

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Related Topix: Detroit, MI

CBS Local

Michigan Public Service Commission Seeks Flood Clean Up Volunteers

The Commission, which is the state's lead agency on volunteerism, has collected information from thousands of residents that have requested volunteer assistance .

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Washington Times

Michigan health chief Haveman quits after stroke

Snyder said in a statement Thursday that Haveman originally planned to remain as head of the Michigan Department of Community Health into 2015 but moved up his departure because of the Memorial Day stroke.

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Related Topix: Michigan Government

Detroit News

Michigan health director stepping down after small stroke

Haveman, who has overseen the expansion of Michigan's Medicaid health program for low-income residents, recently experienced a small stroke, according to Snyder's office.

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Related Topix: Michigan Government, US Governors, Rick Snyder

Hispanic Business

2015 Ford Mustang Begins Building in Michigan

Aug. 28--Ford today celebrates the start of production of the all-new 2015 Mustang at its Flat Rock plant.

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Related Topix: Coupe, Ford Mustang, Hatchback, Convertible, Ford, Ford Fusion, Hybrid, Sedan, Chevrolet Camaro, Chevrolet, Mazda 3, Mazda

BleacherReport

Michigan Still in Search of Legacy Lost in Wake of Appalachian State Upset

The details of that blue-sky day seven years ago are still seared into Phil Callihan's mind like a first kiss gone awry, a gut-wrenching event he can't stop replaying on the grainy film of his memory, no matter how hard he tries.

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Related Topix: Michigan Government

Metro Times

Former Miss Michigan to join the cast of Survivor

Former Miss Michigan Jaclyn Schultz and her boyfriend, Josh Misch will join the cast of the 29th season of Survivor .

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television, Michigan State University

Examiner.com

Autumn chill, a waterspout, shipwrecks and a tornado

Autumn chill, a waterspout , shipwrecks and a tornado top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history .

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Related Topix: Weather, Lake, MI, Ontonagon, MI, Escanaba, MI, Grand Rapids, MI

Detroit Free Press

Bitter cold winter takes bite out of Michigan peach crop

Verellen Orchards in Romeo has peach donuts, peach pies and peach ice cream, along with peaches, although manager David Friedli says their trees were hit hard by the winter's frigid temperatures.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Romeo, MI, Breakfast, Baked Goods, Life, Food, Doughnuts

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Recruiting: On-field resurgence will aid Michigan football reel in big names

Throughout Brady Hoke's tenure as coach, recruiting has seemed easy for Michigan.

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Related Topix: Michigan Government, Country, Wolverines

Cybercast News Service

Man arraigned in wife's death; kids still missing

A Detroit man was arraigned Wednesday in the slaying of his estranged wife even as the whereabouts of her two young children remained unclear.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family

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