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22 min ago | 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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Related Topix: Ludington, MI

4 hrs ago | 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

7 hrs ago | 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

7 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Beer

10 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Michigan Government

14 hrs ago | WNWN-FM Battle Creek

AFL-CIO blasts pay gap bettween Michigan CEOs, wor...

The AFL-CIO is calling attention to its latest study of pay differences between average workers and CEOs in an effort to paint business leaders as getting rich off the backs of employees.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Credit Acceptance

Wed Apr 16, 2014

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

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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

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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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

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

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

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

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

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