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

2 hrs ago | Detroit News

Michiganians to get $13M in health insurance refunds

Michigan consumers will get about $13 million in refunds from health insurance companies that kept too much of their premiums instead of improving coverage or reducing rates, a report released Thursday by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services said.

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Related Topix: Michigan Government, Health Insurance, Health

5 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

No Michigan vote allowed on raising minimum wage

The 3-1 vote against certifying the minimum wage drive means lawmakers' approval in May of smaller increases in the hourly wage likely will remain, though advocates of a bigger raise did not rule out an appeal.

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

6 hrs ago | USA Today

Man out for jog mauled to death by 2 dogs in Michigan

A pair of dogs attacked and mauled to death a man as he jogged down a quiet, dirt road in rural Michigan.

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Related Topix: Lapeer County, MI, Metamora, MI

7 hrs ago | CBS Local

Michigan Funeral Home Director Sentenced To Prison For Fraud

The former director of a Michigan funeral home is heading to jail for up to four years after stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars in funeral funds.

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11 hrs ago | CBS Local

Ohio State Reportedly Fires Band Director Amid Sex Scandal

ANN ARBOR Ohio State's marching band has made headlines with some provocative routines in recent years - including some obviously meant to bait a Wolverine.

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Related Topix: Sex Scandal

15 hrs ago | Detroit News

Michigan Democratic Party makes complaints over source of Land's campaign funds

Public records show Land has spent $2.9 million in personal funds on the race against Democrat Gary Peters, a congressman from Bloomfield Township.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Gary Peters, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Carl Levin

19 hrs ago | WPXI

Prisoner pleads guilty to 2004 Michigan murder

The Grand Rapids Press reports Walter Antraell Wilson told police last week he killed Robert Anthony Farmer in 2004.

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21 hrs ago | Lansing State Journal

Michigan had critical, wide-ranging roles in World War I effort

The title of the small, slick-paper pamphlet is straightforward: "What Michigan as a State is Doing to Win the War."

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Related Topix: Michigan Government, History in the News

Wed Jul 23, 2014

ClickOnDetroit

Michigan family's nightmare turns into dream

SEE LOOKED AT ME SAID SHE COULDN'T BREATHE THIS LITTLE GIRL NAMED ABBEY WON'T LET ANYTHING EVEN CANCER SLOW HER DOWN.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Pridesource.com

State Rep. Zemke Introduces Bill To Prohibit Conversion Therapy In Michigan

State Representative Adam F. Zemke sponsored legislation on July 16 that would outlaw the practice of conversion therapy in Michigan.

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Related Topix: Michigan Government, US Governors, Chris Christie

SFGate

Michigan governor's campaign met with ambivalence

In a June 20, 2014 file photo, Michigan Republican Gov. Rick Snyder speaks during an interview before signing legislation to provide state funding for Detroit municipal pensions in Detroit.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative Mark Schauer, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Rick Snyder, US Governors, Healthcare Law, Law

KSFO-AM San Francisco

Jury to Decide Whether Michigan 'Porch Shooting' Was Self-Defense

Where Renisha McBride was before she was fatally shot on a Detroit man's porch -- and the screen door through which the fatal bullet was apparently fired -- will be crucial evidence in the man's murder trial.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Life, Self Defense

Detroit News

Family to mark anniversary of UM student's death

Family members of a University of Michigan medical student who was slain a year ago plan to mark the anniversary this week by spending time in Ann Arbor and visiting his grave.

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Detroit Free Press

Michigan man convicted of Saginaw halfway house murders

A Michigan jury has convicted a man of murder for fatally shooting two men in a Saginaw halfway house last year.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime

The Detroit News

Celebrate Michigan in photos

As the sun started to set during the June 24 Albatross Yacht Club Spring Series race, the warm evening air met cool Lake St. Clair to stunning effect.

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Related Topix: Sterling Heights, MI, Mackinac Island, MI

ClickOnDetroit

Michigan fireworks frustration sparks repeal

OFFICERS BROKE OUT THE DRIVERS WINDOW TO TAKE THE DRIVER INTO CUSTODY. Karen: IT'S ABANDON FEW YEARS SINCE MICHIGAN CHANGED THE FIREWORKS LAWS TO MAKE SOME OF THE BIGGER ONES LEGAL.

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Related Topix: Michigan Government

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Metro Times

The High Times Cannabis Cup returns to Michigan

After a few years' absence since the High Times first brought their Medical Cannabis Cup to Detroit back in 2011, the event is back, this time at Clio's Auto City Speedway.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Detroit, MI, Life, Food, Food Festival

Detroit News

Editorial: Michigan welcomes foreign investments

Michigan's reviving economy is attracting the interest of investors, including many from foreign countries.

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Related Topix: Michigan Government, Opinion

WHTC

Dean Vanderstelt-Democratic Candidate for Congress in Michigan's 2nd District

Primary elections in Michigan are now less than two weeks away. Retired Spring Lake businessman Dean Vanderstelt filed to run as a Democrat.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News, Representative Bill Huizenga

MLive.com

Watch ESPN's 'My Wish' featuring Stephen Loszewski and the Michigan football program

An 18-year-old from Grain Valley, Mo., Loszewski spent three and a half years fighting acute lmyphoblastic leukemia , and in June he was able to go through an experience he had hoped to have before it was taken away by his disease.

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