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Lawmakers took a step toward improving the trial-level public defense services available to Michigan's poorest residents Wednesday by backing bills to establish statewide standards and tap into the state's coffers to pad cash-strapped counties' legal defense funds.
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Three state Senate Republicans are being threatened by the Tea Party with a primary challenge if they vote for Medicaid reform.
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Miss Saginaw County Haley Williams made her hometown of Saline proud when she took the Miss Michigan crown Saturday , but contestants said Saginaw County citizens also should feel proud of Williams.
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The number of abused and neglected Michigan children rose in recent years, during a period when state spending on abuse and neglect prevention plummeted.
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In this photo made June 16, and provided by Great Lakes Exploation Group, diver Jim Nowka of Great Lakes Exploration Group inspects a wooden beam extending from the floor of Lake Michigan that experts believe may be part of the Griffin, a ship that sank in 1679.
OAKLAND TOWNSHIP, Mich. -- The FBI saw enough merit in a reputed Mafia captain's tip to once again break out the digging equipment to search for the remains of former Teamsters union leader Jimmy Hoffa, last seen alive before a lunch meeting with two mobsters nearly 40 years ago.
Oklahoma has executed a 36-year-old man convicted of first-degree murder in the October 2000 stabbing deaths of a couple.
The counties designated as disaster areas are Allegan, Baraga, Barry, Gogebic, Houghton, Ionia, Kent, Keweenaw, Marquette, Midland, Muskegon, Newaygo, Ontonagon, Osceola, Ottawa, and Saginaw.
Michigan has received approval to spend $100 million in federal funds to demolish the vacant homes in Detroit, Flint, Grand Rapids, Pontiac and Saginaw.
It was a quiet part of the Father's Day Mass as about 300 people stood up in preparation for communion.
The Michigan Coalition for Responsible Gun Owners will hold its 2013 Annual Members' Picnic on Saturday, July 20, 2013 beginning at 1:30 pm.
Some union-controlled school boards in Michigan are finding that revenue has not been keeping up with expenses, likely due to a lack of fiscal prudence and their inability to say "no" to their union friends.
How many times do you have to hit your thumb with a hammer to realize it is painful? That is what... In this October 2012 image from video provided by David J. Ruck, diver Tom Kucharsky passes timbers protruding from the bottom of Lake Michigan that were discovered by Steve Libert, head of Great Lakes Exploration Group, in 2001.
This week marks the one-year anniversary of the day when women's voices were silenced on the Michigan House floor for trying to speak about reproductive rights.
French and U.S. experts are continuing their search for the 17th-century ship Griffin, which they believe sank in northern Lake Michigan in 1679.
The Detroit News reports Monday that under legislation proposed earlier this year municipalities would have the option to create an ordinance allowing dogs in outdoor seating areas.
The geography for recreational pursuits such as four-wheeling is limited in Michigan -- but perhaps not for long.