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1 hr 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

4 hrs ago | 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

MLive.com

Wolf hunt law approved by Michigan House after heated debate, Capitol protest

Wolf hunting can continue in Michigan's Upper Peninsula - so long as the Natural Resource Commission approves a second season.

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Related Topix: Michigan Government, Farmington Hills, MI, Lansing, MI

The Detroit News

Michigan appeals denial of hardship waiver for RB Ty Isaac

Ann Arbor -- The hardship waiver for running back Ty Isaac, a transfer from Southern Cal, has been denied, Michigan coach Brady Hoke said Wednesday.

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WNWN-FM Battle Creek

Coldwater doctor loses Michigan medical license af...

A Coldwater doctor convicted in federal court in Ohio two years ago for illegally obtaining Oxycontin and Percocet to allegedly over-medicate himself has now finally lost his license to practice in Michigan.

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MLive.com

'The Golf Coast': Disc golf's popularity, number of courses surging in West Michigan

Disc golf -- a sport that could be described as not your father's golf, but your father might want to play it -- is catching on all over the country, and West Michigan is a prime example.

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Related Topix: Muskegon, MI, Ludington, MI, Kalamazoo, MI

Detroit News

Michigan's great teachers deserve great praise

Many of us can recall a great teacher who influenced and inspired us and to whom we owe a debt of gratitude for their interest in our education and the knowledge they instilled in us.

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Related Topix: Michigan State University, Opinion

Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Detroit News

Getting women a seat at the political table

Today is Women's Equality Day, a day to commemorate the passage of the 19th Amendment.

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Related Topix: Michigan Government

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