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54 min ago | Detroit Free Press
In Poplarville, Miss. , two candidates who received exactly the same number of votes in last Tuesday's election drew straws two nights later to decide who will fill a vacancy on the Poplarville Board of Aldermen.
5 hrs ago | MLive.com
How do you make death a joyous affair? Ask Steve and Cathy Jo Smith, experts on the rituals of an Irish wake. There is no mourning in the house.
8 hrs ago | MLive.com
Michigan's Derrick Green grabbed his second 100-yard day of the season Saturday, and the first multi-touchdown game of his career in the Wolverines' 34-10 win over Miami . , the Wolverines' sophomore running back went to the coaching staff and made a demand.
12 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press
An Upper Peninsula man is asking a judge to suppress evidence of more than 200 marijuana plants, which were seized after his daughter told her kindergarten teacher about homegrown pot. / AFP/Getty Images An Upper Peninsula man is asking a judge to suppress evidence of more than 200 marijuana plants, which were seized after his daughter told her kindergarten teacher about homegrown pot.
14 hrs ago | MLive.com
We've checked with counterparts in Ohio and they're looking at $80, $90, or even $100 a ton. So it could be a lot worse.
When someone among the faithful birding community in the Mount Pleasant area comes across a Bohemian waxwing, word about a rare sighting of the bird gets out quickly through social media and cellphones. But even the best communication tools might not help birders find their favorites in the coming decades.
Uber drivers like Khalil Refai, above, in Detroit, use their own cars to provide rides to customers. As cars-for-hire services grow, the two major players in Michigan - Uber and Lyft - are battling each other for a limited amount of drivers, in some cases wooing them away from their rival company with bonuses and perks.
University of Michigan musicians are tuning up for tributes to "The Star-Spangled Banner" during the song's 200th anniversary. The Ann Arbor school's marching band, a 500-voice choir and dance team combine Saturday for a football halftime show to present "Proudly We Hail."
Western Michigan plays at Idaho today looking for its first win of the season, which would match last year's total. (Junfu Han Join Kalamazoo Gazette sports reporter David Drew for live updates during today's 5 p.m. Western Michigan University football game against Idaho.
The grandson of Mohandas K. Gandhi is bringing his message of peace and nonviolent activism to Michigan's Upper Peninsula. Arun Gandhi is scheduled to speak Friday evening at Michigan Technological University's Rozsa Center for the Performing Arts.
More than 10 states around the Midwest and southeast have reported seeing similarly high numbers of hospitalizations of children with severe respiratory illness. Michigan has yet to confirm any cases of Enterovirus D-68, though doctors say they're just awaiting the test results.
A bit of Toledo news that doesn't involve a season-ending injury is surely welcomed news for Rockets fans. The Detroit News first reported that former Michigan receiver Csont'e York is now enrolled at UT after being dismissed from the Wolverines in August.
Central Michigan began as the Central Michigan Normal School in 1892, and it was the state's second "Normal School" . Most of the original class of 31 students was of high school age.
Officials say a woman, her 16-year-old daughter and a 17-year-old boy are suspected of using grass killer in an attempt to create an image of male genitalia across a Michigan high school football field. The Monroe County sheriff's department says it began investigating the damage last week along with Bedford Public Schools officials.
Michigan prisons chief Daniel Heyns canceled a $98,000 fine against food provider Aramark in March after Gov. Rick Snyder's chief of staff sent him an email about the situation, the Correction Department confirmed Friday. Aramark Corp. was fined after not getting approval to make meal substitutions 52 times, failing to make the appropriate number of meals 240 times and allowing 12 instances of poor staff conduct involving over-familiarity with prisoners, according to two state letters addressed to the company dated March 6. It took over Michigan prison food service operations late last year that eliminated 370 union jobs.
It's a story we have been following for weeks now, the concerning out-break of the Enterovirus disease that's been detected across the country. The victims are the driver and passenger in a car rear-ended by a semi on US-127 Tuesday afternoon.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 06:31 pm
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