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1 hr ago | Michigan Radio
Supporters of making Michigan a "right to work" state expect legislation will be introduced in January.
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2 hrs ago | InsiderOnline
A concept rooted in centuries of American and English legal tradition is that the commission of a crime requires both a wrongful act and a culpable mental state.
2 hrs ago | CBS Local
A state attorney has urged the Michigan Supreme Court to let stand an unprecedented decision by Gov. Jennifer Granholm, who made a prisoner eligible for possible release but then changed her mind in her final days in office.
3 hrs ago | MLive.com
Valley Lutheran High School freshman Joel Brenner frantically alerted faculty members during their morning meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 10, that his friend had collapsed and wasn't breathing.
7 hrs ago | Northern Michigan News
An effort is moving forward by a Michigan Department of Corrections officer seeking national recognition for a 19th century prison guard fatally poisoned by an inmate who was pardoned decades later.
8 hrs ago | The Detroit News
Michigan had 52,780 residents complete insurance applications at HealthCare.gov during October and November, though just 6,847 enrolled in a plan, according to a government report released Wednesday morning.
9 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press
Although the 2014 class for Michigan is nearly complete -- only a couple openings remain -- the U-M coaching staff is not simply sitting back and resting.
According to the latest numbers from the Michigan Department of Community Health, there have been 67 confirmed cases of the flu this season.
Michigan's Congressional delegation led by Representatives Candice Miller and Dan Benishek are urging the Obama Administration to fully fund the Great Lakes Navigation System in the fiscal 2015 budget.
By Marianne Udow-Phillips Soon, many hundreds of thousands of Michigan citizens will be obtaining mental health coverage through the Affordable Care Act - coverage that many have never had before.
An anti-gay member of the Republican National Committee made waves at a GOP holiday party last week, when he allegedly accused gays of pushing for health care reform because they die earlier.
A pair of bills that would allow for the use of medical marijuana-infused products, as well as legalizing dispensaries for cannabis, passed the House Judiciary committee Tuesday morning on unanimous votes.
Michigan has lost millions of acres of wetlands over the last century. But the state's still got roughly five million acres left.
That's the word from the Forest Heroes of Michigan, which has been pushing a major palm oil supplier for Michigan-based Kellogg for a change in its policies to preserve the rain forest and save the Sumatran Tiger.
The proposal puts at risk reliable phone service connecting senior citizens to families, friends and emergency services, according to Michigan Sheriffs Association Executive Director Terry Jungel and Robert Stevenson, executive director of the Michigan Association of Chiefs of Police.
These days, more and more people are so attached to their cell phones that they've decided they don't need a landline at home.
Much of what you need to know about Judge Steven Rhodes, friends and former colleagues say, can be gleaned from a handful of hours amid the hundreds he's logged overseeing the largest public bankruptcy filing in U.S. history.