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31 min ago | Detroit News

Will the real Mark Schauer please stand up?

Critics of Mark Schauer say the Democratic candidate for governor has no real plan for Michigan.

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Related Topix: Michigan, US Governors, Rick Snyder, Small Business, Personal Finance, Opinion

Cristiano Ronaldo Ice Bucket Challenge (Funny Version) #IceBucketChallenge

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

3 hrs ago | MLive.com

Truth Squad: Foul on Snyder for playing word games with pension tax

"It's a topic that comes up quite often and it's the quote unquote pension tax. And I want to be proactive and let people know it's not a pension tax."

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Related Topix: US Governors, Rick Snyder, Michigan, Tax

7 hrs ago | USA Today

State fairs are a-changin'

State fairs are a-changin' State fairs are an American tradition, but changes in agriculture have them at a crossroads.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Michigan

9 hrs ago | MLive.com

MCC accredited as a Michigan Corrections Training Program Academy site

The Michigan Department of Corrections has named Mott Community College an approved training site for the Michigan Corrections Training Program Academy.

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Related Topix: Michigan, Prison, Flint, MI

11 hrs ago | MichiganLiberal

Today in campaign news: Dems' 3rd Supreme Court nomination

But what about the other eight-year term? Late last week, it was announced that the Michigan Association for Justice is supporting Jucge Bill Murphy for that slot.

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Related Topix: Michigan

15 hrs ago | Detroit News

Detroit area nurses deliver help to new mothers

Nurse Kim Bracy, left, and client ChaunTia Murray weigh son Christian, 4 months old, on a scale.

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Related Topix: Pediatrics, Medicine, Michigan

19 hrs ago | MLive.com

Flight and fight: Michigan senior Frank Clark reminisces on a history overcome

He was 10, going on 11, going on 20. Fidgeting in his seat, Clark looked around, unsure of what to do.

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Related Topix: Michigan, Violent Crime

20 hrs ago | Detroit News

Editorial: Expand alternative energy with caution

Lawmakers are considering a package of bills that would expand the state's renewable energy program in several ways, including making it easier for consumers to be compensated for creating their own solar and other forms of alternative power.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Michigan, Opinion

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Townhall

Can Oil and Sanctimony Mix?

When Al-Jazeera bought Current TV for $500 million in January 2013, former Vice President Al Gore, who co-founded Current, praised the deal.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Al Gore, Activism, Michigan, Jennifer Granholm, US Governors, Opinion

Detroit Free Press

State issues tips list about picking propane providers

The hearing on his three assault charges was scheduled for Aug. 22 but now will be held at 9 a.m. Many southeastern Michiganders might still be focusing on the aftermath of last Monday's heavy rains, but the Michigan Public Service Commission is thinking about the winter.

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Michigan Radio

Our roads are like dental cavities: Ignore them and they get bigger

By now coverage of last week's Detroit area flooding has receded. For now, many of us have temporarily forgotten about how bad the potholes were last winter.

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Related Topix: Michigan, US Governors, Rick Snyder

MLive.com

Michigan DEQ director visits environmental sustainability, recycling efforts in Kalamazoo

Michigan Department of Environmental Quality Director Dan Wyant toured Kalamazoo Valley Community College's campuses Monday as part of a visit to Southwest Michigan to check out sustainability practices and environmental cleanup efforts, an ongoing series of visits.

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Related Topix: Michigan, Agriculture, Science

Maize N Brew

Monday Michigan Recruiting Roundup: Asmar Bilal Trending to the Wolverines?

The MRR updates you on the latest with Michigan football recruiting. In this edition, Asmar Bilal to Michigan is starting to look more likely, LaVert Hill visits over the weekend, Jon Runyan Jr. is bigger and stronger going into this year, and a brief profile on Keisean Lucier-South Four-star 2015 linebacker Asmar Bilal should be deciding between ... (more)

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Related Topix: Michigan, Wolverines, Country, Ann Arbor, MI

Michigan Radio

State officials try to head off possible propane shortage this winter

In January, Governor Snyder declared an energy emergency. Propane supplies had dropped after farmers were forced to use a large amount of propane to dry soggy crops during the previous fall.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Rick Snyder, Michigan

Sun Aug 17, 2014

WANE-TV Fort Wayne

Hatch Makes Appearance In Michigan Exhibition

Former Canterbury basketball standout Austin Hatch made his first appearance in a Michigan jersey Sunday night in Italy.

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Related Topix: Michigan

Detroit Free Press

The Feedback File: Privatize school operations for the good of children

Freep writer Nancy Kaffer correctly points out that the way Michigan finances its schools just doesn't work.

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Related Topix: Michigan, Family, Kids, Opinion

MLive.com

Analysis: Jabrill Peppers looks the part, the offensive line's woes and other scrimmage...

For a little more than two and a half hours Saturday night, Michigan pulled back the curtain on where its football team sits two weeks away from the season opener.

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Detroit Free Press

Keeping lungs alive outside the body? U-M clinical trial is 'wild'

University of Michigan's Dr. Alvaro Rojas Pena, left, and Dr. Hassan Nemeh, lung transplant director at Henry Ford, lift the cover off a set of pig lungs.

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Related Topix: Michigan, Kidney Cancer, Health

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Detroit News

Editorial: Court should reconsider costly tax tax ruling

Decision in favor of IBM in challenge of Michigan tax law could cost the state $1 billion it doesn't have Michigan's Supreme Court doesn't have to say it got it wrong in a business tax case decision that could ultimately cost the state $1 billion.

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Related Topix: Michigan, Opinion

MLive.com

Open thread: Michigan football's public scrimmage (chat)

Brady Hoke and the Wolverines will go through a public scrimmage/practice Saturday at Michigan Stadium, exactly two weeks before the Wolverines kickoff their 2014 season against Appalachian State on Aug. 30. This is not a televised event, so if you're not in the stadium, you won't be able to follow along.

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