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6 min ago | MLive.com
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.
Are you smarter than a 7th grade civics student?
Do You Know the Constitution Better Than Most Politicians?
4 hrs ago | EDGE
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.
5 hrs ago | Battle Creek Enquirer
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.
9 hrs ago | Michigan Radio
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.
The Wildcats lost to Oregon 35-17 in last year's Fiesta Bowl, but earned a return trip to Arizona after finishing strong this season.
Michigan authorities say at least 20 wolves have been killed in the Upper Peninsula during the state's first wolf hunt in decades.
The Michigan Legislature's recent move to preserve anonymity in private campaign contributions is the right thing to do.
A year after right-to-work laws were approved with the promise of radically changing Michigan's business climate, little has changed.
I decided to start out with this one because most people who are going to be reading this probably already support the legalization of marijuana.
Former South African President Nelson Mandela, center, is joined in 2002 at the opening bell by New York Stock Exchange Chairman and CEO Richard Grasso, third from left; Christopher M.T. Thompson, chairman and CEO of Gold Fields Ltd., second from right; and Ian Cockerill, managing director and COO of Gold Fields, right.
22 Michigan overwhelmed Houston Baptist 107-53 on Saturday, reaching its highest point total in over 15 years.
The Michigan coaching staff has been making the rounds following the end of the regular season, and two new offers are already out.