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3 hrs ago | JD Supra

Automotive Bearings Price-Fixing Allegations Survive FTAIA Defense

On August 26, 2014, the Eastern District of Michigan denied a motion by a Japanese manufacturer and its U.S.-based subsidiary to dismiss the direct and indirect purchaser complaints in In re Bearings , 2:12-cv-00500-MOB-MKM , one of the cases in the In re Automotive Parts Antitrust Litigation MDL, No.

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3 hrs ago | MLive.com

Four-star 2015 defensive lineman Darian Roseboro commits to Michigan

Michigan's 2015 class has another highly-rated prospect, and the future of the Wolverines' defensive line just got bigger and stronger.

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11 hrs ago | MLive.com

Gas prices head north as Michiganders prepare to do the same for Labor Day

The 1.12 million Michiganders expected travel this weekend will face slightly higher gas prices than they were expecting after prices took a jump on Wednesday.

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15 hrs ago | Automotive News

Transmission parts supplier to invest $42 million in Mich. plant

The machined, metal-stamped and laser-welded parts supplier plans to invest nearly $42 million to lease and build out a new manufacturing plant in Shelby Township, Mich., a suburb east of Detroit.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Michigan Radio

A look back on Gerald Ford's legacy, 40 years later

It has been 40 years since Richard Nixon resigned and Michigan's Gerald Ford was sworn in as President.

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Michigan State Police

Volunteers Needed for Flood Cleanup Efforts; Thousands of Residents...

SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN The Michigan Community Service Commission , the State of Michigan's lead agency on volunteerism, is looking for volunteers to help Southeast Michigan residents clean up damaged homes after the Aug. 11 torrential rain and flooding.

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Related Topix: Michigan, Natural Disasters, Flood, Weather, Royal Oak, MI

FansShare

Jana Kramer reveals country girl roots in interview about her passions

Country music star Jana Kramer recently sat down for an interview at the Faster Horses Festival in Michigan and let fans and entertainment insiders learn a The gorgeous country music singer revealed that she is a true redneck, Michigander country music loving girl even though she is known best as the actress who helped in the car since she was a ... (more)

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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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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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WSJV-TV South Bend

MDOT: Piecemeal approach on roads key flood factor

State highway officials say 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.

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The Detroit News

At State Fair, what's old is new again

After finding the armature in the trash, the sculptor rescued and fixed it. This week, under a webcam, he began chiseling 400 pounds of butter into a cow and calf -- one of the longest and most popular traditions of Michigan's annual Labor Day weekend fair.

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Related Topix: Michigan, Novi, MI, Detroit, MI, Agriculture, Science

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Government Technology

Shared MMIS Project is Slow-Going for Michigan and Illinois

Michigan and Illinois are in the midst of a project where the states will share one Medicaid Management Information System through the cloud.

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Pridesource.com

GAGG And LGBT: Gearing Up For November

The big Michigan Democratic names on this year's upcoming ballot were decided in Lansing this weekend at the Michigan Democratic Nominating Convention.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Debbie Stabenow, Democrat, Representative Gary Peters, Representative Mark Schauer, US House of Representatives, Michigan

Pridesource.com

Michigan Education Groups Call For LGBT Rights

WDET reports that many Michigan colleges, universities and schools have officially endorsed the passing of protections for LGBT people in the state.

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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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CBS Local

NCAA Denies Ty Isaac's Hardship Waiver; Michigan Appealing The Ruling

The NCAA has denied Ty Isaac's request for a medical hardship waiver, meaning the former five-star recruit who transferred from USC to be closer to his ill mother may have to sit out this season.

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The Auto Channel

Toyota Continues to Grow Its Investment in Michigan

Aug. 26, 2014: - Toyota will move forward with the planning of its new facility on the York Township, Mich., campus of the Toyota Technical Center to accommodate approximately 250 direct procurement positions currently based in Kentucky following approval of state and local incentives announced today by the Michigan Economic Development Corporation ... (more)

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Related Topix: Michigan, Rick Snyder, US Governors, Erlanger, KY

RV Business

Mich. Campgrounds Gearing Up for Fall Season

Although the summer is winding down, many Michigan campgrounds are gearing up for a busy fall season, especially as the recreation vehicle industry continues to grow.

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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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CBS Local

Michigan House May Vote On Allowing Wolf Hunts

Supporters of regulated wolf hunts in Michigan are hoping the state House will allow them to continue while nullifying citizen referendums on the issue scheduled for the November election.

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