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1 hr ago | Maize N Brew
Losing nearly 30 pounds is a plus, but so is going from 29 percent body fat to a mere seven percent.
4 hrs ago | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids
As undocumented children continue to make their way into the United States from Central America, FOX 17 has been reporting about the proposal in the works that could allow some of those refugees to be housed at a facility in a small town in Michigan.
6 hrs ago | Sunherald.com
The 3-1 vote against certifying the minimum wage drive means lawmakers' approval in May of smaller increases in the hourly wage likely will remain, though advocates of a bigger raise did not rule out an appeal.
10 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press
Republican U.S. Senate candidate Terri Lynn Land's campaign insisted today that her nearly $3 million in contributions to herself are legal and proper even as Michigan Democrats called on state and federal authorities to investigate.
13 hrs ago | Lansing State Journal
The state Board of Canvassers will meet this morning to determine if there are enough valid signatures on petitions for a minimum wage and pro-wolf hunt questions to make the November ballot.
17 hrs ago | MLive.com
Michigan's economy could see a boost of nearly $2 billion if consumers made 1 in 5 purchases from local companies, according to a report released by the Michigan Retailers Association as part of its "Buy Nearby" campaign today.
There is an understandable amount of confusion over Proposition 1 on the Aug. 5 primary ballot, yet it deserves the attention of voters because it strategically lowers the economically inefficient personal property tax more effectively than our neighboring states' attempts.
State Representative Adam F. Zemke sponsored legislation on July 16 that would outlaw the practice of conversion therapy in Michigan.
He's logged improvements in the state's economic health, presided over the creation of 250,000 private-sector jobs and confronted many of Detroit's worsening financial problems.
Business groups in the Great Lakes Bay Region are joining the call for Michigan's Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act to include sexual orientation and gender identity protections.
Heroin use is becoming more widespread across Michigan, which is leading to the unfortunate uprising in overdose deaths.
Some 20 years ago, Michigan enacted legislation creating charter schools, with the goal of creating unique, innovative educational opportunities for students across the state.
The University of Michigan football program was recently featured on ESPN's "My Wish" series giving Stephen Loszewski a day to remember.
OFFICERS BROKE OUT THE DRIVERS WINDOW TO TAKE THE DRIVER INTO CUSTODY. Karen: IT'S ABANDON FEW YEARS SINCE MICHIGAN CHANGED THE FIREWORKS LAWS TO MAKE SOME OF THE BIGGER ONES LEGAL.
Jim Schneider, who worked in the University of Michigan athletics public and media relations department from 1978 until his retirement in 2007, passed away on Monday, the university said.
Maize n Brew's Football Editor, Joshua Henschke, appeared on The Michigan Man Podcast with host Mike Fitzpatrick to discuss Michigan's upcoming season.
More than 700,000 Michiganders use their services, but community health centers across the state and nationwide are peering over the edge of a funding cliff, and there is concern for their future.
Updated: Thu Jul 24, 2014 10:16 pm
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