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40 min ago | MLive.com

Michigan signees Kameron Chatman, D.J. WIlson climb up latest 2014 recruiting rankings

Kameron Chatman, a 6-foot-8 small forward from Portland, Ore., rose to No. 25 in Thursday's updated Class of 2014 Top 150 rankings from Rivals.com .

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4 hrs ago | Michigan Radio

State Senate passes bill to protect gun owners' "fundamental right' to privacy

Some records about gun owners in Michigan would be shielded from the public under a bill that passed the state Senate Thursday.

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8 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

MHA Keystone Center Selects ArborMetrix to Measure Clinical...

RegistryMetrix is an advanced clinical registry tailored for the specific needs of specialty provider groups or quality improvement collaboratives.

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13 hrs ago | MLive.com

Appeals court denies Hanger42 claim of $10 million Michigan Film Office tax credit

The owners of the controversy-plagued Hanger42 project will not be getting a $10 million tax credit they sought from the state of Michigan.

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17 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press

ModelD: The state of recycling in Michigan

Along with trash, Michigan has buried dollars and jobs in landfills for years. That's despite a target set in 2007 in the State's solid waste policy to achieve a 50% recycling rate in Michigan and 24 years of implementing Michigan's bottle deposit law.

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Related Topix: Michigan, Oakland County, MI, Rick Snyder, US Governors

Wed Apr 23, 2014

SFGate

Michael David Elliot, second left, is arraigned on escape,... Photo-photo.5423056

Michael David Elliot, second left, is arraigned on escape, carjacking and kidnapping charges at the Ionia District Court in Iona, Mich., Wednesday, April 23, 2014.

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Norwalk Citizen News

Survey reduces estimated Michigan wolf population

In this Feb. 10, 2006, file photo, provided by Michigan Technological University, a pack of gray wolves is shown on Isle Royale National Park in northern Michigan.

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CBS Local

Survey Reduces Estimated Michigan Wolf Population

The estimated number of gray wolves in Michigan's Upper Peninsula has declined for the second consecutive year, but the change isn't statistically significant and the resurgent predator is maintaining a healthy presence in the state's far north, a biologist said Wednesday.

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Observer & Eccentric

Poll: 75 percent of voters support 'Classrooms and Kids' budget proposal

Three-quarters of Michigan voters support the 'Classrooms and Kids' budget proposal that would redirect more money into classrooms without raising taxes, a new poll released Monday shows.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Michigan, Rick Snyder, US Governors, Adolescents and Pre-Teens

GMB Wolverine

Michigan Football: Wolverine Offensive Line - Moving On To 2014

Erik Magnuson LG - Kyle Bosch OC - Graham Glasgow . RG - Kyle Kalis RT - Ben Braden I expect Mason Cole to push both tackles, David Dawson to push both guards, and after a summer to gain strength, Kugler to push at center.

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State of Michigan

Secretary of State, Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency celebrate launch ...

LANSING &#8211 Beginning May 1, Michigan veterans can display their proof of service right on their Michigan driver's license.

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Michigan Radio

Lead poisoning is still damaging Michigan kids

Scientists have found evidence it diminishes their intelligence, causes behavioral problems, even increases the likelihood they'll end up in prison.

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Lexington Herald-Leader

Gov. Snyder cool to demand that unions give money

The Republican governor says House Speaker Jase Bolger's request isn't on his list of conditions for the state to contribute $350 million to pensions and prevent the sale of city-owned art.

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WLNS-TV Lansing

Michigan Launches New Driver's License For Veterans

Troopers from the Michigan State Police need your help in an investigation into a shooting incident that happened in Eaton Rapids Monday night.

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Detroit News

Legislation would speed up rape kit processing in Michigan

Forensic scientist Erica Anderson extracts and isolates DNA from a crime scene sample in 2011.

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BizzyBlog.com

USAT Fails to Identify Strong 6-2 Majority in Supremes' Mich. Affirmative Action Decision

In his story on the Supreme Court's decision this morning upholding Michigan voters' 2006 approval of a ban on race-, ethic- and gender-based preferences in university admissions, USA Today's Richard Wolf failed to identify the size of the court majority, which was 6-2.

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KFVS12

Michigan man among 1st in US to get 'bionic eye'

The mother of a 17-year-old honors student who was among 10 people killed in a fiery Northern California bus crash sued FedEx on Tuesday, alleging that its trucks have a history of catching fire.

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The Campbell Reporter

Mercury News editorial: Affirmative action is yesterday's solution to inequality

The Supreme Court ruling upholding Michigan's voter-approved ban on race-based affirmative action effectively puts an end to what was always a controversial strategy.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Detroit News

Michigan schools aren't moving forward

Michigan schools have been far too slow to adapt to the changing world, Cook writes.

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KTEN-TV Denison

Michigan affirmative ban is OK, Supreme Court says

Biofuels made from the leftovers of harvested corn plants are worse than gasoline for global warming in the short term, a study shows, challenging the Obama administration's conclusions that they are a much... In a story April 20 about new research showing biofuels made with corn leftovers are worse for global warming than gasoline in the short ... (more)

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