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  1. Lt. Gov. Calley signs personal property tax repeal compromise, now it heads to votersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 1 | Michigan Radio

    Michigan's personal property tax applies to all kinds of things: Carmakers pay the tax on heavy machinery, restaurants pay it on ovens and dishwashers.


  2. General Motors CEO to face gauntlet before CongressRead the original story

    Monday Mar 31 | Michigan Radio

    This week, General Motors CEO Mary Barra will testify in Washington about last month's recall for a defective ignition switch.


  3. Businesses fight jobless benefits for workers fired for using medical marijuanaRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 16 | Michigan Radio

    Michigan's leading business group is urging the state appeals court to rule out jobless benefits for people who are fired for using medical marijuana.


  4. The last treasure hunt: 'Wyoming Riddler' retires after 34 years of silver bountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2014 | Michigan Radio

    Lyons says you've got to be very thorough to make sure you didn't miss it and have to return.


  5. Another Kent County Commissioner facing felony charge resignsRead the original story

    Feb 13, 2014 | Michigan Radio

    A Kent County commissioner is resigning. Michael Wawee Jr is facing a felony embezzlement charge for between $1,000 and $20,000, a crime punishable by up to 10 years in prison.


  6. Snyder gets praise for efforts to put more money into early childhood educationRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2014 | Michigan Radio

    Today he got a chance to talk to some parents, teachers and school administrators in Grand Rapids about the proposal.


  7. Another Michigan medical center faces federal lawsuits over alleged racial discriminationRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2013 | Michigan Radio

    Work is underway on Mary Free Bed's new expansion project in Grand Rapids. It's expected to be complete next fall.


  8. Grand Rapids suburb to create its own crime labRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2013 | Michigan Radio

    Curtis Holt is Wyoming's city manager. He said court hearings are often postponed because lab results are not back in time.


  9. Non-profit: 19 housing units available for every single homeless person in Kent CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2013 | Michigan Radio

    This is one of the houses Well House is renovating to provide permanent housing in Grand Rapids for homeless people.


  10. Grand Rapids looks to regulate increasingly popular 'couch surfing' rentalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2013 | Michigan Radio

    The growing number of people renting out a room or just a couch in their homes on websites like and has some cities considering how these set-ups should fit into local zoning regulations, business permits and taxes.


  11. More bike lanes in Michigan mean more cyclistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2013 | Michigan Radio

    More communities in Michigan are embracing bike lanes. Grand Rapids plans to add 40 more miles of bike lanes in the next few years.


  12. ACLU warns 84 Michigan cities and towns to change their local panhandling lawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2013 | Michigan Radio

    Ernest Sims was one of the plaintiffs in the case. He was ticketed and arrested in Grand Rapids, Michigan for panhandling.


  13. The Gay Christian Network's founder spreads his message to MichiganRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2013 | Michigan Radio

    That is the message of the Gay Christian Network, which calls itself the nation's "largest interdenominational LGBT Christian organization."


  14. Flint begins knocking down hundreds of abandoned homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2013 | Michigan Radio

    Flint Mayor Dayne Walling says says dealing with blight will have a big effect. "That's where you have possible effects on foreclosure ratesa .neighborhood property ratesa .public safety.


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