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  1. Authorities: Men snowplowed driveways before breaking inRead the original story

    10 min ago | WJRT

    Authorities say two men snowplowed driveways at homes in Michigan's northern Lower Peninsula before they broke into them and took guns, electronics, furniture and even a stuffed bobcat. Kalkaska County Undersheriff Abe DeVol says investigators linked the suspects to 25 break-ins between December and last week.

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  2. Conviction Tossed In Case Of Man Who Acted As His Own LawyerRead the original story w/Photo

    13 min ago | WLNS-TV Lansing

    A man who insisted on acting as his own lawyer has persuaded the Michigan appeals court to throw out his conviction - because a judge didn't fully explain the risk of acting as his own lawyer. The court said Wednesday there are key steps that must be followed when a defendant wants to go solo.

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  3. Volunteers search for Kent County homeless in annual 'Point In Time Count'Read the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago | MLive.com

    Lynn Konczal hoped for the best when she showed up for the annual "Point In Time Count" at the Heart of West Michigan United Way on the evening of Wednesday, Jan. 28. Konczal and about 50 other volunteers were assigned the job of searching underpasses, parks, parking ramps and outdoor camps in hopes of finding and counting every homeless person living in Kent County. "I hope to get out there, get it done and hopefully not see somebody who's in need of a first responder," said Konczal, a veteran of six previous "Point in Time Counts" that are conducted every January.

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  4. Ford fourth quarter earnings fallRead the original story

    27 min ago | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    ... On a pretax basis, the company earned $6.3 billion, down from a near-record of $8.6 billion a year ago. Dearborn, Michigan-based Ford had repeatedly warned that its profits would be down in 2014. Last fall, the company cut its full-year pretax ...

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  5. Michigan Democrats introduce bills to give tax credits to college graduates with student loan debtRead the original story w/Photo

    30 min ago | MLive.com

    Democrats in the Michigan House of Representatives and the Michigan Senate introduced legislation Wednesday that would offer tax credits for college graduates who choose to stay in Michigan. Rep. Andy Schor, D-Lansing, and Sen. Curtis Hertel, Jr., D-East Lansing, introduced the same bills in their respective chambers.

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  6. Amid cloudy future, Michigan's Max Bielfeldt making most of the presentRead the original story w/Photo

    33 min ago | MLive.com

    The forward was reclassified from a redshirt junior to a senior last off-season. The move, prompted by Michigan coach John Beilein, meant Bielfeldt's final year of eligibility as a graduate senior next season will be spent elsewhere.

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  7. Live Updates: Patches of freezing rain, sleet causing crashes, traffic delays in Jackson areaRead the original story w/Photo

    40 min ago | MLive.com

    ... and Calhoun counties are also under this advisory, which is scheduled to be lifted at 4 p.m. Thursday. The Michigan Department of Transportation has reported a number of crashes and delays in Jackson, Eaton and Calhoun counties near I-69 and I-94. ...

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  8. Former drug-addicted couple say family is critical in staying cleanRead the original story w/Photo

    53 min ago | Northern Michigan News

    ... funding to go to rehab was fairly easy. Sara Circely, substance abuse services system coordinator for the Northern Michigan Regional Entity, said if someone, especially a parent, needs treatment and can't afford it, there is always funding ...

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  9. Family members seek clues in search for missing 27-year-oldRead the original story

    1 hr ago | WJRT

    Family members of a 27-year-old man who disappeared a month ago after stepping outside of a bar in a small Michigan town are seeking clues about his whereabouts. Ken Gruno had a credit card with him, but he left his coat behind when he went outside of Otisville Hotel Bar in Otisville, 70 miles north of Detroit, in the early hours of Dec. 27. The Wayne State University student was visiting with high school pals at the bar.

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  10. Icy roads greet West Michigan motorists Thursday morningRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | MLive.com

    Not what you wanted to hear, I'm sure. Residential roads are very slippery from sleet and freezing rain overnight.

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  11. School closings: Icy roads force Grand Rapids, Forest Hills,...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | MLive.com

    Freezing rain overnight created icy conditions that forced numerous West Michigan schools to close Thursday, Jan. 29, because travel is unsafe. Thousands of students are home today including: Grand Rapids, Forest Hills, Rockford, Grandville, Caledonia, Kenowa Hills, Lowell, Holland, West Ottawa, Zeeland, Hudsonville, Jenison, Cedar Springs, Coopersville,Comstock Park, Godwin Heights, Sparta, Godfrey-Lee and Allendale.

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  12. Entering the final hours to vote for Michigan's top 10 high school student sectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | MLive.com

    While the top five Michigan student sections look pretty immovable from atop the poll, there's still time for some of the fringe schools to slip into the final round. As you know, MLive is searching for the state's best student section .

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  13. 'This is huge for West Michigan': Muskegon star, MSU signee Deyonta Davis' McDonald's All-American selection is historicRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | MLive.com

    ... west of Lansing in the 38-year history of the Games. There's plenty of reaction to the news that Davis is the only Michigan player to be selected for the 2015 games out of the 18 nominees from those who've seen plenty of basketball and plenty of ...

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  14. Denso to expand in TennesseeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Crain's Detroit Business

    ... control, electronics and information and safety. In the U.S., DENSO employs more than 14,000 people in California, Michigan, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Kentucky, Georgia, Iowa, Ohio, Alabama and Arkansas. The company's investment in ...

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  15. I-94 shut down near Paw Paw for 2-vehicle crashRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | MLive.com

    Eastbound I-94 has been shut down near Paw Paw due to a crash. According to Michigan Department of Transportation, the crash involves two vehicles, including a semi truck.

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  16. Ballot proposal on sales tax complicates KRESA decision on seeking hike in special ed millageRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | MLive.com

    ... to a new survey conducted Jan. 17-18. Why? The May 5 ballot now includes state Proposal 1 , a request to raise the Michigan sales tax from 6 to 7 percent to generate more revenues for roads, schools and local government. What seemed a ...

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  17. Armune BioScience says it will launch its non-surgical prostate cancer test this springRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | MLive.com

    ... Armune BioScience was founded in 2008 to develop and commercialize technology licensed from the University of Michigan for diagnostic and prognostic tests for breast, lung and prostate cancer. It has three people working in a research and commercial ...

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  18. Shorter summer vacations? Jackson County schools explore alternative calendarRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | MLive.com

    But as state leaders scrutinize student achievement and more learning opportunities for students are studied, educators throughout Michigan are wondering if that break might be a little too long. For more than a year, during monthly meetings, Jackson County's 14 public school superintendents are discussing the possibility of a more balanced countywide school calendar that would distribute breaks evenly throughout the state-required 180-day school year and shorten schools' 12-week summer vacations.

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  19. White Pigeon community leaders thrilled with Forest River expansion expected to bring 396 new jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | MLive.com

    White Pigeon community leaders are thrilled that Forest River Manufacturing, a recreational vehicle company, has chosen their town to expand its operations. The expansion, announced Tuesday by the Michigan Economic Development Corporation, is expected to bring 396 jobs into the area over the next five years.

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  20. Ann Arbor school board approves ballot language for bond millage electionRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | MLive.com

    ... about the vote, and it's likely a citizens group will form a committee to promote the proposal. State law prohibits Michigan school districts from using bond proceeds to pay for employee salaries, routine maintenance costs and operating expenses. ...

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