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  1. Remembering the march on SelmaRead the original story w/Photo

    22 min ago | The Chronicle Herald

    ... Reeb, a white Unitarian minister who was beaten to death by local whites on March 11 and Viola Liuzzo, a white Michigan woman who was fatally shot by the Ku Klux Klan on March 25. Martin Luther King Jr. was not in Selma for the Bloody Sunday march, ...


  2. Graduation day for first class from new MCC Corrections Officer Training AcademyRead the original story w/Photo

    23 min ago | WJRT

    ... journey, but this is it. It's the big show," said Officer Ian Rideout, graduate. Rideout is one of the State of Michigan's newest corrections officers. He, along with 25 others, graduated Friday after enduring rigorous course work over the last ...


  3. Bill to change how Michigan divvies up electoral votes back in the Lansing mixRead the original story w/Photo

    41 min ago | Michigan Radio

    It proposes that each of the state's 14 Congressional districts gets one electoral vote - with the two remaining votes going to the statewide winner. Right now, whichever presidential candidate wins the overall vote in Michigan claims all the state's 16 electoral college votes.


  4. Planet Fitness bars Mich. woman after locker room complaintRead the original story w/Photo

    48 min ago | Examiner.com

    ... start to work against the people implementing it? On Friday, March 6, stories began to circulate out of Midland, Michigan that focused a woman named Yvette Cormier who was having trouble with her branch of Planet Fitness. She claims that earlier in ...


  5. 1st Ad Backing Tax Hike Says Michigan Roads Are 'Dangerous' [VIDEO]Read the original story w/Photo

    48 min ago | CBS Local

    The first TV ad urging passage of a sales tax increase on the May statewide ballot says Michigan roads aren't just bad, they're dangerous. The group supporting a "yes" vote on Proposal 1 will start airing the 30-second ad statewide on Monday for an unspecified length of time.


  6. Against All Odds: Hamtramck High SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    50 min ago | WXYZ

    Southeast Michigan has a rich heritage of diverse cultures, with many families coming from other countries and choosing to call Hamtramck home, and it's not by accident. With those families comes a number of students who also arrive here, knowing nothing about the culture and knowing no English.


  7. Five-Run Fifth Lifts Baseball Past UMBC to Open Coastal Carolina InviteRead the original story w/Photo

    53 min ago | MGo Blue

    Site: Myrtle Beach, S.C. Event: Coastal Carolina Invitational Score: Michigan 8, UMBC 1 Records: U-M , UMBC Next U-M Event: Saturday, March 7 -- vs. Toledo , 11 a.m. MYRTLE BEACH S.C. -- The University of Michigan baseball team scored five runs in the fourth inning, three on a home run from junior Jacob Cronenworth , and got seven strong innings from freshman Ryan Nutof in an 8-1 win over UMBC Friday afternoon to open the Coastal Carolina Invitational at TicketReturn.com Field. With the win, Michigan has now won six games in a row.


  8. Michigan superintendent wants lawmakers to stop siphoning money from education fundRead the original story w/Photo

    56 min ago | MLive.com

    ... unprecedented actions represent a dangerous trend where the School Aid Fund - the fund voters established in the Michigan Constitution in 1994 (Proposal A) to support K-12 education - continues to be used as an ATM to siphon money away from the ...


  9. By the numbers: College hopefuls make SC4 1st choiceRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Times Herald

    ... college applications this year. Counselors from 10 St. Clair County high schools sent 227 student transcripts to Michigan State for the Class of 2015, compared to 113 sent to the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. The vast majority of students had ...


  10. Diverse groups tell Supreme Court they support same-sex marriageRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Christian Science Monitor

    ... filings are among more than 70 friend of the court briefs being submitted in support of same-sex couples in Ohio , Michigan , Tennessee , and Kentucky . The couples are challenging measures that restrict marriage in those states to a union of one ...


  11. What a shock: NCAA sanctions against Syracuse don't affect 2003 titleRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Los Angeles Times

    ... Memphis) were forced to vacate Final Four appearances, but of course not the championship he won at Kentucky. Michigan's "Fab Five" Final Four trips of 1992 and 1993 were rescinded by sanctions--good thing the Wolverines didn't win it those years. ...


  12. The Growing Urban Legend of Michigan's Jim HarbaughRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | BleacherReport

    ... that he had assisted a 53-year-old woman and her 73-year-old mother after they were involved in a car crash on Michigan's I-94. . @CoachJim4UM helped extricate a woman from a rollover crash on I-94 this afternoon. Kept individuals warm with coats ...


  13. Michigan gets $2.5M in federal GLRI grants to combat invasive speciesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | MLive.com

    ... Phragmite plants near the Muskegon Lake shoreline at the North Muskegon Waterfront Sports Park in 2008. The West Michigan Shoreline Regional Development Commission got a federal grant this week to fund a project to combat the invasive grass. (MLive ...


  14. Selma' Reminds Us Of Viola Liuzzo, Who Gave Her Life For Civil RightsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WWWM-FM Toledo

    This weekend marks the 50th anniversary of Bloody Sunday, an event where Civil Rights activists were attacked by troops while trying to march peacefully for voting rights. Half a century ago, a white housewife in Michigan named Viola Liuzzo saw what was happening and joined the marchers, saying this was "everybody's fight."


  15. Quinnipiac builds powerhouse in women's basketballRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Albany Times Union

    ... was still in the Northeast Conference. They were joined two years ago by Val Driscoll , a 6-foot-4 transfer from Michigan who now attends graduate school. What the Bobcats have done this season in the MAAC is precedent-setting. No team ever had gone ...


  16. Pontoons are a hot item at the 2015 Boat Show at Dow Diamond in Midland this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | MLive.com

    ... of Farwell, were at the show when it kicked off Friday in search of a new pontoon. The couple moved back to Michigan last year after being away for 40 years. Both are dedicated to fishing every summer and decided it was time to purchase a boat. "The ...


  17. EPA awards $8M in Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grants to combat invasive speciesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WaterWorld

    ... to control invasive plants in the Millennium Reserve, which is located along the southeastern shore of Lake Michigan. Twelve sites -- totaling almost 300 acres of wetlands , prairies and savannas -- will be restored. The project will also provide ...


  18. 5 things about the 50th anniversary of the Selma marchesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KTVN Reno

    ... Reeb, a white Unitarian minister who was beaten to death by local whites on March 11 and Viola Liuzzo, a white Michigan woman who was fatally shot by the Ku Klux Klan on March 25. Martin Luther King Jr. was not in Selma for the Bloody Sunday march, ...


  19. Hazel KuykendallRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Herald-Citizen

    ... also worked as a seamstress during her life. She was of the Baptist faith and attended the Temple Baptist Church in Michigan. Her family includes a sister and brother-in-law, Opal & Jr. Howell of Cookeville; and six nieces, nephews and their ...


  20. DeGraaf Interiors display at West Michigan Home and Garden ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WOODTV.com

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. The West Michigan Home and Garden Show has everything for your home - both inside and outside.