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  1. Michigan man among 1st in US to get 'bionic eye'Read the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | WRAL.com

    Diagnosed with retinitis pigmentosa as a teenager, Pontz has been almost completely blind for years.


  2. NY man back in court in Mich. cyberstalkingRead the original story

    12 min ago | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Federal prosecutors are recommending a 30-month prison sentence for a young Republican activist who stalked and extorted women after finding nude photos of them online.


  3. Culinary Institute of Michigan opens restaurantRead the original story w/Photo

    13 min ago | Washington Examiner

    In this photo taken on Thursday, April 17, 2014, Shawn Kraft sanitizes a surface before preparing a dish at the Courses restaurant at Baker College Culinary Institute of Michigan in Port Huron, Mich.


  4. Michigan man among 1st in US to get 'bionic eye'Read the original story

    21 min ago | Cape Cod Times

    In this April 16, 2014 image from video Roger Pontz wears special glasses that house a small video camera and transmitter at the University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Center on April 16, 2014, in Ann Arbor, Mich.


  5. News Briefs: Brush burn gets out of controlRead the original story

    49 min ago | Daily Press & Argus

    A controlled burn quickly got out of hand Monday, causing damage to a horse pasture and fence in Marion Township, fire officials said.


  6. Dennis Brewer Submitted PhotoRead the original story w/Photo

    50 min ago | Daily Press & Argus

    Former Livingston County Bar Association President Dennis Brewer filed petitions Monday to challenge incumbent Theresa Brennan for her Livingston County District Court seat in November.


  7. Michigan basketball still in hunt for 2014-15 targets Aubrey Dawkins, Cole HuffRead the original story

    1 hr ago | MLive.com

    Having added a fifth member to its 2014 recruiting class, Michigan is now waiting as a potential sixth incoming freshman spends Wednesday and Thursday three hours south.


  8. Recruiting: Rivals camps feature region's best talentRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press

    Tyree Kinnel will have the chance to get in some offseason competition to prepare for his final high school year before heading to Michigan.


  9. Court: Mich. ban on affirmative action OKRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Recordpub.com

    A state's voters are free to outlaw the use of race as a factor in college admissions, the Supreme Court ruled Tuesday in a blow to affirmative action that also laid bare tensions among the justices about a continuing need for programs that address racial inequality in America.


  10. Backers, opponents of Michigan ban react to rulingRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Times Bulletin

    The U.S. Supreme Court decision Tuesday upholding the state's ban on using race as a factor in college admissions comes as the University of Michigan has been taking steps to reach out to minorities and make them feel welcome on campus.


  11. Michigan schools aren't moving forwardRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Detroit News

    The nonpartisan advocacy group, Education Trust-Midwest recently issued its "State of Michigan education report."


  12. State must forge new path to equal opportunityRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press

    For those of us who believe affirmative action programs have been largely effective at mitigating discrimination against women and minorities, Michigan voters' decision in 2006 to outlaw such programs was a disappointing step backward.


  13. Mercury News editorial: Affirmative action is yesterday's solution to inequalityRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Campbell Reporter

    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.


  14. Roadside animal removal could be made easier by Boohera s BillRead the original story

    Yesterday | Central Michigan Life

    Arielle Breen/Staff Reporter A dead deer lays on the side of the road near the corner of Gilmore and Remus/M-20 Mount Pleasant, Wednesday April 16, 2014.


  15. Former bar association president enters race for 53rd District Court JudgeRead the original story

    Yesterday | Daily Press & Argus

    Former Livingston County Bar Association President Dennis Brewer filed petitions Monday to challenge incumbent Theresa Brennan for the 53rd District Court judge seat in Brighton in November.


  16. Affirmative action proposal in California Legislature reignites old debate, divides ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Nanaimo Daily News

    Nearly 20 years after California became the first state to ban the use of race and ethnicity in college admissions, a proposal to reinstate affirmative action has sparked a backlash that is forging a new divide in the state's powerful Democratic Party and creating opportunity for conservatives.


  17. receives federal approval for EB-5 Regional CenterRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 9 | State of Michigan

    LANSING, Mich. Gov. Rick Snyder today announced Michigan has officially become one of only two states in the nation with a state run EB-5 Regional Center aimed at attracting foreign investors who want to live, work and create jobs here.


  18. Obama's Minimum Wage FallacyRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | American Thinker

    Over the past few weeks President Obama has been on a tour of the nation making speeches and amping-up the rhetoric in his efforts to raise the federal minimum wage.


  19. Poll: 75 percent of voters support 'Classrooms and Kids' budget proposalRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Westland Observer

    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.


  20. Detroit 'grand bargain' far from done dealRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Metro Times

    Detroit's emergency manager had everyone thinking that most city pensioners were going to take massive cuts that would amount to more than a fourth of their income.