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  1. New Mich. group wants to take driverless-car mantle from Silicon ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Automotive News

    Detroit put the world on wheels and should be the place that takes the driver out of the driver's seat, according to a coalition of Michigan business leaders and politicians. The new group, MICHauto, unveiled an initiative today to promote Detroit and Michigan for development of a new generation of mobility, including self-driving cars.


  2. South Side woman among 3 killed in Michigan head-on collisionRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch

    A 78-year-old Columbus woman was one of three people killed in a weekend crash in southern Michigan when a teenage driver crossed the median on I-94 and struck another vehicle head-on. Her 57-year-old nephew, also of Columbus, was one of four people injured in the crash.


  3. Benchmark program takes aim at helping Michigan wineriesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

    In a file photo from Oct. 21, 2014, Jose Luis, left, and Patrick Rigan harvest chardonney grapes on at Brys Estate on Old Mission Peninsula in Traverse City, Mich. A benchmarking program focused on Michigan wineries and vineyards could help managers hone in on higher profits.


  4. Gross receipts taxes hurt economic growthRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Las Vegas Review Journal

    A very different Legislature, a consensus around significant changes to public education and the need to overhaul Nevada's tax system have led to a wild ride in Carson City this year. Getting tax policy right is crucial.


  5. High risk sex offender moves to MinotRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Minot Daily News

    According to a news release from the Minot Police Department, on Saturday, Matthew Lloyd Barkway updated his offender registration information with the Minot Police Department as a sex offender, showing he moved to a new location within the city limits of Minot. Barkway has not been assigned a risk level in North Dakota yet, but has a Tier 3 level in Michigan.


  6. Jim Harbaugh's Satellite Camp Tour Has SEC's AttentionRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Gamedayr.com

    Jim Harbaugh hasn't even coached a game yet for the Michigan Wolverines, and he's already making groundbreaking moves. Coincidentally, those same momentous moves are stirring up trouble with the Southeastern Conference.


  7. Pot legalization group withdraws petition, will resubmitRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | WJRT

    The Michigan Cannabis Coalition informed the Board of State Canvassers of the move Tuesday. The group had been expected to have the form of its petition approved by the board.


  8. Men's Track & Field to Send 10 to Preliminary RoundsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | MGo Blue

    The University of Michigan men's track and field team will be represented by 10 student-athletes at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds from Thursday-Saturday at the University of North Florida's Hodges Stadium. Competition will start on Thursday at noon and will resume on Friday at the same time.


  9. Waffle iron argument gets 30 people tossed from motelRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | New York Daily News

    A file photo shows a different America's Best Value Inn's sign in Michigan. One of the motels in Pere Marquette Township was the scene of an intense argument over who had the rights to the next waffle in the waffle iron at breakfast on Sunday morning, according to reports.


  10. Campaign vows to keep matriarch on OssabawRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | SavannahNow

    Special Photo by Leanne Frank Eleanor "Sandy" West, who just turned 90, talks to a group of artists visiting Ossabaw Island. Sandy West, bottom right, and longtime friend and family employee Roger Parker are tickled as West is honored by the Georgia House of Representatives and by the Ossabaw Island Foundation.


  11. Plenty of local flavor in NCAAsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    The 64-team NCAA Tournament begins this weekend with baseball teams competing in 16 four-team regionals. San Diego County remains among the nation's baseball hotbeds and the area is well represented in the tournament with nearly three dozen players spread across 15 teams: notable: Schick has worked mostly out of the bullpen, going 3-1 with a 3.71 ERA and 43 strikeouts in 34 innings.


  12. Peonies galore at University of MichiganRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Toledo Blade

    They're beginning to pop, these luxurious blossoms that laugh in the face of bitter cold, boast stout constitutions and longevity, loathe moving, and snarl at soggy feet. Peonies, old-fashioned sun worshippers, are gorgeous explosions and superior cut flowers.


  13. Maxey closure in 2016 budget billRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Daily Press & Argus

    Maxey closure in 2016 budget bill If approved the bill would close the 60-bed facility for juvenile offenders ages 12 to 21 Check out this story on livingstondaily.com: http://ldpaa.com/1HvcxhE The exterior of the W.J. Maxey Boys Training School in Green Oak Township is shown. A budget proposal in the state Senate would shutter the facility.


  14. State Budget Nearly FinishedRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | WILX-TV Lansing

    Michigan lawmakers are accelerating efforts to finish state government's next budget. Conference committees on Tuesday approved spending bills for universities, community colleges, transportation and other budgets.


  15. Backers of bid to repeal prevailing wage law get initial OKRead the original story

    Yesterday | Northern Michigan News

    Organizers of a drive to repeal Michigan's 50-year-old prevailing wage law have cleared a procedural step before they begin collecting signatures. The Board of State Canvassers on Tuesday approved the form of a petition submitted by Protecting Michigan Taxpayers, which has backing from a construction trade organization.


  16. Inside Pitch with LC: Eight Things That Led Team 38 to OKCRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | MGo Blue

    Junior catcher Lauren Connell will be blogging throughout the softball season to let Michigan fans in on what happens outside of the field of play. Check back to MGoBlue.com each Monday to read "The Inside Pitch with LC."


  17. Michigan's Sierra Romero beat out by Florida's Lauren Haeger for Softball Player of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | MLive.com

    Not because she wasn't selected the 2014 USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year - individual awards don't mean much to the University of Michigan junior - but because her teammates couldn't make the trip to Oklahoma City with her. Despite being beat out by Florida pitcher Lauren Haeger for this year's award, Tuesday's banquet meant more to Romero having been surrounded by her fellow Wolverines.


  18. Symetra Tour golf tournament to return to Mayetta in SeptemberRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

    The cup is a five-event series that is part of the Symetra Tour, the qualifying tour for players looking to make the leap to the Ladies Professional Golf Association. It has three stops at Potawatomi-owned courses in Michigan and Indiana in June and a fourth in Milwaukee in late July and early August.


  19. Michigan Football: Blake Countess Should Excel at AuburnRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | GMB Wolverine

    Michigan lost some of their secondary depth with the recent announcement that cornerback Blake Countess would be transferring for his final season of eligibility. Today he made the choice that he would be attending Auburn for the 2015 season.


  20. More Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | WSJV-TV South Bend

    Local elected officials would have to be physically present for a vote at an open meeting under a bill moving through the Michigan Legislature. It would require local elected officials to be physically present at a vote in a meeting open to the public, except in emergency sessions.