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Gavel
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A federal judge in Detroit will hear arguments today about alleged strong-arm tactics against Iraqi detainees.

MSU sign
Reginald Hardwick / WKAR-MSU

Michigan State University police are looking for two suspects after a sexual assault on campus on Sunday. 

Police Lights
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The Jackson County Sheriff's Department is investigating a deadly fight that resulted in a teenager's death and two others injured. The suspect has not been arrested.

flood damage, Upper Peninsula, Houghton County
Nicole Walton / WNMU public media

Houghton County in the northwestern Upper Peninsula has been devastated by flooding. Weekend storms created rivers out of roads and completely washed away culverts and bridges.

LGBTQ rally Capitol
Reginald Hardwick / WKAR-MSU

Rain couldn't keep away hundreds of people from celebrating the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning communities in Michigan's capital on Saturday. 


Battle Creek
City of Battle Creek

Battle Creek officials have lifted a drinking water advisory they'd issued after elevated levels of manganese were found in the water last week.

Children
WKAR File Photo

Children's Protective Services in a western Michigan county is changing its oversight policy after the death of a baby who was left alone for two days strapped in a car seat inside his home.

Detroit Train Station
Albert Duce / Wikimedia Commons

Bill Ford looks past the tons of paint, plaster and steel needed to remake Detroit's blighted Michigan Central train station and sees more than just an iconic building in desperate need of a makeover.

Electric Car
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Michigan's Energy Office is hosting a forum and panel discussions on electric vehicles.

Melon
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Health officials say a salmonella outbreak linked to pre-cut melon has sickened 60 people in five Midwestern states.

Gubernatorial Democratic Candidates
Gretchen Whitmer, Shri Thanedar and Abdul El-Sayed / Facebook

Democrats vying for Michigan governor head into the final two months of their primary fight with a number of new policy initiatives in hand, including a single-payer system of universal health care, a college scholarship program and a plan to offset child care costs so women can work.

traffic lights
Reginald Hardwick / WKAR-MSU

When you talk about safety in vehicles, you usually think of seatbelts, brakes and airbags. But future safety will literally mean our cars and trucks communicating with stop lights! 


Our entire show is focused on Michigan Technology – changing the way we drive, we live and our health. 

Battle Creek
City of Battle Creek

Health officials have advised families in southwestern Michigan not to allow infants to drink from one city's water system after finding elevated levels of manganese.

Enbridge Energy has submitted a report to the state on possible alternatives to continuing to run an oil and gas pipeline on the bottomlands of the Straits of Mackinac.  

Capital Bureau Chief Rick Pluta tells us neither of the alternatives would shut down the line.  


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