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Voters might have the chance to decide a pair of workers’ rights questions next year. As we hear from Rick Pluta, petition campaigns to put the questions on the 2018 ballot are underway. 


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Dozens of Michigan National Guard troops welcomed a Vietnam veteran and Medal of Honor recipient Tuesday at a ceremony in Lansing. 

 


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Wed., Sept. 20 at 6:30pm and 9:30pm on WKAR World  23.2  | For over a decade, filmmaker John J. Valadez searched for the remains of Joaquin Murrieta, a legendary Mexican outlaw who blazed a trail of revenge across California until he was caught and decapitated in the summer of 1853. 

Current Sports | September 19, 2017

Sep 19, 2017
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Detroit Lions; Matthew Stafford; Monday Night Football; Eli Manning; Mark Dantonio Press Conference; Notre Dame; Brian Kelly; Ron Deleon.


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Scientists are examining mastodon teeth that turned up in the yards of homes in Michigan.

The cremated remains of more than 300 people, most of them stillborn babies, have been placed in a crypt by Lansing's Roman Catholic bishop.

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The Michigan Civil Rights Commission is asking state Attorney General Bill Schuette for a formal ruling on whether it has the authority to extend housing and employment protections to gay, lesbian, and transgender people. That’s after an attorney from his office torpedoed a proposal the commission was on the cusp of adopting. 

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Michigan State University researchers are trying to understand the causes of infertility and why so many women lose their pregnancies.


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The state pipeline safety board met for the first time today since it was revealed that Enbridge’s Line 5 pipeline had lost some of its coating. Michigan Public Radio’s Cheyna Roth reports.


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Two bears that have been living at a Michigan zoo for nearly 20 years are getting a bigger yard.

Current Sports | September 18, 2017

Sep 18, 2017
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College Football Rankings; Big Ten Conference; U-M Football; Callers; Boxing; Alvarez-Golovkin; Detroit Lions.


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About 2,500 workers at a Canadian General Motors plant that makes the Chevrolet Equinox SUV are on strike in a dispute over job security.

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Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has signed legislation allowing communities to fix ballots where candidates missed the state filing deadline because of incorrect information from local clerks.

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Republicans Rocky Raczkowski and Lena Epstein plan to seek a suburban Detroit House seat opening due to a retirement.

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AAA Michigan says gas prices statewide have fallen by about 15 cents per gallon in the past week as the effects of hurricanes on fuel supplies ease.

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