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A judge will likely review thousands of documents in the investigation into Michigan State University. A special prosecutor appointed by the state Attorney General is looking into the school’s handling of former MSU sports doctor, Larry Nassar. Nassar sexually assaulted his patients for years.    


Current Sports | July 13, 2018

Jul 13, 2018
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Terrell Owens; Pro Football Hall Of Fame Inductions; James Moore; SWAP Meet; Brooks Laimbeer; World Cup Final; Reflection Friday

Democratic U.S. Sens. Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters of Michigan say they will oppose President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Judge Brett Kavanaugh.

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The ACLU said a state policy regarding state contracts with faith-based adoption agencies is unconstitutional. A judge will decide whether a lawsuit filed by the ACLU against the state will go forward.

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Nissan is recalling nearly 105,000 small cars to replace Takata passenger air bag inflators that can explode and hurl shrapnel at drivers and passengers.

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A U.S.-Canadian agency is suggesting ways the two nations can help prevent flame-retardant chemicals from polluting the Great Lakes.

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Heavy rains have caused more flooding in parts of Michigan's Upper Peninsula that were still working to recover from last month's severe flooding.

The Medical Marijuana Licensing Board approved the state's first seven licenses Thursday.
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Michigan’s Medical Marijuana Licensing Board issued the state’s first seven operating licenses today at its meeting in downtown Lansing. Katie Cook reports.

 


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High water levels on Lake Superior and Lake Michigan have been causing trouble for some shoreline communities in recent years.

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Michigan State University interim president John Engler plans to testify before a US Senate committee investigating the Larry Nassar case next Tuesday. 

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A newspaper investigation has found that 30 health care professionals were disciplined by Michigan licensing boards for sexual assault or misconduct in the last year.

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Visitors are flocking to a Grand Rapids botanical garden to get a whiff of the unpleasant-smelling "corpse flower" that's in full bloom for the first time in 18 years.

Current Sports | July 12, 2018

Jul 12, 2018
Darryl Rogers
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Darryl Rogers; Michigan State Football; Detroit Lions; College Football Playoff;

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Officials say about 2.5 million gallons (9.5 million liters) of partially treated sewage recently flowed from a lagoon at a mobile home park in mid-Michigan into the Grand River.

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More than two dozen people spoke out at a public hearing against a proposal for more anchor supports in the Straits of Mackinac to bolster twin oil pipelines.

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