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Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and a British government official have signed a memorandum of understanding designed to strengthen the production of advancements in automotive technology and mobility.

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Michigan State University, already reeling from the scandal involving a gymnastics doctor who molested young athletes, has maintained ties to a prominent volleyball coach for decades after he was publicly accused in 1995 of sexually abusing and raping six underage girls he trained in the 1980s.

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To deter opioid abuse, Michigan lawmakers say it's time to rethink the child-resistant prescription vial.

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State officials are expanding air testing to more than 100 eastern Michigan homes after finding a toxic chemical that has leached into five houses.

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A nuclear power plant in southeastern Michigan remains shut down after a valve issue was discovered following the malfunction of a transformer.

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Kids hoping to get high off laughing gas would have a harder time under a bill that is headed toward Gov. Rick Snyder's desk.

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Thursday April 26th is our next Pop-Up Stories, and this time we’ll be at Impression5 where the theme will be education. Here’s a story from our last event at the Capital Region International Airport. The theme was travel, and storyteller Carol Edmunds told a story of a memorable journey at sea.
 

 

 


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The 2018 Kids Count Data Book published by the Michigan League for Public Policy ranks Livingston County as the top county in Michigan for child well-being.  Education is a key factor in a child's quality of life.

 


Shri Thanedar
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Millionaire businessman Shri Thanedar has filed petition signatures to appear on the August primary ballot as a Democratic candidate for governor.

Capital Bureau Chief Rick Pluta reports.


Ingham County Prosecutor Carol Siemon.
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Ingham County Prosecutor Carol Siemon’s office sent out a statement Monday reviewing the March 31st incident where officers of the Lansing Police Department fired shots that wounded Michael Magik Jones. WKAR’s Katie Cook has more.


Current Sports | April 23, 2018

Apr 23, 2018
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University of Michigan Football; Elysee Mbem-Bosse; Jim Harbaugh; NBA Playoffs; NHL Playoffs

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A sheriff's office says an internal review found no wrongdoing by deputies after three suspects they were chasing died following a gun shop burglary in southwestern Michigan.

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AAA Michigan says average gas prices statewide have risen about 9 cents in the past week.

The Detroit NAACP branch will recognize students from about a half-dozen Detroit-area high schools for their activism, including participation in protests to end gun violence.

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The Motown Museum is celebrating its founder with music, food and half-off admission.

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