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A priest known for his steadfast devotion to the needy cleared a threshold on the way to possible sainthood Saturday as the Roman Catholic Church beatified Solanus Casey, who is credited with the miraculous cure of a woman with a chronic skin disease.

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Mark Dantonio sounded ready for a relaxing night by the fireplace after Michigan State's snowy victory over Maryland.

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A retired computer engineer and a retired opera singer operate the Blue Hat Coffee Gallery in Coldwater, Michigan.  

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The state announced the price tag Friday for applications to grow, sell or transport medical marijuana. The application fee will be 6-thousand dollars. It’s a one-time, non-refundable fee. That’s on top of up to 5-thousand dollars that municipalities can charge for an application.

Current Sports | November 17, 2017

Nov 17, 2017
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Mark Dantonio; MSU Football; Bowl Prospects; NCAA Football Coach of the Year; MSU Women's Basketball; Julian Mitchell; Reflection Friday.

On the November 18-19, 2017 edition of Current State includes a closer look at historical and futuristic moments in Michigan.:

Fred Upton

Republican Rep. Fred Upton of Michigan has ruled out running for U.S. Senate next year.

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Economists say Michigan's economy would likely absorb the effects of possible changes to the North American Free Trade Agreement fairly well.

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The Michigan Lottery is working to catch retailers who break the rules.

Off the Record | November 24, 2017

Nov 17, 2017

Correspondents Edition.  Panel discuses Michigan's races for Governor and U.S. Senate.

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U.S. safety regulators are investigating complaints that a Volkswagen recall may not fix a wiring problem that can stop the front driver’s air bag from inflating in a crash.

Elizabeth Clement
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Gov. Rick Snyder looked within his own staff to make his latest appointment to the Michigan Supreme Court on Friday, choosing his chief lawyer Elizabeth Clement to fill a vacancy created when a justice left for the federal appellate bench.

Off the Record | November 17, 2017

Nov 17, 2017

Topic: Problems with pipeline 5. Guest: Dave Agema, Co-Chair, Part-Time Legislature Drive.

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On Saturday, Nov. 18, as many as 60,000 people will come to Ford Field in Detroit to celebrate the life of Fr. Solanus Casey.  The priest who once lived in Detroit is taking a step towards sainthood.


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The city of Lansing began accepting medical marijuana provisioning center applications on Thursday.