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About 105,000 DTE Energy customers remain without power following freezing rain, high winds and snow from a weekend storm.

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Inmates at a mid-Michigan prison are on lockdown after gang related fighting.  

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Olympic gold medalist Jordyn Wieber is the latest gymnast to sue Michigan State University, USA Gymnastics and the U.S. Olympic Committee over former sports doctor Larry Nasssar's sexual abuse.

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Some dog owners are seeking compensation after 30 pets were killed during a spring break fire at a western Michigan kennel.

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Some doctors in Michigan are concerned about unintended consequences to their profession if state lawmakers pass some sexual assault bills they’re considering. Capitol Correspondent Cheyna Roth explains a state House committee heard testimony on a package of bills Tuesday.


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Lieutenant Governor Brian Calley is the fourth Republican running for governor to file petition signatures to appear on the primary ballot. As we hear from Capitol Bureau Chief Rick Pluta, he wants to succeed Governor Rick Snyder.


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The Michigan House wants to halt permits that allow sterilizing hunting game — which could potentially draw the curtain on Ann Arbor's endeavors to contain its raging deer population.

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This story has been updated to include Scott Westerman's comments.

Michigan State University's associate vice president for alumni relations and executive director of the MSU Alumni Association, Scott Westerman, has resigned amid an investigation by the school's Title IX office.


2018 Kids Count in Michigan: A Michigan Where All Kids Thrive
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For more than a decade, proficiency skills among elementary students have been in steep decline, particularly in reading.  The 2018 Michigan Kids Count Data Book, released today by the Michigan League for Public Policy, sheds some light on the factors that influence a child's success in school. 


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Michigan State University; MSU Legal Suits; Scott Westerman; NBA Playoffs; Sgt. Jason Fuller; Battlefield Brawl; Jim Harbaugh

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Ann Arbor is temporarily halting new medical marijuana dispensaries after more than 30 recently applied for permits to operate in the city.

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Hiking and bicycling routes that will traverse Michigan have secured $10.5 million in private donations.

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A tugboat anchor struck underwater oil and electrical lines and caused an insulation fluid spill in the waterway connecting Lake Michigan and Lake Huron earlier this month, Michigan's attorney general said Tuesday.

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Republican gubernatorial candidate Brian Calley has submitted more than 25,000 nominating signatures to qualify for the ballot.

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Michigan's child poverty rate decreased to about 21 percent in 2016, but disparities among racial groups remain.

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