State attorneys general nationwide, including Michigan's, are demanding that Craigslist remove its adult services section because they say the website cannot adequately block potentially illegal ads.
Several attorneys general, including Connecticut, Ohio and Missouri, announced Tuesday that they have sent a joint letter calling on the classified advertising website to get rid of its adult services category. A total of 17 states are involved.
A group of Michigan State University researchers is exploring whether there's a link between artistic skill and other kinds of innovation. They think the findings could have implications for education, and even economic development.
A federal judge has set Sept. 7 as the next hearing in a multistate lawsuit demanding tougher action to prevent Asian carp from overrunning the Great Lakes.
Judge Robert M. Dow Jr. heard from both sides during the first hearing in the case Monday in Chicago.
Michigan assistant attorney general Robert Reichel argued the threat of Asian carp to the Great Lakes has reached a "biological tipping point" and the waterways leading into Lake Michigan have become a "carp highway."
The Michigan Public Service Commission will host seven utility consumer information and assistance forums throughout the state in September and October.
The PSC said in a statement Monday the forums are designed to give consumers the latest information on electric and natural gas rates for the winter and the status of local and long distance telephone service.
One of the state agency's three commissioners will be available at each forum, which begin Sept. 20 in Southfield and conclude Oct. 28 in Flint.
LANSING, MI – Michigan will join other Great Lakes states in a Chicago federal courtroom Monday to make their case against Asian Carp. The states are calling for locks to be closed immediately to keep the fish out until more permanent barriers can be installed.
John Sellek is with the Michigan attorney general's office. He says the discovery of one of the fish near Lake Michigan earlier this summer should convince a federal judge to take action.
The state Court of Appeals is the next stop for a shadowy group that is trying to win a spot on the Michigan ballot as the Tea Party. As Michigan Public Radio's Rick Pluta reports, an elections panel deadlocked Monday on the question.