In Michigan
4:44 pm
Mon August 2, 2010

MI environmental law firm prepares lawsuit against oil pipeline owner

LANSING, MI –

A public interest law firm is preparing to file a lawsuit against the Canadian owners of a pipeline that ruptured and leaked hundreds of thousands of gallons of oil into the Kalamazoo River.

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The Great Lakes Environmental Law Center in Detroit sent a legally required formal notice to Enbridge Incorporated of its intentions to sue. The notice says the citizen lawsuit seeks damages under the federal Clean Water Act.

Nick Schroeck is the director of the center.

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In Michigan
4:43 pm
Mon August 2, 2010

Big spending for special interests in MI primary elections

LANSING, MI –


Primary elections in Michigan are Tuesday. As the Michigan Public Radio Network's Laura Weber reports, outside groups interested in the outcome of the elections may have actually outspent the candidates in the closing weeks of the campaign.

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WKAR Features
11:39 am
Mon August 2, 2010

Dillon challenges Bernero for Democratic gubernatorial nomination

Michigan House Speaker Andy Dillon is challenging Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero for the Democratic nomination for governor.
Courtesy www.andydillon.com.

Lansing, MI –

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In Michigan
10:53 am
Mon August 2, 2010

Voters in Delhi Township consider police, fire millages

HOLT, MI –

Voters in Delhi Township will decide the fate of millage increase proposals for police and fire protection on Tuesday.

Both proposals would levy one and a half mills for four years. If approved, each would bring in $1.1-million in the first year.

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WKAR Features
8:01 am
Mon August 2, 2010

Bernero says he's the only real Democrat in the race for governor

Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero is challenging House Speaker Andy Dillon for the Democratic nomination for Michigan governor.
Courtesy Photo

Lansing, MI –

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In Michigan
6:01 am
Mon August 2, 2010

Public meeting set on Kalamazoo River oil spill

MARSHALL, MI – Residents will have a chance to get firsthand updates from government officials on an oil spill in a southern Michigan river.

The Environmental Protection Agency and other government agencies have scheduled a 7 p.m. Monday public meeting at Marshall High School. Government officials are expected to give updates on progress in cleaning up last week's massive oil spill in the Kalamazoo River.

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Sports
5:56 am
Mon August 2, 2010

Lions, Suh fail to reach contract agreement

ALLEN PARK, MI – The Detroit Lions were hoping to have first-round pick Ndamukong Suh in training
camp.

Instead, all they got Sunday was a biblical verse on Twitter.

Suh, the second overall pick in April's draft, missed his second day of practices while his agents and the team tried to work out a contract agreement.

During the team's second practice of the day, Suh's Twitter account was updated with a translation of John 7:24.

The tweet says, "Judge not by with appearances, but judge with the right judgment."

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Sports
5:55 am
Mon August 2, 2010

Tigers lose to Boston

BOSTON – Pinch-runner Darnell McDonald scampered home when Marco Scutaro's bunt was thrown away by pitcher Robbie Weinhardt, and the Boston Red Sox won in their last at-bat for the second straight game, beating the Detroit Tigers 4-3 on Sunday.

Jonathan Papelbon (4-4) earned the victory despite giving up Miguel Cabrera's two-run double and a game-tying single by Jhonny Peralta in the ninth.

Brad Thomas (4-1) took the loss, allowing an unearned run on two hits and a walk in one inning plus two batters.

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Sports
5:52 am
Mon August 2, 2010

Lugnuts lose to Hot Rods

BOWLING GREEN, KY – The Lansing Lugnuts lost to the Bowling Green Hot Rods yesterday at Bowling Green Ballpark, 10-8.

The two teams play one more game Monday night, then Lansing returns home on Tuesday to begin a three-game homestand against Fort Wayne.

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In Michigan
6:34 pm
Fri July 30, 2010

Bodies of 2 plane crash victims recovered in Mich.

LUDINGTON, MI –

State police divers have recovered the remains of two passengers on a medical plane that crashed into Lake Michigan a week ago.

Mason County Emergency Management Coordinator Liz Reimink said Friday afternoon the bodies were taken to the county medical examiner's office for identification.

Two people who were on the July 23 flight remain missing. The pilot was rescued that day.

Officials located the plane's wreckage Thursday evening.

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