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Coach Tom Izzo and MSU men's basketball team at the celebration of the new Gilbert Pavilion.
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Villanova's unbeaten start now includes a No. 1 ranking in the AP Top 25 , while Arizona State is making a rapid rise into the top 10 under third-year coach Bobby Hurley.

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A state panel has called for distributing $40.3 million in grants next year for land purchases and outdoor recreation development projects.

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When it came to pursuing a scientific career, Tasneem Essader encountered forces pulling her in and pushing her away: She drew inspiration from her mother's work in chemistry, but initial discouragement from her engineer father, who thought she should do something else. She was inspired by women engineers she met, but found few girls around her in advanced high school science classes.

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Full-time school employees in Detroit will be able to pay half-price for Land Bank-owned homes up for auction.

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Former Detroit Tigers teammates Jack Morris and Alan Trammell have been elected to the baseball Hall of Fame.

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Indiana and other Midwestern states are seeing an influx of snowy owls, an all-white raptor native to the Arctic that's rarely seen south of Lake Michigan, according to wildlife officials.

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A southeastern Michigan city is organizing a solar energy open house and tour of a solar-powered church to encourage more organizations to go solar.

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Cassius Winston sprinted up the sideline, called for the ball and 

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The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has awarded grants totaling $90,525 for urban forestry projects around the state.

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The son of a former Detroit mayor plans to run for the 13th Congressional District seat vacated by John Conyers following allegations by former staffers of sexual harassment and inappropriate touching.

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Extra police patrols are being added to Detroit's freeway system after three shootings that may be linked to the same suspect or suspects.

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Federal Judge Janet Neff sentenced Larry Nassar to three consecutive 20-year terms in prison for possession of thousands of images of child pornography and obstruction of justice. 


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A former elite sports doctor whose sexual assault cases have rocked Michigan State University and the group that trains U.S. Olympic gymnasts was sentenced Thursday to 60 years in federal prison for possessing thousands of images of child pornography. After his sentencing, some of the victims criticized both MSU and the Olympic gymnastics program. 


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Your beer could soon be delivered in a Tesla. Brewer Anheuser-Busch — which owns Budweiser and other brands — has placed an order for 40 all-electric Tesla Semis.

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The remains of a Navy radioman killed in a World War II plane crash have been returned to his western Michigan hometown. A military escort carried the casket of Navy Reserve Aviation Radioman 2nd Class Albert Rybarczyk into a St. Joseph funeral home on Thursday.

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