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flood damage, Upper Peninsula, Houghton County
Nicole Walton / WNMU public media

Houghton County in the northwestern Upper Peninsula has been devastated by flooding. Weekend storms created rivers out of roads and completely washed away culverts and bridges.

Battle Creek
City of Battle Creek

Battle Creek officials have lifted a drinking water advisory they'd issued after elevated levels of manganese were found in the water last week.

Children
WKAR File Photo

Children's Protective Services in a western Michigan county is changing its oversight policy after the death of a baby who was left alone for two days strapped in a car seat inside his home.

Detroit Train Station
Albert Duce / Wikimedia Commons

Bill Ford looks past the tons of paint, plaster and steel needed to remake Detroit's blighted Michigan Central train station and sees more than just an iconic building in desperate need of a makeover.

Electric Car
Pixabay Creative Commons

Michigan's Energy Office is hosting a forum and panel discussions on electric vehicles.

Melon
pixabay Creative Commons

Health officials say a salmonella outbreak linked to pre-cut melon has sickened 60 people in five Midwestern states.

Gubernatorial Democratic Candidates
Gretchen Whitmer, Shri Thanedar and Abdul El-Sayed / Facebook

Democrats vying for Michigan governor head into the final two months of their primary fight with a number of new policy initiatives in hand, including a single-payer system of universal health care, a college scholarship program and a plan to offset child care costs so women can work.

Battle Creek
City of Battle Creek

Health officials have advised families in southwestern Michigan not to allow infants to drink from one city's water system after finding elevated levels of manganese.

Photo of money
Flickr - Keith Cooper

Michigan's attorney general says the state is pocketing $3 million from Citibank as part of a $100 million settlement over alleged interest rate manipulation.

A 65-year-old pipeline that carries crude oil beneath a sensitive waterway connecting two of the Great Lakes could be replaced with pipes buried in a tunnel or partially enclosed in trenches that would pose virtually no risk of leakage but require years and hundreds of millions of dollars to build, according to a report released Friday.

Mike Pence and Bill Schuette
Mike Pence Facebook / WKAR File Photo

Vice President Mike Pence is visiting Michigan to raise money for Bill Schuette's gubernatorial campaign and to highlight the effect of federal tax cuts on businesses and workers.

Honey Smacks
Kellogg

The Kellogg Company is voluntarily recalling some of its Honey Smacks cereal after salmonella infected 73 people in 31 states.

Lansing city hall. WKAR file photo.

A newspaper reports city prosecutors in mid-Michigan dropped 50 misdemeanor cases after the Lansing City Council accidentally let hundreds of ordinances expire last year.

Classroom
Pixabay Creative Commons

Miss Michigan is ready to pass on the crown after spending a year promoting arts education at schools throughout the state.

Gray wolf
Corel Corporation / US Fish & Wildlife Service

The federal government is considering another attempt to drop legal protections for gray wolves across the lower 48 states, reopening a lengthy battle over the predator species.

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