The Associated Press

A lawmaker is skeptical of changes to legislation giving the state control over more of Michigan's worst schools.

Michigan State University says the U.S. Department of Energy has awarded $125 million to the East Lansing school and to the University of Wisconsin to continue their work on advanced biofuels.

The Michigan Supreme Court says it will consider the legality of a city's zoning ordinance that prohibits the use, manufacture or cultivation of medical marijuana.

The Mackinac Bridge is being lit blue at night for the rest of April as part of an autism awareness campaign.

Michigan has launched a new website to educate athletes, parents and coaches about the symptoms and consequences of sports concussions.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says Great Lakes levels probably will remain below average for the next six months but won't set records unless the weather is unusually dry.

A state report says physical hazards remain in the former copper mining region of Michigan's western Upper Peninsula.

Some Republican Michigan lawmakers are seeking to ban local governments from putting in place paid sick leave mandates.

Crews are working to contain about 300 to 500 gallons of hydraulic fluid that spilled into the Grand River in Lansing.

Young children in Michigan with autism spectrum disorders are now able to receive treatment coverage through Medicaid.

Two people in Michigan have become sick from an outbreak of E. coli infections linked to frozen snack foods marketed to children.

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Twenty-one Michigan Republicans are calling on a state Republican national committeeman to resign after he posted part of an article critical of gay people on his Facebook page.

Governor Rick Snyder says a meeting of Great Lakes governors and premiers planned for later this year is "way overdue."

A health care advocacy group says about 745,000 Michigan adults and children would become eligible for the federal government's help to pay for health insurance beginning next year.

A building official says a crowd of people who held a protest in the Detroit City Hall lobby temporarily disrupted services.