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3:37 pm
Thu March 14, 2013

10.7 Percent Cut In Michigan Extended Jobless Aid

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Some unemployed Michigan workers face a 10.7 percent cut in their benefits because of the automatic reduction in the federal budget.

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NewsRoom
3:32 pm
Thu March 14, 2013

Nominee: Detroit Fix 'Olympics Of Restructuring'

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The governor's nominee to become Detroit's emergency financial manager says the job is the "Olympics of restructuring" but he feels compelled to take it on.

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NewsRoom
3:29 pm
Thu March 14, 2013

Michigan House OKs Bill To End Bridge Card Abuse

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The Michigan House has overwhelmingly approved legislation designed to crack down on welfare abuse.

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NewsRoom
4:15 pm
Wed March 13, 2013

Lawyers Suing Epilepsy Doctor Can Use State Info

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The Michigan appeals court says lawyers under certain conditions can use information from the state about hundreds of people who were treated by an epilepsy doctor who's the target of malpractice suits.

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NewsRoom
4:15 pm
Tue March 12, 2013

State To Get $1.6M For Health Care Innovation Plan

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Michigan will get about $1.6 million to develop its State Health Care Innovation Plan.

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NewsRoom
4:13 pm
Tue March 12, 2013

Michigan Outdoor Recreation Plan Gets Feds' Approval

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The Michigan Department of Natural Resources says its statewide outdoor recreation plan has won federal approval.

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NewsRoom
3:43 pm
Mon March 11, 2013

Ex-Detroit Mayor Jailed Until Corruption Sentence

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A judge has ordered former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick to jail to await his sentence for corruption while in office.

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Radio Made in Michigan
3:39 pm
Mon March 11, 2013

Report: Michigan School Safety Laws Routinely Ignored

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A published report says Michigan laws meant to improve safety at schools are routinely ignored and state officials don't know the scope of the problem.

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Radio Made in Michigan
3:48 pm
Thu March 7, 2013

Michigan Spring Breaker Dies In Florida Panhandle

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Police say a 20-year-old college student from Michigan has died in an alcohol-related incident while on spring break in the Florida Panhandle.

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Radio Made in Michigan
3:39 pm
Thu March 7, 2013

Michigan House Approves Bear Cub Handling Bill

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People in Michigan could get the chance to pet and take photos with bear cubs, under legislation approved by the House.

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Radio Made in Michigan
3:37 pm
Thu March 7, 2013

Michigan Senate OKs $21 Million To Dredge Harbors

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The Michigan Senate has voted to authorize $21 million in emergency spending to dredge Great Lakes harbors grappling with record-low water levels.

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Radio Made in Michigan
3:34 pm
Thu March 7, 2013

Michigan Conditionally OK'd For Health Market

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The Obama administration has conditionally approved Michigan to help run a health insurance market in partnership with the federal government.

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Radio Made in Michigan
3:54 pm
Wed March 6, 2013

Michigan's Jobless Rate Unchanged At 8.9 Percent

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The state says Michigan's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate has remained unchanged at 8.9 percent in the latest month, as both the number of people working and the size of the labor force rose slightly.

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Radio Made in Michigan
3:51 pm
Wed March 6, 2013

Michigan Boy Scout Tents Don't Need Smoke Detectors

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A Michigan agency says the Boy Scouts of America won't need to equip their two-person tents with smoke detectors.

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Radio Made in Michigan
3:48 pm
Wed March 6, 2013

Cooley Law School Starts Homeland Security Degree

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The Thomas M. Cooley Law School says it will start offering a master's degree in homeland security and national security law.

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Radio Made in Michigan
3:43 pm
Wed March 6, 2013

Advocates Ask Congress To Spare Great Lakes Funds

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Advocates are lobbying Congress this week to protect a Great Lakes environmental program from across-the-board cuts that will hammer many federal programs unless a budget agreement is reached.

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Radio Made in Michigan
3:38 pm
Wed March 6, 2013

Bill Would Expand Michigan Oversight Of Poor Schools

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A Michigan legislative panel is set to start considering a new bill that would expand a program designed to boost schools with the lowest academic performance.

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Radio Made in Michigan
3:35 pm
Wed March 6, 2013

Mayor Expects Emergency Manager

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Detroit Mayor Dave Bing says he believes Michigan Governor Rick Snyder will appoint an emergency manager over the city's finances and that he "intends to work collaboratively" with that person.

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Radio Made in Michigan
5:40 pm
Tue March 5, 2013

Michigan Senate Approves Blue Cross Changes

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The Michigan Senate has given final approval to legislation to overhaul Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan.

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Radio Made in Michigan
3:52 pm
Mon March 4, 2013

7 New Infections In Michigan From Steroids

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Michigan health officials are reporting seven more infections linked to contaminated steroids supplied by a Massachusetts pharmaceutical company.

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Radio Made in Michigan
4:52 pm
Thu February 28, 2013

Michigan House OKs Blue Cross Blue Shield Overhaul

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The Michigan House has approved legislation to transform Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan from a charitable trust into a customer-owned nonprofit.

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Radio Made in Michigan
4:46 pm
Thu February 28, 2013

Michigan House Oks Vet Designation On ID And Licenses

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The Michigan House has approved legislation that would allow veterans to get a special designation on driver's licenses and state identification cards.

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Radio Made in Michigan
4:42 pm
Wed February 27, 2013

Local Moving Company Gets $350K Grant For Expansion

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A home and business moving company has been awarded a $350,000 state grant for expanding its corporate headquarters in the Lansing area.

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Radio Made in Michigan
5:25 pm
Wed February 20, 2013

Angler's Muskie From Lake Bellaire Is World Record

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The Michigan Department of Natural Resources says a muskellunge caught in Antrim County has been listed as a world-record fish.

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Radio Made in Michigan
5:17 pm
Wed February 20, 2013

Michigan Drivers With No Child Safety Seat May Pay Up

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Michigan drivers may no longer be let off the hook if child passengers aren't in a safety seat.

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Radio Made in Michigan
5:14 pm
Wed February 20, 2013

Judge Draws Lines Over Power In Detroit Schools

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A judge says the Detroit school board has authority over academic policies, at least for the next five weeks before a new emergency manager law kicks in.

The decision Wednesday by Wayne County Judge Annette Berry means the board and emergency financial manager Roy Roberts must talk more and work together on some key issues.

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Radio Made in Michigan
5:10 pm
Wed February 20, 2013

Study: Asian Carp DNA May Not Signal Life Fish

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A new government study says live Asian carp don't have to be present for their DNA to turn up in the environment.

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Radio Made in Michigan
3:48 pm
Tue February 19, 2013

Survey: Crossbow Hunting More Popular In Michigan

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The Michigan Department of Natural Resources says hunting deer with crossbows is becoming more popular, even as the overall number of hunters is slightly declining.

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Radio Made in Michigan
5:24 pm
Fri February 15, 2013

Report: Renewable Energy Heating Up In Michigan

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A new report finds that most of Michigan's electricity providers are on pace to generate 10 percent of their power from renewable sources by 2015.

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Radio Made in Michigan
3:37 pm
Thu February 14, 2013

Michigan Gearing Up For High-Speed Trains Expansion

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The Michigan Department of Transportation and Amtrak are saying full speed ahead on expanding the state's high-speed train service.

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