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Sackrider Hill in Jackson County
WLNS-TV Lansing (WKAR media partner)

A large white cross that's been in Jackson County for nearly 70 years has been taken down after a complaint over the religious symbol standing on state-owned land.

Ford F-150
Scott Pohl/WKAR

Ford is resuming production of its F-150 pickup following a fire at a plant where parts for the vehicle are made.

Richard Blumenthal, Aly Raisman
Twitter/Sen. Richard Blumenthal

Gold-medal Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman and dozens of other women who spoke out about sexual abuse by Larry Nassar will receive the Arthur Ashe Courage Award at this year's ESPYS.

Capitol building
File Photo / WKAR-MSU

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and lawmakers will have hundreds of millions of dollars more to budget than they expected at the turn of the year.

Monarch Butterfly
Pixabay Creative Commons

Public comment is being sought on a draft of a conservation plan expected to help reverse eastern monarch butterfly population declines.

Cars on freeway
WKAR-MSU

AAA Michigan says average gas prices statewide have topped $3 per gallon for the first time in nearly three years.

Muskegon Heritage Museum
Muskegon Heritage Museum

A western Michigan museum is showcasing a new exhibit on the history of a former power plant that shuttered two years ago.

Fayette Historic State Park
Pure Michigan

Firefighters have conducted a prescribed burn at Fayette Historic State Park in Michigan's Upper Peninsula with the aim of helping return the area to how it looked in the 1800s.

Michigan State University outdoor sign
File photo / WKAR-MSU

Michigan State University expects its incoming freshman class to be the largest overall in school history.

Trail
Amanda Barberena / WKAR File Photo

Michigan officials say a significant portion of Island Lake State Recreation Area will be restored under a deal to eventually clean up a former mining site.

Children
WKAR File Photo

A recent report showing 1 in 7 children tested positive for lead poisoning two years ago in the Detroit enclave of Highland Park still represented an improvement over previous years, according to historic data.

Capitol building
File Photo / WKAR-MSU

Dakota Carter was 4 years old when he found his calling inside his grandfather's garage.

 U.S. Border Patrol Detroit Sector
U.S. Customs and Border Protection

The U.S. Border Patrol's Detroit Sector plans to hold its annual Police Week Memorial Ceremony at its border station in the city.

Bonfire
Amanda Barberena / WKAR File Photo

Dry, windy conditions are expected to raise the wildfire risk this weekend in northern Michigan.

Brian Calley, Bill Schuette
Michigan.gov

Republican Lt. Gov. Brian Calley lodged new accusations against gubernatorial rival Bill Schuette on Thursday, saying the attorney general was personally involved in the transfer of property in the U.S. Virgin Islands while all of his assets were supposed to be in a blind trust.

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