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Michigan's unemployment rate fell slightly to 4.5 percent in June.

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A second woman has been arraigned in connection with the death of an 11-month-old girl who drowned in standing water and sewage after falling through a hole in an upstairs floor and into a basement.


This year's Port Huron to Mackinac Island sailboat race on Lake Huron was so slow that the awards were handed out as some competitors still were heading to the finish line.

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Michigan officials say propane users should lock in fuel prices now, even though heating season is months away.

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The Michigan Supreme Court has heard arguments in a challenge to a proposed November ballot initiative to change who draws congressional and legislative districts every decade.

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A Michigan restaurant owner from Turkey who has been facing deportation for more than a decade will now be allowed to stay in the U.S.

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Ford is recalling about 550,000 cars and SUVs in North America to fix a gearshift problem that could cause the vehicles to roll away unexpectedly.

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A lawsuit challenging Michigan's ban on public aid for private schools is moving to federal court.

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Former Michigan State running back Don McAuliffe, a fighter in his youth, battled to the very end. The captain of Michigan State's undefeated 1952 national championship team died Saturday in La Jolla, California, according to Kevin McAuliffe, his oldest son. He was 90.

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A bar owner has filed a lawsuit that claims a Detroit city councilman extorted more than $5,000 in alcohol and food from the now-closed business.

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Twin sisters from western Michigan are running for county commissioner seats, but they aren't endorsing one another.

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is back on the campaign trail, but this time in the Midwest.

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The state Department of Natural Resources is hosting a series of bear hunting clinics over the next few weeks.

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AAA Michigan says average gas prices statewide have risen about seven cents in the past week to about $3 per gallon.

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New accounting figures show Michigan has spent nearly $25 million on attorneys handling cases involving the Flint lead-tainted water crisis.