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Michigan's Unemployment Insurance Agency has settled a lawsuit in which it was sued for using an automated computer system that falsely accused thousands of people of fraud.

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency plans to conduct a preliminary assessment to determine whether a toxic plume in the Ann Arbor area qualifies for a federal Superfund cleanup.

A $148 million plan to revitalize the western edge of downtown East Lansing is being scrapped and will be reworked by those involved in the project.

 

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A family that fled to Rwanda because of the violence in the Congo has been reunited in Grand Rapids after two years of separation, despite President Donald Trump's executive order on refugees.

A woman says Michigan State's women's gymnastics coach downplayed her concerns about treatments by a sports doctor in the late 1990s and warned that a formal complaint about sexual abuse could have major consequences.

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A Michigan State University professor will be able to spend at least seven more years researching malaria thanks to an $8.4 million grant.

More than 1,700 Flint-area residents and property owners are seeking more than $700 million in damages from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for its handling of the city's crisis with lead-tainted water.

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U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor on Monday said increasing diversity on college campuses is a key to diversifying society at large, noting that the number of black students at the University of Michigan is a "real problem."

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Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan says national security isn't served by President Donald Trump's order suspending entry to the U.S. for people from seven Muslim-majority countries and halting refugee admissions.

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U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor and a judge from Germany's highest court will speak at the University of Michigan on diversity, higher education and the role of history in their work.

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Michigan's civil rights chief is condemning President Donald Trump's immigration crackdown, saying the president's executive order "hurts us all." 

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University of Michigan officials have told international students the school won't share their immigration status unless required by law in the wake of an immigration crackdown by President Donald Trump.

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A state official who is conducting a wide-ranging review of Michigan's embattled unemployment benefits office apologized for the fiasco that led at least 20,000 people to be falsely accused of defrauding a system that provides the jobless with temporary financial assistance.

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Federal figures say union membership in Michigan declined in 2016.  The Detroit News reports the U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics said the number of union members in Michigan dropped from 621,000 in 2015 to 606,000 last year, going from 15.2 percent to 14.4 percent.

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The Michigan Economic Development Corp. is leading a trade mission to Israel in hopes of expanding export opportunities.

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