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The Women’s Convention Comes to Detroit

Oct 27, 2017
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The Women’s March is hosting a convention from October 27 to October 29.


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Officials say a stretch of the North Central State Trail in Michigan's northern Lower Peninsula is closed after heavy rains washed away a portion of the trail.

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U.S. regulators are investigating complaints that steering wheels can come loose or fall off in the Ford Fusion, a midsize sedan.

Rose McGowan
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In her first public comments since accusing film producer Harvey Weinstein of rape, actress Rose McGowan said Friday she has been "silenced for 20 years" but won't remain quiet about sexual assault and harassment.

Seven suburban Detroit communities are expected to remain under a boil water advisory through Sunday following this week's water main break. 

Flint water
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Federal regulators say Michigan should increase funding and staffing of its Department of Environmental Quality and take other steps to ensure its drinking water is safe.

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A federal appeals court has revived a lawsuit over emissions from a Detroit-area oil refinery. 

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A video game developed by a Michigan State University assistant professor supports "eco-terrorism" by enabling players to zap imaginary oil pipelines with lightning bolts, an industry group said Wednesday, although the designer countered that it's not meant to incite violence.

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Municipalities in Michigan will be prohibited from levying local taxes on food and beverages under a bill signed into law by Gov. Rick Snyder.

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The Michigan House has approved legislation to clarify the enforcement of prenuptial agreements due to concerns that an appellate court ruling could lead judges to invalidate prenups because assets aren't apportioned equally.

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The chair of Michigan State University's  Department of Psychiatry said the decision to declare the opioid crisis a public health emergency will help divert resources to stopping the epidemic. 


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A historic preservation commission says the city of Kalamazoo should keep a park display that some say celebrates the forced removal of Native Americans.

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Pickup trucks helped Ford Motor Co. to a strong finish in the third quarter despite lower global sales.

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Waymo's autonomous vehicles are heading to Michigan for some cold-weather testing.

Cars on Lansing area highway
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A bill advancing in Michigan's Legislature would require lower auto insurance premiums for all drivers while making it optional to buy unlimited medical benefits.

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