Michigan

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File Photo / WKAR-MSU

Michigan's law enforcement and education leaders called Thursday for the Legislature to spend $100 million a year to staff schools with more police and counselors in light of last month's massacre at a Florida high school.

Current Sports | March 20, 2018

Mar 20, 2018
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A newspaper review of federal records has found that the number of immigrants arrested or deported by federal agents in Michigan and Ohio has risen in the past year as President Donald Trump's administration has increased immigration enforcement.

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Officials say flooding last month in northern Indiana and southwestern Michigan damaged more than 2,000 homes.

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Three more Michigan gubernatorial candidates have voluntarily released portions of their tax returns, saying the public deserves to know the information even though the state doesn't require candidates to disclose it.

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Nearly $4 million in grants to expand lead hazard control services to homes where someone is enrolled in Medicaid has been awarded to two Michigan communities and an agency that serves several counties.

Michigan Dept. of Natural Resources

State officials are reminding ice anglers of approaching deadlines for removing shanties from frozen Michigan waters.

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Kevin Lavery / WKAR-MSU

Much of the Lansing area is contending with floodwaters today.  The water is forcing street closures and threatening to inundate homes and yards. 

 


A Democratic group backed by former President Barack Obama said this week it plans to invest millions of dollars in state-level elections in Michigan and ten other states this year.

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A year into his presidency, Donald Trump has an approval rating just below 40 percent among Michigan voters, according to a new poll commissioned by The Detroit News and WDIV Local 4.

Hemlock Wooly Adelgid
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Michigan officials say 23 projects have been awarded a combined $3.6 million in grants to battle invasive species.

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Stephen Drew joined today's "Current Sports" and talked with host Al Martin about what it has been like to represent more than 100 survivors of Larry Nassar. 

 

 

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man with bees
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Scientists say one in every three foods we eat is in some way linked with bees.  Aside from making honey, this tiny insect is responsible for pollinating a wide range of fruits and vegetables.  New research led by Michigan State University has  led to the first complete record of every known bee species in the state. 

 

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