Michigan

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Lt. Gov. Brian Calley is starting a new effort to make Michigan’s Legislature part-time.

Two northern Michigan townships have won a key ruling from the Michigan Supreme Court in a dispute over valuable land for a commercial project.

The Michigan Duck Hunters Association and the state Department of Natural Resources are introducing the 2017 collector’s edition Michigan duck stamp and prints.

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People living along the Cheboygan River in northern Michigan are working with the Cheboygan County sheriff’s office and the Michigan Department of Natural Resources to improve safety on the waterway.

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Matthew Daniels and Meghana Shrivastava are monsoon birds who call Detroit their summer home.

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For decades, Hedy Steinbart has made cherry-infused vodka out of her Lansing home for family parties and holidays.

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A Michigan county prosecutor has ruled that a police officer’s actions in the fatal shooting of a 73-year-old man were justified.

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 A special prosecutor says the head of Michigan’s health department could be hit with additional charges in the Flint water investigation.

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The attorney general on Thursday called for shutting down twin oil pipelines beneath the waterway where Lakes Huron and Michigan meet, as the state released a consultant’s report outlining alternative scenarios for the future of oil transport in the ecologically sensitive tourist destination.

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Preliminary assessments show the cost of flood damage to public and private property in a central Michigan county is near $90 million.

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A 19-year-old man has been convicted of second-degree murder in the death of a man who was beaten during what authorities call a road rage incident western Michigan.

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Officials say people using rivers and trails for recreation should be cautious following recent flooding in mid-Michigan.

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Trees in Michigan’s northern Lower Peninsula are dealing with a periodic attack from forest tent caterpillars.

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Officials are preparing to make public a report outlining alternatives to twin oil pipelines that run beneath the waterway where Lakes Huron and Michigan meet.

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Gov. Rick Snyder says federal officials will conduct an assessment with local entities to look at damages and response costs after recent flooding in mid-Michigan.

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