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High school graduation requirements would become more flexible and include a mandatory career readiness course under a series of recommendations and moves announced Monday by Gov. Rick Snyder, who said more must be done to help students fill in-demand jobs in the trades.

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Online retailer Amazon.com plans to open another fulfillment center in Michigan.

More than a dozen fire departments from Michigan and Indiana have responded to a massive blaze at a Michigan facility near the state line.

Time is running out for the public to comment on a proposal to install more screw anchor supports on twin oil pipelines beneath the Straits of Mackinac in the Great Lakes.

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Southeast Michigan is becoming a leader in developing “connected” roads and traffic signals that will “talk” directly to the next generation of cars.

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Maria Louisa “Marylou” Mason, woman who ran Michigan’s Hispanic/Latino Commission for nearly 30 years is accused of stealing public money earmarked for a proposed statue of civil rights and farm labor leader Cesar Chavez.

Authorities say an 8-year-old boy has died after being pulled from a pool in western Michigan.

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Jennifer Carr knows she’s not the profile of a typical college student. The Detroit-area woman is 37 and has battled alcohol and heroin addiction. She’s also been homeless in the past and even now is categorized as someone who is precariously housed.

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The board overseeing new state’s new medical marijuana program meets for the first time today. 

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Law enforcement plan increased enforcement of boating safety laws as the Fourth of July holiday approaches.

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While most visitors to the Fort Wilkins State Park are probably unaware of it, the park is actually of national historical significance for several reasons.

Local access to quality health care: that’s what Holland Hospital is all about, said Patti VanDort, chief nursing officer and senior vice president at Holland Hospital.

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Republican state Sen. Wayne Schmidt of Traverse City serves Michigan’s 37th Senate District, which covers the northwest part of the Lower Peninsula and the eastern part of the Upper Peninsula.

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AAA Michigan says gas prices statewide have risen by about 4 cents per gallon in the past week.

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The Latest on a critical court hearing for Larry Nassar, charged with assaulting young gymnasts (all times local):

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A judge has watched a police interview of Nassar who last summer denied that he inappropriately touched young gymnasts with his hands while treating them for injuries.

Judge Donald Allen Jr. must decide whether there’s enough evidence to send Larry Nassar to trial on sexual assault charges. The last witness Friday was a Michigan State University police officer who interviewed him.

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