Michigan

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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Michigan State Police

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):

10:30 a.m.

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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Authorities have officially identified a man and his two children who died following a fire last week in Michigan.

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Prosecutors have dropped some charges against Larry Nassar who is accused of sexually assaulting young gymnasts.

Heavy rains brought flooding to parts of Michigan, prompting authorities in the Midland area to caution people against unnecessary travel.

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