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A Michigan lawmaker is defending a Facebook post where he noted he could be carrying a handgun while visiting Detroit.

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A Canadian man accused of stabbing an airport police officer in Flint, is returning to court to learn if he’ll remain in custody.

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Bills up for a final vote in the state would end a requirement that election ballots show small designs or portraits that represent the political party of each candidate.

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The Michigan Senate is expected to take a final vote on legislation to raise registration taxes and safety training fees for motorcyclists.

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Southeast Michigan Council of Governments website / Southeast Michigan Council of Governments

The Southeast Michigan Council of Governments is seeking public comment on proposed changes to a transportation plan and a transportation program.

Eastern Michigan University
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Eastern Michigan has hired Scott Wetherbee as its new athletic director.

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Officials and residents of two central Michigan counties that were damaged by severe weather are beginning recovery efforts as floodwaters recede.

View of the Flint river
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The state has authorized spending $4 million more to defend its environmental agency and current and former regulators against criminal charges and lawsuits related to Flint’s water crisis.

A 3-year-old computer system that is the high-tech backbone of Michigan’s child welfare agency is getting some tough reviews from the people who use it.

A 160-foot (50-meter) wind turbine blade broke in rural mid-Michigan, leaving it dangling above a field.

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Michigan’s chief medical executive doesn’t want her criminal case lumped in with others in the Flint water crisis.

Eastern Michigan University has approved a 3.9 percent tuition increase for the 2017-18 school year.

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The Flint, Michigan, airport officer stabbed in the neck during what authorities are investigating as a terrorist act has been discharged from a hospital.

View of the Flint river
Maria Palmo / WKAR-MSU

Flint has extended its water contract with the Great Lakes Water Authority to September as the impoverished Michigan city struggles to recover from a lead-tainted water crisis.

A remnant of U.S. military supply route linking Ohio and Michigan during the War of 1812 will be preserved under a new public-private partnership.

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