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Governor Rick Snyder says expanding a state-run district for struggling schools is one of his top priorities for 2013.

Forced Out By Age, Kelly Retiring From Top Court

Jan 1, 2013

Michigan Supreme Court Justice Marilyn Kelly is retiring Tuesday, but not by choice.

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A Michigan commission now has the authority to establish hunting seasons for the gray wolf under a law signed by Gov. Rick Snyder. 

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Jim Adams, WKAR's Sports Director from 1961 to 1993, has died at the age of 82.

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As 2012 winds down, we’re looking back at some of the events and trends of the year. Most people are unlikely to remember 2012 as an uneventful year, politically—especially in Michigan. Rick Pluta of the Michigan Public Radio Network has been covering Michigan politics for 25 years now, and he says it was a year that surprised even him.