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The Michigan Supreme Court will decide whether police officers illegally searched the backpack of a passenger in a stopped vehicle. The passenger says officers should have first asked his permission.

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An organization of law officers who make sure less fortunate Michigan senior citizens have new items for the holidays says it needs help raising donations for this year. 

Legislation going to Gov. Rick Snyder would give an income tax break to an estimated 1,000 police and firefighters who are currently at least 65 and who retired before 2013.