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Attorney General Bill Schuette says the Michigan school superintendent doesn't have authority to cut off tax dollars to districts with American Indian mascots or logos. 

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Four of the five candidates for Lansing mayor will talk about their visions for the city at a public forum tonight.


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Two new Ann Arbor laws went into effect July 1.

 

 


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Michigan's secretary of state says she will comply with some requests for voter information from President Donald Trump's voting commission, but personal data won't be released. 

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A member of Lansing’s Southside Community Center Board is running for Lansing city council at-large. Evelyn Pech-Vasquez says she’s been active in the community for 13 years and has worked as a guest teacher in Lansing schools.


McConnell Extends Health Care Bill Debate

Jun 30, 2017
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The future seems uncertain for the Senate Health Care repeal bill. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell pushed back consideration on legislation that would repeal the Affordable Care act this week.


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Gov. Rick Snyder has reversed course and moved Michigan's school turnaround office back to a state department over which he has no direct control.

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Michigan's GOP governor vetoes 'Choose Life' license plate. 

McConnell Suspends Healthcare Debate

Jun 28, 2017
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Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell was dealt another blow this week to Republican efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act.

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Doctor Jim Hines filed more than 22 thousand signatures to appear on the August 2018 Republican primary ballot.

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Army veteran Thomas J. Harris Junior is running for one of two at-large seats up for grabs in Lansing this year. He’s a Sexton High School graduate who moved back to Lansing late last year after serving his country around the world.


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The ballot campaign to adopt a part-time Legislature amendment in Michigan decided to skip getting its petition approved by a state elections board.

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There will be discussion of implementing an income tax in the city of East Lansing at a 6 p.m. meeting tonight.


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The East Lansing city council will consider a large, new development project on Tuesday. It’s known as the Center City District proposal.


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Charlotte is a city of 9,000 residents in Eaton County. Mayor Tim Lewis kicked off our new "Monday Mornings with the Mayor" segment on WKAR 90.5FM during "Morning Edition" on June 19, 2017.


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