Monday Mornings With The Mayor

Monday mornings on "Morning Edition with Brooke Allen" on 90.5FM WKAR, we talk with mayors and supervisors from townships across mid-Michigan.

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A Michigan county prosecutor has ruled that a police officer’s actions in the fatal shooting of a 73-year-old man were justified.

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 A special prosecutor says the head of Michigan’s health department could be hit with additional charges in the Flint water investigation.

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The attorney general on Thursday called for shutting down twin oil pipelines beneath the waterway where Lakes Huron and Michigan meet, as the state released a consultant’s report outlining alternative scenarios for the future of oil transport in the ecologically sensitive tourist destination.

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Preliminary assessments show the cost of flood damage to public and private property in a central Michigan county is near $90 million.

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A 19-year-old man has been convicted of second-degree murder in the death of a man who was beaten during what authorities call a road rage incident western Michigan.

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Officials say people using rivers and trails for recreation should be cautious following recent flooding in mid-Michigan.

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Trees in Michigan’s northern Lower Peninsula are dealing with a periodic attack from forest tent caterpillars.

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Officials are preparing to make public a report outlining alternatives to twin oil pipelines that run beneath the waterway where Lakes Huron and Michigan meet.

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Gov. Rick Snyder says federal officials will conduct an assessment with local entities to look at damages and response costs after recent flooding in mid-Michigan.

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A University of Michigan receiver has pleaded guilty to resisting a police officer and misdemeanor assault and battery in connection with a confrontation outside an East Lansing bar.

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A Michigan man has lost his effort to reverse his murder and sexual assault convictions from the 1980s.

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A longtime staffer at the Michigan Secretary of State’s office has been appointed director of the Michigan Bureau of Elections.

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The Latest on the lead-tainted water crisis in Flint, Michigan (all times local):

A worker has died after falling 75 feet (23 meters) at the Little Caesars Arena worksite north of downtown Detroit.

Officials say a deck that collapsed in western Michigan, injuring more than a dozen people, was built with the wrong materials for its intended use.

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