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Flint Water Crisis

State sues Flint over ‘imminent’ public health threat

State sues Flint over ‘imminent’ threat to public healthAt a Monday meeting, the City Council ignored the state’s deadline and a June 15 letter warning of imminent legal action
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 2 hours, 24 minutes ago
Michigan

Mid-Mich. farmers struggle to recover from flooding

Mid-Mich. farmers struggle to recover from floodingTime is ticking for mid-Michigan farmers as they weigh whether to replant after floods left crops in stagnant water
  • Michigan
  • 2 hours, 57 minutes ago
Michigan

Credit card skimmer protections head to House

Credit card skimmer protections head to HouseA bill to protect consumers from credit card skimmers is headed to the House after the Michigan Senate approved the plan
  • Michigan
  • 3 hours, 37 minutes ago
Celebrate Michigan

Round 1 of News photo contest celebrates outdoors

Round 1 of News photo contest celebrates outdoorsImages featuring Wixom Lake, Kent Lake, Mackinac Bridge and Benton Harbor Lighthouse are early finalists
  • Celebrate Michigan
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Michigan

Snyder signs bill to allow cars to warm unattended

Snyder signs bill to allow cars to warm unattendedIt was prompted by Roseville resident Nick Taylor, who got a $125 ticket for leaving his car unattended in the driveway
  • Michigan
  • 4 hours, 40 minutes ago
Politics

Plan to sell old Senate building heads to Snyder

Plan to sell old Senate building heads to SnyderA bill to sell the old Senate office building is headed to Gov. Rick Snyder
  • Politics
  • 4 hours, 58 minutes ago
Michigan

Snake may have joined man in fatal Niagara Falls stunt

Snake may have joined man in fatal Niagara Falls stuntKirk Jones, of Canton, became the first person known to survive the plunge without a safety device in 2003
  • Michigan
  • 5 hours, 38 minutes ago
Michigan

Study: Michigan’s rural roads rank 18th worst in U.S.

Study: Michigan’s rural roads rank 18th worst in U.S.The state also ranks 15th worst in the nation for structurally deficient bridges, according to a new study
  • Michigan
  • 5 hours, 58 minutes ago
Politics

Lawmakers urge Trump to ‘immediately’ issue carp study

Michigan lawmakers urge Trump to ‘immediately’ release carp studyMichigan’s congressional delegation urged the release of a report on ways to keep Asian carp out of the Great Lakes
  • Politics
  • 7 hours, 46 minutes ago
Politics

Young declares Senate bid from site of childhood home

Young declares Senate from site of childhood Detroit homeNewly retired Michigan Supreme Court Justice Bob Young Jr. is running for U.S. Senate, launching a campaign website
  • Politics
  • 4 hours, 5 minutes ago
Michigan

4th Mich. county declares flooding state of emergency

4th Michigan county declares flooding state of emergencySevere weather has led to widespread damage and flooding
  • Michigan
  • 10 hours, 46 minutes ago
Nation

4 Michigan cities to share $24M grant to fight racism

4 Michigan cities to share $24M grant to fight racism in U.S.Battle Creek, Flint, Kalamazoo and Lansing are among 13 cities and one state to share the Kellogg Foundation grant
  • Nation
  • 11 hours, 34 minutes ago
Celebrate Michigan

Boy’s first catch is whopper of a finalist

Boy’s first catch is whopper of a finalistOutdoor Adventures photo contest is open until noon June 30 for all non-professional photographers 18 years or older.
  • Celebrate Michigan
  • 20 hours, 5 minutes ago
Michigan

2017 Celebrate Michigan Photo Contest finalists

2017 Celebrate Michigan Photo Contest finalists2017 Celebrate Michigan Photo Contest finalists
  • Michigan
  • 20 hours, 6 minutes ago
Oakland County

Abandoned at birth, he wonders: Did you save him?

Abandoned in drop box at birth, he wonders: Did you save him?40 years after a foundling made headlines, he has finally learned where he came from — and he’d like to say thanks
  • Oakland County
  • 20 hours, 30 minutes ago
Politics

GOP election edge fuels gerrymandering fights

GOP election edge fuels gerrymandering fightsA new analysis finding Michigan is one of the nation’s most gerrymandered states fuels court and ballot box challenges
  • Politics
  • 20 hours, 32 minutes ago
Flint Water Crisis

Flint mayor, state clash over water tax liens

Flint mayor, state clash over water tax liensA state board rejected the city’s one-year freeze on forcing nearly 8,000 residents to pay their delinquent water bills
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 22 hours, 21 minutes ago
Michigan

Cops: Monroe mom sets car on fire with son inside

Cops: Monroe mom sets car on fire with son insideDeputies arrested a 48-year-old Monroe woman Tuesday on charges of attempting to murder her 11-year-old son, arson
  • Michigan
  • 23 hours, 40 minutes ago
Michigan

Report: USA Gymnastics needs culture change

Report: USA Gymnastics needs culture changeIndependent review says adults must not be left alone with minors in the wake of allegations against Dr. Larry Nassar
  • Michigan
  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
Michigan

Wind turbine blade breaks in rural mid-Michigan

Wind turbine blade breaks in rural mid-Michigan; no injuriesBlumfield Township — A 160-foot wind turbine blade broke in rural mid-Michigan, leaving it dangling above a field.
  • Michigan
  • 1 day, 3 hours ago
Michigan

Review: Michigan’s education plan lacks clarity

Review: Michigan’s education plan lacks clarityMichigan’s K-12 plan lacked fundamental information nine categories evaluated, review states
  • Michigan
  • 1 day, 5 hours ago
Michigan

Eastern Michigan University OKs 3.9% tuition hike

Eastern Michigan University OKs 3.9% tuition hikeA freshman taking 30 credits will pay $12,594 in tuition and fees in 2017-18
  • Michigan
  • 1 day, 7 hours ago
Flint Water Crisis

Lawyers: Don’t tie Wells’ case to manslaughter cases

Lawyers: Don’t tie Wells’ obstruction case to manslaughter casesAttorneys oppose having Dr. Eden Wells’ Flint case consolidated with other defendants facing involuntary manslaughter
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 day, 9 hours ago
Michigan

Fire at Mich. mulch facility could burn for a week

Officials: Fire at Michigan mulch facility could burn a weekThe fire started Monday afternoon in Mottville Township, near the Indiana state line
  • Michigan
  • 1 day, 11 hours ago
Politics

Senate plan ends Mich. Medicaid expansion by 2021

Senate plan ends Mich. Medicaid expansion by ‘21Michigan agency: “Significant” cost increases for Michigan would end the state’s Medicaid expansion program by 2021
  • Politics
  • 1 day, 9 hours ago
Flint Water Crisis

Flint extends contract for Detroit-area water supply

Flint extends contract for Detroit-area water supplyFlint was under state control in 2014 when it switched from Detroit’s water system to the Flint River to save money
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 day, 11 hours ago
Politics

Justices’ travel ban decision divides Detroit area

Justices’ travel ban decision divides Detroit areaThe Supreme Court on Monday allowed some parts of travel ban to go into effect for six mostly Islamic countries
  • Politics
  • 1 day, 19 hours ago
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