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Podcast: Daniel Howes on John Engler’s ousting at Michigan State University

Podcast: Howes on Engler’s MSU oustingRepublican John Engler’s ouster as interim president at Michigan State shows how partisan politics can course through university board rooms.
  • Daniel Howes
  • 6 hours, 45 minutes ago
Michigan

Snow, bitter cold in store for Mich. weekend

Winter storm, bitter cold moves into DetroitMetro area could see 2-4 inches, more could fall closer to Ohio border
  • Michigan
  • 6 hours, 32 minutes ago
Politics

GOP fights 'secret' settlement in gerrymandering case

GOP fights ‘secret’ deal in gerrymandering caseMichigan Republican lawmakers are fighting Democrat Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson's plan to settle a federal gerrymandering lawsuit.
  • Politics
  • 7 hours, 4 minutes ago
Michigan

Kent Co. Sheriff Dept. changes ICE holding policy following veteran arrest

Kent Co. Sheriff changes ICE holding policyThe Kent County Sheriff's Department has changed its policy on voluntarily holding detainees for ICE following the wrongful arrest of a marine veteran
  • Michigan
  • 17 hours, 7 minutes ago
Michigan

Army captain from Michigan seriously injured in Syria bombing

Mich. Army captain injured in Syria bombingAn army captain from Michigan is one of three United States troops injured in a Syrian bombing earlier this week
  • Michigan
  • 17 hours, 8 minutes ago
Michigan

How to see Sunday's super blood wolf moon

How to see Sunday’s super blood wolf moonCalled a super blood wolf moon, the event will be most visible at about 10:30 p.m.
  • Michigan
  • 3 hours, 13 minutes ago
Michigan

Woman seeks new trial in 2015 southwest Michigan slaying

Woman seeks new trial in 2015 Mich. slayingThe woman pleaded guilty but mentally ill in the 2015 killing of a woman who was dating her ex-boyfriend
  • Michigan
  • 23 hours, 36 minutes ago
Michigan

DNR: 2 men confess in separate illegal wolf killings

DNR: 2 men confess in separate illegal wolf killingsAuthorities say two men confessed to illegally killing wolves in separate poaching incidents in the Upper Peninsula
  • Michigan
  • 23 hours, 35 minutes ago
Michigan

Michigan House speaker invites Trump to deliver State of the Union in Lansing

Speaker invites Trump to give address in LansingMichigan’s GOP House Speaker Lee Chatfield has invited President Donald Trump to deliver his State of the Union address at the state capitol
  • Michigan
  • 21 hours, 25 minutes ago
Michigan

State bioterrorism workers fired for payroll fraud, misusing vehicles

Bioterrorism workers fired for payroll fraudFive state employees in a Michigan bioterrorism detection and monitoring unit were either fired or disciplined after an auditor general investigation
  • Michigan
  • 1 day ago
Detroit

Federal workers demand government to reopen at Detroit rally

Workers demand government to reopen at rallyDozens of employees in Metro Detroit gathered in the cold outside of the McNamara Federal Building to put a face to the issue.
  • Detroit
  • 20 hours, 27 minutes ago
Politics

Whitmer: Unemployment benefits needed for unpaid workers

Whitmer: Jobless aid needed for unpaid fed workersWhitmer and other governors seek flexibility in rules banning states from paying jobless aid to federal employees working without pay during shutdown.
  • Politics
  • 23 hours, 5 minutes ago
Michigan

Michigan priest legal defense group ousts two officials amid AG deal

Priest legal defense group ousts 2 amid AG dealThe founder and treasurer of a Michigan group that provides legal defense for accused priests have been ousted as part of a legal settlement
  • Michigan
  • 22 hours, 48 minutes ago
Michigan

State warns of third medical pot products recall

State warns of third medical pot products recallAffected products sold at Indica LLC in Ypsilanti between Dec. 14 and Jan. 3
  • Michigan
  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
Michigan

Whitmer: Fixing the 'damn roads' is 'going to take a while'

Whitmer: Fixing roads is ‘going to take a while’Gov. Gretchen Whitmer promised that she is going to "fix the damn roads" but warned the process is "going to take a while" in an interview that included other issues.
  • Michigan
  • 19 hours, 51 minutes ago
Politics

Benson seeks to settle federal gerrymandering case

Benson seeks to settle gerrymandering caseDemocratic Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson is seeking to settle a lawsuit against the state alleging gerrymandering by Republican lawmakers in 2011.
  • Politics
  • 1 day, 16 hours ago
Politics

GOP rep seeks to block Tlaib's congressional delegation trip to West Bank

GOP rep: Block Tlaib’s West Bank delegationTexas congressman wrote to committee chairs seeks to block U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib's planned delegation trip to the Palestinian-controled territories.
  • Politics
  • 1 day, 16 hours ago
Michigan

MSU taps new leader: 'Today the healing can truly begin'

MSU names new leader: ‘Healing can truly begin’New interim president Satish Udpa pledges to support Nassar victims: "I want to create an environment on this campus that makes them whole."
  • Michigan
  • 1 day, 16 hours ago
Michigan

Whitmer set to speak at MSU women's march amid controversy

Whitmer set to speak at MSU women’s marchStudent organizers are proceeding with the Michigan State University event despite concerns over allegations of anti-Semitism by national leaders.
  • Michigan
  • 2 hours, 25 minutes ago
Michigan

Gilchrist makes Detroit auto show appearance to encourage youngsters to work in Michigan

Gilchrist promotes ‘Choose Michigan’ campaignLt. Gov. Garlin Gilchrist makes brief speech at Cobo job seeker expo in support of the 'Choose Michigan" campaign
  • Michigan
  • 1 day, 17 hours ago
Michigan

Michigan's attorney general looks to interview Engler about MSU

Michigan AG looks to interview Engler about MSUMichigan Attorney General Dana Nessel has directed her office’s MSU investigation team to interview former MSU Interim President John Engler.
  • Michigan
  • 1 day, 17 hours ago
Michigan

11 rare African painted dogs born at Michigan zoo

11 rare African painted dogs born at Mich. zooA Battle Creek zoo is celebrating the birth of 11 rare African pup dogs, an endangered species
  • Michigan
  • 1 day, 17 hours ago
Michigan

Melissa Gilbert, Timothy Busfield items in estate sale

Melissa Gilbert, Timothy Busfield items in estate saleA Mich. estate sale sold more than 200 items belonging to Melissa Gilbert and her husband, actor Timothy Busfield
  • Michigan
  • 1 day, 17 hours ago
Michigan

Satish Udpa: New MSU leader brings broad academic, administrative experience

Satish Udpa: New MSU leader has broad experienceUdpa, the executive vice president for administrative services, also has been dean of engineering and has worked in human resources and IT operations.
  • Michigan
  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
Michigan

11 rare African painted dogs born at Michigan zoo

11 rare African painted dogs born at Michigan zooBinder Park Zoo staff has been monitoring activity through cameras to allow the pair and their rare litter of African painted pups space.
  • Michigan
  • 2 days, 2 hours ago
Michigan

Mo. sued over rules for foster parents who have guns
A couple claims in a lawsuit that state requirements for foster parents who own guns violate their constitutional rights

Mo. sued over rules for foster parents who have gunsA couple claims in a lawsuit that state requirements for foster parents who own guns violate their constitutional rights
  • Michigan
  • 2 days, 3 hours ago
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