Sept. 21 2017
Opioid CrisisReviving addicts doesn’t cure them, sheriffs say CAPITAL NEWS SERVICE Drugs save the lives of some of Michigan’s opioid addicts, but they can’t solve the epidemic sweeping...
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July 21 2017
Gifts or CreaturesCourtesy Photo By KATE HABRELLANSING — What do you get when you combine Great Lakes history, folk music and Michigan musicians? In this case, Brandon and Bethany Foote’s upc
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April 28 2017
LANSING — On May Day, workers and immigrants across Michigan will rally to protest President Donald Trump’s immigration policies.Under the slogan “Rise up,” the Michigan effort...
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April 21 2017
A senator is pushing to renew a 2013 law that allows students to anonymously send tips regarding bullying and crime in their schools to help improve safety
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April 14 2017
LANSING — Some religious leaders are questioning the necessity of a House bill aimed at further protecting their First Amendment rights.The bill, sponsored by Rep. Jeffrey Noble, R-Plymouth, would...
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April 10 2017
LANSING — Detroit once was home to the world’s largest municipally owned streetcar enterprise, an industry with a history stretching from the city’s early founding through the 1950s.Now...
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March 31 2017
A roundup of news from around the state, provided by our partners at Capital News Service. Follow the links for the full stories
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March 31 2017
LANSING — There are 148 members of the Legislature. Just 34 are women. Only one is in a leadership position.“You’re not getting kind of that balance between who your representatives are...
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March 24 2017
FRIDAY, March 24 — A roundup of news from around the state, provided by our partners at Capital News Service. Follow the links for the full stories.Wetlands mitigation may get cheaper for local gove
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March 24 2017
LANSING – Michigan, with vaccination rates that put it near the bottom of a list of all states, has launched a new campaign — I Vaccinate — that it hopes will boost rates up to 90 percent
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March 7 2017
TUESDAY, March 7 — A roundup of news from around the state, provided by our partners at Capital News Service. Follow the links for the full stories.In Trump era, minority anxiety up, civil rights...
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March 3 2017
Ash and M.K. Kelly in a Lansing bookstore LANSING — Twins MK and Ash Kelly, both wearing wire-rimmed glasses and hoodies in navy blue, are wandering on Michigan Avenue in Lansing, jamming their
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Feb. 17 2017
Including sexual orientation and gender identification in the hate crime law could elevate the punishment for some of these incidents
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Feb. 10 2017
LANSING — Michigan LGBT lobbyists are hailing the Boy Scouts of America’s decision to admit transgender boys as a momentous step in the struggle for recognition of equal rights.“Boy Scouts...
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Feb. 10 2017
FRIDAY, Feb. 10 — A roundup of news from around the state, provided by our partners at Capital News Service. Follow the links for the full stories.Women’s advocates fear loss of federal anti-viole
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Feb. 3 2017
LANSING — It’s early days for the Trump administration, but environmental advocates throughout Michigan are already alarmed about the future of the state’s public lands and natural resourc
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Jan. 20 2017
LANSING — Michigan lobbyist and business executive Betsy DeVos’ nomination as U.S. secretary of education has been met with criticism from Michigan educators and public school advocates who
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Jan. 20 2017
FRIDAY, Jan. 20 — A roundup of news from around the state, provided by our partners at Capital News Service. Follow the links for the full stories.Rural schools have pluses, minuses: Schools out...
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Dec. 9 2016
LANSING — Three bills to increase voter photo identification requirements passed narrowly through the House and are on their way to the Senate.Under this package, voters without an ID at the time...
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Dec. 9 2016
FRIDAY, Dec. 9 — A roundup of news from around the state, provided by our partners at Capital News Service. Follow the links for the full stories.Michigan lags in solitary confinement reform: State