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March 22nd
The city of Flint will have to take additional steps before it can spend most of  the $100 million awarded last week by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The EPA Acting Regional Administrator told the city of Flint and the Michigan Department…
March 22nd
Governor Rick Snyder has written warning letters to every member of Michigan’s congressional delegation. The letters warn how House Republicans’ health care legislation would “adversely impact” the state’s most vulnerable res…
March 22nd
A preliminary report by the National Transportation Safety Board confirms that a flight carrying members of the University of Michigan men’s basketball team, crashed after an aborted takeoff.  The takeoff was on March 8th, which was during the …
March 22nd
The Saginaw Public School District Board of Education may be close to keeping two of its schools, slated for closure, open for at least the next 18 months. The district is completing steps to be in compliance with a partnership agreement between the distr…
March 22nd
A Marquette woman facing eight felony counts from a shooting incident last month is undergoing a competency evaluation. 32 year old Amber Rae Suggitt was scheduled for a preliminary examination next week in Marquette County District Court, but will now fi…
March 22nd
An Inkster man has been sentenced to 30-60 years in prison for killing a Farmington hills man who responded to a Craigslist ad. Tremayne Alexander pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in February. Prosecutors say he shot and killed 49-year-old Todd Terr…
March 22nd
Public school advocates are now suing the state of Michigan. The lawsuit is in an attempt to block the state from helping private schools, with the cost of complying with state requirements. Requirements such as immunization reporting and safety dril…
March 6th
Bills requiring employers to provide paid sick time to employees have been introduced by Democrats in both the House and Senate. They are similar to bills that have been proposed in previous years, but have never gone anywhere in the Republican-controlled…
March 6th
Skip the stapler. The Michigan Treasury Department is asking tax payers to do just that because tax returns with staples are one of the biggest problems in the mail room. Tax returns are scanned by state employees. Staples slow down the process because th…
March 6th
Michigan has spent or obligated almost all of a dedicated source of funding needed to clean up and redevelop 7,000 polluted sites across the state. Now lawmakers are questioning the Snyder administration on what plan there is to ask voters for permission …