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Parking spots near state Capitol becoming temporary parks

July 28, 2015

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The west lane of the street in front of the state Capitol in Lansing will be turned into temporary mini-parks this week. more »»

US agency denies request for Fiat Chrysler investigation

July 28, 2015

DETROIT (AP) — U.S. auto safety regulators have rejected a request to investigate power system failures in almost 5 million Fiat Chrysler vehicles. more »»

City Council OKs land swap with Ambassador Bridge owners

July 28, 2015

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit City Council has approved a land swap between the city and the owners of the Ambassador Bridge. more »»

Group starts process to sue US agency over pipeline plans

July 28, 2015

DETROIT (AP) — The National Wildlife Federation accused the U.. more »»

Ohio city detects Lake Erie toxins that led to 2014 crisis

July 28, 2015

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Toledo has detected the first signs in Lake Erie of the dangerous toxin that resulted in a water crisis last year. more »»

Ga. Judge cuts damages in Jeep fire death from $150M to $40M

July 28, 2015

DETROIT (AP) — A Georgia judge has cut the damages that Fiat Chrysler must pay the family of a child who died in a Jeep SUV fire from $150 million to $40 million.

Superior Court Judge J. more »»

Ford surprises in 2Q with record North American profit

July 28, 2015

DEARBORN, Michigan (AP) — Ford Motor Co.'s net income jumped 44 percent to $1. more »»

Michigan Coastal Management Program gets $2.5 million

July 28, 2015

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan Coastal Management Program is getting more than $2.5 million from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

U.S. Sens. more »»

Authorities identify body of man found in Detroit River

July 28, 2015

DETROIT (AP) — Authorities say a man's body found in the Detroit River has been identified as that of a boater reported missing several days earlier. reports (http://bi. more »»

Nonprofit gets OK for no-kill animal shelter in Detroit

July 28, 2015

DETROIT (AP) — A nonprofit group has secured licensing to operate a no-kill animal shelter in Detroit that it says could help the city deal with large numbers of stray and abandoned dogs. more »»

Farmer helps suburban Detroit airport cut costs _ and grass

July 28, 2015

WATERFORD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Officials say a farmer is helping a suburban Detroit airport cut costs — and grass.

The Oakland Press of Pontiac reports (http://bit. more »»

Fed up with crummy streets, residents patch city's potholes

July 28, 2015

HAMTRAMCK, Mich. (AP) — Some Detroit-area residents fed up with the crummy condition of certain streets are taking matters into their own hands. more »»

Detroit launching mobile app as part of parking improvements

July 28, 2015

DETROIT (AP) — Detroit is launching a mobile app as part of an effort to improve its parking system. more »»

DEQ says scrapping some mandatory reports could save time

July 28, 2015

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality says it could shed lots of busy work if lawmakers scrapped a dozen mandatory reports the department deems unnecessary. more »»

Ally Financial tops 2Q profit forecasts

July 28, 2015

DETROIT (AP) — Ally Financial Inc. (ALLY) on Tuesday reported second-quarter profit of $182 million.

On a per-share basis, the Detroit-based company said it had net income of $2.22. more »»

Supporters of Confederate flag stage east Michigan caravan

July 28, 2015

LAPEER, Mich. (AP) — A caravan of Confederate flag supporters has staged a moving rally in eastern Michigan in support of a symbol they say is about Southern heritage. more »»

Treetops Resort emerges from bankruptcy after reorganization

July 28, 2015

DOVER TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Treetops Resort in Michigan's northern Lower Peninsula says that it has emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection following a voluntarily reorganizatio. more »»

Scholars drawn to conflict zones stoke college safety debate

July 28, 2015

BOSTON (AP) — Some U.S. colleges with overseas-study programs won't touch Ukraine. Tufts University, on the other hand, is drawn to the turmoil in the former Soviet republic, which the U.S. more »»



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