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Postal services at Staples draw union protests

April 25, 2014

CLAWSON, Mich. (AP) — Postal workers and retirees have protested in suburban Detroit over the offering of services in Staples stores. more »»

Ludington petunia woman admits embezzlement

April 25, 2014

LUDINGTON, Mich. (AP) — A northern Michigan woman has pleaded guilty to embezzling nearly $50,000 from the Petunia Parade, an annual effort in Ludington to plant thousands of petunias. more »»

Doctor killed in Afghanistan has Michigan ties

April 24, 2014

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — An American doctor killed in Afghanistan went to medical school in Detroit and has a son who is a Grand Rapids police officer.

Dr. more »»

Snyder, lawmakers at odds over charitable gambling

April 24, 2014

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gov. more »»

Snyder touts Common Core at education summit

April 24, 2014

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gov. more »»

Dillard seeks Democratic nod for Michigan AG

April 24, 2014

DETROIT (AP) — Detroit attorney Godfrey Dillard says he's seeking the Democratic nomination for Michigan attorney general.

Dillard's career includes service with the U.S. more »»

Group says slow autopsy prevented organ donation

April 24, 2014

SAGINAW, Mich. (AP) — An organ donation group filed a lawsuit against a Michigan coroner after the organs, tissues and eyes of a slain 6-year-old boy were unable to be used for transplant. more »»

States seek delay in protecting long-eared bat

April 24, 2014

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Four states in the Upper Midwest want federal officials to delay listing the northern long-eared bat as an endangered species. more »»

W. Michigan trail reopens after storm cleanup

April 24, 2014

BIG RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Portions of a popular 92-mile recreational trail in western Michigan have reopened after the removal of storm debris, mostly in Mecosta and Montcalm countie. more »»

Michigan Senate passes charitable gambling bill

April 24, 2014

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Rick Snyder and Michigan lawmakers aren't seeing eye to eye on reining in the charitable gambling industry, which has seen significant growth over the past decade. more »»

Drive-by shooting kills prep basketball player

April 24, 2014

MUSKEGON HEIGHTS, Mich. (AP) — A 17-year-old boy was fatally shot just a few hours before he was to be honored at a high school sports banquet in western Michigan. more »»

Snyder touts collaboration at education summit

April 24, 2014

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Rick Snyder is hosting a summit for hundreds of educators to discuss innovation and collaboration in Michigan education. more »»

Authorities: Drive-by shooting kills 17-year-old

April 24, 2014

MUSKEGON HEIGHTS, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say a 17-year-old high school basketball player has died following a drive-by shooting in the western Michigan community of Muskegon Heights. more »»

Couple file to run for same Michigan Senate seat

April 24, 2014

DETROIT (AP) — A Detroit couple filed to run for the same seat in the state Senate, but the husband is expected to withdraw to seek other offices. more »»

Police: Boy, 2, accidentally shot by father

April 24, 2014

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Lansing police say a 2-year-old boy is hospitalized after being accidentally shot in the chest by his father. more »»

Officials: Endangered mussel in way of pipeline

April 24, 2014

FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Officials say a small endangered mussel is in the way of plans for a massive water pipeline to serve parts of Michigan, including Flint. more »»

Last appeal bid rejected in HK 'Milkshake Murder'

April 24, 2014

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong's top court on Thursday rejected a final bid for an appeal by an American convicted of drugging her wealthy banker husband and bashing him to death. more »»

Police make new appeal for tips in abduction case

April 24, 2014

NORTON SHORES, Mich. (AP) — Police investigating the disappearance of a mother from her job at a western Michigan gas station nearly a year ago are issuing a fresh appeal for tips in the case. more »»



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