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Kowalski demands accountability, accuses MSU of ‘scare tactics’

Bailey Kowalski, the 22-year-old Michigan State University senior who came forward Wednesday as the anonymous plaintiff in a Title IX complaint over the reporting...
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MSU student comes forward as plaintiff in rape suit, says school...

A 22-year-old woman came forward Wednesday as the plaintiff in a previously anonymous lawsuit against Michigan State University over her alleged rape by members...
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Michigan Supreme Court allows unemployment fraud suit to proceed

The Michigan Supreme Court on Friday allowed a case to go forward that seeks damages for people who had wages wrongly seized by the...
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Michigan lawmakers lead bipartisan group protesting Iraqi deportations

Updated 4:18 p.m. A group of lawmakers led by Michigan’s U.S. Reps. Andy Levin (D-Bloomfield Twp.) and John Moolenaar (R-Midland) called on the President Donald...
Michigan's Supreme Court

Michigan Supreme Court to hear sick leave, minimum wage case

The Michigan Supreme Court has agreed to hear oral arguments in a case that could determine whether Republican lawmakers violated the state Constitution in...
Attorney General Dana Nessel

Nessel has received violent, anti-Semitic threats over Catholic Church investigation

Updated 11:15 a.m. Attorney General Dana Nessel has continued the investigation into sexual abuse in the Catholic Church started by her predecessor, Republican Bill Schuette. However,...
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Judge allows Flint water class-action lawsuit to proceed, adds Snyder back...

A federal judge issued a court order Monday allowing a class-action lawsuit over the Flint water crisis to proceed and reinstated former Gov. Rick...
Chatfield and Shirkey

Court battle looms after Whitmer, Nessel stall Enbridge pipeline

Top state officials may end up in court over their efforts to halt Canadian energy company’s plans to build a new buried pipeline beneath...
Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey and Sen. Ed McBroom talk to reporters after rejecting Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's executive order, Feb. 14, 2019

Shirkey ‘reviewing options’ after AG’s Line 5 opinion

Updated, 8:42 p.m., with Chatfield's comments Republican leaders are considering their options — and some are vowing action — as Michigan’s attorney general and governor...

Nessel finds Lame Duck pipeline authority law unconstitutional

Updated, 8:38 p.m. with Enbridge's comments. A law that created a new political body allowing Enbridge to go forward with plans to build a pipeline...

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