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MSU ex-Dean Strampel sentenced to 1 year in jail

Former Michigan State University Dean William Strampel, convicted of abusing his position of authority to harass female students, was sentenced Wednesday to one year...
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Women push back against violence during Ferndale rally

Local community leaders rallied in Ferndale Tuesday night to speak out against what they called an attack on women’s rights.  Speakers at the demonstration organized...

Shri Thanedar settles business fraud suit

Updated, 4:30 p.m., 8/26/19 Shri Thanedar, who finished last in the 2018 Democratic gubernatorial primary, agreed on Friday to settle a lawsuit that alleged he...

After Ohio, Texas mass shootings, here’s the legislation Michigan’s GOP Legislature...

After two mass shootings within hours of each other on Saturday at an El Paso Walmart and outside a bar in Dayton, Ohio, there's...

Column: The Supreme Court decision that kept suburban schools segregated

America recently marked the 65-year anniversary of the Supreme Court’s decision in Brown v. Board of Education – a landmark case intended to abolish...
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Gov. orders state flags lowered for victims of El Paso, Dayton...

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has ordered U.S. and Michigan flags be displayed at half-staff until Thursday to honor the victims of the deadly mass shootings...

Court filing: Inman sought contributions from electrical workers union

Updated, 3:43 p.m. 8/2/19 New text messages unveiled in a court filing on Thursday show indicted state Rep. Larry Inman (R-Williamsburg) asking a union official...

Enbridge-owned Kentucky pipeline has lethal rupture

Updated, 6:44 a.m. 8/2/19 As several Democratic elected officials continue to seek a shut down of Line 5 in the Straits of Mackinac, the company...

State panel OKs Inman recall petition, while Republican plans return to...

A petition drive to recall indicted state Rep. Larry Inman (R-Williamsburg) can commence, the Board of State Canvassers unanimously ruled on Thursday.  Inman’s attorney, Chris...

Court partially sides with Michigan cities over state in Headlee suit

Municipal leaders in Michigan are cheering a Wednesday ruling by the state’s Court of Appeals pertaining to funding for local governments, but it’s unclear...

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