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MSU opens ‘Sister Survivors’ exhibit with Whitmer, survivors in attendance

Updated 10:07 p.m., 10:18 p.m. The Michigan State University Museum opened an exhibit of art and artifacts related to the survivors of the Dr. Larry...

‘Religious liberty’ firm sues Nessel, DHHS over same-sex adoption rule

A group that intervened in a 2017 lawsuit over same-sex adoption rights settled last month by Attorney General Dana Nessel sued her office on...

Nessel joins group fighting Mississippi anti-abortion law

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel has joined 20 other state attorneys general in support of women’s reproductive rights. Nessel, in a statement on Monday...

Nessel axed $1.6M in executive staff from Schuette era

Democratic Attorney General Dana Nessel has eliminated 12 executive office positions that existed under her predecessor, Republican Bill Schuette. Those positions totaled $1.595 million in...

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...

‘Sanctuary county’ preemption bills spark heated immigration debate

A plan to preempt Michigan’s counties from adopting policies preventing local law enforcement from cooperating with federal authorities is the latest way the nation’s...
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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...

AG forms investigative unit to examine wrongful criminal convictions

State Attorney General Dana Nessel on Wednesday announced a new Conviction Integrity Unit (CIU) to investigate “credible” claims of innocence, according to a news...

Lawrence to Trump’s AG: ‘Stay woke’ on civil rights

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Brenda Lawrence wants President Trump’s attorney general to “stay woke” when it comes to pursuing civil rights violations. Lawrence, a...
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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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