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Survivors have high hopes for new MSU trustee, but renew call...

As of Wednesday afternoon, Michigan State University’s embattled Board of Trustees once again has eight members. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced the appointment of Trustee Renee...

Lobbyists decry Inman’s ‘inappropriate’ messages in Day 2 of criminal trial 

A string of veteran Lansing lobbyists offered harsh critiques of text messages sent by state Rep. Larry Inman (R-Williamsburg) ahead of last year’s vote...

Abuse of power, bribery, obstruction: Dems’ impeachment plan takes shape

WASHINGTON — U.S. House Democrats are laying the framework for articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump.  As the U.S. House Judiciary Committee held its...

Court of Appeals rules against Nestle in bottled water suit

A Michigan Court of Appeals panel on Tuesday reversed a local judge in a case between a northern Michigan local government and Nestle Waters...

SCOTUS to decide who owns the rights to state law compilations

WASHINGTON — A dispute over a compilation of Georgia’s laws and who owns the rights to them was at the center of a U.S....

MSU Trustee Joel Ferguson disputes sports commentator’s claim he called Nassar...

In a Nov. 7 episode of the podcast, “No Filter Sports,” nationally known sports commentator Bob Page described a conversation he said he had...

Union official testifies she was ‘shocked’ by Inman’s campaign cash request...

Updated, 6:21 a.m. 12/4/19 The federal jury trial against state Rep. Larry Inman (R-Williamsburg) kicked off Tuesday with testimony from the northern Michigan lawmaker’s “chief...

Whitmer calls for culture change around sexual assault, rolls out texting...

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer says we need to make major societal changes to end sexual assault on college campuses.  “It takes every one of us to...

Updated: Whitmer sends special message to Legislature: Delay Medicaid work requirements,...

Updated, 11:59 a.m. 12/3/19 with comments from Republicans In light of a new lawsuit, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer sent a special message on Tuesday to legislative...

U.S. Supreme Court may sidestep a big 2nd Amendment fight 

WASHINGTON — A high-profile gun rights case argued before the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday might be dismissed with little fanfare.  The justices heard an...

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