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At Macomb Co. event, Lucido says he’s been advised not to...

After giving several media interviews this week, state Sen. Peter Lucido (R-Shelby Twp.) repeatedly told constituents and reporters on Friday that he would not...

Michigan sues 17 companies over PFAS contamination

Michigan is taking on some of the biggest chemical companies in the country in a lawsuit filed in a Washtenaw County Court asserting that...

Could congressional elections to replace Cummings produce 2 different winners?

The special election to fill the remainder of the term of late-Rep. Elijah E. Cummings (D-Md.) congressional term is being held over the same...

Former state Rep. Tim Kelly announces congressional campaign to unseat Kildee

Updated, 1:43 p.m., 1/13/19, with comments from Lavora Barnes Tim Kelly, a former Republican state lawmaker, announced he is challenging U.S. Rep. Dan Kildee (D-Flint)...

Progress continues on Gordie Howe Bridge, final plans unveiled for pedestrian...

After months of discussion with residents in the affected area, officials announced that a set of designs have been selected for five pedestrian bridges...

Lawmakers ask EPA to help clean up toxic green ooze

As the state continues its investigation into toxic green ooze found gushing on to a metro Detroit freeway last month, a group of lawmakers...

Column: EPA’s proposed ‘secret science’ rule directly threatens children’s health

The Trump administration is working to weaken U.S. environmental regulations in many areas, from water and air pollution to energy development and land conservation....

Cynthia Neeley wins special Dem primary for Flint state House seat

Cynthia Neeley tonight won the special Democratic primary for the Flint-based 34th House District seat, making her the odds-on favorite to win the special...

Tlaib denounces Trump admin immigrant DNA collection

U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Detroit) on Tuesday called the U.S. Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) action to collect DNA from immigrants and migrants at...

From the Inman recall to green ooze: News you may have...

The Advance took some much-needed time off over the holiday break, but that didn't mean the news slept.  During that time, we had a state...

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