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State says Flint didn’t report data on drinking water

Environmental officials found that the city of Flint failed to report data on lead in drinking water to the state in accordance with the...

State suspends Walled Lake marijuana license

The state’s Marijuana Regulatory Agency (MRA) suspended its first marijuana-related business license last Friday, citing unreliable testing and reporting at an Oakland County laboratory. According...

House Dems announce clean air legislation

As the Michigan Legislature prepares to return to work full-time after its summer recess, House Democrats announced Wednesday a package of bills aimed at...

Wayne County Sheriff Napoleon endorses Cory Booker for president

Wayne County Sheriff and former Detroit mayoral candidate Benny Napoleon endorsed on Wednesday U.S. Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) for the Democratic presidential nomination. In a...

U.S. Steel lays off roughly 50 in Ecorse, plans more cuts

The manufacturer U.S. Steel has laid off almost 50 employees at its Great Lakes Works Facility in Ecorse, according to a letter they sent...

In Detroit, Pence touts Trump admin. economic gains as recession fears...

Updated, 6:23 p.m. 8/19/19 with comments from Rep. Levin Vice President Mike Pence on Monday urged a group of Southeast Michigan business leaders to “reject...

1st Republican challenger to Haley Stevens announces campaign

Whittney Williams, a Canton Republican and Taiwanese immigrant, announced her bid for Michigan’s 11th Congressional District Monday, becoming the first challenger in 2020 to...

Rick Haglund: What’s behind Patterson’s economic legacy in Oakland County

Within hours of his death on Aug. 3, journalists served up two stark portraits of controversial Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson. Some condemned Patterson...
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Oakland County board appoints Ferndale mayor to succeed Patterson

After a whirlwind process that involved resignations, boycotts and accusations of backroom dealings, the Oakland County Board of Commissioners on Friday voted to appoint...
Rashida Tlaib

Tlaib declines visit after Israel lifts ban

Just hours after the Israeli government announced Friday that it would lift its previously announced ban and allow U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Detroit) to...

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