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Nessel gets the Jerusalem Post treatment

Welcome to the Advance's semi-regular roundup of how Michigan is covered in the national — and sometimes international — news. In the last week, Attorney...

Rick Haglund: Amazon vs. everybody and Michigan’s place in tax break...

Good-government types are hailing the breakup of online retail giant Amazon and New York City as a long-awaited reckoning of the outrageous subsidies offered...

Cobo Center new name game: Detroiters suggest Louis, Parks, Franklin

The announcement this week that the Cobo Convention Center would finally get a name change was widely cheered. And now it’s ushered in a...

Tribes look to governor in fight to expand casinos

Updated, 12:15 p.m., 2/25/19 The quest of Michigan's tribal casino resorts to expand beyond their boundaries wasn’t a hot topic during last year’s election between...

AG to open hate crime unit amid surge in Michigan extremist...

Attorney General Dana Nessel said Friday she will form a hate crime unit within her office after the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) released...

Benson hails start of no-reason, mail-in voting in Michigan

Michael Gordon, owner of the Great Lakes Sandwich Company, is a busy guy. “I’m the only employee. I do the dishes,” the Flint Township resident...

AG seeks to settle Flint civil cases, taps Worthy for criminal...

Attorney General Dana Nessel will stay out of the ongoing criminal prosecution cases against current and former state and local officials related to the...

On this day in 1965: Former Michigander Malcolm X is killed

Malcolm X was killed on this day in 1965. The former Lansing, Detroit and Inkster resident was fatally shot by rival Black Muslims while addressing...

Detroit turns page on Cobo, bank to rename convention center

The Detroit Regional Convention Facility Authority (DRCFA) on Wednesday awarded the naming rights of 723,000-square-foot Cobo Center in Detroit to Chemical Bank. The facility is...
Demonstrators in Flint, MI in 2016

Kildee: What Whitmer gets about Flint that Snyder didn’t

The Flint water crisis exploded as a national story more than three years ago. But while much of the nation has moved on, U.S....

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