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Amash faces Dem, GOP candidates who outraised him last quarter

The 2020 race for the 3rd Congressional District seat in West Michigan has perhaps been the most active this year, and multiple candidates have...

Inman case heads to jury trial

A federal judge is letting the charges against indicted state Rep. Larry Inman (R-Williamsburg) head to a jury trial.  In an order handed down late...

How Trump admin food stamp changes could put school districts in...

The rollout of new federal regulations for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) has families and school districts nervously waiting to find out who...

Grand Rapids-area leaders condemn synagogue vandalism

The vandalism of a Jewish temple in Grand Rapids over the weekend has drawn widespread condemnation from West Michigan political leaders.  As the Advance first...

Grand Rapids Jewish temple hit with anti-Semitic graffiti

A Jewish synagogue in Grand Rapids was the target of anti-Semitic graffiti over the weekend. The graffiti at Temple Emanuel on East Fulton Street was...
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Nessel files for emergency motion in anti-LGBTQ adoption case

Two weeks after a federal judge said the state can’t refuse to work with anti-LGBTQ adoption agencies, Attorney General Dana Nessel seeks to appeal...

State to hold 14 forum across Michigan on new Medicaid work...

Last week, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer used the state Administrative Board to move about $6 million in the Fiscal Year 2020 budget that the GOP-led...

State awards 13 grants to fight aquatic invasive plants

The Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy’s (EGLE) Water Resources Division has awarded $12,300 in grants under the Aquatic Invasive Plant Control...

Stabenow talks climate crisis impacts on Great Lakes after releasing new...

Erratic and extreme lake level fluctuations will be the “new normal” for the Great Lakes, as climate change causes more frequent and more intense...

State completes spraying for EEE in 14 counties

Aerial treatment to combat Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) in 14 Michigan counties has ended, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) announced...

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