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According to Gasbuddy.com, Michigan's average is currently just above $2.70/gal, with Grand Rapids matching and Kalamazoo ducking just below the state's average, ranking in around $2.64/gal. This rise comes after AAA reported a 9-cent rise in gasoline prices last week after they surveyed 2,800 gas stations across the ...
FLINT, Mich. - A Michigan mother is in jail Thursday morning after police said she left her two daughters in a suitcase near a curb as Child Protective Services arrived to take custody of them. NBC 25 reports the incident happened just after 6 p.m. Wednesday in the 500 block of West Pierson Road between ...

Michigan Republicans tried to pass a bill that would add a symbol, one option being A YELLOW STAR to LEGAL immigrants' driver's licenses. Not even a red star. A freaking yellow star, you know LIKE HITLER DID TO JEWS, only this one was a five point star so that's okay…or something. Kind of perfect ...
There will be no shortage of hand-me-downs for this Michigan kid. The Grand Rapids Press reports that Kateri and Jay Schwandt welcomed the birth of their 14th son on Wednesday, five days before he was due. They have no daughters. WOOD-TV reports that the boy weighs 8 pounds, 4 ounces (about 3.7 ...
LANSING – On the eve of 4/20 — the date most associated with marijuana legalization efforts — the Michigan Medical Marijuana Licensing Board gave preliminary approval to nine applications, denied two and postponed action on another potential business. And yet, 16 months after the Michigan ...
Lansing — Some Michigan Republicans are considering legalizing marijuana through the Legislature rather than let an initiative make the statewide ballot this fall. The move would quell GOP fears the ballot measure would boost Democratic voter turnout in November since legislative approval would ...

Basketball fans already knew that Michigan and Michigan State would be playing twice next season as part of a new 20-game Big Ten schedule. The rest of the conference matchups were announced Thursday. In the new format, each school will play seven league opponents twice. For Michigan, those ...
A small earthquake rattled windows and nerves Thursday night in metro Detroit. The 3.6-magnitude quake struck at 8:01 p.m. and was centered near Amherstburg, Ontario, Canada, according to the United States Geological Survey. Amherstburg is about 20 miles from downtown Detroit. "They happen from ...
LANSING — Familiar fault lines formed Wednesday when the Senate's Michigan Competitiveness Committee voted to require many Medicaid recipients to work. Republicans aligned with the business community in supporting the bill, which passed on a 4-1 vote, while Democrats and social service groups ...
DETROIT - The whole state of Michigan is getting hit by a winter storm Saturday, with the southern parts seeing mostly rain and heavier stuff to the north. You can see the live radar for the entire state in the stream above. Oakland, Livingston, Genesee, Lapeer, Sanilac and St. Clair counties are under a ...
Three rescued dogs wait to be transported to one of three humane societies in Michigan to be adopted at Avflight Willow Run East hanger on Saturday, April 14, 2018 in Belleville. by Taboola by Taboola. AD CONTENT. Compareacards.com By LendingTree · Best Credit Cards For Balance Transfers in ...
GRAND RAPIDS, MI - Winds topping 50 mph in some spots have been sending trees crashing to the ground and onto house roofs across Michigan, and it may get even windier overnight in West Michigan. In its storm update Saturday afternoon, the National Weather Service said much of Michigan is now in ...
Cold temps, warm hearts. That's what greeted 70 homeless dogs when they landed Saturday at Willow Run Airport, where a team of animal-loving volunteers stood in the cold rainy weather, eagerly awaiting the weary travelers. For the love-starved pups that had been rescued from hoarding conditions and ...
The next large area of heavy precipitation with this massive storm is going to hit Michigan Saturday night and Sunday. Here's the general weather scenario we can expect. We have seen the first round of precipitation end. The next round of precipitation will develop overnight Saturday night. Precipitation will ...
You think you're sick of Michigan's weather? Imagine being a weatherman. Garry Frank, a meteorologist for WXMI-TV Fox 17 West Michigan, has had it with the fluctuating temperatures, random stints of spring-like temperatures following by unforgiving winter conditions with severe storms and most of all, ...
ANN ARBOR -- There's still a few months left before defensive back Casey Hughes arrives at Michigan, but the football coaching staff is already mulling over ways to integrate him. The Utah graduate transfer has one year of eligibility left, and will be able to play right away in 2018. But it's not that easy.
MARQUETTE, Mich. — Wildlife biologists are worried about how prolonged wintry weather will affect deer in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. State Department of Natural Resources supervisor Terry Minzey says things looked good for the U.P. deer herd a month ago. But the situation has deteriorated as winter ...

Who is added: Michigan has locked up one of the best recruiting classes of John Beilein's 11 years leading the program. The Wolverines will add five new faces to the roster in the coming months, including a college-ready Canadian import and the top-ranked player in Michigan. Ignas Brazdeikis, who is wrapping up a prep ...
The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality approved a controversial permit Monday for Nestle Waters North America to increase the amount of water it withdraws from the state's groundwater table from 250 gallons a minute to 400 gallons. Despite vehement opposition to the permit from residents in ...
ANN ARBOR, MI - Disappointed fans trickled into the streets of Ann Arbor after the Michigan Wolverines lost the national basketball championship in the NCAA Tournament on Monday, April 2. The Wolverines were seeking the program's first championship since 1989, despite being the No. 3 seed and an ...
After a 3-0 start at home, Michigan went to the Maui Invitational and faltered in the final minutes of a two-point loss to LSU. It was a bad loss for at least three reasons -- LSU wasn't all that good; Michigan made several key mistakes late; and it meant the Wolverines had to play Division II Chaminade next.
The electric excitement of Michigan basketball fans who packed bars, restaurants and the Crisler Center in Ann Arbor for Monday's NCAA National Championship game melted into disappointment as the Wolverines lost to Villanova. "There will definitely be a general sense of defeat in the streets tonight ...
SAN ANTONIO - Moritz Wagner may have ended his standout Michigan career in the national title game. But in the moments afterward, he wasn't keen to talk about his future. After Michigan's 79-62 loss to Villanova, Wagner declined to say whether he's thought about whether he will return to Michigan for ...
Michigan forward Moritz Wagner (13) high-fives the TBS broadcast crew after jumping over them and on to press row in the second half of their Final Four game against Loyola-Chicago at Alamodome in San Antonio, on Saturday, March 31, 2018. Michigan won the game, 69-57, to advance to the national ...
A fire broke out early Friday morning at a Michigan kennel, and is believed to have killed all 30 dogs inside, many of which were placed at the facility while their families went away on spring vacation. Janet Rehfus, of Storm's Ahead Kennels in Nunica, tells NPR that the 30 dogs inside were boarder dogs ...
Across Michigan, there could be as many as 4,000 sites of vapor intrusion, where harmful fumes — often odorless and invisible — may pose threats to human health, MDEQ Director Heidi Grether said last year. Soon after Grether's warning, the Legislature allocated additional money for tracking down the ...
Siebers is a University of Michigan alum. The two have shared a close relationship for the past 36 years and plan to watch as the two universities square off on the court Saturday night. "We wanted Michigan to win," Vitale said, though she is amazed to see their two schools facing off. "It's like a miracle.
Those happy with Michigan's recovery from the Great Recession like to proclaim that we're a Top 10 state again. Gov. Rick Snyder said as much a few days ago during an address to the Detroit Regional Chamber's State of the State event. "We are back," an upbeat Snyder told his audience at the chamber ...
“They're very comfortable playing close games, as weird as that may sound,” says UNI coach Ben Jacobson, whose scouting report for the Michigan Wolverines (32-7), Cinderella's first dance partner at the Final Four of the 2018 NCAA Tournament, starts there. Jacobson's Panthers fell to the eventual and ...
Richard and Susan Rogel have committed $150 million to The University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center. The gift includes $40 million toward the cancer center from a previously announced gift and $110 million of new committed funds - the second largest donation in UM history.( Photo ...
(MARSHALL, Mich.) — A Michigan class that teaches residents how to build their own semi-automatic AR-15 rifles drew protests from gun control advocates following recent mass shootings involving the weapon. Organizers say the class held Tuesday in Marshall was planned months before the February ...
One of the most active student clubs at Michigan State University meets every other Wednesday in a room above a buzzing cafeteria. This club doesn't organize intramural sports or plan keg parties or produce the yearbook. It pores over dense financial documents to examine how the university handles its ...
ANN ARBOR, MI - Around 150 proud University of Michigan alums and their families will board a charter plane Friday morning, March 30 at Detroit Metro Airport, headed to San Antonio, Texas in hopes of watching the Michigan basketball team capture its second national championship. The official ...
Michigan State University spent more than $500,000 to keep tabs on the online activities of former Olympic gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar's victims and journalists covering the case, according to the Lansing State Journal. The public-relations company Weber Shandwick billed the university $517,343 for ...
Under the terms of the agreement announced Wednesday, the city of Detroit will buy the bulk of the site from the Michigan Land Bank Fast Track Authority at a rate of almost twice what's to be paid by the private developer buying a smaller portion of the site. Detroit is to purchase 142 acres of the old ...
State Attorney General Bill Schuette has secured the endorsement of the Michigan Chamber of Commerce in his campaign for governor. The business group's president and CEO, Rich Studley, said Thursday that Schuette has an "independent track record of accomplishment." Studley says Schuette is ...
LOS ANGELES -- Michigan is one win from the Final Four, and only No. 9 seed Florida State stands in its path. The Seminoles upset No. 4 seed Gonzaga Thursday night at the Staples Center, 75-60, right after Michigan blitzed Texas A&M. Florida State and Michigan will meet Saturday at 5:50 p.m. PT (8:50 ...
The mind of a young man is a mysterious place. Nobody can really be sure how it works, or what strange forces shape it. Nevertheless, when we stumbled upon a photo on Twitter depicting a young man appearing to eat Lucky Charms out of a Michigan pothole, we knew we had to at least try to find out ...
Hurst explained what happened to NFL Network, via the Detroit News. “It was an irregular EKG. Same thing [happened] at Michigan,” Hurst said. “Went through a lot of tests and got that all figured out and was cleared, so hopefully just do the same thing once I get back to school and come back for rechecks.”.
Seven current and former Michigan police officers -- including three people from the same family -- are facing criminal charges for failing to conduct proper inspections of rebuilt salvage vehicles, according to the Michigan attorney general's office. They are accused of signing Secretary of State documents ...
One recent example was the death of 11-year-old Tysen Benz, the Michigan boy who took his own life last year after an online prank convinced him that his girlfriend had done the same. In 2015, Gov. Rick Snyder signed a law directing school districts to apply anti-bullying policy to internet harassment as ...
Michigan Lottery Commissioner Aric Nesbitt is stepping down from the post he has held just one year, reportedly to run for state Senate. Gov. Rick Snyder's office announced Nesbitt's resignation Thursday, saying he was leaving to "pursue other public service opportunities." The governor appointed Chief ...
Attorney General Bill Schuette announced Thursday the officers who have served several local police departments have been charged with numerous counts of uttering and publishing. The felony charges come after an investigation by the FBI Detroit-Area Public Corruption Task Force and Michigan State ...
YPSILANTI, Mich. - A judge has ordered a southeastern Michigan family to remove three of their four potbellied pigs from their rental home. Stephanie Rowland, 38, went to court earlier this year to fight a citation that called for the pigs' removal after a neighbor filed a complaint in August. The city's ordinance ...
In the wake of a new Michigan pension law, the state's department of treasury revealed that over 110 of 490 local Michigan governments have underfunded pensions and/or retirement health care benefits. In December 2017, Gov. Rick Snyder signed the Protecting Local Government Retirement and ...
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — The University of Michigan now owns what's believed to be the only lifelike reconstruction of a human relative that roamed southern Africa 2 million years ago. The Ann Arbor school's Museum of Natural History says the Australopithecus sediba sculpture will be displayed when ...
DETROIT — The state of Michigan has agreed to settle a class-action lawsuit over its refusal to pay for certain hepatitis C treatments. Details haven't been publicly disclosed yet, but a federal judge will get an update on March 29. Lawyers who filed the lawsuit on behalf of an Oakland County woman say the ...
(AP) - The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is confirming the first case of measles in the state this year. The state announced Wednesday a person in Washtenaw County had been hospitalized after recently traveling internationally and getting sick. The person, now recovering, was ...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan's first county veteran fund was approved by lawmakers in the state House on Wednesday. They voted 107-1 to create the County Veteran Service Fund, which would deploy veteran service officers to each county to assist veterans in adjusting to civilian life. Each county's ...
HERSEY, MI -- A Colorado businessman could extract more than 725 million gallons of mid-Michigan groundwater per year under plans to mine a rich deposit of potash southwest of Evart. Records show Theodore Pagano's Michigan Potash Co. LLC was approved by state regulators to use roughly 1.98 ...


 

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