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That's why the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality began testing the pipes at those facilities. "You drink bottled water at school too, don't you?" said Matt Schlinker. Schlinker's grandson, Gavin, goes to Flint Community schools. He still can't use the drinking fountain there, but a change could be ...
University of Michigan paleontologist Daniel Fisher sits near Bristle Mammoth tusks that were excavated from the Bristle farm. ... It is widely documented that humans have existed in Michigan for 13,000 years, meaning the discovery of this mammoth could push that date back another two millennia.
LANSING, Mich. (WLUC) - Early Saturday, over 82,000 Michigan children lost their healthcare when Senator Debbie Stabenow refused to support a compromise spending bill which would have kept the federal government open until Feb. 16. In addition to keeping the government operating, the bill included ...
A Michigan State University trustee has dissented from the board's public support for its president, calling on Saturday for her to resign amid questions regarding her knowledge of complaints about Dr. Lawrence G. Nassar, a former university doctor who was accused of molesting scores of female Athletes.

Michigan suffragists "could have quit after that first election and decided, 'Well, we'll get suffrage when they're ready to give it to us, and we'll stop fighting,'" said Caitlyn Perry Dial, executive director of the Michigan women's Historical Center & Hall of Fame. "But they consistently campaigned for suffrage ...
LANSING -- Despite safety concerns from the state natural resources Commission, a lawmaker wants to resurrect the issue of allowing hunters to wear pink, in addition to blaze orange. The issue was thoroughly debated in 2016, when the Legislature passed a bill allowing for "hunter pink" apparel -- in ...
That energy foiled Indiana's game plan against sophomore big man Nick Ward, who had been shut down by Ohio State and Michigan in the Spartans' two Big Ten losses. The Hoosiers wanted to double-team Ward, but they had no chance when he sprinted down the floor before they could set up their ...
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. - Friends and fans are bidding farewell to a speedy border collie that became an internet sensation for keeping a northern Michigan airport's runways free of critters. Read: Traverse City airport dog Piper dies after battle with cancer. A memorial service for Piper is scheduled for 3 ...
Olympic gold medalist Aly Raisman entered a crowded Michigan courtroom on Friday, one of the more than 100 victims to be provided the opportunity by a Michigan judge to speak directly to serial sexual abuser Larry Nassar, the former doctor to the U.S. Olympic gymnastics team. "My dream is that one ...
WASHINGTON - With a shutdown of the federal government beginning at midnight Friday, Michiganders may be concerned about what comes next. But the visible effects of a government shutdown on everyday life in Michigan, for most residents, are likely to be minimal, at least for several days if not weeks ...
Ann Arbor -- He was a mighty beast, a full-grown ice age mammoth in his 40s who stood nearly 13 feet tall, took up 22 feet of land at any given time, and weighed a whopping 6 tons. And he likely put up one helluva fight when another male bested him in a winner-take-all battle for a female about 15,000 ...
TRAVERSE CITY, MI - Scores of people turned out at the City Opera House of Traverse City Saturday afternoon for a memorial service for Piper, Michigan's famous airport dog. Piper died earlier this month after a year-long bout with cancer. The memorial service was livestreamed at the Cherry capital ...
Pic. of Michigan meteorite by Mike Hankey of the American Meteor Society. Check out this article in Sky and telescope on the Michigan meteor. The article says "The strewn field extends about 5 miles, oriented east-southeast to west-northwest, from about Highway 23 up to Bass Lake, some 20 miles ...
The Michigan departments of Environmental Quality, natural resources, and agriculture and Rural Development today announced that the projects will receive funding through the Michigan Invasive Species Grant Program, an initiative launched in 2014 to help prevent and control invasive species within ...
WASHINGTON -- The fireball that streaked through the Michigan sky put on quite a show but as far as potentially killer space rocks, it was merely a flash in the pan. There are much bigger asteroids careening through our solar system. scientists who watch for them hope they spot them in time to get people ...

The earthshaking rumblings felt in Michigan last night weren't an earthquake, but rather vibrations from a booming noise caused by a meteor whizzing overhead, according to the National Earthquake Information Center (NEIC). On Tuesday evening (Jan. 16), people in Ohio, Michigan and Ontario, Canada, ...
Unlike American land in or along the Pacific, Michigan would likely have more time to warn residents if a nuke was on the way, Kelenske said. Warnings would pop up on phones, emergency sirens would blare, and local first responders would use other mass-communication systems they may have in place ...
(AP) - Amid national discussions about the nuclear capabilities of the U.S. and other countries, Michigan police say they have a detailed nuclear attack response plan. The Lansing State Journal reports that Michigan's response to a nuclear attack is detailed in its lengthy Emergency Management Plan.
Less than a month before a fireball exploded over southeast Michigan, a Downriver pastor shared a prediction. "I had a dream that a meteor was coming to The Great Lakes and it was gonna hit Michigan," Pastor Rick Satterfield, 59, with I Am Church said in a video dated Dec. 31, 2017. "It would cause Ohio ...
As a group of Lake Michigan surfers filed a lawsuit Wednesday accusing U.S. steel of repeatedly violating the federal Clean Water Act, it appears their earlier threat of legal action is having the intended effect. Hours after the Surfrider Foundation filed its lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Hammond, U.S. Steel ...
But the most important remaining need for this Michigan State class, which already has 20 signees, is on the defensive line. Coach Mark Dantonio even joked that when his phone rang during his early signing period press conference, he hoped it was a defensive lineman. It wasn't, and he's searching for a ...
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration is 90% sure the space rock that landed in southeast Michigan on Tuesday evening, causing an earthquake and some anxious moments, was a stony meteorite. "The asteroid hit the atmosphere, moving about 28,000 miles per hour, broke apart over ...
Michigan guard Jordan Poole (2) reacts after a foul, sending guard Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman to the free throw line in the closing seconds their Big Ten basketball game against Maryland at Crisler Center in Ann Arbor, on Monday, January 15, 2018. Abdur-Rahkman made the free throws, giving ...
LANSING, MI - The Michigan Senate on Wednesday unanimously passed a bill that would hold Michigan residents harmless for a federal tax change and increase the personal exemption from a planned $4,300 in 2021 to $5,000. The state is trying to address a potential glitch that came up when federal tax ...
Right now, it's illegal in the state of Michigan to hunt the sandhill crane, the state's largest and oldest bird. But a proposal to hunt the species within the state is gaining traction and the U.S. Fish And Wildlife Service says if the state of Michigan asks, it will grant permission to hunt the bird. Michigan would join ...
Fewer Michigan residents are enrolling in health insurance through the Affordable Care Act, which loses its Obama-era penalty next year for individuals who fail to buy insurance. There were 293,940 Michigan sign-ups on the healthcare.gov exchange for 2018 individual and family plans, down nearly 9% ...
An effort is gaining momentum to take a huge, positive step in that direction by eliminating Michigan's outdated and expensive prevailing wage law. In place for half a century, the law inflates the price tag on taxpayer-funded building projects -- think school buildings, sewers and township halls -- by forcing ...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) -- Michigan officials are recommending funding for 19 community and state parks, trails and sports facilities. They would share more than $2.7 million from the federal Land and Water conservation Fund, which is supported by revenues from gas and oil development from the outer ...
Jonathan Sacks, executive director of the Michigan Indigent Defense Commission, spoke to the Berrien County Board of Commissioners in 2015. He said that Michigan's counties offered an "uncoordinated, patchwork quilt" of public defense systems that provide no data to show if legal defense is adequate ...
Michigan is well-positioned to grow jobs in six emerging sectors, according to a recent report looking at economic opportunity in the state. "We've got a chance to play and lead in these growing areas," said John Austin of The Michigan Economic Center, an independent policy and action organization for the ...
EAST LANSING -- Often in the first half of Saturday's game against Michigan State, the Wolverines were the "other guys" in a basketball highlight reel. Michigan State's Jaren Jackson, Jr., 6-foot-11 with long arms, had four blocks in the first eight minutes. He had two angry dunks -- one through and over ...
With Michigan State leading Michigan 35-34 and less than a minute to play in the first half, Schilling took an alley-oop from Cassius Winston to throw down a monster dunk over Michigan's Isaiah Livers. The senior forward's slam brought the Breslin Center crowd to its feet and Michigan State went into ...
The two Michigan coaches had a detour between the trip from Ann Arbor to East Lansing. Brandon Johns, a gem in U-M's 2018 recruiting class, was playing a road game at Holt high school. Washington and Beilein climbed into the bleachers and watched him drop 38 points in a win. The weekend was off ...
Michigan is globally recognized as the hub for automotive innovation, technology, and research. We put the world on wheels and were the first to transform transportation in a way that impacts how we live, work and travel. The future of transportation is rapidly evolving, and here in Michigan, we are at the ...
"Most Americans will now file under the broad standard deduction," Michigan Lt. Governor Brian Calley said. "I think that with all the changes together (tax deductions) could maybe go up to a little more than $4,000 but we do need to change the state income tax code to make sure that people here at the ...
Now Michigan House has grown to be part of the official programming. This year its panels and discussions on March 10 will take place as part of the festival. Its financial sponsorship has also grown from 12-14 sponsors the first year to about 30 for 2018, he said. New sponsors this year include Spectrum ...
The Upper Peninsula is home to nine of the 10 Michigan counties with the highest proportion of workers on a government payroll. The only exception: Ingham County, which is the state capital and ranks No. 6 behind Chippewa, Keweenaw, Ontonagon, Mackinac and Luce counties, according to the U.S. ...
Repairing Michigan's infrastructure is at the forefront of voters' minds heading into the November election, according to a statewide survey of 600 residents by Lansing-based polling firm EPIC-MRA. A quarter of respondents chose fixing Michigan's roads, bridges and dams, drinking water sources and ...
The sports Entertainment venue announced Auburn Hills will officially be the home of its first Michigan location, which will feature a 65,000 square foot venue, projected to open in late 2018. "We are absolutely thrilled to welcome Topgolf, a premier entertainment destination, to Auburn Hills," said Auburn ...
Game of the week: Michigan at Michigan State, Saturday. Doesn't get much better than this. The Spartans are smarting, seeing a 14-game winning streak end in a stunning loss at unranked Ohio State on Sunday. No doubt, that defeat will narrow and sharpen the focus of the Spartans. The Wolverines have ...
Michigan's flu season appears to be gaining intensity with spikes in hospitalizations, emergency department visits and the numbers of primary care outpatient visits for flu-like and respiratory illnesses trending higher than last year and above Midwest regional averages, according to the latest report from the ...
Michigan has the second-lowest percentage of workers on government payrolls among the 50 states, based on U.S. Census estimates for 2016. About 10.3% of Michigan workers were employed by federal, state or local government, slightly more than the 10.1% on government payrolls in Pennsylvania.
This video recorded by Paul May in Good harbor Bay near Glen Arbor, Michigan, shows the ice balls on Jan. 5 in Lake Michigan. This phenomenon has occurred during previous winters, social media company Storyful reported. The ice balls form when chunks of ice break off into the water and waves round ...
"The simplest, most fair answer is to restore that exemption and then increase it over the next few years to $4,500 to ensure that Michigan families are protected, that they get whatever tax savings that is due to them at the federal level and that they don't lose anything at the state level. In fact I think most ...
law enforcement agencies across Michigan are using excess state revenue from medical marijuana patient and caregiver fees to boost enforcement efforts as the state prepares to license dispensaries and pot businesses in certain communities under a new regulatory system. A new legislative report says ...
"There's no reason kids should want to go to Ann Arbor and not Lincoln. It's colder there," Frost told reporters. Considering the wind chills have been below zero throughout Michigan for most of the past week, Frost isn't wrong. The high in Lincoln is 40 degrees today, too. Nebraska plays at Michigan on Sept ...
LUDINGTON, Mich. -- It's been a staple along Lake Michigan for decades but now there are groups calling for the removal of the Pere Marquette cross because of its religious nature. The cross is meant to honor Father Jacques Marquette, a French explorer who migrated to Michigan back in the mid-1600's ...
Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman has worn a pair of pink Air Jordan XXXI sneakers in Michigan's last three games and played well in all of them, leading the team in scoring twice. "I was playing well when I had them last year, so I just thought, 'Get back to the basics,'" Abdur-Rahkman said Friday, the day ...


 

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