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The University of Michigan College of Engineering is kicking off a $10 million funding program that's designed to encourage the pursuit of big, daring ideas.

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A federal agency has approved $1.25 million in funding to help Michigan improve its shooting ranges.

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Funding is available for K-12 schools, colleges and municipalities to defray the cost of projects that promote the history and role of Native Americans in Michigan.

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The Michigan Senate has approved $56.6 billion budget plan that would provide the biggest increase in base aid for lower-funded school districts in a dozen years while slightly trimming a main fund that covers other state spending, largely due to a projected drop in public assistance caseloads.

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Michigan's public schools would receive their largest increase in base per-student funding in 17 years under a budget plan endorsed by the state House.

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Michigan's law enforcement and education leaders called Thursday for the Legislature to spend $100 million a year to staff schools with more police and counselors in light of last month's massacre at a Florida high school.

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Michigan officials are recommending funding for 19 community and state parks, trails and sports facilities.

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The Michigan Department of Education has a new plan to comply with federal education laws. 


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A judge says she’s leaning toward an injunction that would stop $2.5 million in state aid for Michigan private schools.

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The Republican-led Michigan House approved a $56.7 billion budget Tuesday that includes significantly more funding for at-risk students and a modest boost in traditional state aid for K-12 districts.

A federal judge has denied a request to block some public funding for Little Caesars Arena and the Detroit Pistons’ move from the suburbs.

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The Carnegie Hero Fund Commission, based in Pittsburgh, announced the winners Monday. One of them is a Michigan resident Scott B. Keller is being honored for saving a 7-year-old boy's life.

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A federal lawsuit seeks to block some public funding of Little Caesars Arena in Detroit and a new Detroit Pistons headquarters without a vote from city residents.

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A loan fund designed to boost access to healthy food in underserved Michigan communities has made more than $10 million in investments.

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One in four local government officials around Michigan say the roads and bridges in their jurisdictions are in poor condition.  But there appears to be little agreement among those same officials on how to generate the billions of dollars needed to repair that infrastructure.

Those are among the findings in a new survey out of the University of Michigan.

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