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Brian Whiston

A fountain has been dedicated in memory of former state Superintendent Brian Whiston, who led the Michigan Department of Education from 2015 up until his death this year.

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President Donald Trump has approved Michigan's request for a disaster declaration following severe flooding in June in parts of the Upper Peninsula.

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A judge says a class-action lawsuit against Michigan and Flint officials stemming from the city's lead-contaminated water crisis can proceed but has dropped Gov. Rick Snyder and others from the case.

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Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has asked the state police to look into whether any state officials are on the take related to the state's medical marijuana market.

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Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has declared a second state of disaster for Houghton County following July flooding in parts of the Upper Peninsula that were still working to recover from June's severe flooding.

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Michigan residents may designate part of their state income tax refund to finance a World War II memorial in suburban Detroit.

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Last fall, Melissa Wriggelsworth said she spent some of her own paycheck to purchase binders for all 18 of her students.

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Work or education is now required for many Michigan residents receiving Medicaid health coverage.

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An assistant attorney general has been promoted to judge at the Michigan Court of Appeals.

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Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder is expected to sign into law bills inspired by the Larry Nassar scandal, including one approved Tuesday that would give childhood sexual abuse victims more time to sue.

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Gov. Rick Snyder's administration and key lawmakers struck a budget deal Thursday that includes using a surplus to spend hundreds of millions of dollars more on road work and school-safety initiatives while also padding the state's savings account.

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Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has signed a bill requiring defendants to listen to victim impact statements in most cases.


About 100 people crowded into Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder's office lobby to demand that the state continue to provide bottled water to Flint residents.

Gov. Rick Snyder's administration is nearing completion of the country's strictest drinking water rules for lead, a plan that would eventually result in the replacement of all 500,000 lead service pipes in Michigan despite opposition from municipalities and utilities.

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Gov. Rick Snyder has announced a confidential 24-hour sexual assault hotline in the coming weeks.