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Governor Rick Snyder is urging lawmakers to approve his proposals for cleaning up the environment and improving Michigan’s water infrastructure.



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At least one person has died from West Nile virus in Michigan.

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A Canadian company plans to grow about 8 million tree seedlings a year in Michigan.

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An 11-year-old girl is the third person to die after a weekend car crash at a Lansing school.

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Gov. Rick Snyder has unveiled a plan that would make universal access to high-speed internet available throughout Michigan.

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Officials say a suspect has been arrested in the hit-and-run death of an off-duty Wayne County sheriff's sergeant who was struck and dragged while jogging.

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More than $8 million has been awarded to Michigan to support AmeriCorps members working on projects across the state.

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Health officials say two children are among this year's first detected U.S. cases of a particular influenza virus after being exposed to a sick pig at a fair.

Republican Bill Schuette and Democrat Gretchen Whitmer want to square off in at least three televised debates in their race for Michigan governor.


Michigan dairy farmers are getting a 510 million-dollar boost. Two new dairy processing facilities are scheduled to be built in St. Johns, north of Lansing. The plants are expected to create more than 250 new jobs. 

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Former legislative leader Gretchen Whitmer will lead Michigan's first all-female statewide ticket in the November election, winning the Democratic nomination for governor and pitting her against Republican state Attorney General Bill Schuette, an ally of President Donald Trump.

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La gente de Michigan se dirigirán a las cabinas de votación mañana para las primarias del Estado. Es cuando los Demócratas, Republicanos, e Independientes escogen a quien quieren ver representar a su partido en las elecciones de noviembre.

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Michiganders will head to the voting booths tomorrow for the state’s primary. This is when Democrats, Republicans and Libertarians will choose who they want to see represent their party in various races come November. 

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Authorities say beachgoers formed human chains along the shores of Lake Michigan to rescue swimmers caught in rough water blamed for two drownings over the weekend.

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Vice President Mike Pence will travel to Michigan to unify Republicans a day after next week's primary election.