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The state of Michigan says nine service agencies have been awarded a total of $54 million in grants for low-income assistance with heating and electric bills and to teach energy self-sufficiency.

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Michigan voters get to have their say on whether to expand voting methods and options, and enshrine them into the constitution — a measure that doesn't have the support of the Republican secretary of state candidate but checks the box for the state's former longtime elections director.

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A woman who helped expose Flint's lead-contaminated water crisis and another who helped negotiate the 1855 Treaty of Detroit are joining the Michigan Women's Hall of Fame .

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Michigan Technological University in Houghton will receive nearly $253,000 in funding from the U.S. Labor Department's Mine Safety and Health Administration.

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A union is striking at Detroit's Westin Book Cadillac hotel, saying its workers earn less than counterparts at other Detroit hotels.

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Officials in Detroit are considering another way to remember legendary Motown singer Aretha Franklin.

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The Spartans (3-2, 1-1 Big Ten) entered with the nation’s top-ranked run defense and held Northwestern (2-3, 2-1) to 8 yards on the ground, but it didn’t matter. The Wildcats recovered from another second-half slip to beat No. 20 Michigan State 29-19 on Saturday.

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A 29-year-old man has been charged with murder in the slaying of his wife, whose remains were found in a lot southwest of Detroit.

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The head of a team leading Michigan's response to contamination in water from toxic industrial chemicals has urged the federal government to set stronger standards.

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A performance about identity and race and a series of photographs about humanity's shared connections won grand prizes in a popular art competition in western Michigan.

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The founder and executive director of the Firecracker Foundation is concerned that the Brett Kavanaugh case will cause sexual violence victims not to report their abuse or abusers.

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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau joined Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder during an event celebrating the start of construction on a bridge between Windsor, Ontario, and Detroit.

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Authorities say two people have died in a head-on collision in Michigan's northeastern Lower Peninsula.

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Elon Musk and the Musk Foundation are donating water stations and filtration systems to schools in Flint, Michigan, which is still recovering from a lead-tainted water crisis.

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Michigan's Upper Peninsula is getting a taste of wintry weather a little earlier than usual this fall.