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New Michigan Program Seeks To Curb The Opioid Epidemic

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Michigan has launched a program focused on addiction recovery that seeks to curb the opioid epidemic in the state.

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A senior Michigan medical executive who is charged in the death of a man due to a Legionnaires' outbreak linked to Flint's lead-tainted water crisis has been recognized for her eminent career in health care.

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A federal court won't reopen a major decision that gives University of Michigan students the right of cross-examination during disciplinary hearings related to allegations of sexual misconduct.

Republican gubernatorial candidate Bill Schuette on Wednesday doubled down on his criticism of Democratic rival Gretchen Whitmer for backing a bipartisan overhaul of Michigan's largest health insurer, saying it led to a spike in costs for supplemental insurance that covers Medicare recipients' coinsurance and deductibles.

Republican John James of Michigan says his campaign raised $3.6 million in the last three months, about double what Democratic Sen. Debbie Stabenow took in.

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Officials say they're not sure what's causing an itchy rash affecting more than 100 inmates at Michigan's only prison for women.

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Volkswagen is shifting an Audi executive into the top North American post for the VW brand.

Central Michigan University says it has kicked a fraternity out of school after many allegations of sexual misconduct and hazing and the death of a member.

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Thousands of absentee voters were mistakenly sent instructions on how to vote a straight-party ticket even though that's not an option in next month's Michigan election.

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Police say a 7-year-old girl was fatally shot inside a Michigan home in a burst of gunfire that may have been intended for a family member.

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University of Michigan officials say they are working to ensure that faculty members' political views won't affect their responsibilities to students after two instructors decided not to recommend students for a study programs in Israel.

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About $3 million for water hydration stations and related expenditures was approved Tuesday by Detroit’s school board as the district deals with high levels of lead and copper in some school water fixtures.

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A global auto parts supplier is up and running at Detroit's Interstate 94 Industrial Park.

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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.

No Liability For Bank In Wrong-Way Driver's Crash

Oct 8, 2018
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The Michigan appeals court says a bank can't be blamed for a crash that occurred when a confused driver went the wrong way in suburban Detroit.