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Gladwin Summer Camp Closes After Coronavirus Outbreak

Jul 28, 2020
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A Gladwin summer camp has been closed after reporting a coronavirus outbreak.

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A new resolution in the state senate urges President Trump and the Air Force to consider bringing the headquarters of Space Force to Michigan.

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Michigan State University said it will take a residence hall out of regular service and use it for students who test positive for the coronavirus.

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Michigan liquor regulators on Thursday ordered an East Lansing bar to answer questions about a coronavirus outbreak that infected at least 180 people and was a factor in Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s decision to halt indoor service at establishments that chiefly sell alcohol.

Man Killed By Police After Mask Dispute At Michigan Store

Jul 14, 2020
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A man was fatally shot Tuesday by a Michigan sheriff’s deputy after stabbing another man who had challenged him about not wearing a mask at a convenience store, police said.

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At least seven men forcibly restrained a teenager who had a heart attack and died two days later. The staffers at a youth facility in Michigan held down the boy’s arms and legs and sat on him as he screamed that he couldn’t breathe, an attorney representing the boy’s estate said Tuesday.

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Michigan drivers who renew or buy car insurance face a choice starting Thursday: stick with unlimited medical coverage, go with less or -- for seniors with Medicare -- opt out entirely.

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An appeals court decision keeping gyms from opening could put some facilities out of business entirely.

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Updated 9:05 p.m. ET Wednesday

Police in Detroit were trying to figure out who stole five watches from a Shinola retail store. Authorities say the thief took off with an estimated $3,800 worth of merchandise.

Investigators pulled a security video that had recorded the incident. Detectives zoomed in on the grainy footage and ran the person who appeared to be the suspect through facial recognition software.

A hit came back: Robert Julian-Borchak Williams, 42, of Farmington Hills, Mich., about 25 miles northwest of Detroit.