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The latest Michigan news from the Associated Press

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A young man is in custody in Traverse City in the slaying of a homeless man whose body was found by hikers in late May.

Firefighters are cautioning you to put safety first when using fireworks in the upcoming few days. 

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A lawyer for a former Catholic priest facing sexual abuse charges as part of the Michigan attorney general's ongoing investigation into clergy abuse is denying the new allegations.

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JPMorgan Chase is upping its commitment to Detroit's economic recovery by another $50 million.

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U.S. border officials say they have seized ancient Egyptian mummy linens during enforcement operations at the Blue Water Bridge that connects Michigan with the Canadian province of Ontario.

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Authorities say they're looking for northern Michigan sheriff deputy's rifle that's missing after he inadvertently left it atop his patrol vehicle.

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A jury on Monday awarded more than $3 million to a woman who was misdiagnosed with epilepsy, one of hundreds of people to accuse a Detroit-area doctor of misreading tests to enrich himself and his employer.

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Searchers pulled the bodies of a woman and her 9-year-old twin daughters from the water after she intentionally drove a car carrying them into a southwestern Michigan river, authorities said Tuesday.

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Enbridge Inc. said Monday that it is moving ahead with the collection of rock and soil samples in the Straits of Mackinac while it prepares for a court battle with Michigan’s governor over a planned oil pipeline tunnel there.

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Last summer a swarm of stink bugs invaded homes across Michigan. However this summer, it is expected that gypsy moths will attack Michigan trees and destroy foliage.