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The latest Michigan news from the Associated Press

A county board in western Michigan has voted to evict a Planned Parenthood health clinic from the county's Department of Public Health building.

Police are warning people to pay close attention while pumping gas after razor blades were found in the handle of a gas pump in southwestern Michigan.

Flint water tower
Ben Gordon / flickr/Creative Commons

Flint is getting $77.7 million in loan assistance that it was promised in 2017 for infrastructure improvements as it deals with the aftermath of its crisis with lead-tainted water.

Classroom
Pixabay Creative Commons

A state lawmaker wants to make sure consent is taught as part of sex education classes. Capitol Correspondent Rick Pluta reports.


Muskrat
Indiana Dept. of Natural Resources

Detroit-area Roman Catholics have one more dining option during Lent than most other followers of the faith. The culinary appeal of that item, however, is up for debate.

New Michigan License Plates
michigan.gov, Detroit Lions, Detroit Tigers, Detroit Pistons, Detroit Red Wings / Graphic created by Amanda Barberena

Detroit sports fans can now support their favorite professional team while driving around. Specialty license plates for the Detroit Lions, Pistons, Red Wings and Tigers were unveiled Tuesday by Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson and team representatives.

Attorney General Dana Nessel
Cheyna Roth

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel says if the U.S. Supreme Court's Roe v. Wade decision is overturned, she won't enforce state laws on the books that ban abortion.

Amor Ftouhi
FBI

A Montreal man convicted of stabbing a police officer at a Flint, Michigan airport was in debt and saw the attack as a way to become a martyr while benefiting his wife and children financially through a life insurance policy, his attorneys wrote in a Thursday court filing.

University of Michigan Sign
Ken Lund / flickr creative commons

The University of Michigan is opening a $10 million building dedicated to many cultures on campus.

State Attorney General Dana Nessel
Cheyna Roth

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel has launched a unit to investigate whether people have been wrongfully convicted of crimes.

Ford Sign
jeepersmedia / Flickr

Ford is recalling 327,000 F-Series pickup trucks in North America for a second time to fix problems with engine block heater cables that can cause fires.

WKAR-MSU

Michigan lawmakers have voted to update various criminal laws to specify that acting illegally for financial gain includes cryptocurrency transactions.

Flickr - rockriver

Authorities have released the name of a 79-year-old man who died after accidentally driving his car into a southeastern Michigan river.

Police Lights
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Authorities say a 70-year-old motorcyclist has died after he collided with a turkey that was trying to cross a road in suburban Detroit.

Michigan Technological University
Michigan Technological University

Michigan Technological University is reviving a mining engineering program, bringing back a department whose Upper Peninsula roots go back to the 1800s.

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