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The latest Michigan news from the Associated Press

Whitetail deer photo

A farmed deer in Montcalm County has tested positive for deadly chronic wasting disease.

Michigan State Police
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Michigan State Police want to invest more than $2 million dollars in technology to livestream dashboard cameras to assist in decision-making and risk management, the agency said.

Michigan health officials say more cases of measles have been confirmed in the Detroit area, raising the number in Oakland County to 21 since March 13.

Paint Cans
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House painters won't need a license under a new Michigan law.

A power station in Michigan's Upper Peninsula that burned its last pieces of coal in 2018 is scheduled to be demolished this year.

bottled water
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Numerous cases of bottled water have been discovered inside a former school in Flint, Michigan.

Back of a school bus

Police say two students were taken to a hospital for evaluation after a school bus jumped a curb and struck a light pole in mid-Michigan.

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Authorities say a man suffered burns to the lower half of his body after he accidentally caught on fire while burning leaves in Michigan.

Gas Station
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AAA Michigan says average gas prices statewide are up about 12 cents from a week ago to about $2.71 per gallon.

Police say two men were arrested after guns were pulled during a fight at a birthday party in southwestern Michigan with children in attendance.

Canadian wolves
National Parks of Lake Superior Foundation

A U.S.-Canadian team has successfully relocated about half a dozen gray wolves to Isle Royale National Park in Michigan.

Elon Musk
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Tech billionaire Elon Musk surprised students by showing up at a school assembly in Flint, Michigan, and promising to take some of them for a tour of his Space X rocket factory in California.

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Michigan State University's Police Department reported ten break-ins in one residence hall. Half of those crimes occurred during the week of spring break.

woman posed as Rosie the Riveter
Courtesy of Wild Swan Theater

A Detroit-area union is marking Women's History Month by having members paint their own version of a famous poster featuring "Rosie the Riveter," the iconic World War II factory worker.

Drunk Driving
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Newly introduced legislation would make Michigan the second state to lower its drunken-driving limit to a blood-alcohol concentration of 0.05 percent.