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The latest Michigan news from the Associated Press

Toyota
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Toyota is recalling 191,000 cars in North America and Japan because the air bags may not inflate properly in a crash.

Michigan Democratic Governor Gretchen Whitmer
Amanda Pinckney / WKAR

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer says she won't sign a "status-quo" budget, stepping up her criticism of Republican legislative leaders for "not offering a viable alternative to her proposed 45-cents-a-gallon fuel tax hike to fix the roads."

Gary Jones
UAW

Federal agents are searching the suburban Detroit home of the president of the United Auto Workers, apparently another step in an investigation of union corruption.

Marysville, Michigan
Facebook page of City of Marysville, Michigan

A city council candidate in Michigan shocked a public forum when she said she wants to keep her community white "as much as possible."

Detroit Zoo Water Tower
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The Detroit Zoo plans to operate entirely on wind-generated electricity by 2021.

Soo Locks
Pure Michigan

Members of Congress are planning a tour of the Soo Locks complex in Michigan's Upper Peninsula to learn about a proposed $1 billion upgrade.

Police Lights
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Michigan's attorney general has ordered an investigation of police in suburban Detroit who questioned a black man when a woman claimed he was staring at her.

Pictured Rocks
Amanda Barberena

Kayakers on a tour of Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore in northern Michigan narrowly escaped injury when a large section of cliff collapsed near them into Lake Superior.

Mackinac Bridge
Reginald Hardwick / WKAR-MSU

The Mackinac Bridge Authority says will no longer accept bridge tokens for tolls beginning Sept. 10.

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A coalition of 22 Democratic-led states has sued the Trump administration over its decision to ease restrictions on coal-fired power plants.

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