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The latest Michigan news from the Associated Press

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.

Cobo Center

Members of the public are getting the chance to take a free ride in a self-driving car as part of an effort to clear up confusion about the technology.

Eastern Michigan University
Eastern Michigan University

Police at Eastern Michigan University has issued a warning: "Beware of goose!" The department says potentially aggressive geese have been spotted on campus and issued the warning when posting a video on Instagram showing one goose attacking and chasing a person in a school parking lot.

Sewer
Pixabay Creative Commons

Four Michigan communities are receiving federal loans and grants to upgrade rural water systems.

chairs and desks
WKAR File Photo

A suburban Detroit school has dropped some questions from its online application after a complaint that it asked for information including proof of citizenship and residency.

Cars on freeway
WKAR-MSU

Automobile sales in the U.S. fell 2% in the first quarter, another sign the nation's economy is starting to slow.

Bakari the Lioness
John Ball Zoo in Grand Rapids / Facebook

The John Ball Zoo in Grand Rapids says an African lioness known for interacting with visitors has died.

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