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The latest Michigan news from the Associated Press

Sand Dunes
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Researchers say Michigan may have more than twice as many sand dune acres as previously known.

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A white police officer in western Michigan is on paid administrative leave after an apparent Ku Klux Klan document was seen framed on a wall of his home.

A 41-year-old Iraqi-born man who had lived in the U.S. since he was an infant but was deported in June for committing multiple crimes has died in Baghdad.

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Former Michigan State University basketball star Mateen Cleaves is standing trial on sexual assault charges in his hometown of Flint.

A federal grant of $700,000 will help a Michigan-based Native American tribe build a new food distribution center.

Aretha Franklin
Facebook fan page of Aretha Franklin

A judge is expected to consider a request for a handwriting expert to examine wills discovered in couch cushions after Aretha Franklin's death.

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The city of Ann Arbor has decided against banning dog walkers from the city's cemetery.

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One of two Michigan parents accused of punishing their five children with whippings and confinement in a dark, locked bedroom described by one officer as a dungeon has been sentenced to three to 10 years in prison.

walleye fingerlings

More than 460,000 walleye fingerlings have been stocked in a bay in Michigan's Upper Peninsula.

A Michigan priest who is on administrative leave while church officials investigate an allegation of misconduct with a minor says he's innocent.