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Plans to make Michigan a sports betting state are moving through the state Legislature. A package of bills is scheduled to be voted out of a House committee Tuesday.


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The state Legislature plans to go back to its normal schedule this week.


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In the latest development in the Larry Nassar sexual abuse scandal, two former Michigan State University officials were in court today.

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The people of the 104th District are a step closer to recalling their state representative. The Board of State Canvassers approved a recall petition against Rep. Larry Inman (R-Williamsburg) Thursday.


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Michigan now has a cybercrime support and recovery hotline. Kent County residents can dial 2-1-1 if they are the victim of cybercrime and be connected to resources to help them figure out the next steps.


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Lawyers from the state Attorney General’s Office will be in front of the Michigan Supreme Court Wednesday. The twist? They’ll be arguing both sides of the same issue.

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Education advocates, from teachers to lunch staff, filled the state Capitol lawn Tuesday. Capital correspondent Cheyna Roth explains why.


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Supporters of President Donald Trump gathered Friday outside the Grand Rapids building that houses U-S Congressman Justin Amash’s office. Capital correspondent Cheyna Roth reports dozens of people lined the sidewalk for what they called a “Squash Amash” rally.


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All remaining criminal charges of city and state officials stemming from the Flint Water Crisis have been dismissed.


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A jury of 12 has decided that a former dean at Michigan State University is guilty of multiple criminal charges – including a felony.

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New measures would ban abortions after a doctor detects a fetus’s heartbeat. Capital correspondent Cheyna Roth reports bills were introduced Wednesday in the state Senate.


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Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s executive order to restructure the Department of Environmental Quality could be overturned before any changes are made.


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Michigan’s next governor will be sworn into office Tuesday. Capital Correspondent Cheyna Roth brings us details of the event.


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More than 700 new corrections officers – that’s how many new hires the Michigan Department of Corrections hopes to make in 2019.


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The state Legislature will return on January 9th with new leadership. Capital Correspondent Cheyna Roth tells us about the priorities of Republican leaders in the House and Senate.


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