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

Milk
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On this week's episode of Serving Up Science, science writer Sheril Kirshenbaum and WKAR's Karel Vega discuss the repercussions of swill milk during the 1850's.


Michigan State University outdoor sign
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A Michigan State University employee has been charged in the death of a student who was struck while riding a moped on campus.

A central Michigan community is remembering an 8-year-old boy who died after falling from a trailer carrying children during Halloween trick-or-treating.

Police
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A police officer and sheriff's deputy are back on active duty after being placed on administrative leave amid an investigation into the death of a malicious destruction of property suspect in southwestern Michigan.

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A man has been sentenced to 40 to 80 years in prison after pleading guilty in the stabbing death of a homeless man whose body was found in a mid-Michigan creek in 2017.

Mosquitoe
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A western Michigan county has recorded its second death from West Nile virus this season.

Cars on freeway
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Officials say alcohol- and drug-related crashes remain a significant problem in Michigan even though a new report shows overall traffic deaths decreased 3 percent last year.

Road
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Authorities say a 45-year-old man has died after a tire on a large front-end loader apparently exploded in southwestern Michigan.

Court
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Two law schools are asking a judge to overturn the perjury conviction of a man who was repeatedly hounded by police during an investigation of a girl’s killing in a small town in southwestern Michigan.

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A 19-year-old man has been convicted of second-degree murder in the death of a man who was beaten during what authorities call a road rage incident western Michigan.

A worker has died after falling 75 feet (23 meters) at the Little Caesars Arena worksite north of downtown Detroit.

jail
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Relatives of an inmate who died after hanging himself in a Michigan jail cell have settled a lawsuit that alleged a deputy was watching Monday Night Football on TV instead of monitoring the man.

Flags at half-staff
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Michigan's governor is honoring a soldier who died when the military truck in which he was riding crashed during training in Hawaii.

Sister Nadine Foley
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Sister Nadine Foley, a former leader of an international congregation of nuns based in Michigan, has died at 93.

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