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As we enter into the harvest season for some of Michigan's major crops, Kirk Heinze discusses the overall status of our state's agriculture with the current and past presidents of the Michigan Agri-Business Association (MABA).


Road
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A new idea to raise money to fix the state’s roads involves selling state assets to pay for the infrastructure. Capital correspondent Cheyna Roth reports the assets include the Blue Water Bridge.


A Lansing-area freeway.
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Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has signed into law an overhaul of Michigan's car insurance system that will let drivers forego unlimited medical benefits to cover crash injuries.

Authorities closed streets in downtown Lapeer, Michigan, to traffic after gasoline from an unknown source apparently leaked into the city's sewer lines.

A Lansing-area freeway.
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The state House Transportation Committee meets Tuesday to continue hearings on fixing roads. Capitol Bureau Chief Rick Pluta reports.


Detroit
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A pedestrian bridge that once was part of a Packard auto assembly plant has collapsed, leaving a pile of rubble on a Detroit boulevard.

Deal Reached Over Asbestos Removal In Detroit Demolitions

Dec 28, 2018
Detroit
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A deal has been reached between the state and Detroit over the removal of asbestos during the city's demolition of vacant houses.

Rick Snyder
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Governor Rick Snyder wants to put more than $370 million dollars toward things like clean water, infrastructure, and Child Protective Services.


Traverse City Voters To Decide On 100-Foot-Tall Condo

Nov 3, 2018
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Traverse City voters will consider a proposal to build a 100-foot-tall condominium, following debate on how taller buildings could affect the character of the popular northern Michigan tourist destination.

men at podium
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Governor Rick Snyder is urging lawmakers to approve his proposals for cleaning up the environment and improving Michigan’s water infrastructure.