State Will Cover Funding Match For UP Flooding Damage

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The state of Michigan will spend up to $7.4 million to help Upper Peninsula communities qualify for federal matching funds available to address damage from June flooding.

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Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder's administration and Canadian pipeline giant Enbridge have agreed to replace twin 65-year-old crude oil pipes in a channel linking two of the Great Lakes with another that would run through a tunnel far below the lake bed, officials told The Associated Press.

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The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has approved plans to expand the Petersburg State Game Area in southeastern Michigan.

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Wine retailers outside Michigan are popping a cork over a major court ruling.

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Union nurses and the University of Michigan have reached a tentative agreement on a three-year contract following months of negotiations.

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A retired psychologist has agreed to give up his license after being accused of failing to report assault allegations against Larry Nassar back in 2004.

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Officials now estimate that a new international bridge between Detroit and Windsor, Ontario, will open in late 2024.

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General Motors is moving its Cadillac brand headquarters from New York back to Michigan, four years after heading to the big city to become more cosmopolitan.

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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.



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At least one person has died from West Nile virus in Michigan.

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A Canadian company plans to grow about 8 million tree seedlings a year in Michigan.

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An 11-year-old girl is the third person to die after a weekend car crash at a Lansing school.

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Gov. Rick Snyder has unveiled a plan that would make universal access to high-speed internet available throughout Michigan.

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Officials say a suspect has been arrested in the hit-and-run death of an off-duty Wayne County sheriff's sergeant who was struck and dragged while jogging.

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More than $8 million has been awarded to Michigan to support AmeriCorps members working on projects across the state.