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A deal between the company and government agencies calls for improvements to fish and wildlife habitats tainted by dioxins and other hazardous substances from Dow’s manufacturing complex in its headquarters city of Midland.
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TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — Dow Chemical Co. has agreed to fund environmental restoration projects worth an estimated $77 million to compensate for decades of pollution by its plant in Midland, Michigan, officials said Friday.

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

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A bright mural welcomes people to downtown Saginaw, where a new indoor market opened along the riverfront last year — part of the city's decades-long effort to reinvent itself after the auto industry started leaving. Inside the market, vendors sell falafel, fresh-baked pies and T-shirts.

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He grew up in the public housing projects, dropped out of high school and spent time in juvenile detention. That’s how the story of evolutionary biologist and Michigan State University Ph.D. candidate Nkrumah Grant began. But he’ll be the first to tell you, where you started doesn’t have to dictate where you end up.


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A man who authorities say set a fire in Michigan that killed his mother and sister has been sentenced to 39 to 75 years in prison.

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Authorities say a police officer has been shot and wounded during a traffic stop in mid-Michigan.

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We’ve all been subjected to parking tickets but a lawsuit in the Federal Court of Appeals is pushing back against local parking enforcement in a big way.


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A 71-year-old Catholic priest in the Saginaw area has pleaded no contest to sexual abuse charges involving three young men.

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The Catholic Diocese of Saginaw's bishop is encouraging sexual abuse victims to come forward after a priest who served for decades in Michigan was charged with sex crimes.

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Police in the Saginaw area have arrested a 71-year-old Roman Catholic priest who is accused of sexual assault.

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