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Historical marker commemorates 1st steam railroad in UP

July 30, 2015

MARQUETTE, Mich. (AP) — A historical marker has been placed in Marquette to commemorate the location of the first steam railroad in the Upper Peninsula. more »»

Detroit officials: Many blighted properties could be saved

July 30, 2015

DETROIT (AP) — Detroit officials say many blighted or vacant properties identified last year by a task force could be saved from demolition.

The Detroit News reports (http://bi. more »»

Peacock spotted wandering in Detroit suburb is captured

July 30, 2015

DEARBORN HEIGHTS, Mich. (AP) — A peacock that was spotted wandering in a Detroit suburb has been captured.

WDIV-TV reports (http://bit. more »»

Wayne County may send inmates to Isabella, Tuscola counties

July 30, 2015

DETROIT (AP) — A proposal in Wayne County would send some of its inmates to jails in other Michigan counties.

The Detroit Free Press reports (http://on.freep. more »»

Election board to consider business tax, sick day proposals

July 30, 2015

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan's election board is planning to consider three newly announced ballot drives related to business taxes, sick days and voting by mai. more »»

Kasich is 5th candidate who plans to attend Michigan event

July 30, 2015

MACKINAC ISLAND, Mich. (AP) — Ohio Gov. John Kasich is scheduled to speak at a Republican gathering in Michigan in September. more »»

10th annual Farmers Markets at the Capitol taking place

July 30, 2015

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The 10th annual Farmers Markets at the Capitol are taking place this summer in Lansing. more »»

State wants people to look out for Asian longhorned beetle

July 30, 2015

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — State officials are asking people to examine trees around their homes, neighborhoods and parks for signs of the Asian longhorned beetle. more »»

Manager at credit union admits embezzling $1.9M from vault

July 30, 2015

NORTON SHORES, Mich. (AP) — Court documents say a manager at a Muskegon County credit union has admitted to embezzling $1.9 million from its cash vault between 2001 and this year. more »»

Saginaw to get $2M grant to stave off fire department cuts

July 30, 2015

SAGINAW, Mich. (AP) — The city of Saginaw says it's getting a roughly $2 million federal grant to help its fire department maintain staffing levels and keep fire stations open. more »»

Michigan warns of wildfire danger because of heat, dryness

July 29, 2015

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan authorities say there's a growing danger of wildfires because of hot weather and a lack of rain in many parts of the state. more »»

Carter: Successful Iran nuclear deal better than strike

July 29, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Wednesday that the U.S. more »»

Average US vehicle age hits record 11.5 years

July 29, 2015

DETROIT (AP) — In the age of Apple's CarPlay, a lot of cars on the road still have tape decks.

The average vehicle in the U.S. is now a record 11. more »»

Ford F-150 gets mixed crash test results

July 29, 2015

DETROIT (AP) — Ford's aluminum-sided F-150 pickup saw mixed results in new crash tests. more »»

Court upholds law requiring state workers to pay to pensions

July 29, 2015

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld a law requiring veteran state employees to contribute 4 percent of their pay to qualify for a full pension in retirement. more »»

Detroit art museum says 'thanks' to Michigan with programs

July 29, 2015

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Institute of Arts is showing its gratitude to the people of Michigan for the state's help in preserving the internationally renowned collection during the city's passag... more »»

Some Michigan sentencing rules struck down as illegal

July 29, 2015

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan Supreme Court says the state's sentencing guidelines are unconstitutional if they increase mandatory minimum prison terms based on factors not found by a jury. more »»

Unions representing Michigan workers lose case over dues

July 29, 2015

DETROIT (AP) — Thousands of Michigan state employees can't be forced to pay labor unions for negotiating contracts and providing other services, the state Supreme Court said Wednesday. more »»

Zero-percent financing turns heads, but may not be best deal

July 29, 2015

DETROIT (AP) — When a car dealer offers to loan you the money to buy a car at zero interest, it gets your attention. Yet that cheap money might not be the best deal you can get. more »»

 
 
 

 

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