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  • Home for the holidays: Habitat for Humanity turns keys over to first time homeownerHome for the holidays: Habitat for Humanity turns keys over to first time homeowner

    LANSING, Mich. (WLNS) – I want to say…welcome to my house,” said Beneberu “Benny” Birke. Four words that bring a lifetime of gratitude to so many, especially Beneberu Birke, “Benny” for short, whose life has been quite a journey. “I was born and raised in Ethiopia which is in Africa,” Birke stated. After being forced to leave his country, Benny spent five years in a refugee camp in Uganda. He eventually made his way to America nine years ago and recently became a U.S. citizen, but that wasn’t his biggest obstacle. “He lost his sight at 3-years-old due to illness,” said Vicki Hamilton-Allen; Executive Director of the Capital Region Habitat for Humanity. It’s Benny’s incredible journey that led Hamilton-Allen along with hundreds of volunteers to give Benny the greatest gift of all…a home. “I would also like to present to you the keys to your home,” (room claps). “He has shown me more every day in terms of how to be resilient and strong than I could ever do on my own,” Hamilton-Allen stated. Since the beginning of spring, friends and volunteers spent hours of hard work building a home for Benny and on Sunday they crowded together as he transitioned into his role as a homeowner. “It’s a historical day for me, the beginning of another chapter,” said Birke. “We can build houses all day, every day of course we can but it’s the partnership and the community that is built in tandem with the home that really makes the difference for our home buyers,” Hamilton-Allen added. And transforms dreams, into a reality. To get in touch with Lansing’s Capital Region Habitat for Humanity, head to the “Seen on 6” section of website.

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  • UM-Flint graduates tasked with being 'spark' to change the worldUM-Flint graduates tasked with being 'spark' to change the world

    "Use it for your planetary community, for that achievable reality of deep democracy, economic justice, freedom, water, air where all can breathe," said Kahf.

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  • University of Michigan graduates usher out bicentennial with commencementUniversity of Michigan graduates usher out bicentennial with commencement

    Many of the more than 2,402 students applying for graduation sat inside Crisler Center, taking in the parting words of advice from their peers, administrators and alumnus Jesmyn Ward.

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  • Michigan State vs. Houston Baptist tipoff: Analysis, prediction - Lansing State JournalMichigan State vs. Houston Baptist tipoff: Analysis, prediction - Lansing State Journal

    Lansing State JournalMichigan State vs. Houston Baptist tipoff: Analysis, predictionLansing State Journal•What: Michigan State vs. Houston Baptist. •When: 6 p.m. Monday. •Where: Breslin Center, East Lansing. •TV/Radio: Big Ten Network / Spartan Sports Network, including WJIM 1240-AM and WMMQ 94.9-FM, and Sirius 137 and XM 380. •Records/Rankings: MSU is 10 ...No. 2/2 Michigan State Hosts Houston Baptist on MondayMichigan State AthleticsCassius Winston thriving in role as Michigan State's closerMLive.comMichigan State Basketball: 5 takeaways from tight win over OaklandSpartan AvenueFOXSports.com -Landof10.comall 100 news articles »

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  • Pistons tie franchise record for 3-pointers, top MagicPistons tie franchise record for 3-pointers, top Magic

    Detroit led by 24 but had to withstand late Orlando rally.

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  • Garber's Ben VanSumeren changes commitment to Michigan - MLive.comGarber's Ben VanSumeren changes commitment to Michigan - MLive.com

    MLive.comGarber's Ben VanSumeren changes commitment to MichiganMLive.comBen VanSumeren of Essexville Garber has accepted a scholarship offer from Michigan, two days after coach Jim Harbaugh visited his high school and more than a month after committing to Iowa. VanSumeren announced the decision on his Twitter account ...Football recruiting: Michigan closing on Ben VanSumeren, Spartans looking to Georgia defensive lineman?The AthleticBen VanSumeren flips from Iowa to MichiganLandof10.comRecruiting: Michigan football adds Ben VanSumeren, who flips from IowaDetroit Free PressThe Detroit News -Maize n Brew -Black Heart Gold Pantsall 11 news articles »

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  • Vote on privatizing Bay City bridges pulled from agendaVote on privatizing Bay City bridges pulled from agenda

    City officials say more time is needed for input. Future date for a vote to be determined.

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  • Grand Rapids Principal Pops Conductor's contract extended 3 yearsGrand Rapids Principal Pops Conductor's contract extended 3 years

    Bob Bernhardt was appointed Principal Pops Conductor in January 2015.

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  • 4 a.m. fire destroys Ypsilanti home4 a.m. fire destroys Ypsilanti home

    The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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  • Margrethe Kearney: On the future of solar energy in Michigan - Crain's Detroit BusinessMargrethe Kearney: On the future of solar energy in Michigan - Crain's Detroit Business

    Crain's Detroit BusinessMargrethe Kearney: On the future of solar energy in MichiganCrain's Detroit BusinessMargrethe Kearney, a staff attorney in Grand Rapids with the Environmental Law and Policy Center, predicts a boom of 2-megawatt solar projects or larger in 2018 after the Michigan Public Service Commission approved a standard contract and price point ...and more »

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  • Ask the Captain: Does Michigan look like a mitten from the air? - WBIR-TVAsk the Captain: Does Michigan look like a mitten from the air? - WBIR-TV

    WBIR-TVAsk the Captain: Does Michigan look like a mitten from the air?WBIR-TVQuestion: Can the 747 be saved? It's sad to see the most beautiful and iconic passenger plane ever built being retired. Answer: The 747 will remain in service in cargo operations for several more years. In passenger service, it has been overtaken ...and more »

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  • Couple injured in crash with semi-truck in Ingham CountyCouple injured in crash with semi-truck in Ingham County

    Ingham County Sheriff's deputies were called about 12:40 p.m. Sunday to the area of M-52 and Holt Road for the crash.

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  • Police Chase in Western Michigan Ends With Fatal Crash - U.S. News & World ReportPolice Chase in Western Michigan Ends With Fatal Crash - U.S. News & World Report

    Police Chase in Western Michigan Ends With Fatal CrashU.S. News & World ReportPolice say a driver fleeing an officer in western Michigan has died after losing control of her vehicle on a curve and crashing into a tree. Dec. 17, 2017, at 2:52 p.m.. Police Chase in Western Michigan Ends With Fatal Crash. Share. ×. Share on ...and more »

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  • Man, 67, charged with several counts of dealing heroinMan, 67, charged with several counts of dealing heroin

    His criminal history includes arrests dating back to 1970.

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  • Kent County recycling facility reopening after $1.5M upgradeKent County recycling facility reopening after $1.5M upgrade

    Residents will be able submit paper recyclable materials to the Kent County Recycling Center Monday.

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  • New sports bar led by former MSU star Morris Peterson now hiringNew sports bar led by former MSU star Morris Peterson now hiring

    The business is hiring for bartenders, kitchen staff including kitchen managers, cooks, bussers, as well as management positions.

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  • Police investigate reported road rage shooting in DetroitPolice investigate reported road rage shooting in Detroit

    Those with information about the recent shooting are asked to contact Michigan State Police at 734 287-5000.

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  • Two men shot to death by armed security outside Saginaw clubTwo men shot to death by armed security outside Saginaw club

    A 25-year-old man was found dead outside the building from at least one gunshot wound. A 22-year-old man was discovered with a critical gunshot wound and transported to St. Mary's Hospital for treatment.

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  • Powerball results for 12/16/17; did anyone win the $249M jackpot? Powerball results for 12/16/17; did anyone win the $249M jackpot?

    The jackpot was for slightly less than previously announced, coming in at $249 million, $1 million less than the $250 million announced.

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  • Lance Boldrey: On legalizing marijuana in Michigan - Crain's Detroit BusinessLance Boldrey: On legalizing marijuana in Michigan - Crain's Detroit Business

    Crain's Detroit BusinessLance Boldrey: On legalizing marijuana in MichiganCrain's Detroit BusinessMarijuana could be a hot topic in Michigan in 2018. That's because the state is gearing up to start reviewing "hundreds, if not well in excess of 1,000" applications for licenses to operate under a new medical marijuana regulatory system adopted last ...

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  • Paul Traub: On Michigan's readiness for the next economic downturn - Crain's Detroit BusinessPaul Traub: On Michigan's readiness for the next economic downturn - Crain's Detroit Business

    Crain's Detroit BusinessPaul Traub: On Michigan's readiness for the next economic downturnCrain's Detroit Business"I haven't seen Michigan redefine itself, yet. We're a manufacturing state and there's nothing wrong with that, but we're going to start to see the cyclical change soon. We will see the downturn impacting us before the rest of the U.S. economy. We're ...

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  • Lions fans finally show Eric Ebron some love after bashing him all seasonLions fans finally show Eric Ebron some love after bashing him all season

    Can you remember the last time Eric Ebron dropped a catchable pass? The Detroit Lions tight end has gone from perhaps the most hated player by fans to fairly well-liked. Here's what fans who used to bash Eric Ebron are saying now.

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  • U.S. Marshala s Office searching for Wyoming fugitive wanted on three warrantsU.S. Marshala s Office searching for Wyoming fugitive wanted on three warrants

    The U.S. Marshal's Office is searching for a Most Wanted fugitive whose last known residence was in Wyoming. A supervisory deputy for the U.S. Marshal's Western District of Michigan says Jose Angel Monarrez is wanted on three warrants: Monarrez is 36 year old, and 5-feet-11 inches tall.

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  • Grab a glass of mulled wine and mull this one overGrab a glass of mulled wine and mull this one over

    If you're someone who likes to mull things over, consider this question our holiday gift to you. When you mull something over, must "over" always be part of the equation? Or can you leave it out and simply mull something? Take a second to mull that over.

    Michigan Radio / 13 h. 9 min. ago
  • 'Wonder Wheel' review: Kate Winslet mired in half-baked Woody Allen melodrama'Wonder Wheel' review: Kate Winslet mired in half-baked Woody Allen melodrama

    The actress is one of today's greats. This screenplay is not.

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  • The kill switch built in to Michigan's Medicaid expansion law - Detroit Free PressThe kill switch built in to Michigan's Medicaid expansion law - Detroit Free Press

    Detroit Free PressThe kill switch built in to Michigan's Medicaid expansion lawDetroit Free PressThe Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) has polarized policymakers since its initial stirrings in the Obama administration's first term. In Michigan, state lawmakers embraced one of its most significant elements – the expansion of Medicaid ...Terri Kline: On the rising cost of health care in MichiganCrain's Detroit Businessall 2 news articles »

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  • Mackinac pipeline leak could torpedo Michigan's economy - Crain's Detroit Business (blog)Mackinac pipeline leak could torpedo Michigan's economy - Crain's Detroit Business (blog)

    Crain's Detroit Business (blog)Mackinac pipeline leak could torpedo Michigan's economyCrain's Detroit Business (blog)A spill would be devastating for Michigan business. Decommissioning Line 5 at the Straits of Mackinac is a way for scores of Michigan businesses to reduce their risk dramatically. Gov. Rick Snyder's recent deal with Enbridge falls short of protecting ...

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  • Michigan Strikes Back . . . In PennsylvaniaMichigan Strikes Back . . . In Pennsylvania

    A long time ago in a state not so far away, the Michigan Legislature enacted the Michigan Product Liability Act. It contained a provision providing the manufacturers of FDA-approved drugs with immunity from product liability absent the application of two narrow exceptions.

    Michigan News / 21 h. 43 min. ago
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    Saturday's women's college basketball: Michigan winsThe Detroit NewsAnn Arbor, Mich. — Katelynn Flaherty scored 21 points, Hallie Thome added 18 and No. 23 Michigan cruised to its sixth-straight win, 77-45 over Fort Wayne on Saturday. The Wolverines (10-2) scored the first 10 points of the game and after the Mastodons ...and more »

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  • The Salt House brings holistic halotherapy to Saginaw TownshipThe Salt House brings holistic halotherapy to Saginaw Township

    There's a new business in Saginaw Township that aims to bring the benefits of seaside life to Mid-Michigan. The Salt House, located at 2735 Bay Road, offers halotherapy in a cave-like environment, Himalayan salt lamps, cooking salts, bath salts and other salty goods.

    Michigan News / 23 h. 56 min. ago
  • Pentagon has been secretly investigating UFOs for a decadePentagon has been secretly investigating UFOs for a decade

    WASHINGTON, U.S. - In revelations made by two media publications, it has emerged that the Defense Department secretly set up a program ten years ago to investigate unidentified flying objects, or U

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  • No. 2 Michigan State holds off upset-minded Oakland 86-73No. 2 Michigan State holds off upset-minded Oakland 86-73

    Cassius Winston scored 19 points, and No. 2 Michigan State went on a 12-2 run late in the second half to hold off in-state rival Oakland 86-73

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  • City of Lansing gearing up to look over dispensary license applicationsCity of Lansing gearing up to look over dispensary license applications

    LANSING, Mich. (WLNS) – Friday marked the deadline for medical marijuana dispensary owners to submit an application to secure a license in the city of Lansing. By the end of the day on Friday, Lansing City Clerk Chris Swope says 86 applications were turned in all together and that doesn’t include the ten other applications that were submitted for other types of licenses a few days prior. “It was a very busy day, we had three teams accepting the applications and checking through to make sure they had all the required elements,” said Swope. 86 medical marijuana dispensary applications, all nearly 500 pages or more were turned in to the Lansing city clerk’s office on Friday…each application fee costing $5,000. “We’re talking 45,000 pages of materials that we have to review,” Swope stated. Swope says each application goes through a pass-fail process and then… “We have to grade their business plan and various other aspects of their application on a 100-point scale,” Swope added. Swope says only 25 provisioning center licenses will be issued all together in Lansing and if denied, owners will get half of their application money back. But those that are given the green light and allowed to stay open must also be approved by the state and that application fee alone is $6,000. “Yesterday was the first day that the state started accepting applications and it’s my understanding that anybody who’s in operation is able to stay in operation but they have to apply with the state by February 15th,” said Swope. “Greenwave Provisioning Center” is one of many who submitted an application to the city. Because the process is so extensive, owner Thomas Mayes says he takes it very seriously. “Over the last 6 months it’s been quite the crunch to make sure that we have all our T’s crossed and I’s dotted to make sure that we meet all the rules and regulations that was set forth by the city as well as the state,” said Mayes. Mayes says he even handed over at least 15 letters of recommendation with his application. “From medical directors, doctors, pharmacists and senators,” Mayes stated. Because of the large amount of applications turned in, Swope says it will take anywhere from several weeks to even months until licenses are issued. “It’s going to be a very complicated process and we’re going to have to make some very complicated decisions,” said Swope. Swope says if medical marijuana dispensary owners turned in an application on Friday, they can stay open during the assessment process. However, those who didn’t apply need to be shut down by next week. Those places could also face up to a $1,000 fine for each day.

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  • The seven words Trump has banned the CDC from using...The seven words Trump has banned the CDC from using...

    WASHINGTON, U.S. - The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has been handed a list of forbidden words that the Trump administration doesn’t want them to ever use.Accordin

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  • Michigan Football: Shea Patterson attorney thinks he can play right awayMichigan Football: Shea Patterson attorney thinks he can play right away

    The attorney representing Michigan football quarterback Shea Patterson thinks he has a good chance of being ruled eligible for 2018. The first part of the process when it comes to Shea Patterson is complete for Michigan football.

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  • Slipknot: Will Trump fire Mueller to derail collusion probe?Slipknot: Will Trump fire Mueller to derail collusion probe?

    WASHINGTON, U.S. - With three of U.S. President Donald Trump’s allies, including the ousted former National Security adviser Michael Flynn and one-time campaign manager Paul Manafort, already

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  • Flaherty, Thome lead No. 23 Michigan women by Fort WayneFlaherty, Thome lead No. 23 Michigan women by Fort Wayne

    Katelynn Flaherty scored 21 points, Hallie Thome added 18 and No. 23 Michigan cruised to its sixth-straight win, 77-45 over Fort Wayne

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  • Jackson County Sheriff: Deputies arrest two, take one to hospital in domestic disputeJackson County Sheriff: Deputies arrest two, take one to hospital in domestic dispute

    7:23 a.m., Deputy Taylor responded to I-94 and Eaton Rapids Road for a single vehicle with a trailer that had slid off the road way. 8:58 a.m., Deputy Deering responded to I-94 near Michigan Avenue for a crash.

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  • Battling Thomas Fire has already cost California $97 millionBattling Thomas Fire has already cost California $97 million

    CALIFORNIA, U.S. - A wildfire, which started in the coastal communities in Southern California, has today become the state’s third largest blaze on record, burning through 256,000 acres and l

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  • AAA: 3.5M from Michigan to travel over Christmas, New Year'sAAA: 3.5M from Michigan to travel over Christmas, New Year's

    AAA projects that nearly 3.5 million people from Michigan are expected to travel over the Christmas and New Year's holidays. The auto club released its annual forecast this week, saying Michigan will see a 3.4 percent increase from last year's holiday period.

    Michigan Radio / 1 d. 9 h. 49 min. ago
  • Semi and SUV collide, child suffers serious injuriesSemi and SUV collide, child suffers serious injuries

    GRASS LAKE, Mich. (WLNS) – The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office says deputies responded to a crash involving a semi-tractor/trailer and SUV on East Bound I-94 and Mount Hope Road in Grass Lake just before 4:30 p.m. on Friday where an infant suffered serious injuries. Officials say a Chevrolet Tahoe, driven by a 30-year-old woman was traveling East Bound on I-94 passing a semi. The Tahoe traveled into the lane of the semi-tractor/trailer when it struck the tractor portion of the semi causing the Tahoe to flip over several times after the impact. A 3-month old child was ejected from the Tahoe in her car seat and was transported to the University of Michigan hospital with serious injuries. The 41-year-old man driving the semi tractor/trailer was not injured; the woman driving the Tahoe suffered minor injuries. Deputies were assisted by the Grass Lake Fire Department, Jackson Community Ambulance and the Michigan State Police. The crash is still under investigation.

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  • DNA comparison to missing Michigan brothers could take monthsDNA comparison to missing Michigan brothers could take months

    Authorities say it could take months before DNA from the remains of three children found in Montana can be compared to DNA in the 2010 disappearance of three Michigan brothers. Michigan state police Detective Lt. Jeremy Brewer says a backlog of cases is awaiting DNA testing. Brewer says once available, the results will be compared to DNA collected in the case of Andrew, Alexander and Tanner Skelton.

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  • Former Benton Harbor schools chief convicted of embezzlementFormer Benton Harbor schools chief convicted of embezzlement

    The former superintendent of the Benton Harbor Area Schools has been convicted of embezzlement charges stemming from payouts he received for unused vacation days. A Berrien County jury convicted Leonard Seawood on Friday on all five counts of embezzlement and obtaining money under false pretenses. He was accused of embezzling more than $40,000 from the district by taking payouts for unused vacation days.

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  • Man suspected in Lincoln road rage crash arrested in DetroitMan suspected in Lincoln road rage crash arrested in Detroit

    Deaubre Gardner, 28, was arrested Tuesday in Michigan. He's being held in the Wayne County Jail in Detroit, awaiting extradition to Lincoln on charges of first-degree assault, and use of a deadly weapon to commit a felony.

    Michigan News / 1 d. 11 h. 43 min. ago
  • Police respond to five marijuana dispensary break-ins, 4 people in custodyPolice respond to five marijuana dispensary break-ins, 4 people in custody

    LANSING, Mich. (WLNS) – Lansing Police say they responded to five medical marijuana dispensary break-ins Saturday morning between 1 a.m. and 3:30 a.m. The break-ins occurred in the 2500 block of South Cedar Street, 3300 block of South Cedar Street, 1100 block of North Larch Street, 500 block of East Oakland Avenue and 1400 block of West Saginaw Street. Authorities say after the fifth break-in happened, LPD located a vehicle at the intersection of Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. and Le Grand Drive that matched the description of the suspects leaving one of the dispensaries earlier in the morning. Lansing Police say three adult males are in custody at this time, along with one juvenile under the age of 17. Officials say the investigation is still ongoing.  

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  • Week in Review: Nassar's former boss steps down and marijuana licensing requests begin Week in Review: Nassar's former boss steps down and marijuana licensing requests begin

    The dean of Michigan State University's school of osteopathy, who supervised former sports Dr. Larry Nassar, is stepping down . Lawsuits filed against the university by alleged victims and their families say William Strampel and other MSU officials ignored warnings that Nassar was a predator. MSU says Strampel is resigning as dean for "medical reasons" and will remain on the faculty. This Week in Review, Weekend Edition host Rebecca Kruth and senior news analyst Jack Lessenberry talk about whether we'll see more stories like this from MSU in the coming weeks and months.

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  • Trigger-happy North Korea gearing for another shocker?Trigger-happy North Korea gearing for another shocker?

    PYONGYANG, North Korea - As the world united against its nuclear ambitions on Friday, the undeterred nuclear state, North Korea was believed to have shut its ears to the world.Experts believ

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  • Could we be on the edge of Detroit's new entrepreneurial age?Could we be on the edge of Detroit's new entrepreneurial age?

    After nearly 20 years of waiting, nostalgia-mad Detroit got what it’s long been waiting for. Mortgage mogul Dan Gilbert, architect of downtown’s revival, cut the ribbon on the site of the ol’ J.L. Hudson’s store. It’ll be a, quote, “city within a city.” It’ll be a “vertical” statement. It’ll be the tallest building in Detroit, overtaking that one built by the last pair of heavyweights who aimed to change the city's direction by sheer force of will. Max Fisher and Al Taubman meant well with the Renaissance Center. But their timing stunk. Gilbert? Not so much. The guy who built Quicken Loans into an online colossus is creating an entrepreneurial tidal wave like this city hasn’t seen since before World War II. Start-ups are cool. Venture capital is hungry. More people want in, and there’s growing evidence that careful money no longer wants to sit on the sidelines while guys like Gilbert get all the action. Within hours of Thursday’s ribbon cutting at the Hudson’s site, the chairman of JP

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  • 125 years of beer in Grand Rapids is a reason to celebrate125 years of beer in Grand Rapids is a reason to celebrate

    It's a big party at Grand Rapids Brewing Company.

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  • Everything inside the Eminem pop-up shop and mom's spaghetti dinerEverything inside the Eminem pop-up shop and mom's spaghetti diner

    Eminem made a surprise visit to his Detroit pop-up shop as he celebrates the release of his ninth album "Revival." The shop is filled with "Revival" merchandise and a mom's spaghetti diner with items inspired by the movie "8 Mile." Here is everything inside the pop-up located at The Shelter.

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  • History Channel exploring Confederate Gold theory in MichiganHistory Channel exploring Confederate Gold theory in Michigan

    A television crew visited Muskegon in October.

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    It would be a misdemeanor to misrepresent an animal as an emotional support animal.

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    Though it was built in 2005 as a conventional "stick-built" house, the exterior and interior have been sided with logs to resemble a mountain hunting lodge.

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    The newest entry, "Star Wars: The Last Jedi," lands in a possibly controversial spot.

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  • Private foundation supports reintroduction of Arctic grayling in MichiganPrivate foundation supports reintroduction of Arctic grayling in Michigan

    Philanthropy continues to have a prominent role in the historic reintroduction of the Arctic grayling to Michigan, with the award of a $180,000 gift from the Henry E. and Consuelo S. Wenger Foundation to the Michigan Department of Natural Resources. The funds will support a research project as part of Michigan's Arctic Grayling Initiative.

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  • Michigan in focus: Scaled-back retirement reforms head to SnyderMichigan in focus: Scaled-back retirement reforms head to Snyder

    Michigan lawmakers on Tuesday gave final approval to a scaled-back plan that will require local governments to report unfunded pension and retiree health care obligations, sending the package to Gov. Rick Snyder's desk for his expected signature. The House and Senate made minor changes to legislation both chambers voted for last week after removing provisions heavily opposed by police officer and firefighter unions, who feared forced benefit cuts.

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  • A look back on 12 months that saw Islamophobia reach record levels in MichiganA look back on 12 months that saw Islamophobia reach record levels in Michigan

    A February Sterling Heights city council meeting over approving a federal consent agreement involving a mosque was so contentious the auditorium had to be cleared. Astute political observers will recall that President George W. Bush, less than a week after Sept.

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  • Michigan starts accepting applications for medical pot operationsMichigan starts accepting applications for medical pot operations

    When we interviewed a pot grower for a cover story on the state's changing medical marijuana industry earlier this year, he was squirreling away money and soliciting help from investors in anticipation of what would likely be a costly barrier to entry in the state's to-be commercialized system. The gentleman, who asked to go by the name Frank Gallagher, was ahead of the curve.

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  • Michigan charities kick into high gearMichigan charities kick into high gear

    Kenneth Tarter, 26, of Detroit rings for donations to Salvation Army outside a Kroger in Southfield on Wednesday. Salvation Army Eastern Michigan Division said they were a little short of where they want to be.

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  • Bill Schuette hires partisan AG staff ahead of Michigan gubernatorial runBill Schuette hires partisan AG staff ahead of Michigan gubernatorial run

    According to Michigan's constitution and civil service rules , "no appointments, promotions, demotions, or removals in the classified service shall be made for religious, racial, or partisan considerations." Yet it would appear that Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette flouts the spirit, if not the letter, of these rules, having filled his taxpayer-funded office's payroll with partisan GOP operatives and campaign activists ahead of his gubernatorial run, a Free Press report finds.

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    WASHINGTON, U.S. - In the first year in the White House, the First Lady Melania Trump has emerged as being more popular in the country, than the U.S. President Donald Trump.According to a ne

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    WASHINGTON, U.S. - On Friday, Republicans unveiled the final text of their bill to rewrite the tax code and are reportedly hoping to send the bill to U.S. President Donald Trump’s desk before

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  • Western Michigan names new vice president for researchWestern Michigan names new vice president for research

    Terri Goss Kinzy, vice president for research at Rutgers University, will take the reins Jan. 8 as vice president for research at Western Michigan University. The professor of biochemistry and molecular biology and pediatrics said in a news release she is "excited about the opportunity to become part of the WMU community and to work with President Montgomery."

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