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Flint’s Financial Emergency is Officially Over

After 41 months of having a glorified babysitter keep an eye on our finances, Governor Rick Snyder has declared that Flint's financial emergency is over.

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Getty Images by Bill Pugliano
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Governor Snyder Doesn’t Deny Presidential Run

Governor Snyder announces his candidacy for US President on the Steve Gruber Show! Well, not really, but he very carefully didn't deny it, and hinted at a bid for the nomination. Although he said his primary concern was his role as Governor and the passing of Michigan Proposal 1 of 2015, when asked about a bid for the Presidency, he didn't deny, and said if he were to announce, look for that announcement by late Summer of this year

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One Dead in East Lansing Shooting

A shooting occurred overnight in East Lansing and two suspects are currently at large. The Lansing State Journal reports that a 911 call was placed at 11:55pm on February 5, alerting the police to the shooting in the Grove Street parking ramp.

East Lansing police announced that Michael Anthony Smith, 22, DeWitt was killed, an another, yet-unnamed individual was injured. The suspects escaped the Grove Street ramp in

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(Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)
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MSU begins smoking ban process

Michigan State University provost June Pierce Youatt announced on Wednesday that the university will begin steps to ban tobacco on campus. Kyle Feldscher of Mlive.com reports that a new task force will be created to devise and e

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Mayor Bernero proposes new changes to BWL

A week before his State of the City address, Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero proposed controversial changes to the Board of Water and Light, which is still undergoing structural revision following the botched handling of last power outages in December 2012

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Rumors Confirmed: Kalamazoo to Have Nation’s First Sustainable Beer-Brewing Degree

Internet rumors ran ramped Thursday about Western Michigan University having America's first brewing degree.

It's time to crack open those bottles and celebrate, Kalamazoo — on Friday morning, the rumors were confirmed

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Category: Beer & Wine, Local News
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4 Dead, 16 Injured in Fort Hood Shooting

Four people, including the gunman, were killed and 16 others injured in a shooting at Fort Hood in Killeen, Texas Wednesday evening.  Fort Hood officials said the gunman was a soldier who had been receiving mental health treatment and that he died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

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Dawson Out 4 To 5 Weeks With Broken Hand

Michigan State's Men's Basketball Team has overcome more than its fair share of health problems this season. Matt Costello lost time battling mononucleosis. Adreian Payne has missed four games with plantar fasciitis. Travis Trice has missed t

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Ticket Scalping, is it time to get rid of Michigans Anti-Scalping law?

Do you believe when you buy a ticket to an entertainment or sporting event in Michigan, that ticket is your personal property?

As your personal property, can you do with it whatever you want?  Let's say you want to sell that ticket for more than you bought it

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Bullough Suspended For Rose Bowl

Michigan State Linebacker Max Bullough has been suspended for Wednesday's Rose Bowl for violating unspecified team rules.

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