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The battle heats up over Michigan’s road funding proposal

The Coalition Against Higher Taxes and Special Interest Deals is a new group opposed to the increase in sales tax put forth by the Michigan Legislature. Paul Egan of Michigan.com, published in the Lansing State Journal reports that the coalition registered Thursday with the Secretary of State

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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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Ford net income down while employees reap profit sharing checks

Earnings for Ford in 2014 were less than half of 2013’s numbers, reports Alisa Priddle from Michigan.com, a drop from $7.2 billion to $3.2 billion. The decrease is largely attributed to the high cost of recalls in the last year amounting to $900 million. Recall and warranty repair

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Photo courtesy MI Department of Agriculture & Rural Development
Photo courtesy MI Department of Agriculture & Rural Development
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Chinese delegation visits Michigan

In a press release today, the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) announced a partnership between the State of Michigan and China’s Jiangsu Province. The announcement comes during a visiting delegatio

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Michigan's Right-To-Work Legislation Draws Large Protests At Capitol
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Union membership drops 11 percent

After the first full year of accounting since the Right to Work law was passed in Michigan, the US Bureau of Labor Statistics found an 11 percent decrease in union membership for the state from 2013 to 2014

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ACT Protests Michigan Department of Education Decision

Protesting the Michigan Department of Education and DTMB’s Joint Evaluation Committee’s plan to transition to the College Board’s SAT college entrance assessment, the ACT formally requested an appeal hearing

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The Playoff Field Is Set & Other Things We Learned In NFL Week 17

The 2014 NFL regular season ended on Sunday, as all remaining playoff spots were claimed and several division titles were decided. Here's a recap of the day's action:

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Austin Hatch
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Michigan Frosh Who Survived Plane Crash Nets Emotional Free Throw [VIDEO]

Never has a free throw in an exhibition game meant so much.

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Annoyed Man Throws Cooler Full of Water on Reporter

We don't know if she's new to the beat, but this reporter is definitely wet behind the ears.

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Tracy Morgan
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Tracy Morgan in Critical Condition After Traffic Accident in New Jersey

Tracy Morgan ('30 Rock,' 'Saturday Night Live') is in critical condition after a six-vehicle accident on the New Jersey Turnpike early Saturday morning. Morgan had been riding in a limo bus from Dover, Delaware where he performed Friday night.

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