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Federal Judge Approves Detroit Bankruptcy Plan

A federal judge today approved a plan to end Detroit's Chapter 9 bankruptcy. According to the Detroit Free Press, Judge Steven Rhodes ruled that Detroit's comprehensive restructuring plan is fair and feasible and allows for the city to slash more than $7 billion in unsecured liabilities and reinvest $1.4 billion over the next ten years in public services and blight removal. Rhodes' decision will allow the city to cut about 75% of its

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Federal Appeals Court Upholds Ban on Gay Marriage

A federal appeals court today upheld a ban on gay marriage in Michigan, as well as Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee. For Michigan, the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals overturned a March ruling from a judge who had ruled the ban unconstitutional

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State Police Ask for Public’s Help in Locating Missing Child

The Michigan State Police are asking for the public's help in locating a missing two-year-old girl from Tawas City. Brooklyn Lynn Lilly was reported missing by her family  on Wednesday. She was last seen around 2:20 p

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U.S. Rep. Gary Peters Wins Senate Seat

Democratic Congressman Gary Peters beat challenger Republican Terri Lynn Land for a seat in the United States Senate on Tuesday. Peters who was up ten percentage points when he gave his victory speech, will replace retiring U.S. S

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Michigan Governor Rick Snyder Wins Re-Election

Michigan Governor Rick Snyder won his re-election bid against challenger Mark Schauer on Tuesday. The Republican Snyder fought off a tough challenge from Democrat Schauer, a one-term Congressman from Battle Creek

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Category: Political, State News
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AAA Michigan: National and State Gas Prices Drop Below $3

For the first time in nearly four years, AAA Michigan reports that the national and statewide average gas prices have dropped below $3 per gallon. According to AAA, the last time this happened was December of 2010

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Michigan Athletic Director Dave Brandon Resigns

University of Michigan Athletic Director Dave Brandon has resigned. University President Mark Schlissel announced Brandon's resignation during a Friday afternoon press conference. The embattled Brandon had been athletic director since 2010

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Michigan State Police Offer Halloween Safety Advice

As children get ready to hit streets for trick-or-treating, the Michigan State Police Third District Headquarters reminds the public to take extra precautions this Halloween. "Part of enjoying Halloween festivities is recognizing possible dangers and taking precautions," said Lt

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Category: Halloween, State News
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Eight in Michigan Being Monitored for Ebola Virus

Eight people in Michigan are being monitored for the Ebola virus according to WNEM. The Michigan Department of Community Health confirmed the news on Tuesday. The eight people are located in different counties throughout the state, but the locations haven't bee

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AAA Michigan: Gas Prices Drop Two Cents

AAA Michigan says gas prices around the state have dropped two cents. The current statewide average is about $3.10 per gallon, down two cents from last week.

As of Sunday, gas prices in and around the Flint area were slightly less than the statewide average with prices around $3

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