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Detroit Lions Owner William Clay Ford Dead at 88

Detroit Lions Owner William Clay Ford has died at age 88. The Detroit Free Press reports that Ford died this morning at his home from complications with pneumonia. Ford was the last surviving grandchild of Ford Motor Company founder Henry Ford. After 57 years as an employee of the company, he served as

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Attorney General Bill Schuette Announces 18-40 Years for Convicted I-96 Shooter

Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette announced Monday that convicted I-96 shooter Raulie Casteel has been sentenced to 18-40 years in prison by a Livingston County Circuit Court judge.

Casteel's sentence wasa result of charges filed by Schuette including charges of terrorism, assault with a dangerous weapon, firing a weapon from a vehicle, carrying a weapon with unlawful intent and three additional felony weapons charges connected to a three-day shooting spree that occurred in October 2012

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AAA: Gas Prices Up Almost Ten Cents

State motorists will find the average gas price has jumped almost ten cents this week according to AAA Michigan. The current statewide average is just under $3.69 per gallon.

Gas prices in and around Flint are right on par with the state average at around $3

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courtesy Governor Snyder's office
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State Legislators Take Plunge to Help Special Olympics

State legislators took a plunge on Thursday to help Special Olympics. The Special Olympics Michigan's 2014 Legislative Polar Plunge was held at the state Capitol in Lansing and Michigan Lt. Governor Brian Calley (pictured) was among the participants who braved the frigid temps and jumped into a pool of freezing water constructed on the lawn

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Auto Thefts in Michigan Continue to Decline

The Michigan State Police say auto thefts in Michigan are continuing to decline. In a news release from the MSP, they point to the Michigan Automobile Theft Prevention Authority (ATPA) annual report that shows a decrease of

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courtesy Rep. Joe Graves
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Governor Snyder Signs Bills to Improve School Safety

Governor Rick Snyder has signed legislation that will update Michigan's school safety drill requirements to help ensure students are better prepared in times of emergency.

House Bill 4713, sponsored by state Rep

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Man Convicted in Shooting Death of Michigan State Trooper

A jury has convicted a man in the September 2013 shooting death of a Michigan State Police trooper.

According to WNEM, 20-year-old Eric Knysz was found guilty of first-degree murder in just two hours by a Ludington jury. Knysz had been on trial for the shooting death of 43-year-old Trooper Paul Butterfield. He had been pulled over i

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Michigan Public Sex Offender Registry Receives Facelift

The Michigan State Police have announced that the state's public sex offender registry will have a new look beginning today.

Users will now be able to search by city, zip code, county and offender name

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MDOT: Salt Supplies Holding, But Winter Costs Eating into Summer Maintenance Budgets

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) says that salt supplies are holding up despite using more than anticipated due to worse-than-average winter weather. However, winter cost overruns and an anticipated worse than usual pothole season are already squeezing summer maintenance budgets

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Michigan DNR Allowing Free Fishing this Weekend

On Saturday and Sunday, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources will hold the annual Winter Free Fishing Weekend which will allow residents and non-residents to fish in state waters without a license

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