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AAA Michigan: Gas Prices Drop Over Ten Cents

Gas prices dropped following the Fourth of July holidays, AAA Michigan reports. Michigan's currents statewide average is just over $3.78 per gallon, almost 11 cents less than last week.

Gas prices in and around the Flint area are slightly less than the statewide average with prices around $3

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Operation Care Effort Gets Underway for Fourth of July Holiday

During the Fourth of July holiday weekend, the Michigan State Police is reminding motorists to make safety a priority during their travel. Troopers will once again join their counterparts from around the country in the traffic safety initiative, Operation C

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Search for Next State Christmas Tree Begins

A search for the next State of Michigan Christmas tree has gotten underway. The Department of Technology, Management and Budget (DTMB) says they are now taking nominations for the 2014 Christmas tree that will ultimately sit on the front lawn of the Capitol in Lansing

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MDOT Suspends Construction for Fourth of July Holiday

The Michigan Department of Transportation has announced that they will suspend construction on 110 of 145 projects across the state in an effort to make travel easier for Fourth of July travelers.

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Gov. Snyder Signs Michigan’s Fiscal Year 2015 Budget

Governor Rick Snyder signed the state's Fiscal Year 2015 budget package on Monday that includes investment in education, transportation and public safety.

Synder signed House Bill 5313, known as the General Omnibus Bill, that he says reflects a state growing stronger by focusing on improving the quality of life for Michiganders of all ages

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AAA: Over One Million Michiganders Planning Independence Day Getaway

With Independence Day coming up later this week, AAA Travel is projecting 41 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more to celebrate. The Independence Holiday period is defined as Wednesday, July 2 through Sunday, July 6

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AAA: Gas Prices Up Slightly in Last Week, Significantly Higher Than Last Year

Pre-holiday gas prices rose slightly according to AAA Michigan. The current statewide average is just under $3.89 per gallon, about two cents more than last week, and about 40 cents higher than last year at the same time

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MDOT Looking for Sponsors of Rest Areas, Welcome Centers

The Michigan Department of Transportation has announced they are seeking proposals for an advertising and sponsorship program of the state's rest areas and welcome centers. MDOT says the idea is for sponsors to partially fund the operations of the facilities

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Snyder Signs Bills Preventing Discrimination Against Breast Feeding Mothers

Governor Rick Snyder signed legislation on Tuesday to prevent discrimination against breast-feeding mothers. When signing the bills, the governor said "breast-feeding is a natural act with many proven benefits

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Gov. Snyder Signs Bills to Increase Penalties for Drive-By Shootings

Governor Rick Snyder signed legislation on Monday that will increase penalties for drive-by shootings.

In a statement, Snyder said "the safety and wellbeing of all Michiganders is and always will be a top priority

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