Coalition pushes for marijuana decriminalization

With marijuana reforms sweeping the nation, several cities in the state of Michigan may soon be seeing some changes as well. Read more

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Local governments: Tax Day study shows state not paying fair share

moneyLocal officials say not enough of the revenue Michigan takes in around Tax Day goes to cities, towns, and counties.
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Sleeping Bear Dune path construction resumes this week

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Construction of a non-motorized path at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore is scheduled to this week.
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Transportation Infrastructure meeting leaves members hopeful

MABA logo BrownMichigan roads may see less agricultural traffic if transportation infrastructure plans continue to move forward. Read more

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Dam fails in Roscommon County; flash flood warning issued

A dam failure in extreme southwestern Roscommon County has prompted a flash flood warning and road closures throughout the area.
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Moose-wolf study honored

WolfA study of the predator-prey relationship between moose and wolves on Isle Royale National Park in Lake Superior has been inducted into the Michigan Environmental Hall of Fame. WNMU’s Nicole Walton has more.
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Snyder sued for not recognizing same-sex marriages



The ACLU and eight same-sex couples have sued the state. As Michigan Public Radio’s Rick Pluta reports, they say Michigan has to recognize their marriages while a court decision is under appeal.
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Newaygo County residents urged to prepare for evacuation

Photo courtesy of Croton Township.

Photo courtesy of Croton Township.


Residents living along the Muskegon River downstream of the Croton Dam in Newaygo County are being urged to prepare to evacuate.
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ALCU files suit to force Michigan to recognize same-sex marriages



The ACLU of Michigan is suing the state to force it to recognize the marriages of about 300 same-sex couples who got married last month. Michigan Public Radio’s Jake Neher caught up with one of the eight couples named as plaintiffs in that lawsuit… and their 13 children.
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Michigan wins best new license plate

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Michigan drivers may have spotted a new state license plate on the road lately.
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