Michigan Senate OKs ban on taxpayer-paid union release time

Legislation set to advance in Michigan would prohibit school districts and other public employers from providing paid release time for employees to conduct unio
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Ex-Detroit Lion Barney accuses pizza chain of discrimination

Former Detroit Lions Hall of Famer Lem Barney and his wife are suing a Detroit-area pizza chain for racial discrimination after being refused service
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Some fire departments have firefighting foam containing PFAS

Nearly half of about 300 Michigan fire departments said they have reserves of firefighting foam that has the potential to contaminate groundwater
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Michigan Democrats want campaign suspended after theft claim

Michigan's Democratic Party and House Democrats are asking that a candidate end her run for a state House seat following allegations of embezzlement while she w
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Southfield unveils outdoor art installation of 65 red poles

Southfield unveils Red Pole Park, a new outdoor art installation resembling a forest of 65 red utility poles
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Man, 24, critically wounded in shootout with Detroit police

Detroit police say a 24-year-old man was critically wounded in an overnight shootout with police officers on the city's northwest side
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Lear opens $29M plant on part of Flint's former Buick City

Automotive supplier Lear Corp. has started production at a new $29 million plant on part of a massive former manufacturing site in Flint, Michigan
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Bus tour to take students to historic civil rights sites

Three dozen Detroit-area students are visiting historic civil rights sites in Atlanta, Memphis, Tennessee, and Louisville, Kentucky
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Police: Drivers killed in 2-vehicle crash in Detroit

Two motorists have been killed in northwest Detroit after one driver slammed his car into a minivan shortly after fleeing police
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Friday's Scores TEST

Friday's Scores TEST
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Michigan cop chosen as Albany's next police chief

A Michigan police chief has been chosen as the next police chief in Albany
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Final charge dropped against former Flint utilities official

A final misdemeanor charge has been dropped against the former utilities director in Flint, Michigan, in an investigation of the city's lead-tainted water
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Dispute over Republican-drawn district maps will go to trial

A three-judge panel has cleared the way for a trial that could upset districts in the Michigan Legislature and the state's congressional delegation
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ArtPrize competition announces info on Michigan event

The international ArtPrize competition has announced the schedule and advisory committee for a Michigan art event
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White House staffers admonished for posting political tweets

Six former and current Trump administration staffers were reprimanded for posting political tweets, such as the Donald Trump campaign slogan "Make America Great
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Inspiration vs. pragmatism: Democrats face tough 2020 choice

Democrats beginning to think about the type of person they'd like to see take on President Donald Trump face an early conundrum: whether a pragmatist has a bett
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Unbeaten Michigan playing with an edge with Purdue up next

Less than two years after a Big Ten opponent called Michigan a 'white-collar' team, the Wolverines have emphatically shed that label
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Bowden, Muschamp renew ties in Akron-South Carolina game

Akron coach Terry Bowden, South Carolina's Will Muschamp renews ties in makeup game; Bowden hired Muschamp as an Auburn graduate assistant
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Correction: Aretha Franklin-Detroit Mansion story

Correction: Aretha Franklin-Detroit Mansion story
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Michigan sheriff issues apology after drunken driving arrest

A mid-Michigan sheriff says he was arrested for suspected drunken driving this month after leaving a deer hunting camp in Michigan's northern Lower Peninsula
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Businessman sentenced to prison in theft of plastic crates

A Michigan hauling company president who pleaded guilty to wire fraud after plastic crates valued at more than $2.9 million were sold to a recycling firm for ab
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New owner seeks to move Gary casinos off Lake Michigan

Some former Indiana casino executives are behind a new company buying the two Gary casinos with aims of moving them off the Lake Michigan shore
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Not president, not yet a senator: Romney is starting over

Not president, not yet Utah senator: Romney learns Washington in the rarefied Senate
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