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Michigan infrastructure upgrades unlikely to be speedy

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Flint's water crisis and a sinkhole in suburban Detroit have exposed flaws in aging underground pipes that mostly are out...

Michigan says 38 underperforming public schools could close including 3 in Benton Harbor

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — For the first time, the state of Michigan is planning to close public schools for academic reasons.The Michigan School Reform...

Michigan prison food contractor hit with $2M in penalties

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan Department of Corrections has slapped its latest food contractor with more than $2 million in penalties for inadequate...

Volunteers continue search for missing Hillsdale, Michigan boy

HILLSDALE, Mich. (AP) — More than 200 volunteers have turned out to search for a 9-year-old Michigan boy who was reported missing earlier this...

Michigan teams up with Ohio, Pennsylvania on automated vehicles

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — State government, universities and researchers in Michigan, Ohio and Pennsylvania are teaming up on efforts to develop connected and automated...

Gov. Snyder calls Medicaid expansion a success in Michigan State of State address

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on Gov. Rick Snyder's State of the State address (all times local):8:05 p.m.Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder says he...

Cassopolis man injured in accidental shooting incident

The Cass County Sheriff's Department says a neighbor was accidentally shot by a man shooting at targets.It happened Monday at a little before 12:30...

Sturgis man facing charges following high speed chase that ends in culvert

A high-speed chase in St. Joseph County, Michigan could result in charges for a Sturgis man currently sitting the county lock-up.The 33 year-old man,...

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder delivering State of the State tonight

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Rick Snyder will deliver his seventh State of the State address to a joint session of the Michigan Legislature.The...

Niles train stabbing victim sues Amtrak

One of the victims stabbed aboard an Amtrak train just over two years ago in Niles is suing Amtrak.Gayle VanVorst of Colon was stabbed...