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Bills to strike ‘tampon tax’ not on fast track in Michigan Senate

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Sunday - March 26, 2017 - 6:00am
It passed out of a committee unanimously this week. LANSING, MI -- Bills to exempt tampons and sanitary napkins from sales tax passed the Senate Finance Committee unanimously th......
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See and submit more wildlife captured on Michigan trail cam photos

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Sunday - March 26, 2017 - 4:56am
Do you have a trail camera set up somewhere in Michigan? Send us your wildlife photos and we might feature them on MLive. SAGINAW, MI -- Last year, we asked MLive readers to sha......
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‘Sea of orange’ turns out to follow Ludington’s run to the Breslin

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Saturday - March 25, 2017 - 10:24pm
The Orioles drew a big crowd at the Breslin Center in their state runner-up finish. EAST LANSING, MI – It’s spring break time at Ludington High School. Some travel pl......
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Cold shooting ends magic run by Ludington in Class B state finals

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Saturday - March 25, 2017 - 9:52pm
The Orioles shot just 22 percent in the 45-36 loss to New Haven in the Class B state championship game Saturday night. EAST LANSING, MI – Ludington’s magic ran out on......
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Lumberjacks’ third-period rally thwarted by Force on Jacks Fight Cancer night

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Saturday - March 25, 2017 - 9:27pm
Thousands of dollars raised by Muskegon community MUSKEGON, MI- The Muskegon Lumberjacks scored twice in the third, but couldn't overcome a 4-0 deficit, falling 5-2 to the Fargo ......
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Game updates: Class B state final – Ludington vs. New Haven

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Saturday - March 25, 2017 - 5:00pm

Join the MLive.com chat from tonight's Class B boys basketball state final at the Breslin Center.

Romeo vs. Cinderella?

How does that sound for a storyline?

It’s sophomore standout Romeo Weems and New Haven (26-1) taking on Cinderella Ludington (25-2) tonight for the Class B state title. Tipoff is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. in the final of four games at the Breslin Center in East Lansing.

We’ll be on hand to give updates and game coverage starting with our live chat.

Neither team has won a state championship, so it will be a first for one of these schools.

New Haven...

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Woman reported missing found dead in lake

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Saturday - March 25, 2017 - 3:50pm
The body was found Saturday, March 25 MLive file photo  MANISTEE COUNTY, MI -- A woman reported as missing was found dead in Manistee Lake on Saturday, March 25. Manistee ......
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Tribe’s 300-unit housing development kicked off with drum ceremony

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Saturday - March 25, 2017 - 2:11pm

The property is located near the site of the tribe's proposed casino in Fruitport Township. Watch video

FRUITPORT TOWNSHIP, MI -- Ground was broken Saturday, March 25 for the Little River Band of Ottawa Indians' housing development project.

The large-scale development located near the proposed site of a tribal casino is expected to feature 300 housing units.

The tribe purchased property on Sheridan Drive south of Mt. Garfield Road from Fruitport Community Schools for $500,000.

The Little River Band of Ottawa Indians also owns the property in and around the former Great Lakes Downs racetrack site. The tribe is in the process of...

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AP Class A boys basketball all-state team announced

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Saturday - March 25, 2017 - 1:44pm
The 2017 Associated Press Class A basketball All-State team as selected by a panel of 10 Michigan sportswriters. Player of the Year The 2017 Associated Press Class A basketball All-St......
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See the 2017 boys basketball state champions and runners-up

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Saturday - March 25, 2017 - 11:09am
See who is crowned as state champions as four state title games take place on Saturday at the Breslin Center. ...
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Prosecutors oppose competency exam for death-row inmate Marvin Gabrion

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Saturday - March 25, 2017 - 11:00am

Condemned killer Marvin Gabrion's attorneys say he is incompetent and cannot assist in appeals.

GRAND RAPIDS, MI - Federal prosecutors oppose a defense request that condemned killer Marvin Gabrion undergo a competency evaluation.

His attorneys contend he is incompetent and unable to assist in proceedings.

Gabrion's mental-health status has been an issue from the start of his case until now.

He was convicted in the 1997 killing of Rachel Timmerman, 19, of Cedar Springs.

He is suspected of killing her 11-month-old daughter, Shannon, whose body wasn't found, and three of his associates.

When will teen's killer, Marvin Gabrion, be executed?

Gabrion has exhausted criminal...

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Dax Shepard shares Michigan memories while eating dangerously hot chicken wings

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Saturday - March 25, 2017 - 9:00am

The Milford native recently appeared on "Hot Ones," the top-performing YouTube series for the online food magazine "First We Feast."

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Car joyriding and 12 other crimes sentenced in Muskegon County Circuit Court

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Saturday - March 25, 2017 - 8:02am
The following people were sentenced by two Muskegon County judges. The following person was sentenced March 13, 2017 by Judge Annette Rose Smedley of Muskegon's 14th Circuit Cour......
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Ask a Trooper: Poll shows your driving pet peeves, traffic questions answered

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Saturday - March 25, 2017 - 7:31am
Drivers are pretty annoyed by left-lane drivers and distracted drivers on cell phones, according to an MLive poll. Ask a Trooper poll results released.Michigan State Police ......
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HighPoint Flats apartment construction very close, developer says

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Saturday - March 25, 2017 - 6:40am

It's been nearly 10 years coming.

MUSKEGON, MI - The developer of the downtown HighPoint Flats project said he's very hopeful it will finally get off the ground, and that construction could begin in as early as a month.

The fourth amendment to a development agreement with Jon Rooks' Parkland Muskegon LLC will go to the Muskegon City Commission on Tuesday. Rooks plans 47 market-rate apartments and commercial space in the eight-story fading white high-rise at Western Avenue and First Street.

"It's the closest we've been since I've been here," said Muskegon City Manager Frank Peterson. The agreement was originally signed nearly...

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