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Pistons embarrassed by Nuggets, drop seventh in row

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Tuesday - December 12, 2017 - 9:13pm

Detroit's starters, in particular, struggled shooting and were turnover-prone.

DETROIT - Watching the Detroit Pistons throw up bricks and fall apart defensively Tuesday, it's difficult to imagine this is the same team that won in Golden State and Boston this season.

The Pistons continued to struggle from the floor in losing their seventh in a row, 103-84 to the Denver Nuggets at Little Caesars Arena.

The Pistons fell to 14-13.

Detroit shot 35.4 percent from the floor (28-of-79) and committed 20 turnovers.

Jamal Murray led the Nuggets (15-12) with 28 points. He scored 13 points in a third quarter, when Denver stretched a 49-40 halftime lead into...

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Tempers boil over in Flint water hearing for Michigan’s chief medical exec

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Tuesday - December 12, 2017 - 6:14pm
When Flood asked for clarification of the question and answer of one witness, Tramontin asked the prosecutor, "Were you paying attention to the testimony?" FLINT, MI ......
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Aldi construction in Fruitport Township causes retail power outage

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Tuesday - December 12, 2017 - 5:00pm
Construction of an Aldi store in a major retail area in Fruitport Township caused a power outage. FRUITPORT TOWNSHIP, MI - Construction of an Aldi store in a major retail area in......
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Retiree health care changes headed to Gov. Rick Snyder for signature

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Tuesday - December 12, 2017 - 4:40pm

The House and Senate passed each other's bills Tuesday.

LANSING, MI - A pared-down version of the bills to address unfunded pension and retiree health care liabilities in Michigan communities made its way through the chambers Tuesday and is headed to Gov. Rick Snyder's desk. 

The bills attempt to address more than $7 billion in unfunded pension liabilities and $10 million in unfunded retiree health care liabilities within local communities by requiring financial reporting and helping local communities with underfunding issues create corrective action plans to regain their financial footing.  

"It is estimated that local governments in Michigan are $18.8 billion in...

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Pro-prevailing wage advocates to begin collecting signatures

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Tuesday - December 12, 2017 - 4:25pm

Supporters of Michigan's current prevailing wage law are kicking off a signature collection campaign to get pro-prevailing wage language on the 2018 ballot should the legislature move forward with a repeal initiative.

Supporters of Michigan's current prevailing wage law are kicking off a signature collection campaign to get pro-prevailing wage language on the 2018 ballot should the legislature move forward with a repeal initiative. 

The groups Michigan Prevails and Protect Michigan Jobs announced Tuesday they'd be launching a counter-petition effort to a prevailing wage repeal proposal submitted to the state by Protecting Michigan Taxpayers, which turned in more than 380,000...

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Michigan woman becomes first black female commander of VFW post

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Tuesday - December 12, 2017 - 4:12pm
Kimberly Napoleon said helping veterans is her calling. SAGINAW, MI -- A national veterans organization that has been around for more than 100 years installed its the first black......
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Power outage hits large section of Muskegon Heights

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Tuesday - December 12, 2017 - 3:49pm
The outage was reported at 2:44 p.m. Dec. 12. UPDATE, 4:06 p.m. Dec. 12: Consumers Energy estimates power to be restored by 7 p.m. MUSKEGON COUNTY, MI - A widespread power o......
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McLaren official says hospital reached out to state over Legionnaires’ outbreak

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Tuesday - December 12, 2017 - 2:30pm
"Did you have any information about what was causing the Legionella outbreak?" special prosecutor Todd Flodd asked Borowski. "We were trying to figure that out," she answered. ......
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Rape suspect sentenced for throwing urine on jail officer

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Tuesday - December 12, 2017 - 2:26pm
Jivonne Jones is considered a "security risk" after courtroom outbursts. MUSKEGON COUNTY, MI - A jail inmate facing charges for a violent rape and exposing himself to a......
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Muskegon Community College to celebrate $14.81M downtown center opening

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Tuesday - December 12, 2017 - 1:37pm
Muskegon Community College will officially open its $14.81 million downtown center on Thursday, Jan. 11. MUSKEGON, MI - Muskegon Community College will officially open its $14.81......
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Ann Arbor is the best college town in America, study says

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Tuesday - December 12, 2017 - 1:34pm
Hail! Hail! To Michigan, the champions of the college towns rankings. ANN ARBOR, MI - Hail! Hail! To Michigan, the champions of the college towns rankings. At least according to ......
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Snow systems coming fast now, next one targets southern Michigan

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Tuesday - December 12, 2017 - 1:08pm
We are definitely in an active storm track now. Watch video We are definitely in an active storm track now. The next snow system is already going to hit Michigan ......
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Muskegon school board to hold 4th meeting on superintendent’s review

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Tuesday - December 12, 2017 - 12:18pm
The Muskegon schools board has spent nearly six hours in closed sessions in the past week. Watch video MUSKEGON, MI - Muskegon Public Schools Board of Educat......
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Review: ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ is a cinematic force

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Tuesday - December 12, 2017 - 12:01pm
Rey. Luke. Dark Side. Light side. Lightsaber battles. Droids. Porgs. What more could you want? ...
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Spring Lake, Shelby players headline Muskegon’s All-Area volleyball squad

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Tuesday - December 12, 2017 - 11:55am
Madeline Zenas and Jaren Smith were named the top players on the squad selected by area coaches. Spring Lake’s Madeline Zenas and Shelby’s Jaren Smith have been selec......
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