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With Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots climbing, are you playing the lottery?

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Tuesday - December 12, 2017 - 10:07am
With the holidays fast approaching, winning the lottery would sure make it easier to buy all the gifts you need for family and friends. With the holidays fast approaching, winnin......
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No plea yet for DEQ official in Flint water crisis prosecution

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Tuesday - December 12, 2017 - 9:36am
A notice from Genesee District Court said the hearing for Adam Rosenthal, a water quality analyst for the DEQ, has been adjourned to a later date. FLINT, MI -- A Michigan Departm......
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Introducing MLive’s Miss Basketball watch list for 2017-18

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Tuesday - December 12, 2017 - 9:00am
Who is the best high school senior girls basketball player in the state of Michigan? ...
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Schuette, Calley vie for Republican gov spot as top backers clash

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Tuesday - December 12, 2017 - 8:15am

Some say what's shaping up is a proxy battle between two very different leaders.

LANSING, MI - As Michigan Republicans push toward a gubernatorial primary next year, pundits say what's shaping up is in part a proxy race between supporters of Gov. Rick Snyder and President Donald Trump.  

"It's looking like this gubernatorial contest is going to be a proxy battle between Rick Snyder and Donald Trump. And I think there's a lot of credence to that," said Bill Ballenger, publisher of The Ballenger Report.  

Current Lt. Gov. Brian Calley and Attorney General Bill Schuette aren't the only Republicans in the race, but they're...

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Introducing MLive’s 2017-18 watch list for Michigan’s Mr. Basketball

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Tuesday - December 12, 2017 - 8:01am

The Hal Schram Mr. Basketball award is voted on and awarded annually by the Basketball Coaches Association of Michigan to the state's most outstanding senior.

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Michigan’s richest communities

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Tuesday - December 12, 2017 - 7:00am
Michigan has 21 communities with an estimated median household income of more than $100,000, new census data shows ...
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Township approves $400k to install PFAS filter at water plant

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Monday - December 11, 2017 - 10:30pm
Plainfield Township system could be installed within a couple months. BELMONT, MI -- Plainfield Township is taking steps to remove all fluorochemicals from its municipal water su......
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Feisty Red Wings fall to Panthers in overtime

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Monday - December 11, 2017 - 10:27pm
Detroit is 1-5-4 in its past 10 games and 0-5 in overtime this season. Watch video DETROIT - Luke Witkowski returned to action Monday, after serving a 10-game sus......
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Attorney says Flint water prosecutor misrepresented witness’ text messages

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Monday - December 11, 2017 - 8:07pm
Tramontin said Fiedler was unfairly "maligned in the press" after the remarks were attributed to him. FLINT, MI -- Prosecutors inaccurately characterized text messages ......
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Torregrossa Drifting Index shows where blowing snow will be dangerous

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Monday - December 11, 2017 - 7:12pm
TDI calculates some areas of Michigan with severe drifting. Last week I revealed to you my new drifting index, called the Torregrossa Drifting Index (TDI). The TDI for Tuesday, D......
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Pipeline board advises Line 5 shutdown until repairs are made

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Monday - December 11, 2017 - 4:45pm

Non-binding resolutions rebuke Gov. Rick Snyder's deal with Enbridge.

LANSING, MI -- Criticism of Gov. Rick Snyder's deal to make Enbridge shut down its controversial Line 5 pipeline under the Straits of Mackinac during high waves didn't just come from the public at the state's Dec. 11 pipeline board meeting.

It also came from the board itself.

The Pipeline Safety Advisory Board rebuked the Snyder administration with formal resolutions asking for deal revisions, a new analysis of pipeline alternatives and a shutdown order until damage to the dual pipeline's protective coating can be repaired.

The surprise resolutions, introduced by Jennifer McKay, Mike Shriberg,...

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Family wants daughter buried in historic cemetery, but township is hesitant

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Monday - December 11, 2017 - 4:30pm

Family wants to bury daughter's remains at Pere Cheney Cemetery.

BEAVER CREEK TOWNSHIP, MI -- A mother in this rural Northern Michigan town wants to bury the cremated remains of her 25-year-old daughter in a historic cemetery, but concerns from the local government, which owns the burial grounds, over shoddy property records and potential vandalism has stalled those efforts.

Amber Lynn Skutt, of Roscommon, died in April from injuries sustained in a single-vehicle accident. Drugs or alcohol weren't involved in the crash.

Her family's last wish was to see Skutt buried at Pere Cheney Cemetery, a historic property that she often visited.

"Amber...

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Muskegon sports briefs: MCC, West Michigan Lake Hawks crank up offense

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Monday - December 11, 2017 - 4:30pm
Muskegon Community College swept games against St. Clair and the Lake Hawks picked up an ABA win on Saturday. Both basketball teams at Muskegon Community College nearly hit the c......
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Michigan Salvation Army bell ringer puts on a show

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Monday - December 11, 2017 - 3:57pm
One bell ringer is hoping to bring smiles to the faces of shoppers while helping to raise money for a charitable cause. Watch video KOCHVILLE TWP, MI -- One bell ......
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Trivia whiz from Michigan to appear on ‘Jeopardy!’ this week

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Monday - December 11, 2017 - 3:51pm
The episode featuring Grand Rapids resident Brennan Summers will air on CBS at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 14. GRAND RAPIDS, MI - Every Thursday, a collection of knowledge-seeker......
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