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State creates public threat alert system

September 22, 2016
| By AP
LANSING — Michigan's new Amber Alert-like system to quickly warn people of mass shootings, terrorist attacks and other nearby threats is operational. Read More

Report: University tuition in Michigan is 6th highest in US

September 21, 2016
| By AP
Michigan's public universities collectively have the sixth-highest in-state tuition rates in the country, averaging $11,991, according to a report. Read More

Construction worker dies after being electrocuted

September 16, 2016
| By AP
A construction worker has been fatally electrocuted at a job site in the area. Read More

Police arrest mother and daughter for shoplifting

September 5, 2016
| By AP
A mother and her teenage daughter were jailed after police said they tried to steal thousands in merchandise from stores at a mall in the region. Read More

Snyder approves $2.2M more for law firms on Flint cases

September 1, 2016
| By AP
LANSING — Governor Rick Snyder has approved spending up to $2.2 million more for outside legal services related to Flint's lead-tainted water crisis. Read More

Apple farmers expect record-breaking harvest

August 30, 2016
| By AP
LANSING — Michigan apple growers expect to pick a record crop this year. Read More

Construction worker dies after plant accident

August 29, 2016
| By AP
Authorities said a 50-year-old construction worker has died after an accident at a plant in the region. Read More

Feds re-open deportation case on café owner

August 23, 2016
| By AP
A restaurateur in the region who’s originally from Turkey is getting his deportation order re-opened — allowing him to remain in the U.S. until at least his legal case is resolved. Read More

Theater chain faces lawsuit over captions

August 18, 2016
| By AP
A man in the region and a civil rights group are suing a theater company, saying it does not provide captions at one of its venues. Read More

Drug maker reaches settlement

August 16, 2016
| By AP
LANSING — Michigan is expected to get nearly $3.4 million from a multi-state settlement with a pharmaceutical company. Read More