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Judge dismisses ex-politician's lawsuit

July 17, 2019
| By AP
A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit in which a former Michigan lawmaker who resigned over a sex scandal accused ex-leaders of the state House of Representatives of conspiring to remove him from office and subject him to criminal charges. Read More

Break-ins target 4 gun shops

July 16, 2019
| By AP
Authorities said at least four gun shops in West Michigan have been targeted by break-ins in less than a week. Read More

State approves $15M to help farmers

July 15, 2019
| By AP
LANSING — Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has signed legislation to allocate $15 million to a low-interest loan program to help farmers who face financial losses, because wet weather is making it hard to plant crops. Read More

County supports hospital seeking federal loan

July 12, 2019
| By AP
IRON MOUNTAIN — A hospital that is a major employer in an Upper Peninsula county is getting support from public officials as it pursues a $25 million federal loan. Read More

Guns stolen from shop

July 11, 2019
| By AP
Authorities said four masked people broke into a gun shop in the area and stole about two dozen handguns. Read More

MSU opening allergen-free dining hall

July 10, 2019
| By AP
EAST LANSING — Students with food allergies will soon have a new place to dine on Michigan State University's campus. Read More

Woman with food allergy loses appeal

July 9, 2019
| By AP
A woman who said a sub sandwich damaged her ability to speak has failed to persuade the Michigan appeals court to reinstate her lawsuit. Read More

State issues rules on growing and selling marijuana

July 8, 2019
| By AP
LANSING — The agency that regulates the selling and growing of pot in Michigan has released emergency rules to clarify the requirements for businesses that plan to sell marijuana to adults 21 and older. Read More

Health system settles religious discrimination suit

July 5, 2019
| By AP
OWOSSO — A mid-Michigan health care system has agreed to pay almost $75,000 to settle a religious discrimination lawsuit filed on behalf of a job candidate who was passed over because her beliefs preclude her from getting flu shots. Read More

Ex-school official wants $41K for unused vacation

July 4, 2019
| By AP
DETROIT — A former school official whose contract wasn't renewed is seeking $41,000 for unused vacation days. Read More