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Danielle Mason Anderson

Law firm elects managing director

An attorney in the region has been tapped to help lead a Detroit-based law firm. Read More

Feds drop appeal in genital mutilation case

DETROIT — The U.S. Justice Department said a federal ban on genital mutilation should be re-written to protect it from constitutional challenges after a judge in Detroit threw out charges against members of a Muslim sect. Read More

Fire chiefs seek rules for disposal of risky firefighting foam

Fifteen years ago, “way before anyone knew” about the dangers of the PFAS chemicals within, the Walker Fire Department purchased a stash of firefighting foam from the Gerald R. Ford International Airport in Grand Rapids to be used during training. Read More

Changes to Michigan law could unravel restrictive covenants on real property

Changes to Michigan law that aim to clear up the issue of what property restrictions apply to a particular property could wind up producing big headaches for some homeowners unaware of the change. Read More

Gov. Whitmer halts Great Lakes pipeline project

LANSING — A law that Michigan's Republican-led Legislature hurriedly passed during a lame-duck session in December authorizing construction of an oil pipeline tunnel beneath the channel linking lakes Huron and Michigan is unconstitutional, the state's Democratic attorney general said. Read More

Appeals court stays order to reinstate softball

YPSILANTI — The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals has granted Eastern Michigan University's request to stay a judge's order that it reinstate its women's softball program. Read More

Judge sentences ex-state exec for embezzlement

LANSING — A former director of the state’s Hispanic/Latino Commission has been sentenced to five years of probation for stealing nearly $86,000 that was set aside for a statue to honor farm labor leader Cesar Chavez. Read More

Aaron Lindstrom

Law firm hires former solicitor general

The recent solicitor general for the state of Michigan has joined a law firm’s local office. Read More

Ex-union exec pleads guilty in corruption probe

DETROIT — A former labor leader has pleaded guilty to conspiring to enrich himself and others by having Fiat Chrysler pay for meals, golf and other perks, although he tried to soften his conduct by claiming it was due to bad bookkeeping decisions. Read More

Whitmer ends medical pot panels

Later this month, some government groups associated with the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs will be abolished. Read More

Lawsuit accuses professor of exploiting students

Two doctoral students are suing a Michigan State University professor who they say used his authority as an academic advisor to force them to work long hours at his engineering company for little or no pay. Read More

Michigan Supreme Court rejects Nassar appeal

LANSING — The Michigan Supreme Court has rejected an appeal by disgraced sports doctor Larry Nassar, which means a 40-year prison sentence for sexually assaulting gymnasts will stand. Read More

Judge sentences fish wholesaler

CHARLEVOIX — A fish wholesaler has been sentenced to a year in custody after pleading guilty to acquiring trout that were illegally caught in the Great Lakes. Read More

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