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LANSING, Mich | Marijuana backers look for Midwest breakthrough in November

LANSING, Mich — Backers of broad marijuana legalization are looking to break through a geographic barrier in November and get their first foothold in the Midwest after a string of election victories in Northeastern and Western states. Michigan and North Dakota, where voters previously authorized medical marijuana, will decide if the drug should be legal … Continue reading LANSING, Mich | Marijuana backers look for Midwest breakthrough in November

LANSING, Mich | Pot legalization advocates seek foothold in Midwest states

LANSING, Mich — Backers of broad marijuana legalization are looking to break through a geographic barrier in November and get their first foothold in the Midwest after a string of election victories in Northeastern and Western states. Michigan and North Dakota, where voters previously authorized medical marijuana, will decide now if the drug should be … Continue reading LANSING, Mich | Pot legalization advocates seek foothold in Midwest states

FLINT, Mich | Flint residents seek to reinstate Snyder in water lawsuit

FLINT, Mich  — Residents and businesses affected by the lead-contaminated water crisis in Flint are asking a judge to reinstate Republican Gov. Rick Snyder and other Michigan officials as defendants in a class-action lawsuit. Lawyers said Sunday that an amended complaint includes evidence not in the original lawsuit. They say it shows Snyder and his … Continue reading FLINT, Mich | Flint residents seek to reinstate Snyder in water lawsuit

EAST LANSING, Mich | Thorson leads Northwestern past No. 20 Michigan State 29-19

EAST LANSING, Mich— Clayton Thorson threw for 373 yards and three touchdowns and Northwestern recovered from another second-half slip to beat No. 20 Michigan State 29-19 on Saturday. The Spartans (3-2, 1-1 Big Ten) entered with the nation’s top-ranked run defense and held Northwestern (2-3, 2-1) to 8 yards on the ground, but it didn’t … Continue reading EAST LANSING, Mich | Thorson leads Northwestern past No. 20 Michigan State 29-19

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich | Rock used as doorstop is actually a meteorite worth $100K

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich  — A Michigan man curious about a rock he’d used for decades as a doorstop now knows its secret: it’s a meteorite worth $100,000. In fact, the nearly 23-pound hunk of iron and nickel is the sixth largest meteorite found in Michigan, according to the Smithsonian Museum and Central Michigan University. David … Continue reading GRAND RAPIDS, Mich | Rock used as doorstop is actually a meteorite worth $100K

GEORGETOWN TOWNSHIP, Mich | Michigan township allows autistic boy to keep therapy ducks

GEORGETOWN TOWNSHIP, Mich  — New guidelines will allow a 12-year-old western Michigan boy with autism to keep his ducks, which are his emotional support animals. Georgetown Township officials had issued a nuisance order to Mark and Jennifer Dyke after receiving multiple complaints from neighbors about their son’s ducks straying from their property. The complaints cited … Continue reading GEORGETOWN TOWNSHIP, Mich | Michigan township allows autistic boy to keep therapy ducks

LANSING, Mich | GOP-led Legislature may stymie 2 Michigan ballot drives

LANSING, Mich  — Michigan Republicans may use a new tactic to stymie a pair of ballot initiatives that would raise the minimum wage and require paid sick leave: adopt the laws themselves ahead of the November election, then change those measures later. The unprecedented strategy is being pushed within the GOP-led Legislature so it’s easier … Continue reading LANSING, Mich | GOP-led Legislature may stymie 2 Michigan ballot drives

EAST LANSING, Mich | Heyward helps No. 11 Michigan State beat Utah State 38-31

EAST LANSING, Mich — Michigan State desperately needed a big play to avoid an upset and Felton Davis delivered. Davis made a fully extended, 31-yard catch to help set up Connor Heyward’s second touchdown with 2 minutes left to put the 11th-ranked Spartans ahead and they held on to beat Utah State 38-31 on Friday night. … Continue reading EAST LANSING, Mich | Heyward helps No. 11 Michigan State beat Utah State 38-31