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  • State supports federal legislation to fund wildlife conservation Today 10:57 am
    Michigan officials want Congress to approve legislation that would boost funding for fish and wildlife conservation. Pending bills would allocate $1.3 billion a year to a federal program similar to the Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund. The tr...
  • $63K found in ceiling of home of priest accused of embezzlement Today 8:24 am
    State police say they discovered $63,000 hidden above ceiling tiles in the home of a Michigan priest who is accused of embezzling millions. The search was conducted Tuesday at the Rev. Jonathan Wehrle's luxury home in Williamston. Police say money...
  • "A portrait of survival": Nassar survivors presented with the ESPY's Ashe Courage Award Today 8:13 am
    More than a hundred "sister survivors" took the stage at the ESPY Awards last night to accept the Arthur Ashe Award for Courage. They represented just a fraction of the women and girls who survived the sexual abuse of former sports doctor Larry Na...
  • Macomb County sheriff launches drone unit Today 8:12 am
    The Macomb County sheriff's office has launched a new unmanned aerial vehicle unit with four drones. Officials say the drones are able to search for missing persons and be used in rescues, hostage situations, traffic crashes and crime scene invest...
  • Officials ask for patience with Kalamazoo-area PFAS contamination Today 7:11 am
    In response to concerns about groundwater contamination, the city of Kalamazoo told Richland Township residents Wednesday night it could extend its water system to the township.
  • Wind generation picking up in Michigan despite some local opposition Today 6:00 am
    Wind energy became popular because it can reduce the need for polluting coal and gas generated electricity. But, things are shifting now. “The primary driver is economics,” said Stanley “Skip” Pruss with Five Lakes Energy ,...
  • Legalizing recreational marijuana divides candidates for Michigan's next governor Yesterday
    Candidates for Michigan governor in next month’s primary are sharply divided, along party lines, when it comes to legalizing recreational marijuana. In November, Michigan voters will not only decide who will be the state’s next governo...
  • VIDEO: Meet the 2018 candidates for governor Yesterday
    Six of the seven Democratic and Republican candidates for governor sat for one-hour interviews with reporters from the Detroit Journalism Cooperative , a multimedia public service journalism partnership.
  • Stateside 7.18.2018 Yesterday
    Today on Stateside , a quiet change in mission and policies is happening at U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services that's making it harder for students and workers to renew visas. And, before you could cross the Ambassador Bridge or drive throu...
  • Legal immigration becomes harder under Trump-era changes to visa rules Yesterday
    As the nation's attention has focused on ICE and its role in the Trump administration's zero-tolerance immigration policy, another immigration agency has quietly been making drastic changes to its mission and policies. U.S. Citizenship and Immigra...

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  • Amid Growing Anger over Ortega, Nicaragua Marks Sandinista Revolution 26 minutes ago
    Nicaraguans mark the anniversary of the Sandinista revolution on Thursday despite months of bloody repression of protesters opposed to President Daniel Ortega, with critics increasingly comparing the former rebel to the dictator overthrown in 1979...
  • UK's New Brexit Envoy Optimistic as EU Warns of Brexit Crash 29 minutes ago
    London's new Brexit minister said he was confident he could reach a deal, on his first trip to Brussels on Thursday as the EU warned business to get ready for Britain crashing out of the bloc without agreed terms to cushion the economic disruption...
  • Southern Iraq's Woes to Continue, Renewed Protests Possible 49 minutes ago
    Iraq's government may have muddled its way through violent street protests in the country's oil-rich south with promises of jobs and better services, but the root causes of this month's unrest remain almost intact and it could be just a matter of ...
  • Turmoil Slows Rebuilding of Puerto Rico's Power Grid Today 12:47 pm
    Ten months after Hurricane Maria destroyed Puerto Rico's electric grid, the local agency responsible for rebuilding it is in chaos and more than $1 billion in federal funds meant to strengthen the rickety system has gone unspent, according to cont...
  • US Weekly Jobless Claims Hit Lowest Point Since Late '69 Today 12:29 pm
    The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits dropped last week to its lowest point in more than 48 years as the labor market strengthens further, but trade tensions are casting a shadow over the economy's outlook. Other...

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  • Amid Growing Anger over Ortega, Nicaragua Marks Sandinista Revolution 26 minutes ago
    Nicaraguans mark the anniversary of the Sandinista revolution on Thursday despite months of bloody repression of protesters opposed to President Daniel Ortega, with critics increasingly comparing the former rebel to the dictator overthrown in 1979...
  • UK's New Brexit Envoy Optimistic as EU Warns of Brexit Crash 29 minutes ago
    London's new Brexit minister said he was confident he could reach a deal, on his first trip to Brussels on Thursday as the EU warned business to get ready for Britain crashing out of the bloc without agreed terms to cushion the economic disruption...
  • Southern Iraq's Woes to Continue, Renewed Protests Possible 49 minutes ago
    Iraq's government may have muddled its way through violent street protests in the country's oil-rich south with promises of jobs and better services, but the root causes of this month's unrest remain almost intact and it could be just a matter of ...
  • Turmoil Slows Rebuilding of Puerto Rico's Power Grid Today 12:47 pm
    Ten months after Hurricane Maria destroyed Puerto Rico's electric grid, the local agency responsible for rebuilding it is in chaos and more than $1 billion in federal funds meant to strengthen the rickety system has gone unspent, according to cont...