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Early voting is underway in Michigan's presidential primary »

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Lansing – Voting is underway in Michigan’s presidential primary more than a year after the option was greatly expanded through the passage of a ballot measure, though many Democrats vying for the nomination remain focused – for now – on Iowa and other early states."

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Ford proposes $30M-plus settlement in transmission suit »

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Detroit — Ford Motor Co. has proposed a $30 million settlement in a class-action lawsuit regarding faulty transmissions Focus and Fiesta vehicles it no longer sells in the U.S."

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Detroit protesters urge Sen. Peters to vote no on Trump impeachment »

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Detroit — A group of protesters braved the cold windchill Saturday to urge Democratic U.S. Sen. Gary Peters to vote no on the impeachment of President Donald Trump."

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Women make gains in push to break the glass ceiling, latest report shows »

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Women make up over 50% of the U.S. population and control the purse strings in most households."

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Editorial: Broken pipe flap shows broken trust »

"The Detroit Free Press reported Wednesday that a piece of broken pipe left in the Straits of Mackinac bottomlands had grown."

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Opinion: Whitmer's address should focus on common-sense reforms »

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Before Gov. Gretchen Whitmer gives her annual address to our state, several important issues should be highlighted. Her first address last year was filled with hope, talking points and big ideas, but it lacked the real policy solutions and details necessary to actually deliver the results people expect."

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Jacques: #MeToo drowns out due process »

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Am I missing something? "

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Editorial: Keep mentally ill out of jails »

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Jails are not the right place to treat mental illness. And yet in Michigan, local lock-ups have become the default treatment center for those whose inappropriate behavior stems from mental health struggles."

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Help us decide who to endorse in Democratic primary »

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There's good news and bad news for Michigan voters eager to pick a Democratic presidential nominee."

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