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  • Monday, July 26, 2021

Entrapment accusations and scandal emerge in Whitmer kidnapping plot case* »

"Entrapment claims, allegations that media tainted the possibility of a fair trial and the arrest of a lead FBI agent who’s now accused of brutally beating his wife..."

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UP unemployment rates down in June* »

"IRON MOUNTAIN — The Upper Peninsula jobless rate dipped to 5.4% in June, down from 5.8% in May and 10.3% a year ago, according to data from the Michigan Department of Technology Management and Budget."

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Thumb's state lawmakers supported Unlock Michigan vote* »

"Both of Huron County’s state lawmakers have supported the ultimately successful effort to curb the governor’s emergency powers."

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Michigan ranked 11th among top safest states during pandemic* »

"Despite the rates of COVID-19 transmissions that Michigan has experienced during the pandemic, it was ranked among the top 15 safest states to be during the COVID-19 pandemic."

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Thousands without power after wave of metro Detroit storms; southbound M-10 reopens »

"Metro Detroit is once again left reeling from damage done by heavy rains."

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Michigan taxpayers stand to lose with Biden administration's infrastructure plan* »

"The debate over President Joe Biden’s infrastructure package is raging over two different wavelengths. Proponents of the plan assert that the country simply needs a revamping of its roads and bridges, and that their opponents are ignoring these needs at the nation’s peril."

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Young: Get vaccinated and save us from another fall lockdown* »

"This summer has been great. I don't know how it's been for everyone else, but it's taken me a little bit to get used to going out again."

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Opinion: Unions seek to boost their coffers and power through PRO Act* »

"By their own admission, unions spent $1.8 billion on politics during the 2020 election cycle, but the real total is almost certainly much higher."

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Bankole Thompson: Detroit must carry on Conyers' concern for Haiti* »

"The recent assassination of Haiti’s president Jovenel Moïse at his residence is not only a stark reminder of the decades of turbulent rule that has marked the poorest Black nation in the Western Hemisphere. It also recasts Detroit's past role of aggressively advocating for democratic governance and self-reliance for its people."

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