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Get acquainted with Michigan's two freshmen Congressmen »

"This year, two new faces joined Michigan's 14-member Congressional delegation -- U.S. Rep. Jack Bergman, R-Watersmeet, and U.S. Rep. Paul Mitchell, R-Dryden. "

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Michigan Dem says Trump taking credit for Ford investment as home cooked as a Hot-N-Ready »

"Michigan Democrats went full-on Michigander in its takedown of President Donald Trump's taking credit for Ford's $1.9 billion 2017 investments in the Great Lakes State. "

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Michigan Supreme Court Justice Robert Young to retire »

"LANSING, MI -- Michigan Supreme Court Justice Robert Young will retire by April 30, according to a press release from the court."

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FBI may search Senate storage as part of Sen. Bert Johnson investigation »

"LANSING, MI -- The Federal Bureau of Investigation has given a notice of intent to the Senate that it plans to search a storage space Sen. Bert Johnson, D-Highland Park, had access to, according to a Senate spokeswoman."

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5 ways Snyder's education budget differs from House, Senate plans »

"Gov. Rick Snyder's proposed 20 percent funding cut for cyber charter schools - as well as additional $50 per pupil for high school students - were not included in budget recommendations unveiled this week by subcommittees in the Michigan Legislature."

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Column: President Trump has betrayed U.S. workers »

"During his campaign, Donald Trump painted himself to be a champion for the American worker, claiming that he would end an era where “our workers’ loyalty was repaid with betrayal” by politicians. If he won, Trump promised that workers would “finally have a president who will protect them and fight for them.”"

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Shed light on auto insurance costs »

"The Michigan Legislature continues the ongoing discussion in Lansing surrounding auto no-fault insurance and high auto insurance rates in our state."

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A step forward for Flint »

"It’s been nearly three years since the water from our taps became rust-colored and foul smelling. For three years, we have fought for clean, safe water for this community. We protested. We signed petitions. We organized marches. We went door to door and collected water samples. We educated ourselves about the harmful effects of lead and the laws that are supposed to ensure our water is safe."

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Jacques: Make school budget work for all kids »

"As one of the most hostile states to private school choice, Michigan has effectively blocked tax dollars from getting near nonpublic schools — for the most part. A few programs blur the lines."

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Editorial: Michigan moving to get justice right »

"Michigan is moving in a better direction when it comes to getting justice right. Detroit Police Chief James Craig’s pledge to help those in Wayne County is part of a trend in the state to exonerate the wrongly convicted and make sure innocent people don’t go to prison.

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