6:01 PM Jun 12, 2014
A new class of 43 people was selected to participate in a program to develop science, technology, engineering and math teachers for several Michigan rural and urban school districts, officials announced Wednesday.
9:06 AM Jun 12, 2014
Michigan senators soundly defeated a proposal Wednesday that could have led to a sales tax increase as lawmakers scrambled to try to raise taxes and vehicle registration fees to improve deteriorating roads with one day left before the Legislature adjourns for much of the summer.
1:04 PM Jun 11, 2014
The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality has awarded more than $2 million to clean up brownfield sites in Detroit, Kalamazoo and Muskegon Heights.
9:00 AM Jun 11, 2014
Michigan will spend 4 percent more next year on public schools and pause plans to replace its standardized test with one being developed by a group of states, under a K-12 budget headed toward final approval this week.
11:08 AM Jun 10, 2014
Local governments will receive a 7 percent boost in revenue-sharing payments from Michigan next fiscal year, less than what Gov. Rick Snyder had originally proposed, under a budget plan that won preliminary approval Monday in the state Legislature.
4:37 PM Jun 7, 2014
Michigan lawmakers are cracking down on smurfs — not the little blue creatures, but people who buy cold medicine for drug ringleaders to use in methamphetamine production.
6:02 PM Jun 6, 2014
The confidential status of Michigan gun records is reaffirmed in legislation that passed the state House on Thursday.
4:00 PM Jun 6, 2014
Public universities and local governments that sustained steep cuts in state aid during Michigan's economic slide would see sizable funding increases under a budget agreement signed Thursday that cleared the way for approval of a roughly $52 billion spending plan in the next week.
1:00 PM Jun 5, 2014
The steps at the east entrance to the state Capitol building in Lansing are being closed for the summer so crews can refurbish them and add ice-melting technology.
11:02 AM Jun 5, 2014
Michigan's health agency said Wednesday there's no long-term health risk from swimming and fishing in the Kalamazoo River, the site of one of the costliest onshore oil spills in U.S. history.

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