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Michigan Republicans introduce bills to end teacher’s pensions

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Republicans who control the Michigan Legislature have introduced long-expected legislation to close the school employees' pension system to new hires...

Michigan Democrats introduce bill to counter American Health Care Act

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Democrats in Michigan's Legislature are speaking out against Republican-backed health care legislation approved by the U.S. House.Lawmakers on Monday introduced...

Work underway on 18 sections of roads throughout St. Joseph County this week

IN ST. JOSEPH COUNTY (NEW FOR MON) St. Joseph County crews will replace pavement markings on Cleveland Road at Ironwood Road on Monday, May 21,...

Michigan GOP leaders break off budget talks with Gov. Rick Snyder

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Republican legislative leaders have canceled budget talks with Gov. Rick Snyder's administration due to their dispute with the governor over...

Voter signatures being gathered for recreational marijuana, prevailing wage issues in Michigan

LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Groups that want to legalize recreational marijuana and repeal a law that requires union-level wages on state-financed building projects can...

Three birds found with West Nile virus in Michigan

LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Officials say they've confirmed the first West Nile virus activity for Michigan in 2017 in three birds.The Michigan Department of...

Middlebury man convicted of assaulting Michigan State Police trooper

A 21-year-old Middlebury man has been convicted of attacking a Michigan State Police trooper.Michael Barber was found guilty on six counts he was facing,...

Benton Harbor officers looking for gunman who wounded business owner

Police in Benton Harbor are investigating a shooting Thursday night that left a man wounded.Officers responded to a reported shooting at the corner of...

Search continues for Benton Harbor man missing since late April

Police in Benton Harbor are looking for a man who has been missing since late April.Willie Brand hasn't been seen or heard from since...

University of Michigan establishes grant for Great Lakes management

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) - The University of Michigan is establishing a research institute focused on sustainable management of the Great Lakes.The National Oceanic...