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Today on Stateside , many were surprised when Aretha Franklin took over for Luciano Pavarotti at the 1998 Grammys — but not her Detroit opera... [Read More]
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It's the stuff of science fiction: send a space mission to the sun. But science fiction became reality this week when NASA launched the Parker... [Read More]
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The 1033 program allows police departments in the United States to obtain surplus military equipment at no cost. We made an infographic so you could... [Read More]
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A federal judge dismissed a case last week about Michigan's practice of drawing infants' blood without parental consent. Parents are generally not told that their... [Read More]
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Some Parchment residents might be using bottled water for longer than they had hoped. The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality found high levels of PFAS... [Read More]
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The world lost the "Queen of Soul" this morning. Aretha Franklin, 76, passed away from pancreatic cancer at her home in Detroit. Franklin's voice helped... [Read More]
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It's been a lot of fun discovering the unique summer festivals happening around the state, celebrating everything from baby food to bologna . This weekend,... [Read More]
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Thetford Township is a sleepy-looking community of about 7,000, retirees and farmers, mostly. It was voted third safest in Michigan in a recent survey by... [Read More]
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Michigan is lagging in broadband availability. The state is ranked 30th in the nation, and more than 350,000 households — mostly in rural areas —... [Read More]
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Three Jackson County men who were serving life without parole for murders they committed as minors will be re-sentenced. MLive reports that all three men... [Read More]
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Michigan Representatives Steve Marino and Jeff Yaroch have begun the process of impeaching Macomb Township Trustee Dino Bucci because of his absence from... [Read More]
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We have a rattlesnake in Michigan called the eastern massasauga. It's listed as a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act. One of the threats... [Read More]
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Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul, has died. She was 76. Reports of Franklin's declining health began early Monday, with family members confirming that... [Read More]
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A new children's book from two Metro Detroit women uses the iconic image of "Rosie the Riveter" to teach kids about the roles that women... [Read More]
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The 6th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday that Michigan cannot deny credits for good behavior to prisoners who were sentenced to life without... [Read More]
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After spending 15 years behind bars for a murder he didn't commit, Aaron Salter walked out of prison a free man Wednesday, as Wayne County... [Read More]
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Most entrepreneurs start small and dream big. And for Nailah Ellis-Brown of Detroit, those dreams came true. She started selling her family's sweet tea out... [Read More]
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Nowadays , watching sports highlights is as easy as looking at your phone. But a century ago, not so much. In fact, more than 100... [Read More]
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Attorney General Bill Schuette has chosen former state representative Lisa Posthumus Lyons as his running mate. The announcement was made in Grand Rapids this morning.... [Read More]
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Virginia-based immigration lawyer Hassan Ahmad is suing the University of Michigan to try and get access to papers donated to the school's archive by anti-immigration... [Read More]
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