| Sep 16, 2013
| 12:15 PM
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Lawmakers could vote this week on bills letting faith-based agencies refuse to participate in adoptions that violate their beliefs, despite accusations that they would permit discrimination against gays and others....
| Sep 11, 2013
| 8:01 PM
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Rick Snyder backed away Wednesday from his call to raise an extra $1.2 billion for much-needed road and bridge maintenance through higher gasoline taxes and license plate tabs but said part of a funding plan he proposed...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 6:16 PM
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Rick Snyder says Michigan will be harmed by the partial federal government shutdown, which he blames on a flawed national political culture.
The Republican governor says that more than 40 percent of the state's budget...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 7:16 AM
DETROIT — The Christie's appraisers enter on Mondays, when the museum is closed, and either inspect what's on the walls or ask to see some of the thousands of works not on display, sometimes sending Detroit Institute of Arts technicians on half-...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 12:32 PM
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Treasurer Andy Dillon announced his resignation Friday, citing acrimony associated with his recent divorce that drew media attention.
Dillon, 51, said his family deserves privacy and residents deserve to know the...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 5:51 AM
With several key points during his November 2012 speech, Gov. Rick Snyder hit on one item where residents, leaders and volunteers in Emmet and Charlevoix counties said "we're way ahead of you on that."
Developing a trail network.
Just over the past four...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 6:02 AM
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Republicans in the Midwest would like you to know something about the government shutdown that closed the national parks and put 800,000 workers on the street: They had nothing to do with it. Please don't blame them.
| Oct 8, 2013
| 6:50 AM
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan residents needing help with their utility bills as the weather cools must wait until November to apply, a change that coincides with an effort to keep customers from waiting to ask for assistance until facing a service...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 6:54 AM
Calling the Little Traverse Wheelway a civic project is like calling the Great Wall of China a partition.
The 40-year initiative, connecting Harbor Springs, Petoskey and Charlevoix, with a non-motorized trail was quietly completed this summer with the...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 5:25 AM
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Rick Snyder has signed legislation updating the grade at which Michigan students must submit a certificate of immunization to schools.
The new laws singed Tuesday require students to submit the certificate upon...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 5:09 AM
ROCKFORD, Mich. (AP) — A state trooper who was fatally wounded during a traffic stop in western Michigan played a key role in leading police to the person they believe shot him, authorities said Tuesday.
State police Lt. Chris McIntire said...