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Finley: Stop making politics a crime

The smackdown delivered to Attorney General Dana Nessel by the Michigan Supreme Court last week was about as big a wallop as it gets. The unanimous ruling and a separate concurrence basically accused the AG's office of subverting justice and manipulating the law to press its unwarranted vendetta against then-Gov. Rick Snyder and eight members of his team in the Flint water crisis.
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Flint Roller Derby: The most slept on league in the city

FLINT, MI -- Over the last decade, roller derby has become one of the fastest growing women’s sports in the world. The Women’s Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA) currently has 445 member leagues on six continents globally, including the local team, Flint Roller Derby (FRD). FRD became an...

Man, woman injured in Flint shooting

FLINT, MI -- A shooting outside a Flint home left two people seriously injured Saturday morning, police said. The shooting took place just before 5 a.m. July 2 outside of a residence in the 2700 block of Sloan Street in Flint, according to the Flint Police Department. At the scene,...

SALE: Get 2 months of Spartan Tailgate VIP access for $1

Michigan State was one of the hottest programs in the country in June as far as recruiting in the class of 2023 is concerned. Mel Tucker and the Spartans picked up four new four-star commitments, hosted several five-stars and made waves throughout the month with flashy photoshoots and head-turning visitor lists.

Popular Michigan Bar and Eatery Gets New Owner After 40 Years

I always have mixed feelings when a beloved local restaurant or bar changes owners. On one hand, I’m happy to see the legacy of the establishment continue. But, on the other hand, it’s sad to see longtime owners retire and hand the place over to someone new. One...

Ranking each opponent on Michigan State football’s 2022 schedule

In roughly a month, fall camp starts for college football with “Week Zero” of the 2022 campaign set for Aug. 27 for opening games of the season. With that in mind, it’s time to look ahead to the schedule and break down the hierarchy of opponents the Michigan State Spartans will face this upcoming season.
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UMich study finds correlation between Flint water crisis and poor academic performance

A recent University of Michigan study found a correlation between the Flint water crisis and a decrease in academic performance for school-age children. In April 2014, the city of Flint switched its drinking water supply from Detroit’s system to the Flint River to save money. However, later studies revealed elevated levels of lead in the blood of the city’s residents. The city switched its water source to Lake Huron in 2015, but the damage had already been done—approximately 99,000 residents had already been exposed to lead poisoning. Former Governor Rick Snyder and eight former state officials faced criminal charges for the Flint water crisis in 2021.

Holy smokes! A look at this year’s 5th Annual Michigan Rib Fest

When making that perfect rack of ribs, you must smoke them on low heat and, after several hours, take a look - absolute perfection. Charlie Weston of Charlie’s Smoking BBQ was up early Sunday, prepping for another jam-packed day at Michigan Rib Fest. “For me, it’s the smoke and...

Shooting victim’s mom reacts after suspects charged

EAST LANSING, Mich. (WLNS) – A heartbroken East Lansing mother spoke out Thursday night after three teenagers were charged for the 2021 shooting death of her 17-year-old son. “When he loved you, he loved you, he was loyal , he was loyal. And he was coming to help anybody and that’s what that day was […]