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Michigan sees rise in freeway collisions

LANSING, Mich. (WILX) - Michigan has recently seen a rise in crashes on its freeways. Researchers believe the stretches that have had their speed limits raised by five miles in 2017 have resulted in more collisions and injuries. Lily Guiney is a Michigan driver who said she’s concerned about the...
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Honoring Upper Michigan’s Tribes Pt. 1: One UP group sheds light on state’s history of Native American boarding schools

MARQUETTE, Mich. (WLUC) - An Upper Michigan group is working to bring Native American boarding school survivors’ stories to light. Last year, the U.S. government began investigating these institutions across the country after mass grave sites were discovered on the grounds of former native boarding schools in Canada. Three were identified in Michigan – one in Harbor Springs, one in Mt. Pleasant and one in Baraga.
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State Department of Natural Resources seeking input on five-year plan

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is looking for ideas for a five-year plan designed to evaluate outdoor recreation trends and establish priorities for state spending on outdoor recreation infrastructure, land acquisition and programming. The department hopes Michiganians will weigh in on a draft plan through Thursday. “Public input is...
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Sports betting in Michigan: Promo codes, online sports betting promotions, fresh apps, how to bet

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Petroleum analyst explains fluctuating gas prices

SAGINAW, Mich. (WNEM) - If you’ve driven around parts of mid-Michigan lately, you may have noticed a disparity in gas prices. Today, TV5 saw the price of a gallon of regular unleaded gas in Saginaw ranging from $3.79 to $3.89. Take a six-mile drive southeast to Bridgeport, though, and you’ll see prices anywhere from$3.29 up to $3.43.
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Hanover-Horton Elementary represents Michigan with State Ornament

HANOVER TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WILX) - A school in Jackson County was one of 58 schools in the US to design an ornament for the National Christmas Tree display in President’s Park. Students across the country designed an individual ornament for it to be placed on 58 small Christmas Trees...
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How To Avoid Hitting a Deer: Best Practices & Essential Tips

There were about 50,000 incidents in Michigan in 2021 where a vehicle collided with a deer. But our home state is still behind West Virginia, Montana, Pennsylvania, and South Dakota in State Farm’s annual study on how likely drivers are to hit wildlife, like a deer. According to the study, U.S. drivers have a one in 116 chance of colliding with wildlife. This comprehensive guide will show you how to avoid hitting a deer (and what to do if you hit one).
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Michigan health department offering virtual baby fairs in December

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is hosting three free virtual baby fairs in December for new and expecting parents. Families will have the chance to learn about available resources health and safety information and speak directly with experts during the sessions. The baby showers will be held...
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MI State Capitol celebrates 30th anniversary of major restoration

This month marks the 30th anniversary of the Michigan State Capitol’s major restoration project. At times, designers had to get creative to restore the building to its former glory. The Capitol building in Lansing is an icon of Michigan. The towering white dome and ornate interiors make the building...
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Betsy DeVos’ influence dimmed, not doused by Michigan blue wave

Over a decade of Republican dominance in Michigan, perhaps no individual shaped  school policy as much as Betsy DeVos.Michigan has some of the highest concentrations of for-profit charter schools in the nation, and key aspects of their financial operations, such as teacher salaries, are shielded from public scrutiny. In Detroit, schools can open and close anywhere in the city at any time without input from local authorities. Teachers unions in the...
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Board of State Canvassers certifies Michigan election results

The bipartisan Michigan Board of State Canvassers has certified the results of the statewide November elections in one of the final acts toward closing the books. The board cast a unanimous 4-0 vote to certify following a lengthy meeting that included detailed explanations of how the votes were counted and the board’s role in the process. The state’s certification followed county boards doing the same at the local level and making sure that any discrepancies were fixed.
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National rail strike could throw holiday shopping off the rails

WASHINGTON (Gray DC) - President Joe Biden is calling for Congress to step in as nationwide rail workers are threatening to go on strike December 9. On Monday, the President asked Congress to pass legislation to adopt the tentative agreement between the railroad workers and operators. Last week, eight rail unions ratified the agreement on pay, health, and benefits. Four rail unions rejected the agreement.
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Michigan board certifies 2022 midterm election in contentious public meeting

LANSING, Mich. — Michigan's 2022 midterm election is officially in the books. On Monday the Board of State Canvassers unanimously certified the election during a more than four-hour meeting. In a 4-0 decision, Michigan's bipartisan elections board voted to confirm what county boards around the state had already determined...
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