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  • Saturday, August 1, 2015

Lansing mail center to remain open until 2016 »

"LANSING – Lansing’s mail processing center, originally scheduled to close in July, will remain open until 2016, U.S. Postal Service officials said."

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Michigan gas prices expect to drop to below $2 by Christmas »

"It's Christmas in July -- for gas prices."

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Court rules against bid to unmask Free Press tipster »

"The U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld a district court opinion allowing a former Detroit Free Press reporter to take the Fifth Amendment to avoid revealing sources who leaked information about a Department of Justice ethics investigation."

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Michigan forest offers visitors a peek at elusive elk »

"There were three elk in the distance. One was bedded, two upright. And then there were 10."

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NHTSA: Fiat Chrysler hacking ‘warning’ to industry »

"The head of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says last week’s first-ever recall of 1.4 million Fiat Chrysler vehicles for cyberhacking is a warning to the entire U.S. auto industry."

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Other writers, on Hillary, sentencing and the economy »

"Is corporate America letting us down?

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Editor's Note: Democrats shun founders and heroes »

"For a decade or more we've been hearing how Republicans have drifted out of the mainstream, losing touch with the values of everyday Americans as they're pulled further right by party extremists."

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McCall: Media distorts political process »

"The political process is ready to heat up as the first debate of the primary season takes place in Cleveland on Aug. 6. Also heating up will be the media excesses that characterize presidential campaign news coverage in this era."

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Saturday Shorts: Don’t forget to vote Tuesday »

"A couple local bond proposals on Tuesday’s ballot appear worthy of support, but voters elsewhere need to be cautious."

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John Dingell reads mean tweets about himself »

"Former U.S. Rep. John Dingell -- the so-called dean of Twitter -- had a bet with his wife and successor in the 12th Congressional District, Debbie Dingell, that she couldn't get 5,000 Twitter followers by July 19. If she won? He'd read mean tweets about himself, a la "Jimmy Kimmel Live.""

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