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Sen. Stabenow announces $26,656 in federal funds for local food programs in Chesaning, Caro »

"CHESANING, MI — U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow announced Tuesday, Sept. 30, that local food programs in Saginaw and Tuscola counties will be receiving a total of $26,656 in federal funding."

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Former Saginaw County judge, state lawmaker honored in Michigan Legislature ceremony »

"LANSING, MI — The Michigan House of Representatives on Tuesday, Sept. 30, honored the memory of former state lawmaker and Saginaw County Judge Robert S. Gilbert."

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Michigan medical marijuana rule changes hit speed bump; Senate still mulling dispensaries, edibles »

"LANSING, MI — A proposal to overhaul Michigan medical marijuana rules hit a speed bump Wednesday in Lansing, with the Joint Committee on Administrative Rules balking at plans to require online registration for new and renewing patients."

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Snyder campaign asking TV stations to pull Schauer ad with $1B education funding 'lie' »

"LANSING, MI — Michigan Republican Gov. Rick Snyder’s re-election campaign will ask television stations around the state to pull a commercial claiming he cut education funding by $1 billion."

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Aramark, contract monitor clarify scope of pay increases for new Michigan prison workers »

"LANSING, MI — Aramark Correctional Service will offer higher wages to new hires in some parts of Michigan, the company confirmed Wednesday, saying the pay bump will help attract qualified candidates for prison food jobs in some parts of the state."

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Tim Skubick: Once again, campaign claims leave out the rest of the story »

"Democrats are trying like the devil to make sure Republican Mike Bishop from Oakland County doesn’t make it to Congress - and desperate times call for desperate means.

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What is Kevyn Orr's legacy in Detroit? »

"Kevyn Orr soon will step down from his position as Detroit's Emergency Manager, leaving behind a mixed legacy. Having reached settlements with nearly all creditors, the city is now close to wrapping up its historic bankruptcy. But municipal government remains grossly dysfunctional."

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Michigan Senate race shaped by billionaires »

"You'd think from the barrage of advertising in Michigan's U.S. Senate race that energy and the environment are the two critical issues facing state voters."

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GM, Ford eye global growth »

"There’s a growth binge planned for Detroit’s two largest automakers, but it mostly won’t be happening at home."

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Ladies, think the GOP doesn't get you? Watch this ad »

"All this time, I thought the GOP didn't get me."

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