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Local city looks to decriminalize marijuana

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This November, voters in a local city will be asked to take a stance on marijuana. A ballot initiative is looking to decriminalize the drugs in small amounts.
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Man killed in deadly shooting in Flint

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A Flint man is dead after being shot on the city's north side early Wednesday morning. More>>

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Getting ready to go back to school

Parents and students are preparing to go back to school. More>>

Woman pleads guilty in newborn's death in Michigan

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A suburban Chicago woman accused of killing her newborn at a northern Michigan campground has pleaded guilty to manslaughter. More>>

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Saginaw man killed in plane crash

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School officials say the three passengers killed in a fiery plane crash in Ohio were members of the varsity wrestling team for Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland. More>>

Man, 24, dies 2 days after being pulled from lake

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Authorities in southwestern Michigan say that a 24-year-old Chicago-area man has died in an Indiana hospital, two days after being pulled unconscious from a lake. More>>

Report: 12-year-old murder suspect badly bruised

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Court records say a 12-year-old boy charged with murder for the fatal stabbing of a 9-year-old on a Grand Rapids-area playground lived in "deplorable" conditions and had bruises all over his body. More>>

Michigan doctor pleads guilty to sexual assault

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A northern Michigan family care doctor has pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting a patient under the pretense of therapy. More>>

Porcello leads Tigers past Yanks 5-2

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Rick Porcello pitched eight impressive innings, and the Detroit Tigers snapped New York's five-game winning streak Tuesday night, beating the Yankees 5-2. More>>

Midland police release drunk driving PSA ahead of holiday weekend

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The Midland Police Department released a PSA ahead of the upcoming holiday weekend. More>>

New center fights blight, helps people in need

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"Blight is something negative, and it's seen all over Flint," said Lynette Delgado, with BLight Restoration Center. More>>

Students question education major after teacher layoffs

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Saginaw teachers are now taking a 9 percent pay cut. More>>

Obama administration abandons search for immigrant housing

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The Obama administration has abandoned its search for emergency housing for the thousands of undocumented children entering the country. More>>

Detroit to resume shutting off water service

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Detroit is scheduled to resume shutting off water to customers for unpaid bills. More>>

One dead in two-car crash

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A Mayville resident has been killed after colliding with another vehicle in Tuscola County Monday evening. More>>

Police searching for suspect in Saginaw Co. bank robbery

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Police are searching for a suspect who allegedly held up the Chemical Bank branch in Freeland early Tuesday morning. More>>

Sheriff: Teen causes fatal crash

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A Lake Leelanau teen driver could face criminal charges in a deadly two-vehicle crash that authorities say was caused by reckless driving. More>>

Community welcomes back teen after six months in hospital

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A local teen is finally back in his own home after spending six months in the hospital fighting for his life.
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Kids around the U.S. are gearing up for the start of school and WalletHub.com has released its ranking of US school systems by state, plus Washington DC. More>>

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Kids around the U.S. are gearing up for the start of school and WalletHub.com has released its ranking of US school systems by state, plus Washington, DC.
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MDOT to alter I-75 traffic shift and detour

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The Michigan Department of Transportation altered this week's traffic schedule. More>>

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These lovable dogs and cats are available for adoption in the Tri-City area -- can you offer them a good home? More>>

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GM recall problems continue

General Motors is recalling 2.4 million vehicles in the U.S. as part of a broader effort to resolve outstanding safety issues more quickly. More>>

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Check out who has been charged with crimes in the area with Mid-Michigan mugshots. More>>

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  • Gaza cease-fire holds as sides weigh gains

    Gaza cease-fire holds as sides weigh gains

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 6:48 AM EDT2014-08-27 10:48:11 GMT
    An open-ended cease-fire between Israel and Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip is holding, as many wonder what was gained during 50 days of fighting.More >
    An open-ended cease-fire between Israel and Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip was holding Wednesday, as many people on both sides of the conflict wondered what was gained during 50 days of fighting.More >
  • UN panel: Crimes against humanity spread in Syria

    UN panel: Crimes against humanity spread in Syria

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 6:43 AM EDT2014-08-27 10:43:23 GMT
    The independent U.N. commission on Syrian war crimes says the Islamic State group has committed crimes against humanity with its attacks on civilians in two cities in the country's north and west.More >
    An independent U.N. commission said Wednesday that the Syrian government has likely used chlorine gas to attack civilians and that the Islamic State group committed crimes against humanity with attacks on civilians in two...More >
  • 10 things to know about corporate inversions

    10 things to know about corporate inversions

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 5:18 AM EDT2014-08-27 09:18:39 GMT
    Burger King plans to become is the latest U.S. company to shift its legal address out of the country by merging with a foreign company. Burger King has announced plans to buy Tim Hortons, the Canadian...More >
    Burger King plans to become the latest U.S. company to shift its legal address out of the country by merging with a foreign company. Burger King has announced plans to buy Tim Hortons, the Canadian coffee-and-doughnut chain.More >

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