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Federal study shows PFAs impact human health at levels roughly ten times lower than thought

A study on PFAs previously blocked by the Trump Administration and the EPA was released Wednesday.

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Do you see a blue dress or a gold dress? Well, this time it's a green Zara jacket. And the color doesn't matter — it's what's written on the back in big white graffiti lettering: "I REALLY DON'T CARE, DO U?"

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Charles Krauthammer, the prominent Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist for the Washington Post and commentator for the Fox News Channel, has died.

His death was confirmed by Fred Hiatt, the editorial page editor for the Post. The cause of Krauthammer's death was cancer. He was 68.

Months before he was asked to review a Justice Department request for a citizenship question to be added to the 2020 census, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross already had concluded that including one "could be warranted." In fact, Ross and his staff asked the Justice Department to submit the formal request for the controversial question, according to a newly released Commerce Depa

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A study on PFAs previously blocked by the Trump Administration and the EPA was released Wednesday.


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The Federal Communications Commission has granted Michigan State University and WKAR Public Media a special license to launch an experimental Next Generation TV broadcasting station.

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Piping plovers have a new challenge this season.

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Michigan’s prisons are in crisis: The state cannot find enough corrections officers to staff them.

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The Michigan Supreme Court says a judge, not a jury, should decide whether a juvenile is sentenced to life without parole.

Kalamazoo moving to sue opioid makers

Jun 20, 2018
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Kalamazoo County has taken a step toward suing the makers of opioid drugs. 

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Some of Michigan’s most influential business and education groups say they plan to work together to improve the state’s education system.

The coalition officially unveiled “Launch Michigan” in Lansing Wednesday.

Doug Rothwell is the president of Business Leaders of Michigan. He calls this a transformational moment:

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State environmental groups are weighing in on a number of bills headed to the Governor’s desk.


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Congressional Democrats spoke Tuesday on a new report predicting the GOP tax bill will increase health premiums across the state and country.


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Survivors of sexual assault want Michigan State University interim president John Engler gone. More than 100 survivors of disgraced M-S-U sports doctor Larry Nassar called for Engler’s termination today.


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