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Lisa Posthumus Lyons to be on November ballot as Shuette's Lieutenant Governor

Attorney General Bill Schuette has chosen Lisa Posthumus Lyons as his running mate for the November election. Schuette is the Republican nominee for governor – he won about 50 percent of his party’s vote in the primary. If Schuette is successful in the general election, Lyons will be the state’s next Lieutenant Governor.

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Attorney General Bill Schuette has chosen Lisa Posthumus Lyons as his running mate for the November election. Schuette is the Republican nominee for governor – he won about 50 percent of his party’s vote in the primary. If Schuette is successful in the general election, Lyons will be the state’s next Lieutenant Governor.

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Kent County health officials expect to see some cases of West Nile virus before summer ends.

That’s because there are way more mosquitos found with the virus compared to previous years.

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A health report released Tuesday indicates a significantly higher than expected rate for prostate cancer in Northern Kent County private drinking wells tested for PFAS.

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Traverse City will be powered by 100% renewable energy by the year 2040, according to Traverse City Light & Power.

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More than 14-hundred restaurant locations around Michigan were surveyed to see how their businesses would fair under a pair of potential ballot proposals.

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Larry Nassar’s attempt to have a new judge consider his appeal in Ingham County has been denied. Nassar is the former Michigan State University sports doctor who sexually assaulted his patients for years.


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The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality has awarded over 9 million dollars to help improve water infrastructure in communities across the state.


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A northern Michigan group has quietly been raising money from private donors in the hopes of preserving land from development.


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Federal funds are on their way to Michigan to encourage closer collaboration between different types of healthcare providers.

New "Need To Vote" campaign announced in Lansing

Aug 13, 2018

A Democratic billionaire stopped by Lansing to announce the launch of his $10 million national campaign to get people to vote in the November midterms.

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