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If there's one constant throughout Steve Bannon's career, it's his ability to reinvent himself. His resume includes time in the U.S. Navy plus jobs working with Goldman Sachs; Biosphere 2; a Florida maker of nasal sprays; and a Hong Kong company that employed real people to earn virtual gold in the online video game World Of Warcraft.

Urinary tract infections cause painful urination and are unfortunately widespread. Scientists estimate that somewhere between 40 percent to more than 50 percent of women will get a UTI in their lifetime, and one in four will get a repeat infection. Left untreated, they can lead to kidney problems.

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The governor has made a decision on disciplinary action for the head of the Michigan State Police.


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The state House, Senate and the governor might be headed for a showdown. Each entity has a different idea for how to handle outstanding Driver Responsibility Fees.


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A bipartisan group of lawmakers has come up with plans to overhaul the state’s Unemployment Insurance Agency.


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A bill introduced in the state house would put a per-gallon tax on corporate water withdrawals in Michigan.


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Some high school graduates in Michigan might get to go to college for free. A bill that’s on its way to Governor Rick Snyder’s desk would create new “Promise Zones” in the state.


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Bills to forgive Michigan’s controversial driver responsibility fees have cleared a state House committee but they’re opposed by Governor Rick Snyder’s Treasury department.


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Researchers at the University of Michigan have developed guidelines for prescribing opioid medication - guidance that previously did not exist.


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Financially distressed municipalities can apply for grant funding until the end of the week.


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U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow has introduced a bill for she says will protect land and water in the 2018 Farm Bill.

 

The Regional Conservation Partnership Project was originally authored by Stabenow as part of the 2014 Farm Bill.

 


California wildfires could impact Michigan's wine industry

Oct 18, 2017
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One of Mike Moyer’s students is an intern at a winery in Napa Valley this fall. She was evacuated and didn’t get hurt in the recent deadly fires that swept the region. But like many others, she’s just returning to work today.


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