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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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The fact that rural, economically disadvantaged parts of the country broke heavily for the Republican candidate in the 2016 election is well known. But Medicare data indicate that voters in areas that went for Trump weren't just hurting economically — many of them were receiving prescriptions for opioid painkillers.

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Dow Corning is awarding three mid-Michigan cities funding for recreational projects.

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A state program that feeds students during summer months has become the largest of its type in the country.

The ACLU was in a Detroit courtroom Monday seeking an order to protect a group of Iraqi detainees from threats and coercion from immigration agents.

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In the wake of flooding what’s being called ‘historic’ flooding in the Upper Peninsula this weekend, the Michigan Attorney General is reminding northern Michigan residents of resources available for flood victims.

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A member of Michigan State University’s Board of Trustees says hiring John Engler to act as MSU’s interim president was a mistake.

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CMU is building a large -  they hope welcoming - archway as part of a larger project to make campus more identifiable.

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Enbridge Energy has submitted a report to the state on possible alternatives to continuing to run an oil and gas pipeline on the bottomlands of the Straits of Mackinac.

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Michigan State University Interim President John Engler is under fire for emails he exchanged with an aide about victims of Larry Nassar. Nassar is the former MSU sports doctor who sexually assaulted his patients for years.

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Nestle can pull about a half a million gallons of water a day out of a well in Western Michigan, then turn around and sell the water in its plastic bottles. It’s a controversial business arrangement that spurred thousands of people in Michigan to voice their opposition. But it’s allowed because of a provision in the Great Lakes Compact.

Erosion threatens coastal property along Great Lakes

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Lisa Kenion lives in Euclid, right off of Lake Erie. She’s a member of the Moss Point Beach Club, a neighborhood with a private little patch of lakefront property.