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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 memo written

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The city of Flint is close to getting back a major water customer it lost during the city’s water crisis.

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A ballot proposal to allow citizens to draw political district lines will likely reach the Michigan supreme court.


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Two bills in the state house would make changes for people renting homes and apartments in Michigan.


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Environmental groups say a bill headed for Governor Rick Snyder’s desk could increase the amount of invasive species in the Great Lakes.

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The Legislature has sent Governor Rick Snyder the new state budget, including a provision that attempts to cut funding to Planned Parenthood.


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After nearly 60-years, some state lawmakers want to bring back the position of state poet laureate.


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A bill in the Michigan house would eliminate taxes for veterans that was generated by student loan debt that was forgiven.


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Ford Motor Company now owns the Michigan Central Train Depot in Southwest Detroit.

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The US Department of Justice is weighing in on a free speech case involving the University of Michigan.

The university is embroiled in a lawsuit challenging the school’s disciplinary codes that prohibit harassment and bullying.

The group claims the university's policies infringe on people’s constitutional rights.

And the justice department agrees.  The department filed a brief in support of the plaintiffs Monday.

Devin O’Malley is a justice department spokesman:

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Spending on campaign ads in Michigan has already surpassed four million dollars this year. 

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