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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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Lawmakers in the state Senate passed a few changes to the state’s car insurance law. Supporters say it’s a start to tackle the state’s sky-high auto insurance rates.

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The Mackinac Bridge Authority has released a video showing walkers their options for this year’s Labor Day weekend Bridge Walk.


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The Army Corps of Engineers announced Friday that it has awarded a contract for the removal of the Sabin Dam near Traverse City.


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The state will present recommendations June 14 for reducing the spread of Chronic Wasting Disease in Michigan.


The tourism season is at high tide throughout Michigan as temperatures are beginning to rise.

In Traverse City, officials said tourism got off to a slower start than usual. But travel activity is rising with the temperatures.

Bill O’Brien is the Communications Manager for the Traverse City Area Chamber of Commerce.

“Tourism is so weather dependent and we just had a very chilly late arriving spring and so we’re not seeing the, we didn’t see the typical buildup of the summer travel crowd that we might see in most years”

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Competent adults cannot bring emotional support animals to testify in court.


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The state is offering eight million dollars for innovative projects to improve transportation in Michigan.


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It’s the time of year when young animals are taking their first steps. While it’s cute, it can mean problems for owners of small pets. Coyote numbers are high in Michigan, and when food is scarce, they may begin to view your pets as a meal.

 

 


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Michigan residents in the Healthy Michigan insurance program are a signature away from mandated work requirements.


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A bill in the Michigan Senate would exempt new utility distribution lines and storage equipment from property taxes.

Groups in opposition of the bill say it could hurt local municipalities.


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