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A public hearing is scheduled for July 25 on a permit application for 22 anchor supports on the Line 5 Pipeline beneath the straits of Mackinac.


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Many people have either heard of or, in more rare cases, experienced first hand the pain that comes with running a marathon.

At the end of the month, Grayling, Michigan is hosting its 70th annual Ausable River Canoe Marathon. Our On the Map series brings us to a small northern Michigan community, for one of the largest most competitive canoe races in the nation.

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A non-profit group of people, who love to fish, is hosting an event next month to make it easier for people with disabilities to hit the lake.

The group is called “Fishing Has No Boundaries”. It’s purpose is to  bring the simple joy of fishing to people with disabilities.

Ben Kissee is with “Fishing Has No Boundaries”, which is organizing the event. He said it doesn't matter what your disability is or how old you are,  volunteers will make sure they have amenities for you.

House panel approves $300 million for Great Lakes

Jul 19, 2017
Ben Thorp

Despite a White House proposal to eliminate $300 million for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, the House Appropriations Committee voted late Tuesday to fully fund the program through September 2018.


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Michigan’s monthly jobless rate has dropped to its lowest rate in 17 years.


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A package of bills in the state house would restrict scholarships and grants using state money to only include U.S. Citizens.


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Athletes are bad at recognizing how close they are to heat stroke, according to new research out of Central Michigan University.


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A Grand Rapids based group is hoping to put the process of drawing electoral maps into the hands of the people, and end gerrymandering for good.


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New estimates from the United States Department of Agriculture show Isabella County farmers sustained as much as $28 million in damage from a June flood.


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A task force appointed by Governor Rick Snyder says state-appointed experts should review the retirement plans of local governments in Michigan.


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