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Briefs filed in federal court Tuesday allege a small northern Michigan community has continued a practice of religious discrimination, despite making a bylaw change saying they would stop..


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The Bay Mills Indian Community and representatives from Governor Snyder’s Office met in court Tuesday to argue over whether the tribe has sovereignty over lands it purchases.


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A federal court judge said Monday that he will delay issuing an opinion on a suit against Bay View in Emmet county alleging the community’s religious requirement is in violation of the Fair Housing Act. Current Bay View bylaws require people to be Christians in order to own a cottage in the upscale community.


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A lawsuit alleging religious discrimination was filed Monday against the Bay View Association, a private community in Emmet County.