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Rapper creating deluxe medical marijuana strain

Bone Thugs-N-Harmony member Stanley "Flesh-N-Bone" Howse has partnered with a medical marijuana facility in Otisville, Mich., to create a new strain for patients in the area.


Video: Free divorce for Valentine's Day

An attorney in Michigan is giving away a free divorce in a Valentine's Day contest. WDIV reports.


Michigan GOP governor proposes Medicaid expansion

Rick Snyder

Mich. governor Rick Snyder, opposing his own party, welcomes an "Obamacare" option... A day before he delivers his budget message to the state Legislature, Gov. Rick Snyder said Wednesday he will support an expansion of Medicaid in Michigan.


Food poisoning linked to ground beef

Ground Beef

Federal health officials say at least 16 people in five states have been sickened by salmonella food poisoning linked to ground beef. No one has died, but half were hospitalized. Most of the illnesses have been in Michigan, but a few cases were scattered in Arizona, Illinois, Iowa and Wisconsin.


Michigan woman spends 11 days in jail for swearing to herself

LaRue Ford

A Michigan woman spent 11 days behind bars for cursing to herself in a county clerk's office before a retiring superior court judge mercifully overruled the judge who jailed her and ordered her release.


Michigan passes anti-union measures amid protests

Right-to-Work Bill

Michigan lawmakers gave final approval Tuesday to legislation that would sharply limit labor rights, passing the measures over the objections of thousands of people packing the Capitol in protest.


Obama criticizes Michigan right-to-work bills

Barack Obama

President Barack Obama says right-to-work legislation in Michigan is more about politics than economics. He is criticizing a measure that would prevent requiring non-union employees to financially support unions at their workplace.


No sign of remains in new Mich. search for Hoffa

Authorities drilled through concrete and removed wet soil samples in a modest Detroit-area neighborhood Friday in the latest effort to find the remains of Teamsters boss Jimmy Hoffa, who disappeared in 1975....


Revived auto industry gives Obama advantage in Michigan

"If he [Obama] didn't come through and give that vote and say, 'Yes we have got to save Chrysler. We have to save GM. We've got to do this,' all this Sterling Heights would have been gone, would have been dead."


Winning $337 million Powerball ticket sold in Michigan

A single ticket sold at a gas station in Michigan matched all five numbers and the red Powerball to win the $337 million Powerball lottery jackpot, the 10th largest prize in U.S. history, lottery officials said Thursday.


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