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Stinkbugs Threaten State’s Crops

It’s a new threat to Michigan’s fruits and veggies. Entomologist Howard Russell at Michigan State University says he’s getting calls from homeowners who are seeing stinkbugs in their homes. The bugs come in to hide from the cold in the Fall. They’re shaped like a shield and a half inch …

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Snyder Attends Cyber Summit In Detroit

Eight hundred people from around the world were in Detroit for the Cyber Summit. They’re talking about ways to protect data and cyber security, a concern with the latest WikiLeak leaks and hacking. Governor Rick Snyder spoke about how we can be a target. Snyder says Michigan is the leader in …

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Record Set For Riding Motorcycle No-Handed

No-Hand-Man is what his friends call him, but his real name is Phil Comar and on Sunday he attempted to break a world-record by riding non-stop – no handed on his Harley-Davidson to raise money for Parkinson’s the disease that took his father in 2008. Comar broke the world-record riding …

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Fewer Choices In Michigan Insurance Marketplace

Michigan residents will have four fewer choices when it comes to health care next year. While ten insurance carriers will stay as part of the state’s Marketplace, four companies will be leaving the program. Harbor Health Plan and United Healthcare Community Plan, which had offered HMO plans, are not participating …

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Mastodon Skeleton Recovered In Michigan

The most complete ice age mastodon skeleton found in Michigan since the 1940s was recovered this month by a University of Michigan-led team that included Tuscola County teachers who volunteered for the dig. More than 75 complete or nearly complete bones, accounting for 60-70 percent of the extinct mammal’s skeletal …

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ACLU Filing Lawsuit In Flint Water Crisis

Another lawsuit will be filed on behalf of Flint residents in the city’s ongoing water crisis. The American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan will announce details Tuesday morning, including identification of the potential defendants. The ACLU says the legal action is necessary because the water crisis can only exacerbate educational …

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