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Body of missing fisherman found in St. Joseph River, officials say

The body of a 66-year-old man who disappeared after his fishing boat capsized in the St. Joseph River has been found. Full News here – freep

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Michigan officials discussed June groundbreaking date for new arena; tight-lipped about any new details

Not much is known about the new $ 450 million Detroit Red Wings arena near downtown, other than it will seat 18,000 fans and be situated in an area bounded by I-75, Cass, Woodward and Temple avenues. Nevertheless, state officials indicated they wanted shovels in the ground for the project earlier this month, Metro Times has learned, but […]

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Invisible and often deadly healthcare-related infections: Metro Detroit medical officials insist work toward prevention has been successful

Infections related to medical care are an uneasy subject for anyone who has been affected, from those who have lost loved ones, to survivors of infections who endured extreme physical duress, and to the health systems that sometimes find themselves subjects of medical malpractice lawsuit as a result of them. Full News here – Detroit […]

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Apparent scrapper crushed by falling porch at vacant Detroit home, fire officials say

A man believed to be a scrapper was crushed under a vacant Detroit home’s front porch this morning, according to Detroit Fire Department. Full News here – freep

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Election officials defend law that got Congressman John Conyers’ kicked off ballot

Secretary of State Ruth Johnson in her response said the law is necessary to hold fraudulent petition circulators accountable, and Wayne County Clerk Cathy Garrett, in a florid court filing that at one point quotes Charles Dickens’ “A Tale of Two Cities,” argued that Conyers took too long to take action. Full News here – […]

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DDOT Officials: 1 In 5 Bus Fare Boxes Are Busted

DDOT Officials: 1 In 5 Bus Fare Boxes Are Busted DETROIT (WWJ) – The city of Detroit bus system reportedly losing money because of broken equipment plaguing the system. Detroit Department of Transportation officials say one of every five or six DDOT buses that go out every day have broken fair boxes. Full News here […]

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Mistakes could force dropped charges against Detroit pension officials

Mistakes could force dropped charges against Detroit pension officials Detroit— Two former Detroit pension officials indicted in a corruption scandal could walk free because a federal grand jury issued criminal charges days after its term expired, a rare oversight that should lead to charges being dismissed, defense … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Michigan lawmakers, education officials split on replacing MEAP test

Gridlock continues between Michigan lawmakers and state education officials over which new assessment to give the state’s K-12 students next school year. Full News here – Schools RSS from The Detroit News

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Michigan officials announce $100,000 in fines for South Lyon pharmacy

Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette announced today $ 100,000 in fines and other penalties against a South Lyon pharmacy that distributed tainted injections. The Specialty Medicine Compounding Pharmacy’s license has been permanently suspended, state officials said. The individual pharmacist’s license of its owner, Kenny Walkup, has been revoked for three years. Full News here – […]

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Washtenaw County officials search for missing man, 79

Robert Denis Mullins was last seen about 9 p.m. in the area of the Fairfax Manor senior assisted living facility in Superior Township. Full News here – freep

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Cornerstone schools officials show students the importance of exercise with a TrekDesk

Getting himself and his colleagues off their derrieres is not the only reason Tom Willis, CEO of Cornerstone Charter Schools in Detroit, recently got a treadmill desk. Full News here – Detroit News columnists RSS from The Detroit News

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Officials making announcement about WMU medical school

Kalamazoo — Officials plan to reveal what they are calling a ‘major’ announcement related to the Western Michigan University School of Medicine. Full News here – Schools RSS from The Detroit News

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US safety officials end probe of Chrysler engine stalling

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has closed an investigation into engine stalling in some Chrysler cars after the company extended the fuel tank warranty. Full News here – Detroit Business News

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Surprise: Survey Finds Local Officials Not That Interested in State Aid for Detroit

Much has been said about the so-called “Grand Bargain” that intends to shore up Detroit’s pension funds and prevent any sale of artwork in the Detroit Institute of Arts’ collection. The plan, hatched in November by Gerald Rosen, the appointed mediator in Detroit’s ongoing bankruptcy case, calls for nearly $ 800 million in financial assistance […]

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Officials: Man Stabs Girlfriend After Breakup Text

Officials: Man Stabs Girlfriend After Breakup Text The Oakland County sheriff's department said in a statement deputies responded Saturday night after a 25-year-old woman told police that the man stabbed her 27-year-old roommate and took her out of the apartment at knifepoint in the Detroit suburb of … Full News here – Read more on CBS […]

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