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Volvo Cars plans to open its first US plant

March 30, 2015

DETROIT (AP) — Volvo Cars is planning to build an assembly plant in the U.S.

The $500 million plant will be Volvo's first car plant in North America. more »»

Man dies following skiing accident at Crystal Mountain

March 30, 2015

WELDON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Officials say a 40-year-old man has died of injuries after a skiing accident at Crystal Mountain in Michigan's northwestern Lower Peninsula. more »»

Effort seeks to cut wait times for off-road vehicles at park

March 30, 2015

MEARS, Mich. (AP) — Efforts are moving forward to reduce wait times for those using off-road vehicle areas at Silver Lake State Park in western Michigan. more »»

GM ignition switch death toll rises to 77

March 30, 2015

DETROIT (AP) — Families of at least 77 people killed in crashes caused by defective General Motors ignition switches will get compensation from the company. more »»

An apple a day may not keep the doctor away, study says

March 30, 2015

CHICAGO (AP) — An apple a day doesn't necessarily keep the doctor away. more »»

Court says lawyer's brief absence doesn't merit a retrial

March 30, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court says a Michigan man convicted of murder and armed robbery does not deserve a new trial even though his lawyer was absent for 10 minutes during the original... more »»

Grand Rapids gets $1M for cleanup at future research site

March 30, 2015

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — The state says Grand Rapids is getting $1 million to help clean up the site of Michigan State University's future $85.1 million biomedical research center. more »»

Toyota cuts price of automatic braking safety devices

March 30, 2015

DETROIT (AP) — Those high-tech systems that automatically stop or slow your car if it's about to run into something are getting a lot cheaper. more »»

TechTown business incubator hosts cross-border hackathon

March 30, 2015

DETROIT (AP) — The TechTown business incubator at Wayne State University is hosting a cross-border hackathon aimed at boosting the health care industry. more »»

5th-grade student from Detroit area wins penguin art contest

March 30, 2015

ROYAL OAK, Mich. (AP) — A fifth-grade student has won a penguin art contest that was part of an effort to welcome some of the Detroit Zoo's new residents. more »»

A roundup of recent Michigan newspaper editorials

March 30, 2015

The Mining Journal (Marquette). March 25.

Body camera bill leaves much to be desired

Having police officers wear body cameras generally is a good idea. more »»

Site near Detroit-area steel plant to get Superfund cleanup

March 30, 2015

GIBRALTAR, Mich. (AP) — Property near a Detroit-area steel plant is expected to be cleaned up under the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Superfund program. more »»

$32,000 project trims trees, helps restore Capitol grounds

March 30, 2015

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A $32,000 project is taking place to trim trees and help restore the Michigan Capitol grounds.

The Lansing State Journal reports (http://on.ls. more »»

Police in Michigan use easy way to check vehicle insurance

March 30, 2015

BAY CITY, Mich. (AP) — Police in Michigan are using an easy way to check whether a motor vehicle is properly insured.

The Bay City Times reports (http://bit. more »»

Ann Arbor startup gets $1.7M for new lighting technology

March 30, 2015

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — An Ann Arbor-based technology company had been awarded a $1.7 million venture capital investment to further commercialize its daylight simulator. more »»

Building at Fort Gratiot Light Station park being restored

March 30, 2015

PORT HURON, Mich. (AP) — One of the buildings at Fort Gratiot Light Station County Park is being fully restored.

The Times Herald of Port Huron reports (http://bwn. more »»

Snyder orders flags lowered for 3 Marines killed in crash

March 30, 2015

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Go. more »»

Former Gibson Guitar factory alive with music

March 30, 2015

This is an AP Member Exchange shared by the Kalamazoo Gazette. more »»

Fenton to rats: Get out of town

March 30, 2015

FENTON, Mich. (AP) — Some residents have stopped filling bird feeders. And now Fenton is spending $6,400 to address the problem.

What's the issue? Rats. more »»

 
 
 

 

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