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Aide: Trump dismissed Jan. 6 threats, wanted to join crowd

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump rebuffed his own security’s warnings about armed protesters in the Jan. 6 rally crowd and made desperate attempts to join his supporters as they marched to the Capitol, according to dramatic new testimony Tuesday before the House committee investigating the ...

Court kills Flint water charges against ex-governor, others

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DETROIT (AP) — The Michigan Supreme Court on Tuesday threw out charges against former Gov. Rick Snyder and others in the Flint water scandal, saying a judge sitting as a one-person grand jury had no power to issue indictments under rarely used state laws. It's an astonishing defeat for ...

Kingsford sets $4.16M budget for 2022-23 with lower millage rate

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KINGSFORD — The Kingsford City Council has approved a 2022-23 general fund budget totaling $4.16 million. Property owners will pay a city millage rate of 21.2 mills, or $21.20 per $1,000 of taxable value, compared with 21.6 mills the previous year. The millage breaks down as 18 mills for ...

Candidate forum for new 109th District set for Thursday in Marquette

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MARQUETTE — Primary candidates running to represent the new 109th Michigan House District will be answering citizens’ questions at the League of Women Voters forum on Thursday at Marquette Township Community Hall, 1000 Commerce Dr., Marquette. The forum is from 6 to 8 p.m. Eastern time, ...

Wisconsin AG sues to block old abortion law

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MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin’s Democratic attorney general filed a lawsuit Tuesday challenging the state’s 173-year-old abortion ban, arguing that statutes passed in the 1980s supersede the ban and it’s so old that modern generations never consented to it. Wisconsin passed a law in ...

Kayak, paddleboard, bike rentals coming to Lake Antoine

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IRON MOUNTAIN — True North Outpost of Norway will rent kayaks, paddle boards and bicycles at Lake Antoine Park under an agreement approved by the Dickinson County Board. True North, doing business as Blue-Mystique, may operate any day of the week from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. The county will ...