- November 23, 2013
Artist not deterred by Heidelberg Project fires
Artist Tyree Guyton says he's not deterred by a series of fires that have damaged or destroyed houses that help make up Detroit's outdoor Heidelberg Project art installation.Continued ...
- November 21, 2013
Feds returning $205K to businesses targeted by IRS
The federal government missed a key deadline and is returning more than $200,000 to three Michigan businesses accused of trying to fool the Internal Revenue Service by making bank deposits of less than $10,000.Continued ...
- November 19, 2013
DNR: At least 6 wolves killed so far in state hunt
LANSING (AP) -- At least six wolves have been killed during Michigan's wolf hunt in the Upper Peninsula. The state Department of Natural Resources updated the results Monday morning. The wolf season started Friday and runs through December, unless 43Continued ...
- November 17, 2013
Bill forces disclosure of law's effect on premiums
State legislators are sharply divided over an emerging plan to require Michigan insurance companies to tell policyholders the impact of the federal health care law on their premiums.Continued ...
- November 15, 2013
GOP split over disclosing ad funding sources
Hours after Michigan Secretary of State Ruth Johnson proposed requiring political parties and other interests to disclose individual donors who pay for certain election ads, the state Senate moved quickly to keep intact the existing rules so contributors stay anonymous.Continued ...
- November 14, 2013
Michigan wolf hunt starts Friday, despite protests
During a lifetime of hunting, John Haggard has targeted elk in Colorado, moose in Alaska and caribou in Canada. Now comes a new challenge closer to home: the gray wolf.Continued ...
Mich. Senate OKs sale of marijuana at pharmacies
State lawmakers on Wednesday began laying the groundwork for the production and sale of marijuana from Michigan pharmacies, contingent on the federal government also deciding to reclassify the drug as a medical treatment.Continued ...
State Senate votes to expand nurses' role
Nurse practitioners and other nurses with extra training could practice in Michigan without oversight by physicians and prescribe drugs under legislation that has cleared a hurdle in Lansing.Continued ...
Autopsy: Woman, 19, shot in face on porch
An autopsy on a 19-year-old woman killed on a suburban Detroit porch where she’d reportedly gone to seek help after a car crash confirms that she died of a gunshot wound to her face.Continued ...
Art resembling Miley's wrecking ball returned
A swinging sculpture that was removed from a Michigan school's grounds after students used it to mimic a Miley Cyrus video in which she rides, naked, on a wrecking ball is back on campus.Continued ...
Meadow Brook painting headed to DIA
A 17th-century painting by Spanish artist Bartolome Esteban Murillo that was hanging in a dark corner at Meadow Brook Hall in suburban Detroit will go on display next year after it was spotted by a Detroit Institute of Arts curator.Continued ...
- November 13, 2013
House OKs prosecutors carrying in gun-free zones
The Michigan House has voted to let prosecutors, corrections officers and certain retired law enforcement officers carry concealed weapons in gun-free zones.Continued ...
Michigan board approves state lease of Belle Isle
Michigan will operate and maintain Detroit's 985-acre Belle Isle as a state park under a lease agreement approved Tuesday by a state board that rejected an alternative proposed by the City Council.Continued ...
- November 12, 2013
State legislators propose pharmacy marijuana sales
Five years after Michigan voters legalized marijuana use for medical purposes, lawmakers say it’s time the drug is brought into the fold of the health care industry so patients can buy it at their corner pharmacy.Continued ...
Frog-bit invasion threatens state water plants
An invasive plant is spreading in Michigan waters, according to a warning from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources.Continued ...