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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
Crash slows traffic along NB US-131 near Post Dr.GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — A crash is slowing down traffic Friday evening along nort
Crash slows traffic along NB US-131 near Post Dr.
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted yesterday
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — A crash is slowing down traffic Friday evening along northbound US-131 after Post Drive. The crash happened at about 5:24 p.m. All lanes were reopened as of 5:59 p.m., according to the Michigan Department of Transportation.... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
VIDEO: Footage of Michigan winters in the �30sMichigan residents know how tough winters can be even in this day and age, but
VIDEO: Footage of Michigan winters in the �30s
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted yesterday
Michigan residents know how tough winters can be even in this day and age, but imagine what it was like back in the �30s. On Monday, the Michigan Department of Transportation posted a video on YouTube of a film it made in the 1930s that shows winter... Read more
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The Alpena News
Law on parking lots at traffic lightsNo, you cannot. It is illegal to drive across private property to avoid a traff
Law on parking lots at traffic lights
The Alpena News / Posted 2 days ago
No, you cannot. It is illegal to drive across private property to avoid a traffic control device. The Michigan Vehicle Code addresses this in section 257.611: "(1) The driver of a vehicle or operator of a streetcar shall not disobey the... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Video offers glimpse of Michigan winters in 1930sWinter in Michigan in the 1930s was rough. Uploaded to YouTube on Feb. 1, the
Video offers glimpse of Michigan winters in 1930s
Detroit Free Press / Posted 2 days ago
Winter in Michigan in the 1930s was rough. Uploaded to YouTube on Feb. 1, the video titled “Winter Comes to Michigan” helps offer a glimpse into what it was like to keep the roads clear more than 80 years ago. At least, that’s how it looks in a... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
Freeway speed limits could go to 75 mphSpeed limits on Michigan freeways could go to 75 miles per hour, and possibly a
Freeway speed limits could go to 75 mph
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
Speed limits on Michigan freeways could go to 75 miles per hour, and possibly as high 80 under legislation moving through the Michigan House. The four-bill package that cleared the Michigan House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Tuesday... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
Michigan considers higher speed limitsThe House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee advanced the package of f
Michigan considers higher speed limits
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee advanced the package of five bills, which would raise some of the current 70 mph speed limits across the state and hike limits from 55 to 60 mph for another 900 miles of highway. A chunk of... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
1930s-era newsreel highlights challenges of Michigan winterMARQUETTE, Mich. (AP) - A 1930s-era newsreel from the Michigan State Highway De
1930s-era newsreel highlights challenges of Michigan winter
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 3 days ago
MARQUETTE, Mich. (AP) - A 1930s-era newsreel from the Michigan State Highway Department has surfaced in Upper Michigan, offering a reminder of the challenges and fun of winters past. The Mining Journal reports ( http://bit.ly/1Kox1QO ) that the... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
1930s-era newsreel highlights challenges of Michigan winterMARQUETTE, Mich. (AP) - A 1930s-era newsreel from the Michigan State Highway De
1930s-era newsreel highlights challenges of Michigan winter
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 3 days ago
MARQUETTE, Mich. (AP) - A 1930s-era newsreel from the Michigan State Highway Department has surfaced in Upper Michigan, offering a reminder of the challenges and fun of winters past. The Mining Journal reports ( http://bit.ly/1Kox1QO ) that the... Read more
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FOX 28 South Bend
1930s-era newsreel highlights challenges of Michigan winterMARQUETTE, Mich. (AP) - A 1930s-era newsreel from the Michigan State Highway De
1930s-era newsreel highlights challenges of Michigan winter
FOX 28 South Bend / Posted 3 days ago
MARQUETTE, Mich. (AP) - A 1930s-era newsreel from the Michigan State Highway Department has surfaced in Upper Michigan, offering a reminder of the challenges and fun of winters past. The Mining Journal reports ( http://bit.ly/1Kox1QO ) that the... Read more
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MLive.com
Vintage MDOT video shows what Michigan winter was like 80 years ago"Back in my day, we had to walk 10 miles to school in the snow!" Well, we have
Vintage MDOT video shows what Michigan winter was like 80 years ago
MLive.com / Posted 3 days ago
"Back in my day, we had to walk 10 miles to school in the snow!" Well, we have a new cultural reference point for that historical cliché. This week, the Michigan Department of Transportation posted a 1930s-era newsreel video online called "Winter... Read more
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The Mining Journal
Lawmakers may raise speed limits on rural highwaysThe House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee advanced the package of f
Lawmakers may raise speed limits on rural highways
The Mining Journal / Posted 4 days ago
The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee advanced the package of five bills, which would raise some of the current 70 mph speed limits across the state and hike limits from 55 to 60 mph for another 900 miles of highway. A chunk of... Read more
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The Alpena News
Michigan lawmakers may raise speed limits on rural highwaysLANSING, Mich. (AP) — The speed limit could jump to 75 mph on some 600 miles of
Michigan lawmakers may raise speed limits on rural highways
The Alpena News / Posted 4 days ago
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The speed limit could jump to 75 mph on some 600 miles of rural highway in Michigan — and possibly even higher on portions of two heavily traveled interstates — under a measure a committee sent to the state House Tuesday. The... Read more
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News 10 WILX
State may raise speed limits on rural highwaysSpeed limits may be going up to 75 possibly 85 m.p.h. on rural highways around
State may raise speed limits on rural highways
News 10 WILX / Posted 4 days ago
Speed limits may be going up to 75 possibly 85 m.p.h. on rural highways around the state next year. That may include parts of U.S. 127 and I-69 in Mid-Michigan, but busier stretches or road aren't going to change. It's part of a series of bills... Read more
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MLive.com
75 mph speed limit green-lighted by Michigan House panelLANSING, MI -- Speed limits on some Michigan freeways could eventually reach 80
75 mph speed limit green-lighted by Michigan House panel
MLive.com / Posted 4 days ago
LANSING, MI -- Speed limits on some Michigan freeways could eventually reach 80 miles per hour under a package approved by the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Tuesday. In the first year after enactment, the legislation would raise... Read more
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The Mining Journal
1930s-era newsreel resurfaces, highlights challenges of seasonThe film, "Winter Comes to Michigan," created by the precursor agency to the Mi
1930s-era newsreel resurfaces, highlights challenges of season
The Mining Journal / Posted 5 days ago
The film, "Winter Comes to Michigan," created by the precursor agency to the Michigan Department of Transportation, gives a black-and-white window to the era when Murray Van Wagoner, who would later become a Michigan governor, ran the department from... Read more
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The Alpena News
Council enters into agreement with MeritIn the deal Merit will pay $12,000 for use of the fiber and an additional $700
Council enters into agreement with Merit
The Alpena News / Posted 5 days ago
In the deal Merit will pay $12,000 for use of the fiber and an additional $700 a year in the form of a maintenance charge. The money will be split 50-50 with the county. City Assistant Engineer Steve Shultz said there are about 24 strands of fiber... Read more
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MLive.com
Expect bridge backups in Bay City this weekBAY CITY, MI — Expect some bridge delays in Bay City this week. The Michigan D
Expect bridge backups in Bay City this week
MLive.com / Posted 5 days ago
BAY CITY, MI — Expect some bridge delays in Bay City this week. The Michigan Department of Transportation is kicking off electrical and structural upgrades to Lafayette Bridge and Veterans Memorial Bridge in Bay City on Monday, Feb. 1, and Tuesday,... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
How Michiganders survived winters 'back in the day'GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WZZM) -- Back then, snowfall always measured in feet and n
How Michiganders survived winters 'back in the day'
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 6 days ago
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WZZM) -- Back then, snowfall always measured in feet and nobody ever complained about cleaning it up. At least, that's what we were told -- or remember. The Michigan Department of Transportation posted a recently unearthed,... Read more
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MLive.com
Vehicle crashes into I-94 median wall, 10 other vehicles damaged by hitting debrisBLACKMAN TWP., MI – Portions of I-94 were closed early Saturday after a vehicle
Vehicle crashes into I-94 median wall, 10 other vehicles damaged by hitting debris
MLive.com / Posted 7 days ago
BLACKMAN TWP., MI – Portions of I-94 were closed early Saturday after a vehicle crashed into the concrete median wall near U.S. 127 north, littering the highway with debris. Vehicles then hit the chunks of concrete, causing significant damage to 10... Read more
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Tri-County Citizen
MDOT schedules Chesaning open house to answer questions | January 31, 2016CHESANING – The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will host an infor
MDOT schedules Chesaning open house to answer questions | January 31, 2016
Tri-County Citizen / Posted 7 days ago
CHESANING – The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will host an informal open house Feb. 11, between 4 and 7 p.m. to discuss the work planned on M-57 in Chesaning during 2016. The open house will be held at the Chesaning River Rapids... Read more
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The Daily Mining Gazette
Houghton updates signage resolutionThe council renewed a resolution between the city, the National Park Service an
Houghton updates signage resolution
The Daily Mining Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
The council renewed a resolution between the city, the National Park Service and Michigan Department of Transportation. MDOT requires a resolution on file if the NPS wants to put signs up for cooperating sites, City Manager Eric Waara said. The... Read more
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MLive.com
Saginaw's bus service avoids shutdown, resolves federal funding disputeSAGINAW, MI — After a brush with disaster, Saginaw's bus system again has acces
Saginaw's bus service avoids shutdown, resolves federal funding dispute
MLive.com / Posted 9 days ago
SAGINAW, MI — After a brush with disaster, Saginaw's bus system again has access to nearly $2 million in federal funds it depends on annually to operate. The Federal Transportation Administration froze the system's funding on Jan. 5 in the wake of a... Read more
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MLive.com
Allegan County schools post closings, delays, more bad weather comingPLAINWELL, MI -- Plainwell Community Schools will delay classes by two hours We
Allegan County schools post closings, delays, more bad weather coming
MLive.com / Posted 11 days ago
PLAINWELL, MI -- Plainwell Community Schools will delay classes by two hours Wednesday morning as icy road conditions continue to plague several Allegan County schools Jan. 27. Hopkins and Allegan schools are also delayed; Otsego normally starts... Read more
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MLive.com
10 initiatives Bay City has planned for the coming yearThe city is in talks with Studio 23 to see two murals painted along the Riverwa
10 initiatives Bay City has planned for the coming year
MLive.com / Posted 11 days ago
The city is in talks with Studio 23 to see two murals painted along the Riverwalk underneath Vetearans Memorial Bridge. The city still needs approval from the Michigan Department of Transportation before moving forward. Pictured is a mural painted... Read more
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The Alpena News
City receives EPA permit for road through wetlandThere is significant wetlands on the property that limits or negates potential
City receives EPA permit for road through wetland
The Alpena News / Posted 11 days ago
There is significant wetlands on the property that limits or negates potential development on the site; roadway stretching from the highway to the back parcels of the land is needed for future plans. The city had applied for a permit with the... Read more
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The Mining Journal
Roundabout progressTracie Williams and Michael Markham of OHM Advisors in Hancock went over schema
Roundabout progress
The Mining Journal / Posted 11 days ago
Tracie Williams and Michael Markham of OHM Advisors in Hancock went over schematic drawings of a large roundabout connecting U.S. 41 and Second Street and a smaller roundabout connecting Second and Third streets. City Manager Mark Slown said local... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
Ford Airport meets $1 million funding thresholdAirports exceeding 10,000 annual passenger boardings are classified as primary
Ford Airport meets $1 million funding threshold
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 11 days ago
Airports exceeding 10,000 annual passenger boardings are classified as primary airports under the Federal Aviation Administration's infrastructure program. The 2015 total for Ford Airport in Kingsford was 10,704, up from 10,608 in 2014. The 2013... Read more
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The Daily Mining Gazette
Study: Redesign of Interstate 375 in Detroit still an optionDETROIT (AP) — Results of a study say it's still an option to redesign Intersta
Study: Redesign of Interstate 375 in Detroit still an option
The Daily Mining Gazette / Posted 12 days ago
DETROIT (AP) — Results of a study say it's still an option to redesign Interstate 375, a spur off of I-75 that feeds into downtown Detroit. The study was conducted by the Michigan Department of Transportation, the Detroit Economic Growth Corp. and... Read more
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ClickOnDetroit
Study: Redesign of Interstate 375 in Detroit still an optionDETROIT - Results of a study say it's still an option to redesign Interstate 37
Study: Redesign of Interstate 375 in Detroit still an option
ClickOnDetroit / Posted 12 days ago
DETROIT - Results of a study say it's still an option to redesign Interstate 375, a spur off of I-75 that feeds into downtown Detroit. The study was conducted by the Michigan Department of Transportation, the Detroit Economic Growth Corp. and the... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
Study: Redesign of Interstate 375 in Detroit still an optionDETROIT (AP) — Results of a study say it's still an option to redesign Intersta
Study: Redesign of Interstate 375 in Detroit still an option
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 12 days ago
DETROIT (AP) — Results of a study say it's still an option to redesign Interstate 375, a spur off of I-75 that feeds into downtown Detroit. The study was conducted by the Michigan Department of Transportation, the Detroit Economic Growth Corp. and... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
Study: Redesign of Interstate 375 in Detroit still an optionDETROIT (AP) — Results of a study say it's still an option to redesign Intersta
Study: Redesign of Interstate 375 in Detroit still an option
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 12 days ago
DETROIT (AP) — Results of a study say it's still an option to redesign Interstate 375, a spur off of I-75 that feeds into downtown Detroit. The study was conducted by the Michigan Department of Transportation, the Detroit Economic Growth Corp. and... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
State puts off decision on I-375 redevelopmentA decision on whether to radically reshape I-375 in downtown Detroit — or do no
State puts off decision on I-375 redevelopment
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 12 days ago
A decision on whether to radically reshape I-375 in downtown Detroit — or do nothing with the mile-long stretch beyond maintaining it — has been delayed indefinitely, the state said today. Citing a need for more study of six proposed ideas for the... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
Study: Redesign of Interstate 375 in Detroit still an optionDETROIT (AP) - Results of a study say it's still an option to redesign Intersta
Study: Redesign of Interstate 375 in Detroit still an option
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 13 days ago
DETROIT (AP) - Results of a study say it's still an option to redesign Interstate 375, a spur off of I-75 that feeds into downtown Detroit. The study was conducted by the Michigan Department of Transportation, the Detroit Economic Growth Corp. and... Read more
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FOX 28 South Bend
Study: Redesign of Interstate 375 in Detroit still an optionDETROIT (AP) - Results of a study say it's still an option to redesign Intersta
Study: Redesign of Interstate 375 in Detroit still an option
FOX 28 South Bend / Posted 13 days ago
DETROIT (AP) - Results of a study say it's still an option to redesign Interstate 375, a spur off of I-75 that feeds into downtown Detroit. The study was conducted by the Michigan Department of Transportation, the Detroit Economic Growth Corp. and... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Redesign of Interstate 375 in Detroit still an optionDETROIT (AP) - Results of a study say it's still an option to redesign Intersta
Redesign of Interstate 375 in Detroit still an option
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 13 days ago
DETROIT (AP) - Results of a study say it's still an option to redesign Interstate 375, a spur off of I-75 that feeds into downtown Detroit. The study was conducted by the Michigan Department of Transportation, the Detroit Economic Growth Corp. and... Read more
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MLive.com
MDOT to discuss plans for M-40 roundabout near Paw PawANTWERP TOWNSHIP, MI – The Michigan Department of Transportation is holding a p
MDOT to discuss plans for M-40 roundabout near Paw Paw
MLive.com / Posted 13 days ago
ANTWERP TOWNSHIP, MI – The Michigan Department of Transportation is holding a public meeting this week to discuss the construction of a roundabout on M-40 near Paw Paw. The meeting is scheduled for 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Paw Paw Township... Read more
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Ionia Sentinel-Standard
Grant awarded to Jordan Lake Trail Board, fundraising initiatives still in place For the last several years efforts have been put into place to construct the
Grant awarded to Jordan Lake Trail Board, fundraising initiatives still in place
Ionia Sentinel-Standard / Posted 14 days ago
For the last several years efforts have been put into place to construct the Jordan Lake Trail in Lake Odessa, and a recent grant awarded to the board responsible those... Read more
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MLive.com
Mackinac Bridge closed because of falling iceNORTHERN MICHIGAN -- The Mackinac Bridge was closed about 12:30 p.m. because of
Mackinac Bridge closed because of falling ice
MLive.com / Posted 14 days ago
NORTHERN MICHIGAN -- The Mackinac Bridge was closed about 12:30 p.m. because of falling ice and could be closed for a few hours, authorities say. Ice had accumulated on the bridge's towers and cables and today's sunshine began to loosen it, Michigan... Read more
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MLive.com
Two women hurt in three-vehicle crash along Westbound I-94BLACKMAN TWP., MI — Two women were transported to Allegiance Hospital for treat
Two women hurt in three-vehicle crash along Westbound I-94
MLive.com / Posted 17 days ago
BLACKMAN TWP., MI — Two women were transported to Allegiance Hospital for treatment of minor injuries Thursday morning after a truck spun out on I-94 and was struck by two oncoming vehicles. At 8:49 a.m., Thursday, Jan. 21, officers with the... Read more
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The Monroe Evening News
Southbound I-75 at Summit St. reopened after crashUPDATE: MDOT reported at 10:50 a.m. that the accident scene was cleared. All s
Southbound I-75 at Summit St. reopened after crash
The Monroe Evening News / Posted 18 days ago
UPDATE: MDOT reported at 10:50 a.m. that the accident scene was cleared. All southbound lanes of I-75 near Summit St., Exit 2, were reported blocked because of a crash around 10:30 a.m. today (Jan. 20), according to a Michigan Department of... Read more
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The State News
Expert and students weigh in on career preparationMSU’s Diversity Career Fair, the largest spring semester event on campus accord
Expert and students weigh in on career preparation
The State News / Posted 18 days ago
MSU’s Diversity Career Fair, the largest spring semester event on campus according to its website, is taking place from 2 to 6 p.m. Jan. 21 at Breslin Center. According to MSU’s Career Services Network, the diversity career fair attracts employers... Read more
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The Alpena News
What Snyder talked about in State of State besides FlintIn his State of the State speech Tuesday, Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder made announ
What Snyder talked about in State of State besides Flint
The Alpena News / Posted 18 days ago
In his State of the State speech Tuesday, Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder made announcements not directly related to the Flint water crisis. He: — Continued pushing lawmakers to pass bills to overhaul Detroit's troubled school district by splitting it in... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
What Snyder talked about in State of State besides FlintIn his State of the State speech Tuesday, Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder made announ
What Snyder talked about in State of State besides Flint
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 18 days ago
In his State of the State speech Tuesday, Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder made announcements not directly related to the Flint water crisis. He: Continued pushing lawmakers to pass bills to overhaul Detroit's troubled school district by splitting it in... Read more
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FOX 28 South Bend
What Snyder talked about in State of State besides FlintIn his State of the State speech Tuesday, Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder made announ
What Snyder talked about in State of State besides Flint
FOX 28 South Bend / Posted 18 days ago
In his State of the State speech Tuesday, Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder made announcements not directly related to the Flint water crisis. He: Continued pushing lawmakers to pass bills to overhaul Detroit's troubled school district by splitting it in... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
What Snyder talked about in State of State besides FlintIn his State of the State speech Tuesday, Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder made announ
What Snyder talked about in State of State besides Flint
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 18 days ago
In his State of the State speech Tuesday, Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder made announcements not directly related to the Flint water crisis. He: Continued pushing lawmakers to pass bills to overhaul Detroit's troubled school district by splitting it in... Read more
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News 10 WILX
Governor Snyder's Other PlansIn his State of the State speech Tuesday, Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder made announ
Governor Snyder's Other Plans
News 10 WILX / Posted 18 days ago
In his State of the State speech Tuesday, Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder made announcements not directly related to the Flint water crisis. He: -- Continued pushing lawmakers to pass bills to overhaul Detroit's troubled school district by splitting it in... Read more
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MLive.com
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder addresses Flint water, Detroit Public Schools in 'different' State of the State addressLANSING, MI -- The political figures and setting were familiar, but Gov. Rick S
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder addresses Flint water, Detroit Public Schools in 'different' State of the State address
MLive.com / Posted 18 days ago
LANSING, MI -- The political figures and setting were familiar, but Gov. Rick Snyder delivered a state of the state address completely out of step with his previous addresses Tuesday night, focusing not on accomplishments but rather failure over the... Read more
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MLive.com
Drivers in deadly I-94 pileup will be cited, Michigan State Police sayHARTFORD, MI – A Michigan State Police lieutenant left little doubt Tuesday tha
Drivers in deadly I-94 pileup will be cited, Michigan State Police say
MLive.com / Posted 18 days ago
HARTFORD, MI – A Michigan State Police lieutenant left little doubt Tuesday that drivers will be cited for a series of pileups Sunday on I-94 near Hartford that left one person dead and three people in critical condition. "It's too early in the... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Developers anticipate MDOT property development request in New CenterPhoto by Kirk Pinho/Crain's Detroit Business The parking lot at Woodward Avenue
Developers anticipate MDOT property development request in New Center
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 19 days ago
Photo by Kirk Pinho/Crain's Detroit Business The parking lot at Woodward Avenue and Amsterdam Street owned by the Michigan Department of Transportation. Armed with nearly 3.1 acres of property ready for a new intermodal transit center along the M-1... Read more
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CNET
Mcity: America's true nexus of self-driving researchWelcome to "Driving Detroit," a new Roadshow series taking a high-fidelity look
Mcity: America's true nexus of self-driving research
CNET / Posted 19 days ago
Welcome to "Driving Detroit," a new Roadshow series taking a high-fidelity look at the cultural and economic revolution under way in the Motor City. Exciting new mobility and transportation startups are appearing every day, and transformed,... Read more
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