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Appeals court halts gay marriages in Michigan

MASON, Mich. (AP) — Same-sex couples rushed to Michigan county clerk’s offices Saturday to get hitched a day after a judge overturned the state’s constitutional ban on gay marriage, and several hundred managed to do so […]

03/22/2014

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Michigan State student, 20, dies after shooting

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A 20-year-old Michigan State University student has died after he and another student were shot in their apartment near the school’s campus. East Lansing police say Dominique Nolff was pronounced […]

02/01/2014

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Sheriff: Remains in bags likely from 1 person

ST. CLAIR TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Body parts found in garbage bags along a southeastern Michigan road are believed to be the remains of one person and investigators are seeking a woman seen dumping things from […]

01/31/2014

Michigan State wide receiver Tony Lippett scores a touchdown against Stanford's Wayne Lyons during the second half of the Rose Bowl NCAA college football game Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014, in Pasadena, Calif. (AP Photo/Danny Moloshok)

Michigan St beats Stanford 24-20 in Rose Bowl

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Connor Cook passed for a career-high 332 yards and hit Tony Lippett with a tiebreaking 25-yard touchdown pass early in the fourth quarter, leading No. 4 Michigan State to a 24-20 […]

01/01/2014

Sanaz Nezami. (AP Photo/Courtesy Sara Nezami)

Nurses, family bond online as Iranian dies in US

A nurse in a Michigan hospital kissed the patient’s forehead. More than 6,000 miles away, Sanaz Nezami’s family in Iran watched the simple act over a laptop computer and wept. Nezami, a vibrant 27-year-old woman […]

01/01/2014

In this Jan. 12, 2011, photo, former Iowa State coach Johnny Orr gestures to the crowd before an NCAA college basketball game against Kansas in Ames, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File_

Iowa State, Michigan coach Johnny Orr dies at 86

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Johnny Orr, the fist-pumping basketball coach who led Michigan to the national title game and Iowa State into national prominence, has died. He was 86. His death was confirmed Tuesday […]

12/31/2013

On Feb. 28, 2013, Paris Saint Germain's David Beckham poses for a photograph with unidentified fan during a media event, in a sports store, on the Champs Elysees Avenue, in Paris.  (AP Photo/Francois Mori, File)

‘Selfie,’ ‘twerk’ top school’s annoying word list

DETROIT (AP) — A Michigan university has issued its annual list of annoying words, and those flexible enough to take selfies of themselves twerking should take note. Since 1975, Lake Superior State University has announced […]

12/31/2013

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May be Friday before power back in Maine and Michigan

LITCHFIELD, Maine (AP) — Snow was falling Thursday morning in places still hustling to get power back on after a weekend ice storm that turned out the lights from Michigan to Maine and into Canada. […]

12/26/2013

Ice-covered trees and fields along Lapeer Road between Oxford and Metamora, Mich. on Dec. 23, 2013. (AP Photo/Detroit News, Robin Buckson)

Holiday power outages challenge Christmas cheer

For the first time in days, the sun shined and skies were blue when Doug Jennings stepped outside his home Tuesday in central Maine. But the power that disappeared in a massive weekend ice storm? […]

12/24/2013

Education Secretary Arne Duncan, left, reads to preschool children at the Cross Cultural Family Center in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)

6 states receive $280M in early learning grants

WASHINGTON (AP) — Six states were announced Thursday as winners of a combined $280 million in government grants to improve early learning programs for babies, toddlers and preschoolers. The winning states in the Race to […]

12/19/2013

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