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Governor Snyder says he’s glad to see action on no-fault
Rick Pluta
April 17, 2015 | MPRN  Governor Rick Snyder says he was surprised this week when the state Senate adopted an overhaul of Michigan’s auto no-fault insurance law. The governor says he was pleased to see action on the issue.
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GRPD: 64 tickets at Michigan/Fuller intersection
Hilary Farrell
April 17, 2015 | WGVU  Grand Rapids police issued 64 traffic tickets this past week near Michigan Street Northeast and Fuller Avenue.

Holland councilman makes bid for mayor
Hilary Farrell
April 17, 2015 | WGVU  A longtime Holland City Council member has announced his campaign for Mayor.
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Auto suppliers speak against Dieseltec post
Hilary Farrell
April 17, 2015 | WGVU  At least two companies have distanced themselves from Grandville-based Dieseltec after the repair shop's comments against homosexuality ignited on social media.
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National Guard training exercise starts this weekend
April 17, 2015 | AP  A Michigan National Guard training exercise takes place starting this weekend at Camp Grayling, Rockport State Recreation Area and in Mackinaw City.

Lawmaker proposes state registry of homeschooled children
April 17, 2015 | AP  Michigan legislation is planned to create a registry of homeschooled children following the deaths of two Detroit children found in a freezer.

Gov. Snyder orders flags lowered for former state Rep. Nitz
April 17, 2015 | AP  Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has ordered U.S. flags within the capitol complex to be flown at half-staff in remembrance of former Rep. Neal Nitz. He was 61.

AG seeks reveal of prisoner names in prison sex abuse suit
April 17, 2015 | AP  Michigan's attorney general is arguing that the names should be revealed of three male prison inmates who say in lawsuits against the state Corrections department that they were sexually assaulted.

Michigan House votes to eliminate February elections
Patrick Center
April 17, 2015 | WGVU  Michigan would no longer hold elections in February under legislation moving forward in Lansing.
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Bill would create GPS pilot to track state government cars
April 17, 2015 | AP  A bill advancing in Michigan's Legislature would create a GPS pilot program to track state government vehicles.

State Online Testing Started This Week:The Verdict?
Jennifer Moss
April 17, 2015 | WGVU  Michigan schools kicked off new, online standardized testing this week. State officials say so far, no widespread failures or network outages have been reported. We talked with a local schools superintendent and found out the new test is not without its challenges.
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Police arrest 8 affirmative action protesters at U-M regents
April 17, 2015 | WGVU  Police have arrested eight people during a protest at a University of Michigan Board of Regents meeting over the level of minority enrollment.

ArtPrize whale sculpture to leave Bay County this summer
April 17, 2015 | WGVU  A 1,000-pound whale sculpture created for the 2014 ArtPrize competition will stay in Bay County for the next few months before heading north.

Public's help sought to list Michigan reptiles, amphibians
April 17, 2015 | WGVU  Wildlife experts are putting together Michigan's first statewide inventory of reptiles and amphibians and want the public's help.

Conviction stands for man who found cop's gun in restroom
April 17, 2015 | WGVU  The Michigan appeals court has affirmed the conviction of a northern Michigan man who kept a state trooper's gun that was found in a grocery store restroom.

Michigan's Capitol dome getting overhaul amid $6.4M project
April 17, 2015 | WGVU  Michigan's Capitol dome in Lansing is getting an overhaul as part of a $6.4 million project.

Michigan State Police hosting seminar to recruit women
April 17, 2015 | WGVU  The Michigan State Police is holding a seminar for women in an effort to increase its number of female recruits.

Officer contests firing after videotaped beating of motorist
April 17, 2015 | WGVU  A white police officer who was fired following the videotaped beating a black motorist during a suburban Detroit traffic stop says his firing wasn't based on the facts.

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