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Top Snyder aide pays $16,700 in taxes, interest
August 22, 2014 | AP  A top aide to Gov. Rick Snyder has paid $16,700 in property taxes and interest after improperly claiming a principal residence exemption on two houses for three years.

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Some dogs removed from home ready for adoption
August 22, 2014 | AP  Some of the three-dozen dogs removed from a Grand Rapids home are available for adoption.

Snyder wants FEMA to conduct damage assessment
August 22, 2014 | AP  Gov. Rick Snyder wants the Federal Emergency Management Agency to conduct a preliminary damage assessment following the flooding that ravaged parts of Macomb, Oakland and Wayne counties.

Michigan courts looking at electronic case filing
August 22, 2014 | AP  The agency that oversees Michigan's courts says it will work with lawmakers to move toward a statewide system of electronic case filing.

Detroit emergency manager increases City Council funds
August 22, 2014 | AP  Detroit's state-appointed emergency manager has increased funding for Detroit City Council offices this fiscal year despite limits to their authority.

Saginaw meter reader suffers 3rd dog bite on job
August 22, 2014 | AP   A Saginaw water-meter reader is back in action despite suffering the third dog bite of his 19-year career.

Man accused of rape was Eastern Michigan player
August 22, 2014 | AP   An Oklahoma City police officer accused of committing a series of sexual assaults while on duty played football at Eastern Michigan.

Police: DNA links 3-year-old crime to Michigan man
August 22, 2014 | AP   Police say a DNA analysis has linked a three-year-old burglary case to a Michigan man.

2 boys badly hurt in fall from Ferris wheel
August 22, 2014 | AP  Police say two boys are critically injured after falling at least 15 feet from a Ferris wheel at a community fair in southeastern Michigan.

Pope Francis offers condolences on Szoka's death
August 22, 2014 | AP  Pope Francis says he offers his "heartfelt condolences" to the Detroit archdiocese over the death of Cardinal Edmund Szoka

Snyder wants FEMA to conduct damage assessment
August 22, 2014 | AP  Governor Snyder wants the Federal Emergency Management Agency to conduct a preliminary damage assessment following the flooding that ravaged parts of Macomb, Oakland and Wayne counties.

Some dogs removed from home ready for adoption
August 22, 2014 | AP  Some of the three-dozen dogs removed from a Grand Rapids home are available for adoption.

Telephone lottery scam costs victims big bucks
David Moore
August 22, 2014 | WGVU  There's a new telephone scam out there that can cost you thousands of dollars. It involves notification that you've won an international lottery and proceeds from there.
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Byron Center Tanger Factory Outlet ceremonial ground breaking
Patrick Center
August 22, 2014 | WGVU  Eleven miles south of Grand Rapids mountains of dirt are being pushed around in Byron Township near the intersection of U.S.-131 and 84th Street. That’s where an official groundbreaking took place Thursday celebrating the construction of the 350,000 square foot Tanger Factory Outlet Center.
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Housing agency board appoints acting director
August 22, 2014 | AP   A deputy state treasurer has been appointed acting executive director of Michigan's housing agency after the previous head resigned over seeking reimbursement for expensive meals and travel.

Woman, 2 men stabbed at Kent County mobile home
August 22, 2014 | AP  The Kent County sheriff's department says three people have been stabbed at a mobile home park.

Honda recalls Fits to boost crash resistance
August 22, 2014 | AP   Honda is recalling 12,000 Fit subcompacts to replace the steel front bumper beams so the cars are more crash-resistant.

Ford recalling more than 160,000 vehicles
August 22, 2014 | AP   Ford is recalling more than 160,000 vehicles in North America for two safety issues.

Michigan's unemployment rate up 0.7 points in July
August 22, 2014 | AP  Michigan authorities say the state's unemployment rate rose 0.7 percentage points in the latest month, calling it a reflection of normal seasonal changes in the job market.

 
 
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