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AP source: Tigers acquire ace Price from Rays
July 31, 2014 | AP  A person familiar with the trade says Tampa Bay Rays ace David Price has been traded to the Detroit Tigers.

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Environmentalists pan proposed fracking rules as comment period ends
July 31, 2014 | MPRN  The time for people to tell the state what they think of proposed new rules for fracking ends at midnight. As Jake Neher reports, environmentalists are urging the state to make the rules tougher.
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Snyder: Fewer than 100 child immigrants in state
July 31, 2014 | AP  Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder estimates that fewer than 100 unaccompanied minor children have arrived in the state in the aftermath of the immigration crisis along the U.S. southern border.

Muskegon River drowning
Patrick Center
July 31, 2014 | WGVU  A 59-year-old Michigan man has died after falling into the Muskegon River.
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Michigan students may opt out of animal dissection
July 31, 2014 | AP  The State Board of Education is urging Michigan school districts to let students opt out of animal dissection for moral, ethical, religious or other reasons.

Expert in porch shooting case talks about hand cut
July 31, 2014 | AP  A former medical examiner says a laceration on the left hand of a young woman could have been caused by her pounding on the door at a Detroit-area home before the owner killed her.

Software engineer commits $2M to Michigan State
July 31, 2014 | AP   A senior software engineer at Google Inc. has made a $2 million commitment to benefit the Michigan State University College of Engineering.

Michigan inmates may get costly hepatitis C drug
July 31, 2014 | AP  A new hepatitis C treatment that costs $1,000 per pill is expected to be available to Michigan prison inmates.

Judge orders end to Memphis Kellogg lockout
July 31, 2014 | AP  A judge has ordered the Kellogg Co. to put employees at its Memphis, Tennessee, cereal production facility back to work.

Dearborn Heights to get state elections monitor
July 31, 2014 | AP  Dearborn Heights will have a state elections monitor for next month's vote after claims that officials prevented Arab-Americans from obtaining absentee ballots.

Erosion causes partial closure of Michigan dunes
July 31, 2014 | AP  A portion of upper Michigan's Grand Sable Dunes has been closed due to erosion.

Port Huron woman is $66 million jackpot winner
July 31, 2014 | AP  The Michigan Lottery says a Port Huron woman is the winner of a $66 million Mega Millions jackpot that was drawn in mid-June.

Seniors focus of next week's primary election millage question
David Moore
July 31, 2014 | WGVU  Yesterday, we told you about the Kent County library millage proposal on the upcoming election. Today we look at the other proposal next Tuesday, placed on the primary ballot by the county board of commissioners.
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U.S. Rep. Huizenga wants to reform Federal Reserve
Patrick Center
July 31, 2014 | WGVU  Congressman Bill Huizenga of Zeeland has co-authored a bill that would reform the Federal Reserve. It passed the House Financial Services Committee by a vote of 32 to 26. WGVU spoke with Huizenga asking how oversight would impact the Fed? Would it allow for flexibility when economic times get tough?
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Jury to hear from defense in porch shooting trial
July 31, 2014 | AP  The defense is presenting its side in the trial of a suburban Detroit man charged in the fatal shooting of a young woman on his porch last fall.

Hearing set to resume in missing baby's slaying
July 31, 2014 | AP   A key court hearing is set to resume for a northern Lower Michigan man accused of killing his baby daughter.

Wayne State plans 2015 spring-summer tuition break
July 31, 2014 | AP   Wayne State University plans to offer a 30 percent tuition break for classes during the 2015 spring and summer semesters.

Chrysler recalls Fiat 500Ls to fix knee air bags
July 31, 2014 | AP  Chrysler is recalling just under 30,000 Fiat 500L small cars in the U.S. and Canada to fix a problem with air bags that protect knees in a crash.

Opponents press Snyder to cancel prison food contract
July 31, 2014 | AP   Opponents are pressing Gov. Rick Snyder's administration to cancel the state's contract with a company that provides food in the prison system.

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