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Republican state lawmakers are eyeing electric and hybrid vehicles as a possible source of road money. They say vehicles that are built to use less fuel should have to pay higher registration fees. 


State wildlife officials say they've detected chronic wasting disease among free-ranging deer in mid-Michigan. 

Not much can be gleaned about a team after one ballgame in a 72-game season. But if Tuesday's Northwoods League season opener at C.O. Brown Stadium was any indication, it's going to be an exciting summer in Battle Creek. (Battle Creek Enquirer)

Madison, WI – The Kalamazoo Growlers opened their second season on a sour note on Tuesday night, falling to the Madison Mallards 9-4 on Opening Night at Warner Park in Madison. (Kalamazoo Growlers website)

Marshall Public Schools leaders anticipate laying off eight people, including four teachers, as they map out their budget for next year. Along with four teachers, Superintendent Randy Davis said Tuesday the district also plans to lay off one central administrative worker as well as three support staff members. (Battle Creek Enquirer)