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Zinta Aistars

Dissatisfaction can lead to positive change. When Michigan nature writer Jerry Dennis became frustrated with online bookseller Amazon over its treatment of authors, he sat down with his wife, graphic designer Gail Dennis, and artist Glenn Wolff, to brainstorm.

Erica Holcomb

Periareion. It’s an astronomical term meaning “the closest approach to Mars.” It’s also a computer game where users try to establish a realistic virtual colony on the red planet.

The order by a federal judge in December effectively blocked efforts in Lansing to revive the state's wolf hunting season in the Upper Peninsula.

Kevin Lavery, WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing) The state House has adopted legislation that would exempt air-, spring-, and gas-powered guns from Michigan firearms laws. The legislation is backed by the NRA. Supporters says Michigan’s rules are stricter and out of step with most other states and the federal government. 

WMUK

(Lansing-MPRN) State lawmakers have approved diverting surplus school aid revenues to help close a $400 million dollar budget hole. The legislation would shift $250 million dollars in money originally earmarked for the state’s School Aid Fund. Another bill in the package would make cuts to several state departments. 

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