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"The Battle Creek Bombers lost to the Kenosha Kingfish 6-5 Sunday afternoon, getting swept in the two-game series. With the loss, the Bombers’ overall record falls to 14-14." (Battle Creek Bombers' website)

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(MPRN-Lansing) A Republican state lawmaker leading the effort to overhaul Michigan’s criminal justice system says it’s a big job, but it needs to get done. 

"The stage is seemingly set for presumptive Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. But some of Michigan’s delegates are still struggling to get behind the controversial New York businessman as the party's nominee as they prepare to head to the GOP National Convention in Cleveland in three weeks." (Detroit Free Press)

"Politicians and leaders from across Michigan Sunday mourned the loss of first-term State Rep. Julie Plawecki, (D-Dearborn Heights), who died of an apparent heart attack over the weekend while hiking with her daughters in Oregon." (Detroit Free Press)

AP Photo/Jeff Barnard

The Chinook salmon or King salmon - a favorite of anglers on Lake Michigan - is in decline. That’s because it’s starving. According to a study by Michigan State University, the population of the salmon’s only prey - a small invasive fish called the alewife - has dropped by more than half since 2002. 

Ironically, other invasives - zebra and quagga mussels - are eating the alewives’ food.

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