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LANSING – The Safe Roads Yes campaign spent $9.3 million on the unsuccessful Proposal 1 campaign to increase the state sales tax to pay for roads — or about $26 for each yes vote, according to a report filed Thursday and the committee's treasurer. (Detroit Free Press)

There’s potential market for some 400 new residential units in downtown Battle Creek in the near future — and about half of those who would fill them already live in the city, according to results of a study presented Thursday. (Battle Creek Enquirer)

KALAMAZOO, MI – The last thing Lenia Harris remembers before she was seriously hurt in a March 14 crash on West Michigan Avenue is sitting at a stoplight. Then, Harris said, she awoke in a hospital. (Kalamazoo Gazette)

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Michigan would give police less freedom to seize and sell property under bills making their way through the state Legislature. 

Katharine Nofs

It's the night before a company of Marines are shipped out to Vietnam, and they're celebrating their freedom in a particularly cruel fashion. The men spread out into the city to find unattractive, unsuspecting dates, in order to with a pool of money in what they call a "dogfight." But one marine will discover someone who changes his life.

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