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(MPRN-Lansing) A state House committee held its first hearing Wednesday on legislation that would outlaw “sanctuary cities” in Michigan. 

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(MPRN-Lansing) Some Democrats at the state Capitol says it’s time to take a new look at services for the elderly in Michigan, especially nursing home care. They say the need will become more critical as more Michigan residents get older and require assisted living. 

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(MPRN-Lansing A showdown is brewing in Lansing over the fate of teacher retirements. 

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(MPRN-Lansing) The Michigan Court of Appeals has put a lawsuit regarding state money for private schools on hold while it decides who can be part of it. 

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Governor Rick Snyder says he will roll out a plan this coming fall to boost recycling in the state. Michigan’s statewide residential recycling rate of 15 percent is among the lowest in the country. 

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