"Lansing —The Snyder administration is battling a surge in overdose deaths in Michigan linked to the abuse of pain and anxiety medications — an issue experts say was previously almost invisible to the public outside the families dealing with it." (Detroit News)


(MPRN-Flint) Governor Rick Snyder says he supports a plan to re-connect Flint to the Detroit water system to help address a water contamination crisis in the city. 

Kevin Lavery, WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing) The state House has overwhelmingly approved bills to overhaul Michigan’s medical marijuana system. 


One in three adults over the age of 65 fall every year. It’s one of the leading causes of injury for older people. But balance can be improved and the risk of falling can be reduced. 

"GRAND RAPIDS, MI -- Kent County Health Department officials have detected West Nile virus in a sampling of mosquitoes. It is not a human case." (MLive)