(MPRN-Lansing) State health officials say a recent wave of chickenpox cases has been caused primarily by unvaccinated children contracting the illness at school.


(MPRN-Lansing) A state task force says it should be more important to get medical care for people who overdose on illegal drugs than it is to prosecute them. 


(MPRN-Lansing) A task force will release recommendations Monday on how to address the growing problem of addiction to prescription narcotics and heroin. 

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West Michigan Congress Fred Upton says Paul Ryan is best equipped to become the new Speaker of the House. But it’s not clear right now if the Wisconsin Republican wants the job. 


(MPRN-Lansing) State lawmakers hope to act quickly this week to help resolve Flint’s water problems.