SW Michigan

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(MPRN-Lansing) Bills to forgive Michigan’s controversial driver responsibility fees have cleared a state House committee. But they’ve hit a road block. They’re opposed by Governor Rick Snyder’s Treasury department. 

Promise-Zone Bill Headed To Governor's Desk

Oct 19, 2017
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(MPRN-Lansing) The Michigan Legislature may create five new “Promise Zones.” Those are special cities and communities that provide free college tuition for high school graduates. 

A federal judge says Flint has until next week to decide on a long-term source for drinking water. Wildfires in California may have an impact on Michigan's wine industry. WMU men's soccer ties the school record for wins in a season. Plus, a woman in South Haven receives a settlement over a short-term rental lawsuit, and Saugatuck residents told MDEQ what they think of plans to build over sand dunes.

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(MPRN-Lansing) The 2010 Democratic candidate for Michigan Secretary of State says she will try again in 2018. 

(MPRN-Lansing) Getting into the medical marijuana game may require thousands of dollars in liquid assets. The state’s Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs announced its recommendations for financial requirements for people trying to get a license Tuesday.