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Health care providers and patient advocates in Michigan are watching to see what’s in a re-vamped Republican health care overhaul. The rollout is expected later this week in Washington. 

Vetoed Criminal Justice Bill Getting Revived

Jul 10, 2017
Kevin Lavery, WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing)  State lawmakers are taking another run at establishing a database for criminal justice information. Governor Rick Snyder vetoed an earlier effort. 

Another member of the Portage City Council now plans to run for mayor. Changes coming to parking in downtown Kalamazoo. The Growlers and Bombers both win on the road. 

Good and bad news in the latest report on West Michigan's economy. A company that was supposed to turn waste into energy owes Battle Creek $3-million. Democrat Paul Clements will make his third run for Congress. 

"Storms packing high winds raced across Michigan late Thursday and early this morning, leaving more that 150,000 homes and businesses without power." (MLive)