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A recall petition against Albion's mayor rejected by an elections board. State lawmakers seek limits on the size of medical marijuana operations. WMU hosts rival Central Michigan Wednesday night at Waldo Stadium. 


(MPRN-Lansing) A state lawmaker wants to require driver education in Michigan to include training on how to behave during police stops. He hopes it will reduce misunderstandings and conflicts. 

Michigan House - file photo
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(MPRN-Lansing) Michigan schools aren’t quite on board with legislation to teach more skilled trades and technical education in schools. But with a few changes, they might get there soon. 

Record amounts of money raised for campaigns for mayor and city council in Portage. The Michigan Department of Education identifies two schools in Battle Creek as needing improvement. Applications for available for an at-large seat on the city of Kalamazoo's Foundation for Excellence. 

Lawmakers Propose Plan To End "Wage Theft"

Oct 31, 2017
State Capitol - file photo
Cheyna Roth / Michigan Public Radio Network

(MPRN-Lansing) If you do the work, you should get all the pay. That’s the message of Democratic lawmakers in Lansing. They announced a package of bills Monday aimed at preventing what they call wage theft by employers.