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‎Michigan‏ bills would regulate daily fantasy sports

Michigan lawmakers want to regulate the fast-growing paid fantasy sports industry while leaving alone traditional private leagues in which money may change hands among friends. Bipartisan bills that cleared a Senate committee 7-0 this past week would clarify that playing fantasy sports is not gambli

ISLAND PACKET ONLINE - 2017-10-21 11:13:00

Group seeks to end gerrymandering

PIGEON - It may sound like a playful word, but it is quite powerful. Gerrymandering - manipulating the boundaries of an electoral constituency to favor one political party - is a practice that has been used for hundreds of years. However, a grassroots organization would like to amend the state cons

HURON DAILY TRIBUNE - 2017-10-21 10:04:20

Horses to Watch alerts running at Santa Anita

VIP Horses to Watch Alert List | Racing Horses from Horses to Watch that are scheduled to run today at Santa Anita. Click here to login or sign up for VIP or GT VIP+ membership so you can get access to VIP Betting Tips, Premium GT Articles and GamingToday Online. Salvatore "Sal" Semola is the new pr

GAMINGTODAY - 2017-10-21 10:00:00

Big box stores lose as state Supreme Court drops big tax case

A Friday ruling by the Michigan Supreme Court will put a stop to big box stores using the "dark stores" theory to have their property taxes slashed by the Michigan Tax Tribunal. "The (big box) stores are using some ridiculous rationales to value their stores ridiculously low," said state Rep. Dave P

HERALD-PALLADIUM - 2017-10-21 10:00:00

Greater ‎Michigan‏ Chapter of Alzheimer's Association gears up for annual Chocolate Jubilee

DETROIT (WXYZ) - The 33nd annual Chocolate Jubilee is happening on Saturday, Oct. 28 at the MGM Grand Detroit. This year's theme is "Evening in Paris." The one-of-a-kind masquerade ball will serve as a fundraiser for the Alzheimer's Association. For more information, visit https://www.alz.org/gmc/in

WXYZ - 2017-10-21 09:38:40

Defeat The Label to host 2nd annual Community Conversation on Bullying

WATERFORD, MICH (WXYZ) - The second annual Community Conversation on Bullying will be held on Thursday, October 26, atOakland Schools, located at 2111 Pontiac Lake Rd. in Waterford, MI. The conversation will take place from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.; Doors will open at at 8:30 a.m. The aim of this event is

WXYZ - 2017-10-21 07:32:49

Man pleads guilty in stolen property case

The last of three Michigan men indicted in a case involving stolen credit card numbers in Bowling Green pleaded guilty to amended charges on Thursday. The case of Robert Booker Jr., 26, Romulus, Michigan, was before Wood County Judge Alan Mayberry. The last of three Michigan men indicted in a case i

SENT-TRIB.COM - 2017-10-21 07:30:00

Woman arrested following student protest during national anthem

MIDLAND, Michigan (WJRT) - (10/20/2017) - Emotions were running high as students and veterans gathered underneath the scoreboard during the playing of the National anthem at Midland Community Stadium Friday night. Veterans and their supporters saluted the flag, as a long line of students silently l

ABC12.COM - 2017-10-21 07:28:00

Ohio City rallies around hometown clerk Strickler

VAN WERT – Recently, Ohio City Town Clerk Debby Strickler received the words she hoped she would never hear again. “Her cancer had returned.” In January of 2012, five years ago, Strickler went to Lima Hospital for the examination of a lump in her breast that was diagnosed as cancer. Physicians deter

TIMES-BULLETIN - 2017-10-21 07:11:00

Bill would designate Bacco highway

"Medio Bacco was a pioneer in concrete highway paving and road building in Michigan who literally helped build our state and improve his community," said Casperson, R-Escanaba. "This is about honoring a man who lived the American dream and exemplified the hardworking spirit of the U.P. and our entir

ESCANABA DAILY PRESS - 2017-10-21 07:00:00

73-year-old fatally struck in front of Jersey City home

It's been more than a week since Azucena Andriani was killed while crossing the street in front of the Brennan Courthouse, but her family is still trying to piece together what happened to the woman loved by everyone in her neighborhood. Andriani, 73, was fatally struck near Baldwin and Newark avenu

NJ.COM - 2017-10-21 07:00:00

Students react to lawsuit filed against PSU for denial of Richard Spencer

University Park, Centre County, Pa. - It was back in August that Penn State University denied Cameron Padgett's request to rent space for white nationalist Richard Spencer to speak there this fall, and some students still back that decision. "There's that line between free speech and hate speech...a

WTAJ - 2017-10-21 05:18:50

Ball bounces back with stellar play vs. Suns

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer Ohm Youngmisuk has covered the Giants, Jets and the NFL since 2006. Prior to that, he covered the Nets, Knicks and the NBA for nearly a decade. He joined ESPNNewYork.com after working at the New York Daily News for almost 12 years and is a graduate of Michigan State

YAHOO SPORTS - 2017-10-21 04:52:47

‎Michigan‏ State police: Man seen with a gun at Kellogg Center

According to a Facebook post from the Michigan State University Police Department, a person was seen with a gun at the Kellogg Center in East Lansing at approximately 11:15 p.m. The suspect is described as black male, approximately 20 years old, tall with a thin build, wearing shorts and a green or

LANSING STATE JOURNAL - 2017-10-21 04:35:01

State high court: No lifelong electronic monitoring for ex-Reed City assistant principal convicted of CSC

Former Osceola County educator Troy Michael Guzikowski, 53, will not be subjected to lifetime electronic monitoring because of a sentencing error after a recent Michigan Supreme Court ruling. He was convicted of criminal sexual conduct more than eight years ago.Courtesy State of Michigan LANSING - A

CADILLAC NEWS - 2017-10-21 04:00:00

Hoitenga broadband bill won't proceed

CADILLAC - Free market, meet democracy. Just days after she introduced it, state Rep. Michele Hoitenga's broadband bill is dead. Hoitenga, a Republican from Manton, would know. She's the chairwoman of the state House Communications and Technology Committee. Whether a bill assigned to her committee e

CADILLAC NEWS - 2017-10-21 04:00:00

Dr. Larry Nassar's attorney files change of venue request

INGHAM COUNTY, Mich. - The attorney for Dr. Larry Nassar is claiming that the doctor will not get a fair trial in Michigan. Nassar's case has garnered a large amount of media attention and buzz online. The former Michigan State University and U.S. Olympic doctor has plead guilty to child porn charg

CLICKONDETROIT.COM - 2017-10-21 03:30:04

College Football Playoff National Championship Trophy visits Happy Valley

It's a little early to know if Penn State will get a shot at the trophy of college football, the College Football Playoff National Championship Trophy. The Nittany Lions may or may not get to cluster around for a group picture with it. But you and your friends? Hey, that could be doable. It happene

CENTRE DAILY - 2017-10-21 03:23:00

MSU fans react to new "no bag" policy

EAST LANSING, Mich. (WLNS) - MSU's men's and women's basketball season has officially kicked off. Thousands of fans made their way into the Breslin Center Friday night for the annual "Michigan State Madness" event, also known as "Midnight Madness" but the process of getting inside wasn't all that si

WLNS - 2017-10-21 03:21:25

Flint mayor returns from White House

Mayor Karen Weaver returns to Flint after a meeting with White House officials. The goal of the meeting was to discuss ways to address the critical infrastructure needs in urban communities, especially as it relates to the distribution of safe, reliable and affordable water. The meeting, arranged by

WNEM - 2017-10-21 02:50:00

Young Father Killed After He Was Struck By a Rock Allegedly Thrown From ‎Michigan‏ Overpass

Pinterest A man was just minutes from home after a 2 hour commute from his construction job when he was struck and killed by a rock allegedly thrown by teenagers from a Michigan overpass. According to WXYZ, 32-year-old Kenneth Andrew White was in the passenger seat of a van on when the large rock we

PEOPLE - 2017-10-21 02:16:39

Rock thrown from highway overpass kills ‎Michigan‏ man in car

Michigan authorities have reopened a portion of Interstate 75 after gathering more evidence, two days after a rock thrown from a highway overpass smashed a windshield and killed a man. TV stations reported Friday that teenagers have been taken into custody in Genesee County, although it wasn't immed

WBNS 10TV COLUMBUS - 2017-10-21 01:42:27

Roundup: WVU men's soccer falls to Western ‎Michigan‏

The No. 15 West Virginia University men's soccer team suffered a 1-0 loss to No. 8 Western Michigan in overtime Friday night in Morgantown. The Mountaineers (7-4-4, 0-1-2 Mid-American Conference) played right with the Broncos (13-2-1, 3-0-0 MAC) for more than 90 minutes before a foul was called on W

WVGAZETTEMAIL.COM - 2017-10-21 01:30:00

Mikaela Foecke tallies 14 kills to lead No. 7 Huskers to sweep of Northwestern

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OMAHA.COM - 2017-10-21 01:27:00

Livonia Ranked As Top Home-Buying Market For Millennials

LIVONIA (WWJ) - Two Michigan communities rank among the "hottest housing markets for millennial home-buyers" in America. Realtor.com ranks Kentwood - near Grand Rapids - third in the nation, while Livonia - in Metro-Detroit - is second. According to Realtor.com, Livonia ranks so high on this list be

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-10-21 01:04:00

Man Killed When Someone Throws Rock From Overpass

(Newser) – An awful story out of Michigan, where a 32-year-old construction worker and father was returning from a work site Wednesday night when the vehicle, which a co-worker was driving, was hit by a large rock. It crashed through the windshield and hit Kenneth Andrew White, killing him, the Det

NEWSER - 2017-10-21 00:59:18

Apple Michigan Avenue opens

Duggan Vs. Young: A "‎Michigan‏ Matters" Exclusive - The Candidates' Home Stretch!

Mayor Mike Duggan and State Sen. Coleman A. Young II each appeared with CBS 62 Senior Producer/Host Carol Cain on "Michigan Matters" Friday afternoon in exclusive conversations, discussing their campaigns for mayor of Detroit in the final weeks before voters head to the polls Nov. 7. Detroit Mayor M

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-10-21 00:21:00

Woodhaven police warn of stranger danger alert

Lawmaker proposes taxing bottled water production in Michigan

Fire cost Warren family their home, but 5-year-old saved their lives