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Audit: Unit inspecting Mich. school buses understaffed
Review says state inspectors relied too heavily on school districts to say problems were fixed       
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Audit: Unit inspecting Michigan school buses understaffed
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) - An audit says the Michigan State Police division that inspects school buses is understaffed and has failed to ensure problems are fixed. The Michigan Office of the Auditor General looked at the Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Division, which keeps tabs on the condition of thousands of ...
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Grad transfer, Michigan native Line a ‘thumper’ for MSU
When you think about what a fullback should look like, there’s a pretty good chance Prescott Line fits the bill.        
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Vote clears way for Mich. pot dispensaries
The bills will regulate dispensaries, the growing and distribution of medical marijuana and allow for non-smokable weed.        
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Vote clears way for Michigan medical pot dispensaries
The bills will regulate dispensaries, the growing and distribution of medical marijuana and allow for non-smokable weed.        
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East Lansing investigating water plant chemical spill
600 gallons of ferric chloride spilled at the wastewater treatment plant        
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Fowlerville man arraigned in crash that killed boy, 10
A Fowlerville man was arraigned Thursday in connection with an October crash that killed a 10-year-old boy who attended a Fowlerville elementary school.        
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Class D semifinals: Powers N. Central 84, Southfield Christian 83, 2OT
       
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Class A: Clarkston cruises into title game
Foster Loyer and Dylan Alderson combined for 59 points to lead Clarkston to a 78-35 victory over West Bloomfield.        
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Wow! Powers North Central wins at the buzzer for 82nd straight victory
Seth Polfus hit winning lay-up at the buzzer in 2nd OT, lifting Jets to thrilling 84-83 win over Southfield Christian        
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2017 Michigan boys basketball semifinals results, schedule
The best boys basketball teams in Michigan are playing for state championships this week at the Breslin Center.        
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Class D: Powers North Central, 84, Southfield Christian, 83, 2 OT
       
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Database reveals state employees' salaries — but numbers may be wrong
Open-government advocates posted their own database of Michigan employee's salaries.        
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MSU loses Eron Harris for season with knee injury
Michigan State will be without senior guard Eron Harris for the remainder of the season following what the school called a significant injury suffered to his right knee.        
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Purdue goes big to get the best of Michigan State in Big Ten showdown
Purdue leads the Big Ten thanks to 6-foot-8 power forward Caleb Swanigan and 7-2 center Isaac Haas.Swanigan had 24 points and 15 rebounds Saturday for his 23rd double-double of the season, Haas added 18 points and the No. 16 Boilermakers beat Michigan State 80-63.The pair of posts combined to...
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Purdue tops Michigan State to take half-game lead in Big Ten
Purdue is a half game ahead of Maryland and Wisconsin, who play each other Sunday.         
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Michigan State's Eron Harris carried off on stretcher after scary injury
The senior guard came down awkwardly in the lane.         
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Spartans have crucial opportunities ahead
Nobody understands the position Michigan State is in better than Michigan State.        
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MSU police seeking warrants on sex assault case
Police announced last week they were investigating a sexual assault involving three student-athletes        
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Dakich responds to Izzo: 'Unreal respect' for MSU, Izzo
MSU coach demands apology from Dan Dakich — whose son Andrew plays for Michigan — after he calls Sparty whiners.        
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Tom Izzo angered over tweets by ESPN's Dan Dakich
MSU coach demands apology from Dan Dakich — whose son Andrew plays for Michigan — after he calls Sparty whiners.        
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MSU gymnastics coach resigns amid scandal
Klages says she’s retiring immediately, a day after the school announced her suspension.
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Izzo angered over ESPN analyst's tweets
MSU coach demands apology from Dan Dakich — whose son Andrew plays for Michigan — after he calls Sparty whiners.        
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Tom Izzo takes down ESPN's Dan Dakich for Twitter take, wants apology
Hall of Fame coach none too pleased with hoops analyst who took trolling MSU fans online to a new level        
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Surging Spartans pound out win over Buckeyes
MSU erases memory of last month's loss in Columbus with 74-66 victory, notching fourth win in last five games.        
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Alvin Ellis' sharpshooting lifts Spartans to 74-66 win over Ohio State
Ellis cans six three-pointers for 18 points, Bridges adds 17, 11 boards, Ward 15.        
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The Latest: State orders Flint hospital to fix health risks
LANSING, Mich. (AP) - The Latest on Flint's water crisis (all times local): 3:35 p.m. Michigan is ordering a Flint hospital to immediately fix conditions the state suspects pose on ongoing public health threat of Legionella bacteria. The state Department of Health and Human Services issued the order Monday. It ...
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MSU suspends football staff member Blackwell
The news comes as three Michigan State football players are being investigated for sexual assault.        
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Michigan State football staffer Curtis Blackwell suspended
Curtis Blackwell was hired in August 2013 as Michigan State football director of college advancement and performance.        
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Michigan State suspends women's gymnastics coach amid Nassar probe
MSU suspended Kathie Klages in the midst of a sexual assault investigation related to former team doctor Larry Nassar.        
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Michigan State's Merchant returns from medical leave
EAST LANSING, Mich. — Michigan State women's basketball coach Suzy Merchant has returned from her medical leave of absence to coach Sunday's game against No. 3 Maryland.It was Merchant's first game back since she coached at Rutgers on Jan. 14.Merchant fainted during a home game against Illinois on Jan. 1 and was later taken to a hospital for tests and kept overnight as a precaution. She did not coach on Jan. 4 at Purdue before returning for the next three games.
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Barbershop shooting in Lansing leaves 1 dead, 2 wounded
LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Authorities say one man died and two others were wounded in a shooting at a Lansing barbershop. Police say 29-year-old Dominique Laurenz Simmons of Lansing died in the shooting Saturday. An 18-year-old Lansing man and a 23-year-old Detroit man remained in stable condition Sunday with non-life ...
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Red Wings players recall Ilitch's caring side
Though he was their boss, the owner's knack for relating to them as individuals especially stands out as they remember him.        
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Fired up, ready to go: Thousands of Democrats pack Cobo
Election results fuel anger, energy, passion at Michigan Democratic Party convention in Detroit.        
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Michigan Democrats plot new course at Cobo
Michigan Democrats are gathering Saturday at the Cobo Center in Detroit for their state convention.        
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Michigan Capitol infrastructure in need of major repairs
LANSING, Mich. (AP) - The Michigan Capitol's aging infrastructure is starting to wear down. Out of sight behind the walls and beneath the floors, significant repairs and upgrades are needed to much of the Capitol's plumbing, electrical, mechanical and fire suppression systems. Water and moisture damage has eaten away at ...
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Michigan State rocked by sexual assault investigations
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State University, known for its leafy campus, years of basketball success and a heritage that goes back to Abraham Lincoln, is dealing with a different image these days: allegations of sexual assault by a…
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Report on MSU sex assault probe could come next week
MSU announced Thursday that campus police are investigating allegations of sexual assault by three student-athletes.        
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MSU band leader was suspended in 2016 over texts
Spokesman Jason Cody says he can’t discuss specific allegations against John Madden        
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MSU suspends 3 football players in sex assault probe
DETROIT (AP) — Three Michigan State University football players have been suspended from team activities and removed from on-campus housing as part of a sexual assault investigation.
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MSU's Demetrius Cooper faces misdemeanor assault and battery charge
Rising senior DE was arrested in Nov. one month after police say he spit in an officer's face and then had his car towed        
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Police: MSU’s Cooper spit in officer’s face in Oct.
MSU defensive end was charged with misdemeanor assault and battery after the October incident.        
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Sharp-shooting Michigan routs Michigan State 86-57
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) - Derrick Walton had 20 points and eight assists, and Michigan rolled to an 86-57 victory over Michigan State on Tuesday night to equal the most lopsided victory over the Spartans since 1948. The last time the Wolverines beat Michigan State by more was in a ...
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Live blog: 9-0 run gives U-M hefty lead over MSU
Greg Garno will lead the chat during the rivalry game at the Crisler Center. Discuss the action here!        
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Live blog: MSU visits Michigan in Big Ten battle
Greg Garno will lead the chat during the rivalry game at the Crisler Center. Discuss the action here!        
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Computer glitch touches Wayne Co. district, ADP, state
List shows payroll vendors touched by state computer glitch included 7-11, ADP, Hewitt Associates and Mercantile Bank        
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Senator: Firms ‘cheating the system’ on state contracts
Business bids on state contracts would be exempt from public disclosure until a final award is made under a new bill        
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Offensive lineman Lukusa quits MSU football team
Michigan State offensive lineman Thiyo Lukusa has quit the football team, the Traverse City native confirmed on Tuesday.        
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Cassius Winston keeps improving on offense, defense for Michigan State
The abstract rhythm of Cassius Winston’s game continues to develop syncopation with his Michigan State teammates.        
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Michigan State vet school receives $12.6 million gift
It is the largest single donation made to the college since its founding in 1910.        
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