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May 15, 2018 - 7:25 pm
LANSING (WWJ) - The failed experiment to cut costs in the prison system by the Snyder administration is coming to end as the state ends food service privatization. The move, in 2013 by the state, eliminated 370 union jobs -- which were outsourced to lower-paid private employees. In 2015, the state...
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May 14, 2018 - 12:58 pm
DETROIT (WWJ) - In spite of wet and muddy conditions - work has resumed at the dig site for the remains of six missing girls. Warren police commissioner Bill Dwyer confirmed earlier to WWJ that the investigation centers around multiple victims of homicide whose bodies may be located in that area...
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May 14, 2018 - 11:07 am
DETROIT (WWJ) - Over 1.3 million Michiganders will be traveling across the state for the Memorial Day weekend, a five percent increase over last year and the most in over a dozen years. AAA Michigan's Gary Bubar says not everyone is heading Up North, either -- downtown Detroit is becoming more of a...
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May 11, 2018 - 12:42 pm
Detroit, you've got some explaining to do.
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Flint Main Street
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May 10, 2018 - 11:27 pm
FLINT, Mich. (WWJ/AP) - The mayor of Flint says a bottled water company has agreed to send truckloads of free water to the city. The move by Nestle Waters North America comes a month after Gov. Rick Snyder cut off supplies to Flint, saying the city's water quality had greatly improved since a lead...
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Lansing State Capitol
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May 10, 2018 - 5:13 pm
LANSING (WWJ) - State Representative Holly Hughes says Michigan residents are one step closer to giving more power to victims of crime. The Michigan Senate has thrown its full support behind a bill which would require defendants to listen in court to victim impact statements. The House bill stems...
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Officer Johnny Grays
Officer Johnny Grays (Photo: U.S. Customs and Border Protection)
May 10, 2018 - 2:21 pm
A U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer is being hailed a hero for rescuing a boy who fell into the St. Clair River.
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Mecosta County
May 10, 2018 - 10:45 am
Detectives believe there could be additional victims in connection with this sexual assault investigation at a mid-Michigan golf resort.
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May 10, 2018 - 8:03 am
Lawmakers have until early June to make a decision.
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Left: Anthony Gelia - Jackson County Sheriff's Office. Right: Brittany Southwell - Facebook
May 09, 2018 - 1:05 pm
Anthony Gelia was given the mandatory punishment Wednesday after a jury in March convicted him of first-degree felony murder, home invasion and a felony firearms charge.
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