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Bottled water is distributed in Parchment due to high levels of PFAS - file photo
Gordon Evans / WMUK

A Parchment paper mill used a 3M Company product that contained PFASes, municipalities say the state isn't sharing enough revenue with them, an update on the status of the "Promote the Vote" ballot proposal, and more.

Cheyna Roth / MPRN

Parchment changes its schedule and location for bottled water pickup; murders and nonfatal shootings are down so far this year in Kalamazoo; a trustee from Battle Creek Public Schools wants to attend meetings by phone from Italy, and more.

Data from Kent County shows elevated rates of testicular cancer near wells that contain PFASes, a billboard by I-94 near Paw Paw is an apparent protest of Paw Paw schools’ calling its sports teams the Redskins, Cindy Bauer (formerly Gamrat) sues the legislature again, and more.

Cheyna Roth / MPRN

Ross Township supervisor Gary Moore will keep his seat, Judge Rosemarie Aquilina will stay on Larry Nassar's appeals case at least for now, and more.

Matt Rourke / Associated Press

More PFAS testing is underway in the Richland area; Wolverine Worldwide and 3M discussed PFAS safety concerns years before most people knew about the chemicals; and more.

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