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Michigan Supreme Court Building - file photo
Cheyna Roth / Michigan Public Radio Network

(MPRN) Whether another initiative can go on the November ballot could be decided by the Michigan Supreme Court. 

MSU Announces Search Committee For New President

Aug 23, 2018
Cheyna Roth / Michigan Public Radio Network

(MPRN-East Lansing)  Michigan State University has named a search committee to find a new president. The school has been under fire since hundreds of women said they were sexually assaulted by former MSU sports doctor, Larry Nassar. 

Water being distributed in Parchment - file photo
Gordon Evans / WMUK

(MPRN)  Michigan hasn’t prioritized public health – and now it’s paying for it. That’s according to a new report from the Citizens Research Council of Michigan, a non-profit public affairs research organization. 

Kalamazoo County To Join Opioid Lawsuit

Aug 22, 2018
Greyson Steele / WMUK

Kalamazoo County has agreed to join a class-action lawsuit against opioid manufacturers. The lawsuit seeks recovery of money local governments have spent dealing with an epidemic of opioid overdoses. 

Cheyna Roth / Michigan Public Radio Network

(MPRN) A native Detroiter and one-time candidate for the city’s clerkship will be on the November 2018 ballot. Democratic candidate for governor, Gretchen Whitmer named Garlin Gilchrist II as her running mate Monday.