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State in deal with plastics maker over PFAS contamination

Jan. 30, 2023 15:56 PM EST

BRIGHTON, Mich. (AP) — A plastics manufacturer reached an agreement with the state to investigate and address hazardous substances known as “forever chemicals” at a former factory in Livingston County, Attorney General Dana Nessel said Monday. Asahi Kasei Plastics North America...

Doctor gets nearly 17 years in prison for vast opioid scheme

Jan. 30, 2023 15:16 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — A Detroit-area doctor was sentenced Monday to nearly 17 years in prison and ordered to pay $30 million for leading a scheme to bill Medicare and private insurers for unnecessary painkiller injections and write prescriptions for millions of opioids. Frank Patino's...

Purdue a unanimous No. 1 in AP Top 25; Vols up to No. 2

Jan. 30, 2023 13:01 PM EST

Purdue became this season's first unanimous No. 1 team in the AP Top 25 men's college basketball poll Monday after wins over Michigan and Michigan State last week as chaos ensued behind the Boilermakers among other ranked teams. More than half of Top 25 teams lost, including...

Editorial Roundup: Michigan

Jan. 30, 2023 07:19 AM EST

Detroit News. January 28, 2023. Editorial: Abortion is not the best growth strategy for Mich. There are more people dying in Michigan than being born. In 2021, the state had more deaths than births in a year for only the second time since at least 1900....

No. 22 Illinois women fend off Michigan State 86-76

Jan. 29, 2023 20:25 PM EST

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Makira Cook totaled 26 points, Genesis Bryant scored 21 and Adalia McKenzie added a double-double to help No. 22 Illinois beat Michigan State 86-76 on Sunday. Cook sank 8 of 21 shots from the floor and all 10 of her free throws for the Fighting Illini (17-5,...

No. 6 Indiana nets 11 3s in 91-68 win over Rutgers

Jan. 29, 2023 17:20 PM EST

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Grace Berger and Mackenzie Holmes each scored 21 points and No. 6 Indiana shot 61% from 3-point range to beat Rutgers 91-68 on Sunday. Four Hoosiers scored in double digits, including Sydney Parrish with 17 and Yarden Garzon with 14, including four...

Phelia, Brown lead No. 13 Michigan women past Gophers 77-41

Jan. 29, 2023 17:18 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Laila Phelia scored 22 points, Leigha Brown added 20 and No. 13 Michigan rolled to a 77-41 win over Minnesota on Sunday. Brown had 11 points in the first half, surpassing 1,000 points as a Wolverine, and Michigan led 34-23. Phelia had 14 in the second half. ...

Edey scores 38 as No. 1 Purdue overwhelms Spartans 77-61

Jan. 29, 2023 16:04 PM EST

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Purdue center Zach Edey donned Sunday’s postgame prizes with pride. A bloody lip felt like a championship belt, and the homemade T-shirt his mother handed him was a reminder of how far his all-around game has come in three college seasons. ...

Civil War soldier's Michigan grave finally gets headstone

Jan. 29, 2023 14:36 PM EST

EMPIRE, Mich. (AP) — The grave of a man who served in the U.S. Civil War has been formally marked at a northern Michigan cemetery. Claude Fields ensured that Ruel Boynton's service wouldn't be forgotten. Fields, manager of the Maple Grove cemetery in Empire Township,...

$2M bond for Illinois man who stabbed Michigan teen over sex

Jan. 27, 2023 18:04 PM EST

SPRINGFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A judge set bond at $2 million Friday for an 18-year-old Illinois man who is accused of traveling to Michigan to meet a teenager and then stabbing her for refusing to have sex. The 14-year-old suffered severe injuries Wednesday but "seems to be...