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Engineering firms win key ruling in Flint water lawsuit

Nov. 15, 2019 11:46 AM EST

FLINT, Mich. (AP) — A judge has dismissed much of a civil lawsuit filed against engineering companies that were hired by Flint, Michigan, during its disastrous water switch in 2014. The attorney general’s office has argued that Veolia North America and Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam have some...

Cold ends mosquito season, rare virus threat in SW Michigan

Nov. 15, 2019 11:14 AM EST

ST. JOSEPH, Mich. (AP) — Health officials in a southwestern Michigan county say cold weather has ended this year’s mosquito season and with it the threat of a deadly mosquito-borne virus. Berrien County Health Department spokeswoman Gillian Conrad says recent cold, snowy weather wiped out mosquitoes...

Michigan-Michigan State rivalry goes beyond just the games

Nov. 15, 2019 3:50 AM EST

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — When Michigan faces Michigan State, the actual 60 minutes of football are only part of the show. Pay close attention to what’s done pregame and said postgame. The participants tend to remember. Consider last year’s matchup in East Lansing: Well before kickoff, Michigan...

Hall layup leads No. 3 Michigan State over No. 12 Seton Hall

Nov. 15, 2019 12:32 AM EST

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — No. 3 Michigan State and No. 12 Seton Hall put on a mid-November show worthy of March Madness. It was showdown of two of college basketball’s best teams and a showcase of two of the nation’s marquee players. Of course, the eventual hero was a freshman who had failed to...

2 more Republicans enter race to challenge Democrat Slotkin

Nov. 14, 2019 11:53 PM EST

BRIGHTON, Mich. (AP) — Two more Republicans are entering the race to challenge Democratic U.S. Rep. Elissa Slotkin, whose districts stretches between Lansing and the northern Detroit suburbs. Paul Junge, who worked as an immigration official in the Trump administration, an East Lansing lawyer Kristina Lyke...

Whitmer OKs bill to bar sale of cough suppressant to minors

Nov. 14, 2019 11:18 PM EST

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has signed legislation to prohibit the sale of an over-the-counter cough suppressant to minors unless they have a prescription. The restriction on dextromethorphan will take effect next July. Dextromethorphan, or DXM, is found in many cough and cold...

No. 16 Michigan State women hold off No. 15 Notre Dame 72-69

Nov. 14, 2019 10:52 PM EST

NOTRE DAME, Ind. (AP) — Nia Clouden scored a career-high 28 points and No. 16 Michigan State held off No. 15 Notre Dame’s late rally for a 72-69 victory on Thursday night. Clouden made four 3-pointers and was 9 of 21 from the field. Taryn McCutheon added 12 points for Michigan State (3-0). Sam...

Jones, Evans lead No. 9 Louisville past Central Michigan

Nov. 14, 2019 9:48 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — On a night when its shots weren’t falling, Louisville leaned on two veterans. Jazmine Jones scored 25 points and Dana Evans had 24 — both career highs — to lead the ninth-ranked Cardinals past Central Michigan 76-63 on Thursday night. The Cardinals (3-0) shot...

James carries E. Michigan over NAIA Michigan-Dearborn 72-59

Nov. 14, 2019 9:46 PM EST

YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — Boubacar Toure had a double-double, Chris James had 15 points off the bench, and Eastern Michigan beat Michigan-Dearborn 72-59 on Thursday night. Boubacar Toure finished with 15 points and 14 rebounds. Noah Morgan added 12 points and Yeikson Montero scored 10 points for Eastern...

Hunters prepare to hit the woods for firearms deer season

Nov. 14, 2019 9:41 PM EST

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Thousands of hunters will trek into Michigan woods and fields Friday as firearms deer season opens. The season runs through Nov. 30. The Department of Natural Resources’ annual forecast says overall deer numbers are low in the Upper Peninsula and buck sightings have been...