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Michigan affirms offer to share Asian carp project costs

Nov. 5, 2019 12:05 PM EST

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan says it remains willing to contribute $8 million toward initial stages of a project to prevent Asian carp from reaching the Great Lakes. Department of Natural Resources Director Dan Eichinger affirmed the commitment Tuesday in a letter to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The...

Official: Fetal remains found in garage nearly 2 decades old

Sep. 19, 2019 7:03 PM EDT

JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — Illinois authorities on Thursday said that more than 2,200 preserved fetal remains found stacked in the garage of a deceased doctor's home were from abortions performed in Indiana nearly two decades ago and it's up to authorities there to determine if crimes were committed. At a news...

The Latest: Fetal remains from abortions in 2000-2002

Sep. 19, 2019 3:28 PM EDT

JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on investigations that followed the discovery of fetal remains at the Illinois home of a former Indiana abortion (all times local):: 2:15 p.m. Illinois authorities say the more than 2,200 fetal remains found at the Illinois home of an abortion doctor who died this month were...