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Andy Hrovat during an interview about his experience with doctor who has been accused by several former students of molesting them during medical exams at the University of Michigan. The interview was conducted at his attorneys firm on Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020 in Denver. (AP Photo/John Leyba)

Wrestler adds to abuse allegations against university doctor

Feb. 21, 2020 2:08 AM EST

ANN ARBOR, Michigan (AP) — An Olympic wrestler on Thursday accused a University of Michigan doctor of touching him inappropriately during medical exams at the school and said the physician's reputation for such conduct was well known among his teammates. Andy Hrovat, who competed for the U.S. in the 2008...

Michigan State's Cassius Winston (5) drives between Nebraska's Jervay Green (23) and Nebraska forward Yvan Ouedraogo (24) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Lincoln, Neb., Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

Michigan State shakes off sloppy play to beat Nebraska 86-65

Feb. 20, 2020 11:44 PM EST

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — As far as Tom Izzo is concerned, a 21-point win over lowly Nebraska doesn't mean everything's OK now for Michigan State. The Spartans, who have been struggling for almost a month, had a good shooting night, dominated the boards and got big contributions from reserves Gabe Brown and...

Woman injured by concrete the fell from bridge over U.S. 127

Feb. 20, 2020 10:54 PM EST

MASON, Mich. (AP) — Wood barriers will be placed beneath a bridge over U.S. 127 near Mason after a woman was injured when concrete fell from a bridge and broke through her windshield, Michigan Department of Transportation officials said Thursday. The Ingham County Sheriff's Office says the 38-year-old...

Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) makes a layup as Detroit Pistons forwards Thon Maker, left, and Sekou Doumbouya (45) defend during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

Antetokounmpo scores 33, leads Bucks to rout of Pistons

Feb. 20, 2020 10:47 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Like many NBA coaches, Mike Budenholzer was worried about his Milwaukee Bucks needing a game or two to get back up to speed after the All-Star break. It wasn't a concern for long Thursday night. The Bucks had 70 points by halftime on their way to a 126-106 victory over the Detroit Pistons....

Judge OKs settlement over western Michigan contamination

Feb. 20, 2020 9:43 PM EST

PLAINFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A federal judge on Wednesday approved a settlement with a western Michigan footwear company that faced a lawsuit over groundwater tainted with potentially harmful “forever" chemicals that are turning up in drinking water across the industrial state. Wolverine...

Agency wants revision of DTE power generation strategy

Feb. 20, 2020 9:34 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — A Michigan agency asked DTE Electric Co. on Thursday to revise its strategy for generating power over the next 15 years. The state Public Service Commission requested more information about alternatives such as wind and solar projects owned by the utility or third parties. It also urged DTE...

Michigan State hires Jay Johnson as offensive coordinator

Feb. 20, 2020 9:34 PM EST

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Jay Johnson followed head coach Mel Tucker and fellow assistant Chris Kapilovic to Michigan State from Colorado, joining the Spartans on Thursday as offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach. Johnson filled roles last season at Colorado under Tucker. The Spartans hired Tucker...

University of Michigan president apologizes to anyone harmed by a school doctor after ex-students allege sexual abuse

Feb. 20, 2020 4:39 PM EST
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — University of Michigan president apologizes to anyone harmed by a school doctor after ex-students allege sexual abuse.
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Trump campaign, RNC to spend $10M on voting lawsuits

Feb. 20, 2020 4:03 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign and the Republican National Committee announced Thursday that they will spend more than $10 million during the 2020 election cycle to battle Democrats on voting-related lawsuits and to bolster their Election Day operations. The...

Washington Post wins 'Grand Slam' honors at APSE contest

Feb. 20, 2020 3:39 PM EST

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Washington Post is the lone media group to earn Grand Slam honors in the annual Associated Press Sports Editors’ writing and sections contest that wrapped up this week in St. Petersburg, Fla. The Post, competing in the A Division (83,000 and over circulation), placed...