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Lawsuit challenges Medicaid work requirements in Michigan

Nov. 22, 2019 5:15 PM EST

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Four enrollees in Michigan’s Medicaid expansion program filed a lawsuit Friday challenging work requirements that are set to take effect in January, arguing that the Trump administration lacked the authority to approve the rules that undermine the Affordable Care Act. The...

Morgan, Montero lead Eastern Michigan past UMBC 62-45

Nov. 22, 2019 5:05 PM EST

ST. JAMES, Jamaica (AP) — Noah Morgan and Yeikson Montero combined to score 21 points and Eastern Michigan breezed to a 62-45 victory over Maryland-Baltimore County in the Jamaica Classic at Montego Bay on Friday. Morgan finished with 11 points, three rebounds and three assists for the unbeaten Eagles...

Chief: Suspect in officer’s death linked to other shootings

Nov. 22, 2019 5:04 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Detroit’s police chief says a 28-year-old man arrested following the slaying of one Detroit police officer and wounding of another may be connected to several earlier shootings. Chief James Craig says Friday that two men were shot Monday — one fatally — on the...

Michigan halts sale of marijuana e-cigs unless re-tested

Nov. 22, 2019 4:54 PM EST

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan on Friday halted the sale of marijuana vaping products until they are tested for a compound that has been identified as a culprit in e-cigarette-related lung illnesses. The state Marijuana Regulatory Agency’s emergency rules, which prohibit vitamin E acetate, apply to...

‘Nobody cares anymore:’ Lions-Redskins could be peak apathy

Nov. 22, 2019 3:13 PM EST

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Tom Brady thought it was ridiculous how many opposing fans there were at the Washington Redskins’ home stadium. Sam Darnold said his road game at Washington almost felt like a home game. The Redskins haven’t had much of a home-field advantage this season, with an infusion...

Stainless steel, broken glass and buzz, Tesla makes a pickup

Nov. 22, 2019 1:11 PM EST

The much-hyped unveiling of Tesla’s electric pickup truck went off script Thursday night when supposedly unbreakable window glass splintered twice when hit with a large metal ball. The failed stunt, which ranks high on the list of embarrassing auto industry rollouts, came just after CEO Elon Musk bragged...

Michigan State needs to beat Rutgers for postseason hopes

Nov. 22, 2019 12:10 PM EST

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — If Michigan State wants to go to a bowl, it is going to have to win its final two regular-season games. It looks easy enough on paper: A game at Rutgers (2-8, 0-7 Big Ten) on Saturday and then at home against Maryland (3-7, 1-6) next weekend. “To me, it's always a bit about...

Correction: Official Arrested-Detroit story

Nov. 22, 2019 11:37 AM EST

DETROIT (AP) — In a story Nov. 20 about the trial of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, Controller Chelsa Wagner, The Associated Press mischaracterized the reason that staff at a Detroit hotel called the police on her husband. The staff called 911 to report that he had acted unruly during a dispute over...

No. 12 Michigan poses big test for Hoosiers in home finale

Nov. 22, 2019 11:22 AM EST

Quarterback Peyton Ramsey started this season as the backup. He said and did all the right things and when he got another chance the two-year starter didn’t disappoint. On Saturday, the newly-minted captain will close out the Hoosiers’ home slate as the starter on one of Indiana’s most...

How GM ended up suing its crosstown rival

Nov. 21, 2019 11:40 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Automakers sue each other on occasion, but no one in Detroit can remember one accusing another of bribing union officials to get an unfair labor cost advantage. Yet that’s what happened Wednesday when General Motors filed a federal racketeering lawsuit against Fiat Chrysler...