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University of Michigan Announcing Jim Harbaugh As New Head Football Coach [Video]

The University of Michigan announced Monday night it is making a major football announcement at noon today.

While Michigan has not confirmed it, it has been widely reported U-M Interim Athletic Director Jim Hackett plans to introduce former San Francisco 49ers Coach Jim Harbaugh as the Wolverines' next head coach in Ann Arbor.

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Michigan Police Involved in a Slow-Speed Chase to Catch High Woman

Michigan police were involved in a slow-speed chase over the weekend that resulted in the arrest of a high Southfield woman. Yes, we said slow-speed chase.

Reports indicate that several witnesses spotted a woman driving erratically along Interstate 96 on Saturday evening and called polic

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Californians Try Faygo, Coneys + Other Michigan Foods for First Time [VIDEO]

The culinary landscape and eating habits of California and Michigan are about as far apart as they come. So what would happen if Californians were to try some signature Michigan dishes? Find out here.

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Michigan Drug Traffickers End Up in Canada By Mistake

A couple of Michigan drug traffickers screwed the pooch earlier this year when they mistakenly entered Canada by way of the Blue Water Bridge carrying a hefty shipment of crack cocaine and semi-automatic weapons. Indeed, these indiscretions have resulted in a black and white Christmas for Tyvann White and Lorenzo Moore, who were sentenced this week to 18 months in prison for their shoddy Scarface antics.

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Michigan Governor Claims There are Plenty of Jobs, Just No One Smart Enough to Do Them

Michigan Governor Rick Snyder finds it hard to believe that there are so many jobs available across the state and no one qualified (or smart enough) to fill the positions. Therefore, in an effort to get potential employees up to speed on the current workforce climate, he has decided to put together a new state department aimed at developing more talent for employers.

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Michigan Lawmakers Kill Medical Marijuana Bills

Michigan’s medical marijuana community cannot seem to catch a break. Although lawmakers were expected to pass measures to expand the state’s medical marijuana program, by the time the lame duck session wrapped up early this morning, there simply was not enough support to approve two important bills that would have improved the program.

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MSP Says Prepare for Holiday Season by Placing Emergency Preparedness Kits in Vehicle

The Michigan State Police, Emergency Management and Homeland Security Division (MSP/EMHSD) is encouraging residents to prepare for the holiday travel season by placing emergency preparedness kits in their vehicles.

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Michigan Lawmakers OK Deal to Increase Sales Tax to Pay for Roads

Voters in Michigan will be asked in May to approve increasing the sales tax in order to fix the state's deteriorating roads and bridges.

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Michigan Mother in Trouble for Giving Young Sons Medical Marijuana

A Michigan mother had the heat brought down on her earlier this month after authorities discovered she was treating her 10-and-12-year-old boys with medical marijuana. The 31—year-old Wexford County woman was forced to attend a pretrial conference this week in Cadillac to answer to the changes of manufacturing marijuana and two counts of child abuse in the third degree.

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Michigan Senate OKs Setting Drunk Boating, Snowmobiling Limits at 0.08 Percent BAC

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder is expected to sign bills soon that will subject boaters and snowmobilers to the same blood-alcohol limits as motor vehicle drivers.

The bills approved unanimously Tuesday by the state Senate would set the legal alcohol limit at 0.08 percent blood-alcohol content (BAC) instead of 0.10 percent BAC.

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Michigan Ranks Among Top 5 Medical Marijuana States

Michigan is one of the top five medical marijuana states in America, according to an infographic by Marijuana Business Daily.

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Michigan Considering Revamping Parole Policies

The state of Michigan is wasting a substantial amount of money keeping people in prison; funds that could be partially used to improve education and road conditions. According to a recent report in The Detroit Free Press, the Michigan Department of Corrections spends around 20 percent of its general budget incarcerating prisoners – roughly $2 billion annually.

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