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UPDATE: Senate OKs $48.7M in aid for Detroit schools

Updated: 03/24/2016 - Detroit's ailing school district would receive $48.7 million in emergency state funding to remain open the rest of the school year under legislation approved by the Michigan Senate.

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Another Accident On Interstate 96 in Lansing at Split-Merge

Posted: 03/24/2016 - It's happened again: Another accident on Interstate 96 East in the area of the split-merge in Lansing. It is the second accident in just days in the same spot. A car hit a semi truck Saturday while trying to merge onto the interstate.

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Parents Warned Not To Buy Baby Chicks For Easter. Chicks Can Carry Salmonella

Posted: 03/24/2016 - Another reminder why baby chickens should not be in Easter baskets this coming Sunday. While the chicks might be cute, the Michigan Department of Agriculture warns the baby birds, and other poultry could carry salmonella, which can make you or your child sick. The bacteria is found in their droppings.

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Body cams improve police accountability

Updated: 03/24/2016 - The next time you come in contact with a Lansing Police Officer, a camera may be recording your every move. That's because the LPD has finally received it's body cameras. However, before officers can put them on, they'll spend a few weeks learning how to use them. Community leaders are excited to have the new technology.

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State may get rid of M-STEP

Posted: 03/23/2016 - Schools are preparing for the M-STEP possibly for the last time. Lawmakers are looking into replacing the test which was given for the first time last spring.

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$15M grant to hire Flint residents for recovery jobs

Updated: 03/24/2016 - Labor Secretary Thomas Perez says some of the $7.5 million issued initially will fund humanitarian jobs such as delivering bottled water, filters, replacement cartridges and lead-testing kits to residents.

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Ingham Animal Control Working To Build New Shelter

Updated: 03/23/2016 - The over 40 year old building Ingham County Animal Control and Shelter operates out of just isn't cutting it anymore. That's why crews want to build a new shelter.

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Effort To Recall Governor Rick Snyder Kicks Off On Easter Sunday

Posted: 03/23/2016 - The petition drive to try and boot Governor Rick Snyder out of office kicks off officially this Sunday on Easter. Come Sunday, petition organizers will have just sixty days to collect nearly 790,000 valid signatures to get the recall of the Governor on a ballot this year or next.

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