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High Schoolers are Getting a Head Start on the Job Search

Updated: 05/06/2015 - You don't have to rack up tens of thousands of dollars in student loans to make a decent living. The people at the Capital Area Career Center set out to prove that tonight. Students and staff opened the doors to show how they're getting high schoolers ready to join the work force.

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Confusion Over Decriminalizing Marijuana

Posted: 05/06/2015 - East Lansing is now part of a growing list of Michigan cities to change its marijuana laws. Tuesday night voters okayed a ballot proposal de-criminalizing the drug, making it the 18th city in the state to do so. But possession and use of marijuana is still illegal under state law.

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East Lansing Voters OK Marijuana Decriminalization

Posted: 05/06/2015 - EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) -- Voters in East Lansing have approved a measure to decriminalize marijuana. Unofficial returns from Tuesday's vote showed 65 percent in favor of the proposal and 35 percent voting against the measure. The charter amendment was to make the use, possession and transfer of up to 1 ounce of the marijuana legal for people 21 years or older on private property. Voters in a number of Michigan communities have approved similar measures in recent years. The vote comes amid statewide marijuana legalization efforts. Michigan bans marijuana use and possession unless it's medical marijuana.

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Plan B: Road Funding Talks Today

Posted: 05/06/2015 - Prop One is defeated, but our roads and bridges are still in bad shape. So what's next? Lawmakers will be talking "Plan B" today.

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Prop 1 Fails, Governor Headed Back to Drawing Board

Posted: 05/05/2015 - Governor Snyder was optimistic earlier Tuesday night. He told us he expected Proposal 1 to pass before the numbers started coming in. Around two hours later, he sent out a press release admitting defeat.

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EXCLUSIVE: Lansing Mayor Threatens to Sell BWL

Updated: 05/05/2015 - It could be one of the biggest blockbuster deals in Lansing's history putting a for-sale sign on the Board of Water and Light. It's something Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero is calling for if he doesn't see a big change in oversight at the city-owned utility. It's a complete turnaround from what the Mayor said in his "State of the City" speech in January.

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Two Dead Bodies Discovered in Backyard

Updated: 05/06/2015 - The Ionia County Sheriff's Office is investigating the deaths of a husband and wife found in their backyard Monday evening.

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It's World Asthma Day

Posted: 05/05/2015 - World Asthma Day is celebrated the first Tuesday of May. It's dedicated to asthma prevention, diagnoses and treatment.

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Sheriff's Office Warns of Phone Scam

Posted: 05/05/2015 - A man claiming to be with the Ingham County Sheriff's Office is telling people there's a warrant out for their arrest and they need to pay up to keep from getting arrested.

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Voters to Decide Today on Prop. 1

Updated: 05/05/2015 - It's Election Day, and Michigan voters will decide the fate of Proposal One - the constitutional amendment that would hike Michigan's sales tax from 6 to 7% to fix roads and bridges.

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Woman's Body Found Near Flint River

Posted: 05/05/2015 - Authorities say a woman's body found near the Flint River could be connected to a person reported missing.

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