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Nation May 16Michigan State and Nassar victims reach $500 million settlement
LANSING, Mich. — Michigan State University on Wednesday announced a $500 million settlement with more than 300 women and girls who said they were assaulted by sports doctor Larry Nassar in the worst sex-abuse case in sports history.
Nation Mar 27Michigan State dean charged in Larry Nassar scandal
LANSING, Mich. — A Michigan State University official who oversaw a clinic that employed Larry Nassar was charged Tuesday with sexually propositioning female medical students and compiling nude student "selfies" on his work computer, in the first charges to spring…
Nation Mar 10Michigan seeks changes to abuse reporting law after Nassar
The women who exposed sports doctor Larry Nassar as a serial sexual assaulter are proposing that college employees and youth sports coaches, trainers and volunteers in Michigan be required to report suspected child sexual abuse.
Nation Feb 09Michigan State says it plans to fire official who didn’t follow up on Nassar scandal
It is the first major personnel action announced by interim President John Engler, who was hired after Lou Anna Simon resigned under a storm of criticism about the university's handling of Nassar, who is serving decades in prison for molesting…
Politics Dec 08Conyers seat won’t be filled until November
Michigan's Republican governor announced Friday that Democrat John Conyers' congressional seat won't be filled until the regularly scheduled November election, leaving it vacant for nearly a year.
Economy Jul 23U.S. states vie for big Foxconn display panel factory
Taiwanese electronics maker Foxconn's plan to build a display panel factory in the U.S. has sparked a flurry of lobbying by states.
Nation Sep 09Supreme Court calls audible on Michigan’s straight-party voting ban
The court's decision means Michigan voters will still be able to use the popular straight-ticket option, which allows them to support all candidates from one party with a single mark.
Politics May 23Clinton: Trump could ‘bankrupt America’ like his companies
DETROIT — Hillary Clinton said Monday that Donald Trump's economic policies would lead to lower wages, fewer jobs and more debt.
Politics Mar 06Fact checking Clinton and Sanders at the Democratic debate in Flint
A look at some of the claims in the debate Sunday night, staged in Flint:…
Nation Jan 28Updated: Michigan lawmakers approve $28M more for Flint water crisis
LANSING, Michigan — The Michigan Legislature voted Thursday to direct another $28 million to address Flint's water emergency, allocating money for bottled water, medical assessments and other costs in the city struggling with a lead-contaminated supply.