30 health workers punished for sex misconduct in last year

A newspaper investigation has found that 30 health care professionals were disciplined by Michigan licensing boards for sexual assault or misconduct in the last year
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57-year-old Minnesota man competes in 2 baseball leagues

A 57-year-old Minnesota man competes in two baseball leagues
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9/11 remembrance ceremonies scheduled across Michigan

Ceremonies remembering the 9/11 terrorist attacks are scheduled Tuesday across Michigan
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A roundup of recent Michigan newspaper editorials

A roundup of recent editorials in Michigan newspapers
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Amway founder and Magic owner Richard DeVos dies at age 92

Richard DeVos, billionaire philanthropist, co-founder of direct-selling giant Amway and father-in-law of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has died
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Amway founder, philanthropist Richard DeVos dies at age 92

Richard DeVos, billionaire philanthropist, co-founder of direct-selling giant Amway and father-in-law of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has died
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At least 100 people fall ill after convention in Michigan

Officials say at least 100 people from 25 states who attended a national letter carrier's convention in western Michigan have reported flu-like symptoms
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Betty Ford sculpture to be unveiled at presidential museum

A sculpture of former first lady Betty Ford will be unveiled during a celebration of the 105th birthday of former President Gerald Ford in Grand Rapids
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City OKs ordinance to allow medical marijuana facilities

The Grand Rapids City Commission has voted to allow medical marijuana facilities in the western Michigan city
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Couple treated to wrestling show after wedding day robbery

A wrestling company treated a Michigan couple to a professional wrestling event after they were robbed on their wedding day
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Democrats criticize GOP 'inaction' on PFAS contamination

Democrats in the Michigan House are criticizing majority Republican lawmakers for "inaction" on addressing the contamination of tap water with old industrial chemicals
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Disabled Michigan veteran sets powerlifting records

A disabled Michigan veteran who's missing his left leg is setting powerlifting records
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Dozens of immigrant children will be reunited with parents

Parents prepare to reunite with children under 5 years old as court-ordered deadline arrives, weeks or longer after being separated at the border
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Escape from Florence leads to speedways, make-shift shelters

Three of the nation's largest motor speedways have opened their vast campgrounds to southerners escaping Hurricane Florence, part of a patchwork of shelters across the region serving as a refuge for storm evacuees
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Feds try to grab 401(k) of city manager who stole $1.8M

Nearly 20 years later, authorities still are trying to collect money from a former city manager in western Michigan who admits stealing $1.8 million
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Feds: Stolen ruby slippers worn in 'Wizard of Oz' recovered

Federal authorities say they have recovered pair of ruby slippers worn by Judy Garland in 'The Wizard of Oz' that were stolen from a Minnesota museum 13 years ago
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Flu strain identified as sickening 120 at Michigan meeting

Health officials have identified a flu strain that sickened about 120 people from at least 25 states who attended a convention in Grand Rapids
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Ford recalls 2M pickup trucks; seat belts can cause fires

Under pressure from U.S. safety regulators, Ford is recalling about 2 million F-150 pickups in North America because the seat belts can cause fires
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Former president, family speak at Amway co-founder's funeral

Former President George W. Bush joined family and friends of Amway co-founder Richard DeVos to celebrate his life
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Formerly fugitive deadbeat sentenced, ordered to pay $534K

A man who was wanted for nearly 20 years for not paying child support in southwestern Michigan has been sentenced to two years in prison and ordered to pay nearly $534,000 in restitution
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Generator? Storms mean no power for some until late Friday

Consumers Energy says some areas hit by a wave of thunderstorms and strong winds might not get electricity restored until late Friday
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Government falls short of deadline to reunite kids, parents

Some immigrant toddlers are back in the arms of their parents, but others remain in detention facilities
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Grand Rapids air travelers can lighten pockets for charity

Air travelers in the Grand Rapids area can give their pocket change to charity before going through a security line
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Grand Rapids police step up efforts to get tips, video

The Grand Rapids Police Department is stepping up efforts to get tips from the public during criminal investigations and get potentially important video surveillance more quickly
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Grand Rapids, Kent County decide against merging 911 service

Grand Rapids and Kent County officials in western Michigan have decided against the idea of merging 911 their emergency dispatch centers
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Great Lakes ecology topic of talk in western Michigan

The ecology of the Great Lakes _ and how economic considerations have affected them _ is the topic of a talk presented by the Grand Rapids Public Library
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Home nurse pleads guilty to tampering with Valium

A nurse who took Valium for her own use and diluted the medicine for others has pleaded guilty to tampering with a consumer product
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ICE jail contract protest interrupts county board meeting

Officials in western Michigan were forced to temporarily suspend another meeting due to protests over an Immigration and Customs Enforcement contract that allows people to be detained at the county jail
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Illinois siblings rescued from lake after kayaks sank

Illinois siblings vacationing in western Michigan have been rescued from Lake Michigan after their kayaks sank
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Judge dismisses lawsuit over newborn blood draws in Michigan

A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit brought by a group of Michigan parents who alleged that the state didn't obtain proper consent to draw or store their newborns' blood for medical research
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Judge to decide on jury seeing video of driver's demeanor

A judge will rule on whether a police body-cam video showing a former Kent County prosecutor's demeanor after a crash will be shown at the man's reckless driving trial
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Judge's son gets 10-year prison sentence in child porn case

The son of a Michigan appeals court judge has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison for possessing child pornography
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Kayaker's body found in Lake Michigan nearly 2 years later

Nearly two years later, authorities believe the body of a missing kayaker has been found in northern Michigan
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Kent County unveils interactive recycling exhibit

An eastern Michigan county has unveiled an interactive exhibit meant to encourage residents to recycle
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Land, husband settle campaign complaint for $66,000

The Federal Election Commission has accepted a $66,000 fine to settle allegations that the husband of former U.S. Senate candidate Terri Lynn Land contributed too much money to her 2014 campaign
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Lawsuit challenging ban on school aid will switch courts

A lawsuit challenging Michigan's ban on public aid for private schools is moving to federal court
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Lawsuit seeks damages after abuse linked to Explorer program

A young woman who was sexually abused as a teenager during a mentor program at a fire department in western Michigan is suing the Boy Scouts of America and others involved in the case
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Lost Purple Hearts to be returned to dead soldiers' families

Relatives of three dead U.S servicemen plan to gather in western Michigan to receive lost Purple Heart medals their loved ones had earned in World War II
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Man accused in child's neglect death says charges unfair

A Michigan man charged in the neglect death of his 10-month-old baby says he's unfairly charged and that seeking medical help is 'just as dangerous as not going.'
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Man found guilty in slaying; victim's body dismembered

A western Michigan man has been found guilty of second-degree murder in the slaying of another man whose dismembered body was found in a national forest by duck hunters
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Man pleads guilty in buggy crash that killed 3 children

A 29-year-old central Michigan man has pleaded guilty to charges in connection with the deaths of three children following a collision between their horse-drawn buggy and a pickup truck
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Meijer Gardens to host 'Disability Sculpture' exhibition

Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park in western Michigan is planning to host an exhibition titled "Process and Presence: Contemporary Disability Sculpture."
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Michigan brewery has no plans to hire new CEO

A Michigan brewery has no plans to hire a new CEO
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Michigan couple charged in dehydration death of young son

A western Michigan couple has been charged with murder, manslaughter and child abuse in the dehydration death of their 18-month-old son
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Michigan families reunite with relatives' lost Purple Hearts

Three Michigan families have been returned a missing relic their deceased relatives earned while fighting in World War II: their Purple Heart medals
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Michigan farm has 1,000 day lily varieties

A Michigan farm has 1,000 varieties of day lilies
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Michigan foster care inquiries surge amid family separation

Michigan foster care agencies saw a surge in applications and inquiries amid the immigration crisis that's separated families at the U.S. border
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Michigan Lottery: $1M Powerball winner has a month to claim

The Michigan Lottery says a $1 million Powerball winner has a month to claim the prize before schools get an unexpected gift
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Michigan man catches rare orange smallmouth bass

A Michigan man has caught a rare orange fish on the Muskegon River
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Michigan man wants apology after sex assault charges cleared

A Michigan man who was cleared of sexual assault charges after spending five months in jail says he hasn't received an apology from police or prosecutors
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