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Michigan State Senate Chamber in Lansing (credit: istock)

No Summer Vacation? Senate Adds Days To Session Schedule After Road-Funding Rejection

The Michigan Senate is planning to remain in session this summer after voters rejected a road-funding proposal on last week’s ballot.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/13/2015

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State Officials Investigate Man’s Death At Lansing Police Lockup

Police say it’s not yet known what caused the death of the unidentified inmate. He was being held on a misdemeanor traffic charge.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/28/2015

A candlelight vigil was held on the steps of the state capitol in Lansing Monday night, in support of marriage equality (photo: Jon Hewett/WWJ)

Advocates Of Same-Sex Marriage Host Candlelight Vigil In Lansing

Crowds gathered outside the State Capitol in Lansing on Monday as demonstrators showed support at a candlelight vigil for the approval of same-sex marriage in the state, as could be decided on by the Supreme Court.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/28/2015

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Michigan Capitol Building Reopening For Saturday Tours

The State Capitol Commission voted Monday to again host free tours of the 136-year-old building on Saturdays, starting June 6.

CBS Detroit–04/20/2015

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20-Year-Old Ex-Con Charged In Critical Wounding Of 2-Year-Old Lansing Girl

Jaylen L. Briggs of Lansing was arraigned Monday on charges of carelessly firing a gun causing injury, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, carrying a concealed weapon and possessing a firearm while committing a felony.

CBS Detroit–04/20/2015

Inside the Capitol dome in Lansing. (credit: istock)

As Michigan Roads Crumble, Capitol Dome Gets Overhaul With $6.4M Project

John Truscott, vice chairman of the Capitol Commission, said the dome hasn’t been repainted in 25 years and there is some decay.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/18/2015

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Lansing Mayor On ‘Crusade To End (Pot) Prohibition,’ Says He’s Never Tried It Himself

Mayor Virg Bernero says he’s not worried about the political risks of appearing at this weekend’s pro-marijuana rally.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/02/2015

Gov. Rick Snyder. (Getty Images/Bill Pugliano) FILE

Gov. Snyder Opposes Immediate End Of Film Incentives Program

The Republican governor told reporters Tuesday the program should instead be phased out over time because industry officials “have been making decisions based on it.”

CBS Detroit–03/10/2015

After a devastating fatal 193 car pileup on Friday, I-94 between Battle Creek and Kalamazoo has reopened for traffic in both directions.

2 Dead In Early Morning Crash On US-127 Near Lansing

Investigators say they received reports of a vehicle driving the wrong way on the highway and then that vehicle and three others involved in a crash.

CBS Detroit–02/14/2015

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Michigan Historical Center Celebrates State’s 178th Birthday

In the Archives of Michigan on the second floor, visitors can view statehood documents, including Michigan’s first constitution.

CBS Detroit–01/24/2015

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