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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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Search Continues For Mother Of Infant Found Dead In Recycling Bin

Authorities are reminding the public that Michigan has a “safe haven” law.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/21/2015

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Officials: 1 Dead After Fire At Senior Apartments

Officials say a fire at a Lansing senior citizen apartment complex left one resident dead and forced dozens of others to evacuate.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/19/2015

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Michigan State Police Expected To Move From Headquarters In Downtown Lansing

The Michigan Department of Community Health would move into the MSP’s current headquarters, where 400 state employees currently work

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/14/2015

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Survey: Half Of Polled Michiganders Support Marijuana Legalization

The figures are higher than those from a survey conducted in September 2013 — rising from 47 percent to 50 percent. Four percent of the 600 people surveyed were undecided.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/12/2015

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder (Credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images, File)

Snyder Sworn Into 2nd Term, Pledges To Not Ease Up

On a frigid and windy New Year’s Day, the 56-year-old Republican was sworn in just after noon on a platform over the Capitol steps facing downtown Lansing.

CBS Detroit–01/02/2015

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