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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

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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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Gunshot Victim Found In Burning Home Near Lansing

Lansing-area authorities say firefighters responding to a house fire found the body of a man who’d been shot to death.

CBS Detroit–12/22/2014

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Satanic Group Puts Up Display At Michigan Capitol

The Detroit chapter of the Satanic Temple on Sunday morning set up their “Snaketivity Scene.” It features a snake offering a book called “Revolt of the Angels” as a gift.

CBS Detroit–12/21/2014

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Public Invited To Meeting On State Recycling Plans

Gov. Rick Snyder announced a plan in April to double the state’s residential recycling rate to 30 percent within the next two years.

CBS Detroit–12/21/2014

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Court Peels Some Immunity In Cases Against Public Agencies

The Michigan Supreme Court has struck down an award of $767,000 for a Lansing-area woman who aspired to be a dental hygienist before her car was hit by a state salt truck.

CBS Detroit–12/20/2014

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Michigan Senator Erects Nativity On Capitol Lawn In Response To Satanic Display

Sen. Rick Jones said that he erected the Nativity featuring a baby Jesus, Joseph and the Virgin Mary Friday as a citizen and in response to a planned display by a Satanic group.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/19/2014

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State Senator Plans Nativity To Challenge Satanist Display, ‘Save Christmas’

“I was angered that a satanic group would attempt to hijack the Christian holiday,” said Sen. Rick Jones.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/16/2014

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Police Release Officer’s Name In Fatal Lansing Shooting

Lansing Township Chief Kay Hoffman said Monday in a release that 16-year police veteran Eric Lapham shot 27-year-old Randall Minier Jr. once in the face.

CBS Detroit–12/15/2014

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Satanic Holiday Display OK’d For Michigan Capitol Grounds

The Satanic Temple has received permission to erect a 3 foot-by 3 foot display on the north Capitol lawn in Lansing for three days in December.

CBS Detroit–12/15/2014

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