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Attorney General says Civil Rights Commission policy is invalid

Attorney General Bill Schuette says the state’s Civil Rights Commission cannot consider discrimination complaints for sexual orientation or gender identity. Last May the commission adopted a policy that would have allowed LGBTQ people to file such complaints. In a formal opinion Schuette says the commission essentially tried to reinterpret the state’s Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act. He says there is nothing in the text of the law or in Michigan case law that says “sex” includes sexual...

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Attorney General Bill Schuette says the state’s Civil Rights Commission cannot consider discrimination complaints for sexual orientation or gender identity.

Last May the commission adopted a policy that would have allowed LGBTQ people to file such complaints.

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Rett DeBoer is a Republican precinct delegate and was the outreach co-chair in 2017. An activist for President Donald Trump’s campaign in 2016, DeBoer says her faith guides her decisions, including the decision to run for the State Senate in the 30th district.

The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality has identified two private drinking wells near an Air National Guard base with high levels of chemical contaminants. The department in April began testing 61 drinking water wells at homes near the Air National Guard base in Battle Creek. The testing followed concerns over the military site's decades-long use of firefighting foam containing perfluorinated chemicals, known as PFAS. PFAS have been linked to health issues, including canc

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Small business owner Tommy Brann is the Republican incumbent serving Michigan’s 77th House District. He’s on the House Appropriations Committee chairing the Licensing and Regulatory Affairs/Insurance and Financial Services subcommittee. He believes in lowering tax rates and increasing law enforcement funding keeping neighborhoods safe.

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Republican Steven Johnson is the incumbent House Representative in Michigan’s 72nd District. He chairs the Joint Committee on Administrative Rules. He is also a member of the House Energy, Military and Veterans Affairs, Oversight and Tax Policy committees.

“I am the clear conservative choice in this race. I am the only candidate endorsed by Michigan Right to Life and have consistently stood for lower taxes and less regulations fighting for our conservative values. I have been a strong voice against the special interests in Lansing and standing up for lower insurance rates.”

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A South Korean court on Friday tacked on another eight years to former President Park Geun-hye's sentence for illegally receiving funds from a state agency and breaking election laws.

More than 100 former student athletes have reported "firsthand accounts of sexual misconduct" committed by Ohio State University physician Richard Strauss nearly two decades ago, the school announced on Friday.

Officials said the allegations date from 1979 to 1997. They include students who, at the time, were varsity players in 14 sports and patients of Student Health Services.

Attorney General Bill Schuette says the state’s Civil Rights Commission cannot consider discrimination complaints for sexual orientation or gender identity.

Last May the commission adopted a policy that would have allowed LGBTQ people to file such complaints.

Amy Powell's five-year run as head of Paramount Studios' television division came to a halt on Thursday.

She was suddenly ousted after an internal investigation of her alleged use of racially charged language, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Paramount CEO Jim Gianopulos announced Powell's dismissal in a memo to staff.

Music and politics have always been intertwined, from "Yankee Doodle" to "A Change is Gonna Come." And that's true in Zimbabwe, too — a country that is now facing a historic political transition.

The United Kingdom is counting its butterflies today — and will keep going for the next three weeks.

The ninth annual Big Butterfly Campaign kicks off today, with a big boost from a legendary voice.

"I did it in my garden," Sir David Attenborough intoned. "Where are you going to do yours?"

The ask is simple: Anybody in the U.K. can download an app or print out a chart that shows pictures of common butterflies.

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Rett DeBoer is a Republican precinct delegate and was the outreach co-chair in 2017. An activist for President Donald Trump’s campaign in 2016, DeBoer says her faith guides her decisions, including the decision to run for the State Senate in the 30th district.

The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality has identified two private drinking wells near an Air National Guard base with high levels of chemical contaminants. The department in April began testing 61 drinking water wells at homes near the Air National Guard base in Battle Creek. The testing followed concerns over the military site's decades-long use of firefighting foam containing perfluorinated chemicals, known as PFAS. PFAS have been linked to health issues, including canc

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Small business owner Tommy Brann is the Republican incumbent serving Michigan’s 77th House District. He’s on the House Appropriations Committee chairing the Licensing and Regulatory Affairs/Insurance and Financial Services subcommittee. He believes in lowering tax rates and increasing law enforcement funding keeping neighborhoods safe.

Republican logo
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Republican Steven Johnson is the incumbent House Representative in Michigan’s 72nd District. He chairs the Joint Committee on Administrative Rules. He is also a member of the House Energy, Military and Veterans Affairs, Oversight and Tax Policy committees.

“I am the clear conservative choice in this race. I am the only candidate endorsed by Michigan Right to Life and have consistently stood for lower taxes and less regulations fighting for our conservative values. I have been a strong voice against the special interests in Lansing and standing up for lower insurance rates.”

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