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A group of semi-truck drivers made some noise Tuesday outside the state Capitol.

Several 18-wheelers circled the building with horns blaring to protest legislation that would increase fines and fees for overweight vehicles. It’s likely to be part of a compromise plan to increase funding to fix Michigan’s roads.

Web Hosting Firm Opening Office In Ann Arbor

Apr 30, 2014
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A Lansing-based Web hosting company hopes to open shop in Ann Arbor later this year.

Liquid Web would like to hire 75 people to work in Ann Arbor over the next three to five years.

"We do have some property that we have just purchased in Ann Arbor that we are looking to hire some new people to work with us over there," says Liquid Web spokesperson Cale Sauter.

Liquid Web will move into property at 315 West Huron Street in Ann Arbor. 

Sauter says they'll start with about 20 people who'll mainly handle 24/7 web and technical support. 

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  Local, county and state law enforcement officials say they're stepping up patrols to catch drunken drivers during a period that includes St. Patrick's Day, the NCAA men's and women's basketball tournaments and spring break.

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  The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality is awarding $357,450 in grants for scrap tire cleanup projects.

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Governor Snyder sat down with Michigan Public Radio’s Rick Pluta to talk about his budget plan.

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Michigan pharmacies will be able to sell medical marijuana if feds reschedule

By Jake Neher

Governor Rick Snyder signed a bill into law Monday that clears the way for pharmacies to sell medical marijuana in Michigan. But that’s only if the federal government reclassifies cannabis as a legal prescription drug.

Right-To-Work Protestors Gather In Lansing

Dec 11, 2012
MPRN

Another day of right-to-work protests in Lansing today, where legislation that would make Michigan the nation's 24th right-to-work state appears headed for the Governor's desk. Details this afternoon, with coverage by NPR, the Michigan Public Radio Network and WEMU.