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  • States look to tax e-cigarettes

    SUNSET, Utah Taking a long inhale and blowing a cloud of vapor, Jason Jones, who has owned the Vapor Mania store here since 2011, considered what a tax would do to his business, which includes selling electronic cigarettes as well as manufacturing a...
  • College Athletes As Employees? That Raises Questions In Connecticut

    College Athletes As Employees? That Raises Questions In Connecticut
    A state legislator introduced a bill this session that would define some college athletes at public institutions as employees, allowing them to collectively bargain for increased benefits, such as better medical coverage, compensation when their name or...
  • Debate over vaccines forges strange alliance between liberal parents, conservative Republicans

    The debate over whether parents should be required to get their children vaccinated against measles has created strange alliances, putting some liberal parents on the same side as Republican conservatives. While the two parties are not cleanly divided on...
  • A look at some vaccine-related legislation being debated in several states

    Several state legislatures are debating vaccine-related measures as dozens of people have fallen ill from a measles outbreak that started at Disneyland in December and spread beyond the theme park. Here is a look at some of the legislation around the...
  • Michigan Gov. Snyder hospitalized with blood clot in leg

    Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has been hospitalized with a blood clot in his right leg, about a month after tearing his Achilles tendon while jogging. Snyder spokeswoman Sara Wurfel says the 56-year-old Republican was admitted to St. Joseph Mercy Hospital...
  • Gov. Snyder: Michigan will recognize about 300 gay marriages

    Michigan will recognize more than 300 same-sex marriages that were quickly performed in the hours before an appeals court blocked a ruling legalizing the unions, Gov. Rick Snyder announced Wednesday. The Republican said he wouldn't appeal a federal...
  • Gov. Rick Snyder says Michigan will recognize about 300 same-sex marriages performed in 2014

    Michigan will recognize more than 300 same-sex marriages that were quickly performed in the hours before an appeals court blocked a ruling legalizing the unions, Gov. Rick Snyder announced Wednesday. The Republican said he wouldn't appeal a federal...
  • Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder won't appeal ruling on same-sex marriage

    Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder announced Wednesday that he would not appeal a federal court ruling on same sex marriage, a move that clears the way for nearly 300 gay and lesbian couples to wed in the state. Snyder, a Republican, said the state would...
  • Supreme Court set to decide national debate on gay marriage

    Supreme Court set to decide national debate on gay marriage
    Setting the stage for its most significant ruling on gay rights, the U.S. Supreme Court said Friday that it would resolve the two-decade legal battle over same-sex marriage. The justices agreed to hear cases from Michigan, Kentucky, Ohio and Tennessee,...
  • Ex-teacher charged with molesting children faces competency ruling

    Ex-teacher charged with molesting children faces competency ruling
    A Michigan judge will be asked to decide Monday whether a 94-year-old former Winnetka teacher charged with molesting children should be evaluated for mental competency at jail or at his home, where he is receiving hospice care, according to his lawyer....
  • Detroit emerges from nation's largest municipal bankruptcy

    The nation’s largest municipal bankruptcy ended Wednesday when the lawyer overseeing Detroit’s fiscal recovery declared the crisis over and gave elected officials control of their own budget for the first time in 20 months, a deal made...