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Studies support site near Lake Huron for burial of nuclear waste

file00099675879An announcement this week from the Canadian company Ontario Power Generation says the best location to bury nuclear waste is about a mile from Lake Huron. That’s the result of recent studies.

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Young, Larsen remove themselves from recount case

ballotTwo state Supreme Court justices have removed themselves from decisions related to the stalled recount of presidential ballots in Michigan.

State Supreme Court Justices Robert Young and Joan Larsen took themselves off the case because both are on President-elect Donald Trump’s list of potential United States Supreme Court nominees. That still leaves a three-to-two Republican majority on the court.

The Trump campaign convinced a lower court to shut down the recount. Trump won Michigan in November.

Michigan’s high court is considering a motion filed by the campaign of Green Party candidate Jill Stein to restart the recount.

Mark Brewer is a Stein campaign attorney.

“I think it’s even worse to start the recount than not complete it because there’s going to be even more unanswered questions as a result of stopping the recount where we did.”

The deadline to wrap up the recount is Tuesday.

Stein campaign asks 2 GOP justices to withdraw from recount case

votedGreen Party presidential candidate Jill Stein’s campaign is asking two Michigan Supreme Court justices to refrain from making decisions on the legal challenge to the statewide ballot recount. That’s because they’ve been named by President-elect Donald Trump as potential nominees to the US Supreme Court.
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Anti-Trump protests at CMU is large, peaceful

Credit: CMU

Credit: CMU

In cities across the country protesters have gathered to show their opposition to president elect Donald Trump.

On the campus of Central Michigan University Tuesday roughly 300 students and faculty gathered to show solidarity with the national protests.

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