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No. 13 Ohio State crushes No. 12 Michigan State

No. 13 Ohio State crushes No. 12 Michigan State

Sports
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- No. 13 Ohio State rebounded in emphatic fashion from a stunning loss a week earlier, rolling to a 48-3 victory over No. 12 Michigan State on Saturday at Ohio Stadium. The Buckeyes raced to a 35-0 lead midway through the second quarter. After the Buckeyes were humiliated in a 55-24 pounding at Iowa the previous Saturday, they did the same to the Spartans and moved into the driver's seat for the Big Ten East Division title and a berth in the Big Ten Championship Game next month. Mike Weber broke long runs of 47 yards and 82 yards for touchdowns, and J.T. Barrett ran for a touchdown and threw for one in a dominant opening half that ended with the Buckeyes (8-2, 6-1 Big Ten) up 35-3. Ohio State continued to pile on points in the second half. Barrett threw a 48-yard touchdown ...
Michigan Wolverines use five field goals to boot Air Force Falcons

Michigan Wolverines use five field goals to boot Air Force Falcons

Sports
W! #GoBluepic.twitter.com/5odDPbnYrC— Michigan Athletics (@UMichAthletics) September 16, 2017ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Freshman Donovan Peoples-Jones scored on a 79-yard punt return and Quinn Nordin tied the school record with five field goals, leading No. 7 Michigan to a 29-13 victory over Air Force on Saturday at Michigan Stadium. Peoples-Jones' touchdown was the first of his career. Wilton Speight completed 14 of 23 passes for 169 yards as Michigan (3-0) finished off its non-conference schedule. Ty Isaac led the ground attack with 89 yards on 16 carries, and Karan Higdon had a 36-yard rushing touchdown with 1:02 remaining. Quarterback Arion Worthman rushed for 60 yards on 26 carries and also completed a 64-yard touchdown pass to Ronald Cleveland for Air Force (1-1). All six of Worthman's othe
Enbridge: Michigan, North Dakota pipelines working as planned

Enbridge: Michigan, North Dakota pipelines working as planned

Business
Aug. 3 (UPI) -- The source of opposition, pipeline company Enbridge said in its second quarter report that pipelines in Michigan and North Dakota were operating as expected.Second quarter net income was $ 92.6 million, up 10 percent from the same period last year. For the six months ending June 30, the company reported net income of $ 158.1 million, down about 3.5 percent from the same period in 2016.One of the larger pipeline operators in North America, the company attributed some of the weakness to increased operating costs, completion of tests on its Line 5 system through the Great Lakes and weakness in its natural gas business, which was sold off in June.Enbridge is facing push back from residents in the northern part of Michigan's lower peninsula worried about the integrity of Line 5,...
Study: Michigan Medicaid expansion improved health, job performance

Study: Michigan Medicaid expansion improved health, job performance

Health
June 27 (UPI) -- Low-income Michigan residents enrolled in the state's expanded Medicaid program under the Affordable Care Act are seeing benefits to health and employment, researchers found in a recent study.Researchers at the University of Michigan found that 69 percent of the 4,090 Medicaid recipients surveyed, who had jobs prior to enrollment reported doing better at work after enrolling in the Healthy Michigan Plan, the state's Medicaid expansion plan under the ACA, sometimes referred to as Obamacare.The study, which was presented June 27 at the AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting, showed nearly half of the newly covered residents reported improvements in their physical health in the first year of coverage and close to 40 percent reported improvements in their mental and dental heal...