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Speed, no seat belt cited in death of EMU basketball player

This photo provided by Eastern Michigan University shows Shannise Heady. Eastern Michigan University women's basketball student-athlete Shannise Heady and fellow EMU student Jordan Hopkins died in an automobile accident in Ypsilanti Township, Mich. The accident occurred early Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015. (AP Photo/Eastern Michigan University, Randy Mascharka)

YPSILANTI TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Investigators say an Eastern Michigan University basketball player was speeding without a seat belt when she lost control of her vehicle and hit an oncoming vehicle, killing herself and another student riding with her.

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Al Alburquerque, Tigers agree at $1,725,000

DETROIT (AP) — Relief pitcher Al Alburquerque and the Detroit Tigers have agreed to a one-year contract for $1,725,000.

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Michigan’s Iron Belle Trail selected as name of new route

DETROIT (AP) — A new hiking and bicycling trail stretching hundreds of miles through Michigan will officially be called Michigan’s Iron Belle Trail, officials announced Monday.

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Campground fees rise this year at Michigan state parks

FILE- In this April 2, 2013, file photo, the interior of the yurt at Muskegon State Park is shown, in Muskegon, Mich. The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has announced the first across-the-board increase in camping rental rates in seven years for 2015. The yurt, which used to cost $60 a night, now will cost $65. (AP Photo/The Muskegon Chronicle-MLive Media Group, Ariana van den Akker, File)

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — User fees are what keep Michigan state campgrounds running, and officials say the first rate increases in seven years are needed to cover the rising costs of maintaining and operating the facilities.

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Eastern Michigan basketball player and fellow student killed

YPSILANTI TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say an Eastern Michigan University women’s basketball player and another student were killed in a head-on collision.

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