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Governors Want States to Take Lead on Drilling Regulations

A dozen U.S. governors are pushing for states, not the federal government, to lead regulation of oil and gas drilling. They argue they know their territories best, even as environmentalists question whether they’re doing enough — or doing the industry’s …

Michigan, Others May Regulate Amateur MMA Fights

Michigan lawmakers are considering legislation that would regulate amateur mixed martial arts bouts to protect fighters from injury and disease. The Legislature passed a law in 2007 allowing MMA fights, but it only stipulated guidelines for professional fights, not amateur …