Ex-Gymnastics Doctor Gets 40-Plus Years for Abusing Girls

After a week of more than 150 wrenching victim-impact statements, a Michigan judge sentenced former USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar to 40 to 175 years in prison Wednesday for sexually assaulting young female athletes. With a separate 60-year child pornography sentence, Nassar will almost certainly die in prison but the inquiry into one of the worst sexual abuse cases in American sports has just begun.

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Wisconsin Tribe Sues Over Proposed Mine in Upper Peninsula

The Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin claims in a federal lawsuit that the Environmental Protection Agency must take control of the permitting process for a proposed sulfide mine along a river on Michigan’s Upper Peninsula because the river and its wetlands are protected interstate waters.

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