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News Minute: Here is the latest Michigan news from The Associated Press at 8:40 a.m. EST

MARINE CITY, Mich. (AP) - Some Michigan law enforcement agencies are stepping up security efforts following online threats against schools. The Marine City Police Department says it's investigating after a Twitter post was spotted that targeted the principal at the Marine City Middle School. Police say the East China School District is taking precautionary measures. There have been a number of threats in Michigan since a massacre that killed 17 high school students and faculty last week in Florida.

DETROIT (AP) - Gov. Rick Snyder has ordered U.S. and Michigan flags to be lowered to half-staff in honor of a Detroit police officer who died after his unmarked patrol car crashed on the city's southwest side. The flags will be lowered Tuesday for Darren Weathers on all state buildings and within the Capitol complex. A funeral for Weathers also has been scheduled for Tuesday at Detroit's Second Ebenezer Church. The 25-year-old died last week.

DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) - AAA Michigan says gas prices statewide have fallen by about 11 cents per gallon in the past week. The Dearborn-based auto club announced Monday that the average price for self-serve regular unleaded gasoline was about $2.45 per gallon. Michigan's lowest average price was about $2.34 per gallon in the Flint area. The highest was about $2.67 per gallon in the Marquette area.

DETROIT (AP) - Detroit's Motown Museum is organizing an event to celebrate the entrepreneurial legacy of the Gordy family and black family-owned businesses in honor of Black History Month. The event, which is free and open to the public, is scheduled for Feb. 28 at TechTown. Presentations will include a brief history of the Gordy family's migration to Detroit and its role in shaping the company founded by Berry Gordy Jr. in 1959.

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