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ST. JOSEPH — As summer tourism season approaches, it appears local and state officials will once again wrestle with the issue of short-term rentals.

House Bill 4722, recently introduced into the Michigan House, would strip away most local control regulating short-term rentals through zoning, requiring rentals to be allowed in any residential areas of any community.

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