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Tuesday | The Free Dictionary

Harriet Quimby Flies over English Channel

Harriet Quimby was an early American aviator and a movie screenwriter. In 1911, she was awarded a U.S. pilot's certificate by the Aero Club of America , becoming the first woman to gain a pilot's license in the United States .

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Related Topix: Arcadia, MI, Richmond (San Francisco, CA), Journalism, Kent County, England, World News, United Kingdom, France,

Tue Apr 08, 2014

WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

Eric Knysz Sentenced for Trooper Killing, Accused of Threatening Other Officers

Eric Knysz, the man convicted of fatally shooting Michigan State Police Trooper Paul Butterfield last September, was accused by prosecutors of threatening corrections officers while behind bars.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

MLive.com

Federal judge rejects Michigan farmer's claim that migrant workers are independent contractors

A federal judge ordered a Copemish farmer to stop classifying migrant workers as independent contractors as a way to avoid paying minimum wage.

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Related Topix: Copemish, MI, Law, Employment / Labor Law, Agriculture, Science

Lansing State Journal

Michigan gets share of $61M in migratory bird funding

Michigan is getting a share of $61 million in funding to protect, restore and enhance wetlands and other areas that are migratory bird habitats.

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Related Topix: Michigan

Tue Apr 01, 2014

UpNorthLive.com

Temps falling some with potential winter storm Friday

While one storm system departs, all eyes are on another for the tail end of the week which could greatly complicate travel.

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Related Topix: Weather, Indian River, MI, Cheboygan County, MI

Detroit News

Macomb County man arraigned in death of black bear

A Macomb County man has been arraigned in a Manistee County Court on charges of killing a black bear without a license and with excessive use of deer bait.

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Related Topix: Macomb County, MI

Mon Mar 31, 2014

UpNorthLive.com

MDOT forces small business to pay out of pocket for changes

The clock is ticking for a small Manistee County business whose parking lot has become the centerpiece of a property dispute with the Michigan Department of Transportation.

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Related Topix: Small Business, Personal Finance

Sun Mar 30, 2014

Northern Michigan News

Feds win key ruling in Michigan farm labor lawsuit

A judge says more than 30 workers who picked cucumbers at a northern Michigan farm in 2011 were employees, not contractors, and are covered by federal wage law.

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Tue Mar 25, 2014

State of Michigan

Portions of Betsie River Pathway to temporarily close for logging operations

Department of Natural Resources officials today announced that the southernmost 2-mile loop of the Betsie River Pathway, Manistee County, will temporarily close due to a logging operation in the area.

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UpNorthLive.com

Coldest day of week today with sloppy weather on the way Thursday

A quick hitting round of snow impacted part of Northern Michigan Monday night with most of the accumulation centered along the highway M-55 corridor.

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Related Topix: Weather, Kaleva, MI, Interlochen, MI, Grand Traverse County, MI

Fri Mar 21, 2014

Lansing State Journal

Women's history month: First woman to hold a statewide office

She also helped establish county Granges throughout Michigan. In 1919, only a year after women could vote in Michigan, and before women's suffrage was passed nationwide, Stockman was elected to Michigan State University's Board of Agriculture .

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Related Topix: Michigan State University

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