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1 hr ago | State of Michigan

Gov. Rick Snyder proclaims Sept. 20-27 as Michigan Trails Week

Enjoy free vehicle admission to state parks on Sept. 27 Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014 LANSING, Mich.


Related Topix: Michigan, Michigan Government, US Governors, Lansing, MI

5 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

Snyder touts expanded Medicaid in re-election bid

In this June 20, 2014 file photo, Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder is seen after signing legislation to provide state funding for Detroit municipal pensions as part of city's bankruptcy process during a ceremony in Detroit. Snyder has been fond of calling Michigan the "comeback state" for at least 2 A1 2 years.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Representative Mark Schauer, US House of Representatives, US Governors, Democrat

5 hrs ago | Westland Observer

Worthy praises teamwork on rape kits

Worthy praises teamwork on rape kit processing progress The Wayne County Prosecutor reports progress is being made on back-logged rape kits Check out this story on "We are working very diligently on this," Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy said. She praised partners who've made processing of kits possible and anticipates working well with the new county administration beginning in January 2015.


Related Topix: Wayne County, MI, US Governors, Detroit, MI

5 hrs ago | WILX-TV Lansing

Election Spotlight Shines on Aramark

Lorne joined the News 10 team in June 2013 and couldn't be happier to be living his dream as a video journalist in Lansing. It was supposed to be a routine campaign stop, where Gov. Rick Snyder received an endorsement from the Michigan State Medical Society.


Related Topix: Lansing, MI, US Governors

6 hrs ago | WNWN-FM Battle Creek

Governor Snyder declares September Sickle Cell Dis...

Governor Rick Snyder has declared that September is Sickle Cell Disease Awareness Month in Michigan. The governor's office says the proclamation is in support of the Michigan Department of Community Health's efforts to battle the disease.


Related Topix: US Governors, Michigan, Michigan Government

6 hrs ago | WLNS-TV Lansing

Suspicious Conversations Between Aramark And Gov. Office

Clark Bartholomew's lawsuit says he was injured in 2010 when he bit into a Triple Stacker from a Burger King on a Hawaii base. Clark Bartholomew's lawsuit says he was injured in 2010 when he bit into a Triple Stacker from a Burger King on a Hawaii base.


Related Topix: Lansing, MI, Drugs, US Governors

9 hrs ago | Detroit News

Michigan's uninsured rate drops to 11%

Michiganians without health insurance fell to 1.07 million or 11 percent in 2013 from 1.11 million or 11.4 percent in 2012, according to a sample of residents surveyed by the Census Bureau. Michigan's ranks of the uninsured declined last year and are likely to decline again, according to experts and data released Tuesday by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Related Topix: Michigan, Michigan Government, Health Insurance, Health, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, US Governors

12 hrs ago | Mass Transit

MI: Ford, DTE Will Contribute to M-1 Project

Sept. 15--Ford Motor Co. and DTE Energy will announce commitments of $3 million each today toward the $140 M-1 Rail streetcar project at a ceremony today at Grand Circus Park, the Free Press has learned.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, John Conyers, US Senate, Debbie Stabenow, Carl Levin, US House of Representatives, Energy, Democrat, John Dingell, DTE Energy, US Governors

16 hrs ago | Detroit News

$500K grant to connect immigrants, international students to economic resources in Detroit

The same week the city of Detroit joined a national initiative aimed at creating immigrant-friendly environments, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation announced a $500,000 grant to Global Detroit to expand its efforts to connect immigrants and international students to business and economic resources. Global Detroit's program works to revitalize Detroit neighborhoods and grow the regional economy by connecting skilled immigrants and refugees with employment opportunities and fostering international student retention.


Related Topix: Detroit, MI, US Governors

18 hrs ago | CBS Local

Prison Worker Arrested In Drug Smuggling Case After Inmates Found With Heroin, Cocaine

Authorities say a food worker at a Michigan prison has been arrested in connection to smuggling drugs after five St. Louis Correctional Facility inmates were found with heroin, cocaine, marijuana and tobacco. Corrections Department spokesman Russ Marlan confirmed the arrest Monday, saying the Aramark Correctional Services worker was turned over to the Michigan State Police and is expected to face charges.


Related Topix: Drugs, Prison, St. Louis Correctional Facility, State Prisons, US Governors

21 hrs ago | Detroit News

Macomb Community College teams with JPMorgan Chase to push Metro jobs, internships

Macomb Community College and JPMorgan Chase will announce Tuesday a program to promote economic development and job growth in Metro Detroit. 'We're delighted to have JPMorgan support this program,' said Jim Jacobs, the college's president.


Related Topix: Clinton Township, MI, US Governors, Macomb County, MI

Mon Sep 15, 2014

The Windsor Star

Detroit council wants property sale proceeds for DRIC bridge pumped back into Delray

Detroit council on Monday demanded something in writing that guarantees re-investment in Delray's neighbourhoods when the city sells 300 properties to the state for the new Detroit River bridge "They keep telling us we can negotiate these things down the road, but our community is seven years down the road on this - how much longer do we need to wait to get this?" said Detroit Coun. Raquel Castaneda-Lopez, who represents the Delray community.


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Detroit News

Reality saps drama out of Detroit bankruptcy

Detroit's historic bankruptcy is not over until Judge Steven Rhodes says it is, but the drama appears to be ebbing. A court-appointed financial expert asked to assess whether the city's restructuring plan is 'feasible' concluded Monday that it is, marking another critical turn in Detroit's effort to negotiate successfully the largest municipal bankruptcy in American history.


Related Topix: Economics News, Bankruptcy, Michigan, US Governors

Michigan Radio

Michigan refugee services in danger of losing $800,000

May Anayi was forced to flee her home in Baghdad after the 2003 U.S. invasion of Iraq. She's a teacher.


Related Topix: Michigan, Iraq, World News, US Governors

WLNS-TV Lansing

Watchdog Group: Suspicious Conversations Between Aramark & Gov. Office

The victims are the driver and passenger in a car rear-ended by a semi on US-127 Tuesday afternoon. Curtains over the window automatically open when a car pulls up, and mourners get three minutes to view a body as music plays overhead.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Michigan, Michigan Government, US Governors


Protesters share thoughts on Gov. Snyder's visit to Flint Farmers' Market

From tax hikes to education, more than 100 people marched in the rain outside Flint's Farmer's Market, protesting against what they call Gov. Rick Snyder's "bad policies." "He's devastated middle class people.


Related Topix: US Governors, Kids, Family


Snyder orders flags lowered for late fire official

Gov. Rick Snyder has ordered flags lowered in honor of a Kalkaska County fire official who died after responding to an emergency call. According to the governor's office, Coldsprings-Excelsior Assistant Fire Chief William Russell Wiita died Sept.


Related Topix: US Governors, Kalkaska County, MI, Kalkaska, MI

The Detroit News

With Snyder vs. Schauer, women have a big choice to make

Let's compare the two candidates - incumbent Rick Snyder and challenger Mark Schauer - on three topics that are critically important to women and their families: the quality of education in Michigan, women's economic standing and access to health care.


Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Mark Schauer, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Michigan, US Governors, Family, Kids

Tim Skubick: Do you want gubernatorial debates? As customers, you should decide

Gov. Jennifer Granholm debated challenger Dick DeVos in 2006. Why can't Gov. Rick Snyder do the same with Democratic challenger Mark Schauer? Unless you've been off the grid for sometime, you are well aware of this continuing saga over the perceived need for debates between Mr. Snyder and Democratic challenger Mark Schauer.


Related Topix: Jennifer Granholm, US Governors, Michigan, Michigan Government, Opinion

Muskegon top headlines: 14th Circuit Court election, salmon fishing event and more

The bench seat presides over family court cases. Hoogstra was appointed to the non-partisan position in March 2013 by Gov. Rick Snyder, after John C. Ruck's retirement.


Related Topix: Muskegon, MI, US Governors, Muskegon County, MI, Grand Haven, MI, Muskegon Heights, MI