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MI debuts sex assault evidence kit tracking system

As a result of Michigan’s new innovative web-based tracking system, survivors of sexual assault can now follow their sexual assault

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  • December 9, 2018
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OPINION: DOL ending print ads will make jobs harder to find

By David Chavern, President & CEO, News Media Alliance Print newspapers are still the primary way that tens of millions

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  • December 7, 2018
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MI Senate OKs Line 5 utility tunnel

The state Senate on Wednesday voted to move forward with legislation allowing construction of a utility tunnel beneath the Straits

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  • December 6, 2018
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MDOT keeping most rest areas open year-round

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will keep nearly all of the state’s 77 rest areas open this winter to

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  • December 5, 2018
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President signs Great Lakes Coast Guard Center of Expertise into law

The Great Lakes NCOE will examine the impacts of oil spills in freshwater environments and help develop effective responses.

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  • December 5, 2018
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Line 5 oversight panel planned

State Rep. Lee Chatfield and Sen. Tom Casperson today said they are working on a plan to establish a new

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  • December 4, 2018
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Sen. Peters working to attract, retain quality workers

U.S. Senators Gary Peters (D-MI) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) recently introduced legislation to help attract recent graduates to communities

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  • December 4, 2018
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Home heating help available

There are programs and protections in place to help low-income Michigan residents with their heating bills.

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  • November 29, 2018
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Michigan House committee OKs infrastructure repair measure

Charlevoix County’s Michigan State House Representative Triston Cole said trucking companies—not the taxpayers—should pay for the damages they do to

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  • November 29, 2018
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MEDC: projects attract $1B investment, create 4,574 MI jobs

According to the Michigan Economic Development Corporation, the Michigan Strategic Fund Board has approved a number of business and community revitalization projects which are expected to generate more than $1 billion in private investment and create as many as 4,574 jobs.

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  • November 29, 2018
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$1M to enhance sex assault prevention on MI’s college campuses

$1 million in grant funding has been awarded to 22 Michigan colleges and universities to help prevent sexual assault on

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  • November 25, 2018
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Gov’t working to protect kids from e-cigs

New Data Shows Urgent Need for Michigan to Act to Protect Kids from E-cigarettes as FDA Announces Plans to Move

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  • November 22, 2018
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Report on financial status of local govs

A report recently released by the Michigan Treasury takes a look at the financial viability of local governments in their

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  • November 21, 2018
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Education Trust opens for holiday giving

The Michigan Education Trust (MET) Board of Directors announced today that the state’s prepaid college tuition program will reopen enrollment

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  • November 19, 2018
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Busiest airports for Thanksgiving travel

In an effort to help empower travelers to make more informed decisions when it comes to Thanksgiving 2018 travel plans, Hopper and InsureMyTrip research teams

MDOT making roads safer

The Michigan Department of Transportation is using technology and best practices for innovative approaches to road safety.    

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  • November 18, 2018
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Drowsy driving causes 100,000 crashes yearly

The Insurance Alliance of Michigan is encouraging drivers to think twice before getting behind the wheel when they feel sleepy, part of

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  • November 17, 2018
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Safe driving tips for Michigan winters

It’s looking like winter may have arrived to stay for a while here in northern lower Michigan. That makes it

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  • November 16, 2018
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Michigan 2018 state employee survey

Final survey of Snyder administration released on employee engagement    

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  • November 16, 2018
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Helping seniors and caregivers find services

The Aging & Adult Services Agency (AASA), under the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, announced today the release

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  • November 16, 2018
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