Pride Rally at Michigan State Capitol Draws Hundreds

LANSING — Perry’s Kat and Carrie Monroe have come forward to fight to retain their rights as a married couple. Dominick Quinney of Lansing came forward because people need the community as much as possible when there is so much turmoil about women’s rights and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer and/or queer rights. Angie …

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Northwest Michigan Community Action Agency to Host Free Money Management Classes for Homebuyers

TRAVERSE CITY — Registration for the Northwest Michigan Community Action Agency’s Money Management and Homebuyer Education is open for July. Due to the rising cost of living and additional expenses faced by the local community, the agency’s Financial Management Services Department is offering a free workshop on Money Management and Buyer Education house for the …

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Recap of official Michigan state visits in June

June 10-12 The first week included several five stars and the second weekend was just as busy. For starters, this weekend was headlined by Brockton (Mass.) offensive tackle Thayer Academy Samson “Pancake Honcho” OkunlolaSeattle Rainier Beach cornerback Caleb Presleydefensive lineman at Covenant Christian Academy in Colleyville, Texas Enow Etta (who MSU is battling rival Michigan …

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Jamestown Canyon Virus Infected Mosquitoes Found in Michigan | Michigan News | Detroit

Click to enlarge frank60 / Shutterstock Mosquitoes infected with the Jamestown Canyon virus have been found in Michigan. The first known cases of the Jamestown Canyon virus in Michigan were detected in mosquitoes collected in Bay County, state health officials said Thursday. The virus is transmitted to humans through the bites of infected mosquitoes, usually …

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Rent-a-Bank payday loans have the highest loss rates in the banking system

Federal regulators have long expected banks to make loans with a high degree of confidence that borrowers will repay them. But some banks supervised by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. (FDIC) issue loans, on behalf of payday lenders, that have dangerously high levels of default. These loans, known as “rent-a-bank” loans, have much higher loss …

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MSU Researcher Honored for Distinctions in Food Safety Engineering | MSUToday

Bradley P. Marks, PE, of Michigan State University was named a Fellow of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers for leadership and professional honors in food safety engineering. The rank of Fellow is ASABE’s highest honor. Marks is a professor and president of the Department of Biosystems and Agricultural Engineeringwhich is jointly administered …

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Aaron Philip receives full scholarship from Michigan State University – Los Alamos Reporter

Aaron Philip/Courtesy Photo MSU PRESS RELEASE Aaron Philip, a 2022 Los Alamos High School graduate, received a full scholarship to attend Michigan State University (MSU) starting this fall, where he plans to major in physics at the College of Natural Science. Philip was selected from over 1,300 top high school students who applied forMSU, participated …

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Michigan State mourns the passing of former head football coach Gene Kenney

History links EAST LANSING, Michigan- The Michigan State men’s soccer program mourns the passing of former head coach Gene Kenney, who died June 8 at the age of 94. Kenney, who coached the Spartans from 1956 to 1969, was the founding coach of men’s soccer at Michigan State. In his 14 seasons …

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Virginia Community College System relaunches chancellor search | Michigan News

By SARAH RANKIN, Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Virginia community college board of trustees is reinvigorating its search for a new chancellor because the Michigan official hired in March to lead the system no longer holds the position. Russell Kavalhuna has instead opted to negotiate a deal aimed at his continued service as …

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Faculty Voices: Juneteenth and the Continuing Pursuit of Freedom | MSUToday

Rodney Whitaker is University Professor Emeritus of Jazz Bass, Director of Jazz Studies, and Director of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging at Michigan State University College of Music. He’s an executive producer of the College of Music’s new Music for Social Justice TV series, and he’s featured in an episode called “Freedom” which airs June …

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Michigan’s economy is more diversified, but still too dependent on the auto industry ⋆ Michigan Advance

There’s been so much hype lately about Michigan’s auto industry drastically shifting to electric vehicles, you’d think nothing else is going on in the state’s economy. But you would be wrong. The vast majority of jobs in Michigan are in healthcare, retail, finance, and a variety of professional and business services, including accountants, marketers, engineers, …

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Sharonda McDonald-Kelley Named Michigan State Softball Head Coach

History links Bringing her Women’s College World Series experience to East Lansing, Sharonda McDonald-Kelley has been named Michigan State‘s head softball coach. Vice President and Sports Director Alain Haller made the announcement on June 10. “I am thrilled to welcome Sharonda McDonald-Kelley to our Spartan family,” Haller said. “She has had …

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Schapiro: A payday loan battle that started in Virginia with a whimper, ended with a bang | Columnists

Jeff Schapiro DEAN HOFFMEYER/TIMES-EXPATCH///////// Jay Speer has been lobbying the Virginia legislature for as long as he’s been a parent: 22 years. And for almost all, while he and his wife raised two children, both now out of college, Speer fought back against the high-cost instant loan industry, arguing that payday lenders and securities cars …

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Source: Whitmer, McConnell, Evers on Wisconsin shooter roster | Michigan News

By DAVE KOLPACK and MIKE BALSAMO, Associated Press A gunman suspected of fatally shooting a retired county judge at a Wisconsin home had a list that included Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers , Whitmer’s office and a law enforcement source said Saturday. Douglas K. Uhde, 56, …

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Boy Scouts Sell Camps Under Pressure From Sex Abuse Costumes | Michigan News

By PAT EATON-ROBB, Associated Press KILLINGWORTH, Conn. (AP) — As the financially-struggling Boy Scouts sells off a number of campgrounds, conservationists, government officials and others scramble to find ways to preserve them as spaces open. A proposed $2.6 billion bankruptcy settlement designed to pay thousands of child sex abuse victims has added pressure on an …

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Wyoming community remembers and honors murder-suicide victims

WYOMING, Michigan — The Wyoming community comes together to remember two children and their mother who police say were killed in a murder-suicide. On Wednesday afternoon, the police released the names of these victims. Now their friends bid farewell to the two young girls. More than 100 people filled the benches of the parish of …

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Tough day for captains in 8-0 loss to West Michigan – News-Herald

The captains played a top-ranked and forgotten one-day match on June 1 at Classic Park. In what ended in an 8-0 loss to the Western Michigan Whitecaps, the captains’ pitchers walked 10 while their batting counterparts hit three double plays. “When you’re not firing on all cylinders, it’s hard to get over all those walks …

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Muslim Call to Prayer Comes to Minneapolis Soundscape | Michigan News

By GIOVANNA DELL’ORTO, Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The chant in Arabic blared from rooftop speakers, drowning out both the rumble of nearby freeway traffic and the chatter and glasses clinking on the terrace of the dive bar that shares a wall with the oldest Somali mosque in Minneapolis. Dozens of men dressed in fashionable …

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The new law would allow 100% interest on payday loans; Louisiana governor vetoes what critics call a trap

Louisiana Democratic Governor John Bel Edwards has vetoed new legislation that would have inflicted undue hardship on state residents who take advantage of payday loans. Senate Bill 381 was sponsored by Republican Senator Rick Ward, who said it would help those who use the loans deal with unexpected expenses. The legislation would have offered installment …

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How Fish Developed Electrical Organs | MSUToday

Researchers from Michigan State University and the University of Texas at Austin have made a shocking discovery. In a study published June 1 in the journal Scientists progress, the team explained how small genetic changes allow weakly electric fish to evolve their electric organs. The findings could have broader implications for human health and disease. …

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Michigan community colleges, universities and hospitals team up to address nursing shortage

Leaders ask Legislature for $56 million to get more nurses into the field Michigan higher education and health care leaders today unveiled a collaborative plan to increase training options to produce more qualified nurses and address the nationwide nursing shortage. State. “Michigan community colleges and 4-year colleges and universities have come together to address the …

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Survey: Inflation, Not Jobs, Raises Concerns About Michigan’s Economy

Inflation, not jobs issues, is causing nearly three-quarters of registered Michigan voters to feel pessimistic about the future of the economy. // Image bank The Detroit Regional Chamber (DRC) today released the results of its latest statewide poll of registered Michigan voters as its 2022 Mackinac Policy Conference kicks off this week on Mackinac Island. …

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Michigan’s economy includes returning citizens

Between 2 and 3 million people in Michigan have a criminal conviction. More than 8,000 return from prison each year across the state. To fully realize Michigan’s economic promise, we must support the economic mobility of these returning citizens. Involvement in the criminal justice system can have a significant impact on an individual’s access to …

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Sheriff: Husband suspected of the murder of a wife and 3 children | Michigan News

BIG RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — A mother and her three young children were shot and the suspected shooter — her husband — was hospitalized with a gunshot wound to the head, a central Michigan sheriff said Saturday. Mecosta County Sheriff Brian Miller said deputies responding to reports of gunfire found the injured mother, children and …

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19 Michigan State Troopers graduate from 141st Soldier Recruiting School

1/5 Tpr. Benjamin Weber, Cadillac’s 141st position 2/5 Tpr. Cole Vanderpool, Cadillac’s 141st post 3/5 Tpr. Michael Ruggles, Cadillac’s 141st post 4/5 Tpr. Derek Reed, Cadillac’s 141st post 5/5 Tpr. Patrick McClure, Cadillac’s 141st position Nineteen Michigan State Troopers graduated from the 141st Soldier Recruiting School on Friday afternoon, according to Michigan State Police. “I …

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Two years after Floyd’s murder, racial trauma permeates the United States | Michigan News

By Kat Stafford, Associated Press Black Men Heal co-founder Zakia Williams was deeply moved watching a young black man get emotional while talking about the mental toll the past few years have taken on him. “He said ‘I just want to play basketball without fear of getting shot, I just want to live. I just …

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Michigan State’s Xavier Henderson Named to Lott Trophy Watch List

Michigan State’s fifth-year senior safety Xavier Henderson was one of 42 players named to the 2022 preseason watch list for the Lott Trophy. Named after former NFL Hall of Fame star Ronnie Lott, the Lott Trophy is awarded annually to the IMPACT Defensive Player of the Year, a player who has had the greatest impact …

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Locals talk about the Gaylord tornado and its impact on the northern Michigan community

GAYLORD, Mich. – Residents talk about the homes and businesses that were destroyed after a tornado swept through Gaylord, Michigan. “He was on the ground for two miles,” a Gaylord resident said. Culver manager Jayme Elya said she saw the tornado destroy the Hobby Lobby off M-32. A woman was injured due to debris at …

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2 arrested in non-fatal shootings outside Michigan Michigan News

KENTWOOD, Mich. (AP) — Authorities said Friday that detectives arrested two 18-year-olds in the murder of two people outside a high school graduation ceremony near Grand Rapids this week. The Kent County Sheriff’s Office said its detectives, with the assistance of Michigan State Police and Livonia Police, conducted a traffic stop in the Detroit suburb …

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Rare tornado in northern Michigan kills 1 and injures more than 40 | Ap-top-news

GAYLORD, Michigan (AP) — A rare northern Michigan tornado ripped through a small community on Friday, killing at least one person and injuring more than 40 others as it overturned vehicles, tore roofs off buildings and downed trees and power lines. The tornado hit Gaylord, a town of about 4,200 people about 230 miles (370 …

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Tornado hits northern Michigan community, causing extensive damage

GAYLORD, Mich. (AP) — A tornado ripped through a small northern Michigan community on Friday, inflicting injuries, flipping vehicles, ripping roofs off buildings and causing other damage. Ambulances were transporting injured people to hospitals, but no deaths were confirmed, state police said. The tornado hit Gaylord, a community of about 4,200 people about 230 miles …

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Mandy Sentieri: Funding the foundations of Northern Michigan’s economy | Business

Trails We celebrated our vibrant small business community earlier in May during Michigan Small Business Week. Especially here in rural northern Michigan, small businesses are the dominant force in our local economy. Home to thousands of locally owned and operated small businesses, the economy of the Grand Traverse area is characterized by a unique appetite …

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Michigan State men’s lacrosse continues to stay near the top

EAST LANSING, Mich. – On April 24, 2022, Michigan State’s men’s club lacrosse team was in a position similar to where it was in 2019: one game away from the national tournament. After scoring with two seconds left in regulation to tie the game for the Upper Midwest Lacrosse Conference title, the Spartans were one …

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Flint family sues Michigan State Police over April 2021 raid on their home

A Flint family filed lawsuits in federal and state courts on Monday against Michigan State Police for a raid on their home in April 2021. During the raid, MSP soldiers broke down the front door of the house and held the family until officers realized they had been given incorrect information in a murder investigation. …

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Michigan Community College Association President Visits Glen Oaks

Glen Oaks Community College staff and board members were visited by Michigan Community College Association’s new president, Brandy Johnson, at their meeting Thursday. Johnson introduced herself and said she would visit all 28 community colleges in the state this year. She spoke about community college initiatives, including Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s “60 in 30” student achievement …

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Michigan State softball coach Jacquie Joseph retires after 29 seasons

Longtime Michigan State softball coach Jacquie Joseph retired Thursday after 29 seasons, the school announced. Joseph will remain at the school in a sports administration role. “While I will probably always identify as a coach, after nearly four decades on the bench, it’s time for a new challenge,” Joseph said in the school’s press release. …

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Community Action Alger Marquette partners with Michigan State Housing Development Authority to develop statewide housing plan

MARQUETTE, Mich. (WJMN) – Community Action Alger Marquette (CAAM) announced that it will partner with the Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA) to create a statewide housing plan (SHP) to to address the affordability and accessibility of homes in Michigan. The SHP is a five-year initiative to identify priorities, goals and strategies to address challenges …

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Michigan State basketball community mourns the death of Adreian Payne on social media

Former Michigan State basketball player Adreian Payne died early Monday morning, victim of a shooting in Orlando, Florida, police say. Payne was 31 years old. News of Payne’s death began circulating late Monday morning, and as confirmed reports piled in, Michigan State members and larger basketball communities offered their condolences on Twitter. …

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St. Louis seeks to increase its population with Afghan refugees | Michigan News

By JIM SALTER, Associated Press ST. LOUIS (AP) — Inamullah Niazai sits on the porch step of his red brick home in St. Louis and smiles at the bustle of activity around him — his mother and father chatting in the front yard, his two young girls chewing a chocolate ice cream bars. “Anything is …

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Dean’s Update: May 6, 2022 | College of Human Medicine

May 6, 2022 – Aron Sousa, MD Friends, Welcome to graduation season, the best season of the academic year! This weekend, the university celebrates the graduation of undergraduate and graduate students. Our MPH, MA and MS students had the chance to walk this morning, and the PhD students are walking in the afternoon. It’s always …

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Michigan economy heads for disaster if abortion law returns

Michigan is headed for disaster, and the people who could stop it are heading this state for a disaster. The United States Supreme Court is set to overturn Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 decision that legalized abortion. If Roe is overturned, as a draft court ruling leaked last week indicates, a still-enforced 1931 Michigan …

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Dem returns Michigan seat after GOP candidate rape comments | Michigan News

By DAVID EGGERT, Associated Press LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A Democratic presidential candidate in Michigan won a special election for a heavily Republican seat against a GOP opponent who made controversial comments about rape, Russia’s war in Ukraine and others questions, reducing the majority of Republicans in the State House. Carol Glanville beat Robert “RJ” …

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Michigan community is capitalizing on its name to give people a “hell” of good times

Dark skies seemed like the appropriate weather for a day in Hell, Michigan. Hundreds of people descended on the hamlet, about an hour southeast of Lansing, on Saturday to celebrate Mountain’s Dew’s new “Flamin’ Hot” soda. The restaurant, lounge, and gift shop in the small town had been decorated with neon green and crimson flame …

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Classes resume at Michigan Community College after ransomware attack

Classes at Kellogg Community College resume Wednesday after two days of outages caused by a ransomware attack. The school in Battle Creek, Michigan, told its nearly 7,000 students on May 2 that the ransomware had crippled its systems on April 29. The school was forced to close all of its campuses and hired third-party security …

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Community Financial Credit Union of Michigan appoints new CEO

Tanley Stearns Tansley Stearns will become president and CEO of Community Financial Credit Union in Plymouth, Michigan, in June, the board announced Tuesday. She will succeed Bill Lawton, who announced his intention to retire last December. Bill Lawton joined the credit union in 1982 when his father, George Lawton, was managing director of Community Financial. …

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Michigan Senate Approves New Scholarships, Increases College Funding | Michigan News

By DAVID EGGERT, Associated Press LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan Senate on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved a spending bill that would fund a new college scholarship program for high school graduates and increase funding for college operations by 11 percent. State. The legislation, one of 14 budget bills to clean up the chamber, passed 31-4 …

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Michigan Community Service Commission Announces Governor’s Service Award Recipients – The Oakland Press

Fenton’s Phil Knight and Birmingham’s Hugh Mahler were among the 10 recipients of the 2020/2021 COVID-19 Governor’s Service Awards, according to a press release from the Michigan Community Service Commission. The awards recognize contributions made through volunteerism, service and philanthropy throughout Michigan. This year’s winners will be honored for their commitment to their communities during …

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Michigan Community Services Commission Announces Governor’s Service Award Recipients – Daily Tribune

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Former Michigan State C Julius Marble II Transferred to Texas A&M

Ancient Michigan State Spartans center Jules Marble return to their country of origin. Embed from Getty Images He announced on social media that he was committed to playing next season at Texas A&M, two weeks after entering the transfer portal. I want to thank God for putting me in this position. I would also like …

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Clearing Thousands More Criminal Records Could Boost Michigan’s Economy

For about seven years, Erica Edwards struggled to find steady employment. She was stuck in an apartment she didn’t like. And the Lansing-area mother of two couldn’t volunteer at her youngest son’s school. A felony conviction stood in the way. “With this crime on your record, it may depress you and bring you down so …

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Steelers sign Cameron Heyward’s brother Connor, a tight end from Michigan State

Call the Pittsburgh Steelers the team of brotherly love. With their sixth-round pick, the Steelers made four sets of brothers on their roster by taking Michigan State tight end Connor Heyward with the 208th overall pick. Heyward is the younger brother of Steelers All-Pro defensive lineman Cameron Heyward. At 5-foot-11, 233 pounds, Connor Heyward followed …

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GOP Deniers Raise Races for Secretary of State | Colorado News

By CHRISTINA A. CASSIDY, Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) — Add another contestant group to the blank races for Congress and governor that will dominate this year’s midterm elections: secretaries of state. Former President Donald Trump’s attempts to reverse the 2020 election results and his subsequent endorsements of candidates for state electoral offices who are sympathetic …

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Student Perspective: Pride Month at MSU Matters | MSUToday

Ryan Peters (he/him) is a sophomore at Michigan State University majoring in Linguistics with a minor in Agribusiness Management. He is the representative for the Residence Halls Association for People Respecting Student Individuality at MSU, or PRISM, and the chair of the RHA Internal Affairs Committee. April is MSU Pride Month, but I can’t mention …

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The Michigan State Senator’s speech evokes President Reagan.

The Symphony Society of San Antonio should be disbanded for the good of the city, music lovers and symphony musicians. She has shown incompetence, insensitivity, elitism and pettiness (with the dismissal of Sebastian Lang-Lessing.) The Symphony Society adds no value to our community. A new entity whose first job would be to study the strategy …

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POLICE SHOOTING TRAINING Person injured during Michigan police training exercise TAYLOR, Mich. (AP) — Police say a person attending a suburban Detroit police training program suffered gunshot wounds and was hospitalized. Michigan State Police said the shooting happened Sunday afternoon during training at a Taylor city park for the city’s volunteer auxiliary police program. The …

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Attention: Personal loans, BNPL credit need urgent regulation

Emilie Chantiri* advocates for regulation of payday loans and Buy-Now, Pay-Later (BNPL) services, saying young people fall through the loopholes. Getting a payday loan is easy, but therein lies the problem. Not enough is being done to prevent payday lenders from giving money to people who might have trouble paying it back. The lack of …

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Michigan State Lawmaker Caught Sending Fake Sex Change Confirmations

A Michigan state lawmaker running for Congress reportedly sent text messages saying, “CONFIRMED, your child’s sex reassignment surgery has been booked.” “If you have any issues with this operation, please review Biden’s National Transgender Strategy Goals here,” the texts also read, according to a screenshot, with a link to a Republican fundraising site. The texts …

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Michigan State Police are investigating a fatal crash in Midland County

Midland County Fatal Crash “data-image-caption=” Midland County Fatal Crash ” data-medium-file=”https://i0.wp.com/www.miheadlines.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/Fatal-Midland-County-Crash.png?fit=300%2C150&ssl= 1″ data-large-file=”https://i0.wp.com/www.miheadlines.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/Fatal-Midland-County-Crash.png?fit=640%2C320&ssl =1″/> LINCOLN TOWNSHIP, MI – Michigan State Police (MSP) Tri-City Post Troopers responded to a North Stark Rd. traffic accident near Monroe Rd. at approximately 5:30 p.m. on April 20, 2022. Preliminary investigation says Jared Young, 38, of Midland, was driving south …

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MICHIGAN LEGISLATIVE ATTACK Michigan lawmaker’s forceful speech refutes ‘grooming’ attack LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan lawmaker, mother, and LGBTQ rights supporter who was accused by a fellow Republican of wanting to “groom” school kids says her impassioned response resonated because people are tired of such attacks . Democratic State Senator Mallory McMorrow’s remarks went …

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Families affected by dangerous payday loans – FOX13 News Memphis

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – FOX13 Investigates focuses on what some have said is the dangerous and trapping nature of payday loans. They are used by people who need money quickly, but many find themselves unable to pay them back. They can lead to a cycle of indebtedness that, according to one report, primarily affects blacks and …

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Wayne State researchers explore new groundwater monitoring method | Michigan News | Detroit

Jmeeter, Wikimedia Creative Commons Gall on a sugar maple leaf. Researchers at Wayne State University are developing an alternative method of monitoring groundwater for toxins. The process is usually laborious and expensive; this requires the installation of wells, which can cost local public health departments millions. Or with phytoscreening, researchers can test plant tissues for …

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Energy Shift creates an opening for ‘the world’s largest batteries’ | Michigan News

By JOHN FLESHER, AP Environmental Editor LUDINGTON, Mich. (AP) — Stretched out like a gigantic pool atop a cliff overlooking Lake Michigan, lies a pond of asphalt and clay containing enough water to generate electricity for 1.6 million of hearths. It is part of the Ludington Pumped Storage Plant, which uses a simple technology: water …

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POLICE SHOOTING-MICHIGAN-RESISTING ARREST Police arrests of black people often filled with fear, anxiety Video shows Patrick Lyoya disobeying an officer during a traffic stop on April 4, attempted to run, then struggled with the officer over his Taser before the officer shot him in Grand Rapids, Michigan. For a number of black men and women, …

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Michigan State to host month-long science festival

Beginning April 1 and continuing throughout the month, Michigan State University will host its 10th Annual Science Festival. The 2022 MSU Science Festival will take place April 1-30 with in-person and virtual events on the MSU campus and in locations across the state, said Hazel Anderson, assistant MSU Science Festival coordinator. Event types include Statewide …

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UM program reshapes undergraduate research

UROP Mentor Samer Ali (right) and Elizabeth Tower Image credit: Sean Carter Curiosity and passion to understand the use of literary expressions as nonviolent resistance brought together Professor Samer Ali of the University of Michigan and student Elizabeth Tower. After Tower, an international studies student, took Ali’s course on peace and non-violence in Islamic cultures, …

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Jon Horford hopes to represent Michigan’s 77th State House district

LANSING — It wasn’t Jon Horford’s lifelong plan — knocking on doors, talking to potential voters on one of those late-March snowy days in Michigan that may make you wonder why you live here . Horford, a well-travelled former college and professional basketball player, responded on his own. It is the house. “I love Lansing. …

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A New Michigan State Park Is Being Trolled And It’s Hilarious

A recent story surfaced on the internet about a new multi-million dollar state park in Flint, and a video had a field day with the story. The site of a former Chevy factory will house Michigan’s 104th state park. Chevy Commons will be in Gennessee County, specifically Flint, Michigan, and will cost around $30.2 million. …

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law that brings millions to local courts is challenged | Michigan News

By ED WHITE, Associated Press DETROIT (AP) — Michigan’s Supreme Court was urged Wednesday to strike down a law that requires those convicted of crimes to pay millions of dollars in daily operating costs for local courts. The challenge comes at a key time: the law expires in October and a Supreme Court ruling would …

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Michigan city closes road to protect migrating salamanders | BR Shenoy

“Protecting the migration of Blue-spotted Salamanders is vital, as they are an indicator species that tell us about the health of our environment,” said Kathleen Henry, Special Projects Coordinator and Education Specialist. for the Superior Watershed Partnership. The mining journal in an email. Blue-spotted salamanders are not endangered, but they are an indicator species that …

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Michigan State Football Announces Spring Playbook Donation Campaign to Benefit Lansing Public Schools

Matthew Mitchell Soccer 05/04/2022 14:52:00 Spring Game attendees will be encouraged to give back to the Lansing community by donating to Lansing K-12 schools. History links During this year’s spring football game, which will take place on Saturday, April …

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Faculty Voices: Growing Up Arab, Muslim | MSUToday

Linda Sayed (her) is assistant professor of comparative cultures and politics at James Madison College. She is a faculty member of the Muslim Studies program. Sayed earned her Ph.D. in Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies from Columbia University. As an interdisciplinary scholar, her research and teaching focus on the politics of citizenship as …

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Accelerating science — and economic benefits | MSUToday

Opening in the spring of 2022, the Facility for Rare Isotope Beams, or FRIB, at Michigan State University will attract scientists from around the world to study particles never before seen on this planet. FRIB and its activities are already creating many tangible benefits that will only grow once the facility is fully operational. The …

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Report: Weak Workforce, Inflation Could Hurt Southwest Michigan Economy | Local News

The number of employees needed to fill vacancies does not appear to be improving in Southwest Michigan. According to a Kinexus Group report presented Wednesday, the Berrien, Cass and Van Buren tri-county area continued to lag 5,777 workers behind pre-pandemic workforce levels. These declines in the labor force are larger than in the rest of …

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Community Pet Center of Northern Michigan Hosts Fundraiser for Dog Trainer’s Family

Friends and family at the Northern Michigan Community Pet Center are doing all they can to help one of their own. After losing her husband Rick to a long battle with cancer on Thursday, trainer Kathy McCarthy’s pet community was by her side. “There are a lot of bills that have piled up due to …

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At Michigan State, Brandon Jordan’s vision has never been clearer – The Athletic

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Brandon Jordan wasn’t sure what the future held for him seven years ago. A recently fired FCS assistant unable to find work after a two-year stint at Austin Peay, Jordan made a pivot at the time that changed the trajectory of his career. But first, there were dues that had to …

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CA reparations plan advances broader movement, lawyers say | Michigan News

By RUSS BYNUM and COREY WILLIAMS, Associated Press DETROIT (AP) — In the long debate over whether black Americans should receive reparations for the atrocities and injustices of slavery and racism, California took a big step this week to become the first state American to make some form of restitution a reality. The state reparations …

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The return of the Cello Plus Chamber Music Festival | MSUToday

Chamber music enthusiasts will enjoy a jam-packed week of performances as the MSU College of Music welcomes the long-awaited return to the stage of the Ken and Sandy Beall Cello Plus Chamber Music Festival. On a two-year hiatus since the pandemic shutdown in 2020, the beloved annual series will mark its 20th year of bringing …

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Vacant United Artists Building in Detroit will be redeveloped | Michigan News

DETROIT (AP) — A building that featured a former movie theater on the outskirts of downtown Detroit will be redeveloped into affordable housing. The $75 million project at the United Artists Building was announced Thursday by Mayor Mike Duggan and other city leaders. The nearly 100-year-old building will have 148 apartments and retail and dining …

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Report: Weak Workforce, Inflation Could Hurt Southwest Michigan Economy | News

Unemployment numbers are not improving in Southwest Michigan. According to a Kinexus Group report presented Wednesday, the Berrien, Cass and Van Buren tri-county area continued to lag 5,777 workers behind pre-pandemic workforce levels. × This page requires JavaScript. Javascript is required for you to play premium content. Please enable it in your browser settings. kAm%96D6 …

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Watch Bridge’s lunch break on Michigan’s economy

Bridge Michigan’s monthly Lunch Break series continued Wednesday with a discussion of Michigan’s economy, recent major investmentspublic incentives and long-term fiscal prospects. If you missed Wednesday’s chat, you can watch it on demand below. xx Paula Gardner, editor of Bridge Michigan, was joined by Carla Bailo, president and CEO of Automotive Research CenterJeff Donofrio, President …

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Give the Green Day Nets $1.34 million in support | MSUToday

On Tuesday, March 15, Michigan State University’s sixth #GiveGreenDay campaign raised more than $1.34 million to support students and community initiatives, thanks to more than 7,050 donations from donors around the world. The gifts came from 48 US states and 16 countries. The first gift was made at exactly 00:00:01 and the last was made …

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Fair design of the “Size Up” event

Equal parts science gathering and participatory event, “Size Up: Changing Paradigms in Social Impact Design” aims to spark hybrid, flexible, and engaging conversations through a series of workshops led by Detroit-based artists and activists. The event, from 3-9 p.m. on Thursday, March 31, at the Art & Architecture Building, will feature faculty from the University …

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Sandra Lupien Named Outstanding Leader in Sustainable Development | MSUToday

A new program at Michigan State University is creating quite a stir over an emerging type of sustainable wood building material. Crain’s Detroit Business took notice by naming Sandra Lupien, director of [email protected], to its inaugural list of “Notable Leaders in Sustainability.” “I’m honored that Crain’s has included me on this list of inspiring sustainability …

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How’s Michigan’s economy doing? Check out Bridge’s new economy dashboard.

Bridge Michigan launched a new tool this week to help readers track this data and more: the Michigan Economic Dashboard, which can be found on our Business Watch topic page. Related: It was created by Paula Gardner, Business Writer, and Mike Wilkinson, Data Journalist, to track many important elements of our changing economy. The dashboard …

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Breonna Taylor’s incarcerated father is a family man | Michigan News | Detroit

Click to enlarge De’Andrea Taylor Breonna Taylor, second from left, is pictured with three of her sisters and a cousin. Everette Taylor is a family man. Except he’s in jail and can’t see his family. The 6-foot-1, 45-year-old slender man is being held at Macomb Correctional Facility in Michigan. For the past 23 years, he …

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Education on Recommended Regulation for Payday Loans in Windsor

The city government suggests education over regulation when it comes to dealing with payday loan providers in Windsor. A report presented to City Council on Monday is in response to a question raised by Ward 3 Councilor Rino Bortolin about potential options regarding business licensing. A payday loan is a quick, short-term loan with high …

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clerk helps develop Burmese books at Battle Creek Library | Michigan News

By GRAYSON STEELE, Battle Creek Investigator BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (AP) — The shelves of the Willard Library feature a plethora of books spanning countless subjects and cultures, but until recently there were few Burmese materials available. A passionate library clerk and generous author changed that, reports the Battle Creek Enquirer. Dozens of Burmese language books …

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Unlikely city planner breathes new life into her Michigan community

Highland Park, MI “This little town near Detroit looked like a ghost town. Fortunately, one man’s desert is another woman’s blank slate. “I just felt like it was a space to build and do things,” Shamayim Harris told CBS News. But Harris had no background in city planning — “Except to be sitting on this …

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Michigan State Senators Renew Proposed Anti-Discrimination Bill Protecting LGBTQ Community

A group of Michigan senators have reintroduced legislation to expand Michigan’s anti-discrimination laws to include protections for transgender and gay people. Michigan’s Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act protects people who experience discrimination in housing, work, and public places. It does not specifically cover discrimination based on sexual orientation on gender identity. Neither did Michigan’s ethnic intimidation …

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Payday loans: your solution in the event of a financial crisis… but only as a last resort

Pexels.com If you’re in a bind and need cash fast, payday loans might seem like the perfect solution. But before taking out a payday loan, it’s important to understand how they work and what the risks are. Payday loans are short-term loans with high interest rates that are designed to help people cover unexpected expenses. …

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Poland’s Welcoming of Ukrainian Refugees Comes With Challenges

FACULTY Q&A The scale of the exodus from Ukraine is unprecedented and Poland is the first destination for refugees. The central European country is facing its biggest humanitarian crisis since World War II. So far, more than 1.6 million people have entered Poland from Ukraine. The scale of the influx is such that in Warsaw …

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Dog Leashes Made from Recycled Seat Belt Webbing, Airbags | Michigan News

By PHOEBE WALL HOWARD, Detroit Free Press DETROIT (AP) — Everyone kept asking about dog leashes. People had money. And they wanted to spend it. But Jarret Schlaff and his team at Pingree Detroit didn’t have any dog ​​leashes for sale. Still, they wanted to explore the idea. political cartoons The company on Avenue Livernois, …

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Michigan State’s student and college esports community continues to grow

What started as an interest in the Wii turned into a passion for the competitive esports community for Michigan State junior Dylan McCarroll. He is a computer science major, with a minor in game design and development, and president-elect of MSU’s Esports Club Association. McCarroll began playing several games as a teenager that continued into …

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Michigan State University group helps Ukrainian refugees in Poland

LANSING, Mich. (WILX) — It started as an educational tour of Poland over spring break, but the trip quickly took an unexpected turn after discovering people in need. A group of Jewish students from Michigan State University were on a Jewish history tour when — according to the co-director of the Chabad Student Center at …

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