Month: November 2018

Michigan’s economy is poised to break a job growth record

ANN ARBOR—Michigan’s economy, with nine years of uninterrupted job growth from the third quarter of 2009 through the third quarter of 2018, is on the verge of the longest streak of job growth since the era of the World War II, according to economic forecasters from the University of Michigan say. The current streak of …

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West Michigan Community College makes small change to early prayer policies

The Muskegon Community College board of trustees voted unanimously on Wednesday to continue its tradition of graduation invocation, but only to the extent permitted by law governing church and state. The vote followed a complaint sent to the MCC by the Michigan Association of Civil Rights Activists (MACRA) about the 2018 graduation prayer led by …

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What Hunting and Fishing Contribute to Michigan’s Economy

Michigan Hunting 101: What to Hunt, Where to Do It Fall hunting season is right around the corner, and Michigan offers millions of acres of public land to explore. Wochit Michigan’s deer hunting has been vital to the state’s economy and natural resource conservation efforts. But the number of hunters is decreasing at an increasing …

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Central Michigan community mobilizes against racist message

After a racist message was found scribbled on a college dormitory whiteboard in Sweeney Hall at Central Michigan University, the campus community quickly mobilized to speak out against the hate speech and add messages love and support instead. Sophomore Yasmeen Duncan from Detroit shared a photo of the ugly post on Twitter late Wednesday. Riddled …

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