Month: December 2019

Michigan economy poised to grow in 2020 after a ‘disappointing’ year

A combination of factors came together in 2019 to weigh on Michigan’s economy. The six-week strike at General Motors, job cuts at GM and Ford in early 2019, a slowing manufacturing sector and relatively stable auto sales have collectively held back the state’s growth this year. As 2020 approaches, Gabe Ehrlich and his colleagues at …

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Michigan community welcomes 8-year-old cancer battling home for the holidays

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be out of date. Please look at the history’s timestamp to see when it was last updated. LINDEN, Mich. (WJRT) – Brinley Jungnitsch, 8, has been in Memphis, Tennessee for 6 months fighting cancer for the third time. At just four years old, …

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See 2018 Shoplifting Arrests for Retail Theft in Your Michigan Community

Ceiling CCTV cameras are part of Kohl’s store security system in Kalamazoo County. (Julie Mack / MLive) According to data collected by Michigan State Police, approximately 15,500 Michigan residents were arrested in 2018 for shoplifting or attempted retail store fraud. This is a decrease of about 8% from 2017. However, the number of police reports …

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Do you know your Michigan community better than anyone? Prove it

Chandler Crossings, a group of three student apartment complexes, is about three miles from Michigan State University in the Township of Bath. Given its proximity to MSU and the ages of the people who live there, students may see the apartments as an extension of the college campus, according to Matt Grossmann, professor of political …

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