Month: March 2021

Michigan economy set to rebound from recession after COVID-19

Aerial shots show COVID-19 and Detroit’s new normal Scenes of Detroit as residents learn to live and adapt to the COVID-19 pandemic and find their new normal. Kelly Jordan and Mandi Wright, Detroit Free Press The arrival of COVID-19 in mid-March 2020 brought Michigan an unprecedented economic shock. In Detroit, the virus caused a sudden …

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Former Olympic runner considered “inspiration” to western Michigan community

GRAND HAVEN, Michigan – A former Olympic runner is remembered for his impact in western Michigan. Paul McMullen died Thursday in a skiing accident at Caberfar Peaks, near Cadillac. “A numbing shock,” said Lindsay Delorme, a close friend of McMullen’s, who has coached alongside him for the past several years. “People are still trying to …

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Corporate car rental company to invest nearly $ 150,000 in Michigan economy with employee gift card program

March 5 is Employee Appreciation Day, and Enterprise Holdings is celebrating its full-time and part-time staff in a way that will benefit an industry that has been widely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Enterprise Holdings said it would offer its 80,000 employees $ 100 gift cards to use at local restaurants. This includes 1,475 gift …

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Nessel’s action in Ford lawsuit threatens Michigan economy

Sherman “Tiger” Joyce | Detroit News Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel recently asked the state Supreme Court to reconsider permission to go ahead with Ford transmissions. Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel recently asked the state Supreme Court to reconsider allowing individuals to sue Ford transmissions. But these are not auto parts. What Nessel really wants …

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Quiet Mid-Michigan community worried about thefts

OVID, Mich. (WILX) – Residents of Ovid are concerned about various thefts and attempted break-ins in their small town. According to Ovid’s Police Chief Al Goodrich, things like car change, a catalytic converter, and a handgun were taken from people’s vehicles. Although only a few thefts have been reported, many have caught people looking at …

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