Month: October 2021

Traverse City area struggles with housing for adolescent offenders | Michigan News

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) – New Michigan law that prevents authorities from locking up teens under 18 near adults poses problems for communities that do not have a separate place to keep young people offenders. Traverse City Police recently had to make arrangements with Macomb County – 250 miles away – to house a 16-year-old …

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Michigan fan sets himself on fire while sitting on burning couch

A Michigan state football fan was set on fire after sitting on a burning sofa during a celebration of his team’s victory over rivals Michigan. Fans began setting sofas on fire on the streets of East Lansing after the Spartans beat rivals Wolverines 37-33 on Saturday. But one fan appears to have managed to escape …

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Michigan State keeps Paul Bunyan Trophy in close play with rival Michigan – WOODTV.com

Michigan State keeps Paul Bunyan Trophy in close play with rival Michigan Video October 30, 2021, Football Frenzy Highlights Video K-ROK opens in Grand Rapids after pandemic lockdown Video Corgis in cute costumes take over Riverside Park Video Storm Team 8 Predictions, 6 p.m., 103021 Video Vandalism in East Lansing after MSU’s victory over Michigan …

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Traverse City adjusts zoning to allow downtown schools | Michigan News

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) – School may be in session in downtown Traverse City. City commissioners voted 4-3 to make a zoning change that would allow private schools as well as colleges in some downtown areas in the northern Michigan city. “I am all in favor of bringing more diversity to the downtown area for …

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Comerica report: Supply chain and labor shortage issues weigh on Michigan economy after 8 months of gains

Michigan’s economy sank in August, for the first time in nearly a year, according to a recent index released by Comerica Bank. The Dallas-based bank’s Michigan Economic Activity Index for the month of August – the most recent data available – reached 106.6, down slightly from July’s revised data of 107.4. The reading represented the …

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Max Christie and Gabe Brown impress in Michigan State’s 92-58 win over Ferris State

EAST LANSING – Max Christie made a strong first impression. Gabe Brown flashed a few highlight moves. And Michigan State basketball did what he had to when he opened his show against Ferris State. The Spartans blew up the Bulldogs with a 48-25 run from the middle of the first half to the 12-minute mark …

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Biodiversity collections meet the needs of the scientific workforce

The module Connecting students to citizen science and organized collections. The task of training an effective cadre of biodiversity scientists has become more difficult in recent years, as basic skills and knowledge in the biology of organisms have increasingly demanded complementary data skills and knowledge. Brad Ruhfel Biodiversity collections are one way to solve this …

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State Removes Township Clerk from Election Next Week | Michigan News

HILLSDALE, Mich. (AP) – State officials have banned a township clerk in southern Michigan from running his community’s local elections next week. Stephanie Scott, the Adams Township clerk of Hillsdale County, did not take steps to keep the ballot safe, the Michigan Bureau of Elections said. Rather, the county will oversee the election in the …

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The founder of Fitness reorganizes the gymnasium of the canton of Genoa and plans an expansion | Michigan News

By JENNIFER TIMAR, Livingston Daily Press & Argus (Howell) HOWELL, Mich. (AP) – Tyler Koronich grew up in Howell and opened his first TRVFIT Fitness gym there in 2013, when he was in his early 20s. The company now has 16 locations, including 15 in Michigan and one in Johnson City, Tennessee. Koronich, now 32, …

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Judge: Michigan football player banned cannot anonymously sue school | National / World

A lawsuit filed by a Michigan state football player against the university and its athletic department was dismissed Friday because the player did not include his name on the record. The lawsuit – claiming the player’s Title IX rights violated as he is indefinitely suspended from the football team as an investigation continues into an …

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Michigan State University asks for help from faculty in mess rooms

In this edition of 5 Things, Food Management highlights five things you may have missed recently about developments affecting on-site catering. Here’s your list for today: Michigan State Calls on Faculty and Staff to Participate in Staff Dining Rooms Related: 5 technological things: half of restaurateurs plan automated solutions to fill labor shortages An email …

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Reduce the stigma of people who stutter | MSU Today

J. Scott Yaruss is a teacher in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders. He is a practicing speech-language pathologist with over 25 years of clinical experience and a certified fluency specialist. Brigitte Walsh is a certified speech-language pathologist and Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders. She runs the Speech Development …

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Michigan community becomes second city in October to report unsafe lead levels in water

In less than two weeks, another Michigan city is currently struggling with high levels of lead in its drinking water supply. Officials in Hamtramck, Mich., On Wednesday released reports that the city’s lead levels are 17 parts per billion (ppb), exceeding the state’s action level of 15 ppb. A recent test also found that annual …

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Michigan State Calls on Workers, Including Faculty, to Volunteer in Campus Dining Halls During Lean Times

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) – Hey, Professor, hold the mayonnaise! Running out of help, Michigan State University is urgently appealing to staff to volunteer in campus mess halls, including faculty. MSU’s residential services department has already asked 132 full-time employees to work eight hours a week, the Lansing State Journal reported, but that’s apparently not …

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Michigan Redistribution Panel: ‘Show Yourself, Speak’ on Cards | Michigan News

By DAVID EGGERT, Associated Press LANSING, Michigan (AP) – Members of the Michigan Redistribution Commission are urging residents to speak out on proposed congressional and legislative maps. The first of five public hearings will take place in Detroit on Wednesday. The panel is seeking feedback on 10 maps it has collaboratively drawn as well as …

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Whirlpool Corporation Appliance Donation Helps Southwest Michigan Community Action Agency Mission to Support Those in Need

Northampton, MA –News Direct– Whirlpool Corporation “We got a call from Whirlpool Corporation to find out if we were interested in donating home appliances for some of our low-income customers,” said Yvonne Vidt of the Southwest Michigan Community Action Agency (SMCAA). “And I said Absolutely!” SMCAA is dedicated to reducing poverty in Michigan and changing …

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Michigan to Fund Mental Health Like Physical Health | Michigan News

By ANNA LIZ NICHOLS, Associated Press / Report for America LANSING, Michigan (AP) – As of this month, 13 mental health and addiction clinics across Michigan will receive the same Medicaid funding as any other health center in an effort, according to U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow, who will help bridge the stigmatizing and financial gap …

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Dean’s Update | October 15, 2021 – College of Human Medicine

Friends, Accreditation is one of the main projects of educational programs. It’s always a lot of work, and it takes a special team to bring in the energy and enthusiasm to successfully accreditation a program. Our Master of Public Health (MPH) program has this team. A week ago, the last of the hardware updates was …

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Michigan news: school cancels Halloween party

EAST LANSING, Mich. (WLNS) – A letter from East Lansing Public Schools was sent out Wednesday morning, saying elementary schools would no longer celebrate Valentine’s Day or Halloween. The Elementary Core Team cited families who did not celebrate Halloween and the children’s enthusiasm for the spooky holidays, making learning difficult. Former child star killed herself …

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Michigan Governor Orders Urgent Response to Main Crisis | Michigan News

By DAVID EGGERT, Associated Press LANSING, Mich. (AP) – Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Thursday ordered a “whole-of-government” response to high levels of lead in tap water in the town of Benton Harbor in southwest Michigan and pledged to speed up the replacement of its lead pipes. . His directive that state agencies ensure Benton Harbor …

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Memorial Stadium gates to open early for Michigan and Ohio games – Hoosier Huddle

Bloomington, Indiana – With a large homecoming crowd expected for this weekend’s IU football game against No.10 / 9 Michigan State, the gates to Memorial Stadium will open at 10 a.m. Saturday, 2 a.m. before the kick-off scheduled at noon. The gates will open earlier than the traditional 90-minute mark to allow spectators to avoid …

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Private Caro Honored by Michigan State Police for Work on Child Sexual Assault

CARO, MI – A Soldier assigned to Michigan State Police Station Caro is the department’s “Soldier of the Year” for the Third District, which includes the Thumb and the Saginaw, Bay City and Midland areas. Tpr. Bethany Craig has been in office since 2001 and has dedicated her career investigating incidents of physical and sexual …

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Michigan State Officials Host Mental Health Listening Virtual Tour

MARQUETTE, Michigan (WLUC) – Last night, Representatives Sara Cambensy from the 109th District of State House and Felicia Brabec from the 55th District of State House, along with various psychologists focused on the UP for the Democrats of the Mental Health Listening Tour of the United States. Michigan. The conference focused on the current state …

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Michigan Redistricting Panel Advances Cards At Hearing Stage | Michigan News

By DAVID EGGERT, Associated Press LANSING, Michigan (AP) – The Michigan Redistribution Panel voted on Monday to advance several draft congressional and legislative maps to public hearings and gave commissioners more time to submit their own plans. The proposals that received support were co-developed by the committee of four Democrats, four Republicans and five members …

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Seven years after Flint’s water crisis, another Michigan community faces water problems

Seven years after an aging water pipe infrastructure problem and a change in water source caused Flint’s water crisis, another predominantly black town in Michigan faces the same fate. In September, a group of environmental agencies filed a petition with the Environmental Protection Agency to authorize the administration of drinking water in Benton Harbor, Mich., …

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WWII Vet Gets Nostalgic With Detroit Train Station Tour | Michigan News

By CLARA HENDRICKSON, Detroit Free Press DETROIT (AP) – The last time Joe England walked the halls of Michigan Central Station was in 1945. His train had just entered the station, bringing him back safe and sound from World War II. More than 75 years later, England found itself in the train hall on September …

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REDISTRICTION OF MICHIGAN Michigan redistribution commission to vote on card projects LANSING, Michigan (AP) – After seven weeks of mapping, Michigan’s new redistribution commission is starting to vote on draft congressional and legislative plans. The maps, while not final and subject to future revisions, will give early guidance on the panel’s approach after voters empower …

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‘Infrastructure collapse’, Michigan State University unions question COVID-19 policies on campus

Michael Albani is a Michigan State University graduate student who teaches in a small classroom filled with students. Not much room for social distancing, he explained. He had a few days when a third of his students were sick. Her partner lives more than 170 miles in the suburbs of Chicago to be near her …

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Michigan Community Faces Water Crisis, Demands Replacement of Lead Pipes | Detroit News | Detroit

Click to enlarge qiaomeng/Flickr Creative Commons sink faucet. As Congress continues to negotiate infrastructure and social safety net bills, environmental justice advocates say measures such as replacing lead pipes cannot wait. The drinking water systems of more than nine million homes across the country contain lead pipes, with black, brown and low-income communities being disproportionately …

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“A collapse of infrastructure.” Michigan State University Unions Challenge COVID-19 Policies on Campus

Michael Albani is a Michigan State University graduate student who teaches in a small classroom filled with students. Not much room for social distancing, he says. He had a few days when a third of his students were sick. His partner lives more than 170 miles in the Chicago suburbs to be near his doctors. …

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Apple and MSU Open Developer Academy in Detroit | MSU Today

Apple and Michigan State University welcomed the first class of developers and entrepreneurs to their Apple Developer Academy in Detroit this week. The academy, which is Apple’s first in the United States, will help prepare its students for jobs in the booming iOS app economy. Michigan Lieutenant Governor Garlin Gilchrist and MSU President Samuel L. …

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Whirlpool: Appliance Donation Helps Southwest Michigan Community Action Agency in Mission to Support Those in Need

“We got a call from Whirlpool Corporation asking if we were interested in donating home appliances for some of our low income customers,” said Yvonne Vidt of the Southwest Michigan Community Action Agency (SMCAA). “And I said absolutely!” SMCAA is dedicated to reducing poverty in Michigan and changing the lives of low-income Michigan residents through …

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U-Michigan president leaves in 2023 before contract expires | Michigan News

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) – The president of the University of Michigan announced on Tuesday that he would step down in June 2023, a year before his contract expires. Mark Schlissel, 63, has been president of the school since 2014. “This is the eighth year of my presidency and an important time to strategically consider …

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Michigan State University researchers recall heartbreaking effort to evacuate 77 Afghan academics

Michigan State University had dozens of people in Afghanistan affiliated with the university when the country fell into the hands of the Taliban this summer. According to Bridge Michigan, its efforts to get 77 of them out of the country are probably the most important of any university that has run programs in the country. …

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Ask the expert: online learning vs classroom learning | MSU Today

Christine greenhow, associate professor of educational technology in the College of Education, and 2018 recipient of the MSU Teacher-Scholar Award, answers questions about online and classroom learning during our second school year in the face of the pandemic. What does the new K-12 school year look like in terms of online or in-person communication? The …

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Michigan State Representative Andrea Schroeder Dies of Stomach Cancer

State Representative Andrea Schroeder, 57, has died of a recurrence of stomach cancer, House Speaker Jason Wentworth said on Friday. Schroeder, Township of R-Independence, was serving her second term and announced on September 14 that she was undergoing treatment for recurrent cancer. She was the majority whip of the Republican House caucus. Schroeder was initially …

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