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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