Month: November 2021

Michigan state health officials are testing Omicron variant

LANSING, Michigan (WILX) – The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services said it was only a matter of time before the new COVID-19 variant hit Michigan. November 29, 2021: Coronavirus report: Michigan reports 25,329 new cases and 137 deaths in past five days Michigan State Laboratory was one of the first in the country …

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Brandy Johnson named president of the Michigan Community College Association

Courtesy of the Michigan Association of Community Colleges The Michigan Community College Association in Lansing announced that it had appointed Brandy Johnson as president. “Brandy Johnson is a visionary leader with extensive political and legislative experience, which makes her an ideal candidate to lead the Michigan Community College Association,” said Chris Bott, Chairman of the …

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Burmese-Freed Journalist Helps Light Menorah in Detroit | Michigan News

DETROIT (AP) – An American journalist who was recently released after spending nearly six months in jail in military-controlled Myanmar helped light one of eight Hanukkah candles at a downtown party from Detroit. Danny Fenster, 37, joined elected officials and community leaders on Sunday evening for the “Menorah in the D” event to mark the …

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Mel Tucker’s contract: Michigan State takes the risk of overpaying its trainer in hopes of increasing the importance of the program

Mel Tucker is overpaid. Man himself must admit it. Before ending his third season as a head coach – his second at Michigan State – Tucker is now the second-highest-paid coach in the game. Nick Saban is No.1, and some suggest the only similarities between the two are their contracts and the fact that Tucker …

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GVSU Expert: Western Michigan Economy Better But Still Stable

Brian Long. Courtesy of Grand Valley State University (As seen on WZZM 13) Western Michigan’s economy remains plagued by supply chain issues, according to a new report. In western Michigan and across the country, supply chain issues have resulted in longer delivery times, missed deliveries, higher prices and sometimes exorbitant shipping costs, said Brian G. …

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Michigan community chooses to help each other in times of need after flint house explosion – CBS Detroit

FLINT, Michigan (WNEM) – Final fire damage assessments from the Flint explosion are due next week as neighbors help each other during this local disaster. Earl Marshall Jr. saw and felt the impact of the explosion on Hogarth Avenue in Flint on Monday night. READ MORE: Son fatally shoots mother while driving in Woodward near …

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Michigan community chooses to help each other in times of need after explosion

By Jamie Sherrod, James Paxson Click here for updates on this story FLINT, Mich. (WNEM) – Final fire damage assessments from the Flint explosion are due next week as neighbors help each other during this local disaster. Earl Marshall Jr. saw and felt the impact of the explosion on Hogarth Avenue in Flint on Monday …

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MSU suspends fraternity after death of student | Michigan News

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) – Following the death of a Michigan State University student over the weekend, the school and the Pi Alpha Phi national organization suspended the school fraternity chapter . The student, identified as Phat Nguyen, died early Saturday in an off-campus residence. An autopsy was performed, but the Sparrow Hospital medical examiner’s …

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Michigan State Grad Has Dream Job Helping Children With Disabilities

Bay Cliff Health Camp Principal Seth Rowles began working at Bay Cliff Health Camp the summer after his freshman year at Michigan State. Bay Cliff Health Camp is a non-profit therapy and wellness center for people with physical disabilities. Although it operates year-round, its main program is a seven-week summer therapy camp session for children …

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Michigan Upper Peninsula community uses unregulated water

The exact origin of the water is unknown Michigan officials learned that some residents of an Upper Peninsula community were using unregulated water from an 1800s steam locomotive service station. According to the Department of Natural Resources, the Ontonagon County Greenland Township gas station once served the community of Lake Mine, which was first settled …

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man who broke into Eminem’s house violates probation | Michigan News

MOUNT CLEMENS, Mich. (AP) – A man twice convicted of breaking into homes owned by rapper Eminem is in trouble again after violating his probation by failing to show up for a probation appointment and by allegedly assaulting a security guard at a mall in the southeastern Michigan community of Taylor. Matthew Hughes, 28, pleaded …

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Construction opportunity | MSUToday | University of Michigan

Create a space for collaboration for future business leaders Among the best business schools in the country, the Broad College of Business ensures that its facilities live up to its reputation. The recently opened Minskoff Pavilion, named in honor of former student and principal donor Edward J. Minskoff, covers 104,000 square feet dedicated to enhancing …

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Iraq War Veteran Starts Business to Employ Former Soldiers | Michigan News

By JENNIFER TIMAR, Livingston Daily BRIGHTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) – Iraq War veteran Justin Billard is starting a business in Brighton Township that will employ and support his returning comrades. Tools for Veterans is housed in a workshop that Billard, 42, has set up in his garage. There he collects old hand tools, cleans and …

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Michigan economy rebounds faster than expected, but inflation is a problem

(WXYZ) – A new forecast from the University of Michigan has found that Michigan’s economy is recovering from the pandemic faster than previous downturns, but inflation and the supply chain have a poor perception. According to the university, job growth has been healthy this year and is expected to continue over the next two years. …

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Michigan economy is recovering but inflation, supply pressures on

Michigan’s economy is recovering from the pandemic-induced recession at a faster rate than previous downturns, but a surge in inflation and supply chain challenges have soured perceptions of the economy. Job growth has been healthy this year and is expected to continue over the next two years, and personal incomes are also expected to rise …

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Expect Michigan’s economy to recover by the end of 2023

Michigan’s economy is expected to fully recover by the end of 2023, with job growth and personal income expected to increase during that time, according to a University of Michigan forecast released on Friday. However, high inflation will continue to reduce purchasing power, economists said, with real disposable income, which takes into account taxes and …

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Trace Report: Ohio State Prepares For Severe Michigan State Offense

Here is our weekly Michigan State Spartans scout report. Michigan State Offensive Scouting Report Offensive coordinator: Jay Johnson, 2sd Season Key players: RB Kenneth Walker, QB Payton Thorne, WR Jayden Reed, OL Kevin Jarvis, OL AJ Arcuri, TE Connor Heyward Season statistics Average points scored per game: 34.6 Average total yards gained per game: 449.6 …

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Biden travels to Detroit to promote infrastructure bill and its impact on Michigan economy Biden travels to GM plant in Detroit to promote infrastructure bill

President Joe Biden spoke Wednesday afternoon at a General Motors plant in Detroit to promote Monday passage of the bipartite law on infrastructure. The legislation is a $ 1 trillion package that will invest in U.S. infrastructure for the first time since many of the nation’s major bridges and highways were created. Biden delivered a …

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Michigan economy is on track for near full recovery in 2023, forecast

UM economists remain optimistic that sales will exceed pre-pandemic levels in the second half of 2023, with sales of 17.3 million vehicles for that year. The three big automakers of Michigan-based General Motors, Ford and Stellantis sold 7 million units in 2019. They will continue to rebuild their market share through 2023, with expected production …

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Retired Violin Teacher Pleads Guilty to Pedophilia Charges | Michigan News

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) – A longtime violin professor at the University of Michigan pleaded guilty to transporting a minor across the states for sex in 2002, authorities said on Tuesday. Stephen Shipps, 68, faces up to 15 years in prison when convicted, the U.S. prosecutor’s office in Detroiti has said. Shipps was indicted last …

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Woda Cooper opens partially affordable community in Michigan

Portland School Apartments, Portland, Michigan. A former Portland, Michigan public school turned into multi-family apartments is ready to welcome its first residents. Located at 306 Brush St., Portland School Apartments was developed by Woda Cooper Cos. The company has transformed the building, vacant since 1996, into a partially affordable 29-unit community and plans to host …

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The infrastructure bill: UM experts can discuss

President Joe Biden signs the infrastructure bill. Image courtesy: Whitehouse.gov After months of haggling and haggling, Congress passed – and President Joe Biden is about to sign – a more than $ 1,000 billion infrastructure bill. The law will inaugurate the much-needed investments in roads, railways, bridges, broadband, the electricity network and clean and safe …

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Harper Woods (Mich.) 2024 athlete Jacob Oden to visit Michigan on Saturday

2024 Harper Woods (Mich.) Athlete Jacob Oden will make a quick trip to East Lansing on Saturday to visit Michigan State in their game against Maryland. Oden has turned out to be one of the top 2024 prospects nationwide, already surpassing 15 bids and is only in his second season. Oden offers deals like Oklahoma, …

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Benton Harbor Resident Assistance Program with their Water Bills | Michigan News

BENTON HARBOR, Mich. (AP) – State officials on Wednesday announced a pilot program to help eligible residents of a Michigan city where there has been a major crisis pay their water and gas bills. waste. The federally funded program is designed to help households whose water has been disconnected or who are facing a disconnection …

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Michigan State University staff take legal action after dismissal for failing to obtain COVID vaccine

A class action lawsuit against Michigan State University found that the East Lansing institution laid off at least two employees and suspended others who did not comply with its vaccine mandate. The trial, first reported on Tuesday by Detroit News, confirms that the university fired Kraig Ehm, a video producer at the College of Agriculture …

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Astro2020 decennial survey: UM researchers can comment

EXPERT ADVICE The National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine recently released their 10-year Astro2020 survey, a report that identifies key scientific and fundamental challenges, opportunities and funding recommendations. Delayed for a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the report provides a roadmap for the next decade of US research in astronomy and astrophysics. Scientists …

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GVSU expert: Western Michigan economy is slightly better but remains stable

GRAND RAPIDS, – In West Michigan and across the country, supply chain issues have resulted in longer delivery times, missed deliveries, higher prices and sometimes exorbitant shipping costs, according to a new investigation. Brian G. Long, director of supply management research at Seidman College of Business at Grand Valley State University, interviewed local business leaders …

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Michigan State Maintains COVID-19 Spring Semester Requirements

With the end of the fall semester quickly approaching, the Michigan State Administration has announced COVID-19 requirements for the spring semester 2022. President Samuel L. Stanley Jr. wrote in an email sent Oct. 8 that despite face coverage requirements and the 90% vaccination rate in the MSU community, there has been an increase in cases …

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Purdue vs. Michigan State Live Stream Info TV Channel: How to Watch NCAA Football on TV Stream Online

Who plays # 3 State of Michigan @ Purdue Current records: Michigan State 8-0; Purdue 5-3 What there is to know The Michigan State Spartans and Purdue Boilermakers will face off in a Big Ten clash at 3:30 p.m. ET on November 6 at Ross-Ade Stadium. These two teams enter the competition strengthened by victories …

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Michigan State Police Statistics Show Increase in Criminal Assaults in Washtenaw County

Annual reports released by Michigan State Police show an increase in criminal assaults in Washtenaw County between 2019 and 2020. According to statistics, criminal assaults, described as an attack with a dangerous weapon, have increased in Washtenaw County from 780 in 2019 to 935 in 2020, an increase of 16.5%. Ypsilanti and Ypsilanti township accounted …

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lawmaker Hammoud elected first Arab-American mayor of Dearborn | Michigan News

DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) – Michigan State Representative Abdullah Hammoud won Dearborn’s mayoral race on Tuesday, making him the city’s first Arab-American mayor. A final unofficial general election vote tally on the town’s website showed Hammoud beat Gary Woronchak, a former three-term state representative and former Wayne County commissioner, by a 55% margin at 45%. Dearborn …

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Comment: Misguided appointment would be bad news for Michigan community banks

The United States Office of the Comptroller of the Currency is an independent office of the United States Department of the Treasury, whose mission is to ensure that national banks and federal savings associations operate in a safe and sound manner, providing fair access to financial services, treat clients fairly and comply with applicable laws …

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Redistribution committee pushes Congress and Senate cards forward | Michigan News

By DAVID EGGERT, Associated Press LANSING, Michigan (AP) – The Michigan Carving Commission on Monday voted by an overwhelming majority to advance proposed maps of the State Congress and Senate to the final stage of the process, approving lines that would be more fair to Democrats than those plotted by Republican lawmakers over the past …

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Solar Power Brings Light to Michigan Community Where Utilities Repossessed Streetlights » Yale Climate Connections

https://traffic.libsyn.com/secure/climateconnections/CX211101.mp3 Ten years ago, the town of Highland Park, Michigan was struggling to pay its utility bills. So, as part of a debt settlement with the city, the local utility repossessed more than 1,000 streetlights. Residents were stunned to be left in the dark. “The only thing left are the stumps of the lights with …

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