Month: December 2021

Michigan State University to Begin Winter Semester 2022 Nearly Amid COVID Outbreak

EAST LANSING, Michigan. – Michigan State University students to begin next semester online as campus community and state continue to struggle against increase COVID-19[female[feminine spread. University president Samuel Stanley announced Friday that classes will begin remotely for the winter 2022 semester starting January 10 due to a spike in COVID infections among the campus community. …

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Michigan State Football Ready For First-Ever Peach Bowl Appearance

The State of Michigan arrives at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport for the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl NCAA College Football Game on Friday, December 24, 2021 in Atlanta, Georgia. Michigan State will face Pitt in the game on December 30, 2021 (Paul Abell via Abell Images for Chick-fil-A Fishing Bowl) The Michigan State Spartans traveled nearly 800 …

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documentary on civil rights in Grand Rapids | Michigan News

GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan (AP) – A western Michigan company is producing a documentary that will focus on the civil rights struggle in Grand Rapids. The documentary is based on the book “A City Within a City: The Black Freedom Struggle in Grand Rapids, Michigan” and is in final stages of production, WXMI-TV reported Wednesday. Its …

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Meridian Township Cull aims to reduce accidents involving deer | Michigan News

MERIDIAN TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) – About 200 deer are expected to be slaughtered as part of a deer management program in a community in the Lansing area. The slaughter in Meridian Township was scheduled to begin on Saturday and continue through February 28, the Lansing State Journal reported. It will take place in some cantonal …

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Michigan State Police plan to add more women to their ranks

Only 9% of Michigan State Police officers are women. That’s better than 2-8% in most other state police departments, but worse than 13% in Vermont and North Carolina, according to a new study from the Pew Research Center. However, state police plan to improve the situation by increasing the percentage of women in their candidate …

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Why Payday Loans Are Not Dangerous

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Michigan State RBs coach William Peagler takes office in Florida

Michigan State coach Mel Tucker loses another member of his team. William Peagler, who is finishing his second season as a running backs coach with the Spartans, was announced Friday as the new tight ends coach in Florida. A Michigan State spokesperson has confirmed Peagler will coach with the No.10 Spartans (10-2, 7-2 Big Ten) …

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Michigan community helps businesses affected by fire

By TREVOR SOCHOCKI, JAMES PAXSON Click here for updates on this story MICHIGAN (WNEM) – A Mid-Michigan community is coming together to support theirs this holiday season. Employees at Louisiana Cookhouse and Lula’s Lily Pearls Lounge woke up without work Tuesday morning after a fire engulfed the building. Lula was not the only business affected …

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U.S. and Michigan economies recover in 2021, but inflation threatens 2022

The economies of the United States and Michigan have performed strongly this year, despite the impact of the coronavirus. But there could be problems ahead in 2022. Michigan State University economist Charles Ballard said that in 2021 the United States made up for the reduction in gross domestic product it posted the previous year and …

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Openly gay Michigan state senator Jeremy Moss wants you to run for office

” Be authentic. “ This is the most important tip State Senator Jeremy Moss (D-Southfield) said he would give to an LGBTQ + person considering running today. The 10-year veteran of Michigan city and state politics knows a thing or two about being yourself: When he first ran for Southfield City Council in 2011, Moss …

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Student point of view: Finding my place to grow | MSU Today

Rachel Drobnak is an undergraduate student in crop and soil sciences in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources. In addition, she is a student at the Specialized college and plays the Beaumont Tower carillon. The following student view is repurposed content, and the original story is available on the CANR website. I’ve always wanted …

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The latest Michigan news, sports, business and entertainment at 9:20 p.m. EST

SCHOOL SHOT-MICHIGAN Prosecutors: Important connection needed for parents during school shooting DETROIT (AP) – Michigan prosecutors are fighting back against the parents of a boy accused of a school shooting that killed four students. James and Jennifer Crumbley are charged with manslaughter in this case. They want a judge to reduce their bail by $ …

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HAITITI-US HOSTAGES Father of kidnapped missionaries grateful they are free HART, Mich. (AP) – The father of four Christian missionaries from Michigan who escaped kidnappers in Haiti expresses his gratitude and says they are in good shape. Two other family members were also kidnapped but were released a few weeks ago. They are associated with …

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Governor of Michigan Signs $ 1.5 Billion Trade Incentives | Michigan News

By ANNA LIZ NICHOLS, Associated Press / Report for America LANSING, Mich. (AP) – Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Monday signed legislation to allocate $ 1.5 billion to business economic development efforts, including possible funds to build a General Motors plant to manufacture electric vehicle batteries in the Lansing area. The legislation creates the Strategic …

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Detroit Battles COVID-19 Vaccination Rate After Year | Michigan News

DETROIT (AP) – The city of Detroit is approaching the first anniversary of its COVID-19 vaccine rollout as authorities continue to urge residents to get vaccinated or receive boosters. More than 424,000 doses have been administered to residents aged 5 years and older since frontline medical staff and first responders began receiving vaccines on December …

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Michigan State University to Require COVID Booster Injections for Students and Staff

EAST LANSING, Michigan. – Michigan State University students, faculty and staff will soon be receiving their COVID-19[female[femininebooster vaccine. University officials announced on Friday that the school’s coronavirus vaccine mandate is broadening to include booster injections in a bid to reduce the spread of the virus and infections within the community of the campus. MSU students, …

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The latest Michigan news, sports, business and entertainment at 6:20 a.m. EST

AP-US-2020-CENSUS-DETROIT Report: the 2020 census may have missed thousands in Detroit Researchers hired by the city say the Census Bureau underestimated more than 8% of occupied dwellings in 10 Detroit neighborhoods in the 2020 census. They said Thursday that if that surveillance rate were applied across the country. city, it could mean tens of thousands …

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North Central joins the Michigan Community College Athletic Association

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COVID-19 recall now required for Michigan State University students, faculty and staff

EAST LANSING, MI – Michigan State University will require all students, faculty, and staff to receive COVID-19 booster shots starting in the spring semester of 2022. President Samuel Stanley announced the recall requirement in a message to the college community on Friday, December 17. The spring semester 2022 begins January 10. The warrant, Stanley said, …

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Student View: Southwest Detroit to East Lansing | MSU Today

Diana Talamantes is a second year student specializing in hotel in the Grand College of Business. On November 16, she won the Residential Business Community’s first Hills Climbed art competition and festival for “Raíces Profundas”, a poem she wrote about her experience as a first generation Latinx student. When I entered the Residential Business Community‘s …

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The latest Michigan news, sports, business and entertainment at 11:20 a.m. EST

MICHIGAN PIPELINE Enbridge seeks federal jurisdiction in pipeline dispute TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) – Enbridge Energy is seeking federal court action in Michigan to shut down an oil pipeline that runs under a canal connecting two of the Great Lakes. Attorney General Dana Nessel filed a complaint in 2019, arguing that Enbridge’s Line 5 should …

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Northwest Michigan Community Action Agency Offers Savings Programs | Local News

TRAVERSE CITY — The Northwest Michigan Community Action Agency is offering two new programs that give adults and children an added incentive to put away their money. In two separate programs for income-eligible households and children, the agency initiates participants’ savings accounts by depositing the first amount of money. The agency’s Nest Egg Savings program …

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Michigan State Medical Society and American Nurses Association

The following is a joint public statement from Pino D. Colone, MD, president of the Michigan State Medical Society, and Julia Stocker Schneider, PhD, IA, CNL, president of the American Nurses Association – Michigan, in response to the growing shortage of nurses across the country. “Given the nursing shortage that is currently impacting patient care …

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Bills Ask Michigan Community Colleges to Provide 4-Year Nursing Degrees » WDET 101.9FM

Russ McNamara The pandemic has already made a bad situation worse, and the proposed legislation would help address staffing shortages and reduce health care disparities in rural areas, advocates say. The Michigan State House Education Committee has advanced bipartisan bills that would allow community colleges to offer a four-year bachelor of science degree in nursing. …

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Bills Call on Michigan Community Colleges to Provide 4-Year Nursing Degrees

The Michigan State House Education Committee introduced bipartisan bills that would allow community colleges to offer a four-year Bachelor of Science degree in nursing. Michigan is in the middle of a fourth COVID-19 wave – with dozens of hospitals in the state at 75% of capacity or more. Local hospitals are understaffed and are looking …

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assistant attorney says thank you by giving back to Detroit | Michigan News

By SCOTT TALLEY, Detroit Free Press DETROIT (AP) – The date was August 26, 1979. The location was Cobo Hall. And a 17-year-old named Opolla Brown really wanted to meet a living legend who was once on the FBI’s Most Wanted List – political activist, author, scholar and scholar Angela Davis. The message that day: …

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Michigan State Police organize civilian response to active marksman training in Bay City

BAY CITY, MI – Michigan State Police are organizing a civilian response to an active marksman training in Bay City. Community Service Soldier Mark Burch, assigned to the MSP’s Tri-City Post, teaches a session of the training program called Citizen Response to Active Shooter Events, or CRASE. The session will begin at 6:30 p.m. on …

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New Housing and Commercial Space in the Westside of Detroit | Michigan News

DETROIT (AP) – Construction has started on a $ 10.8 million development on the west side of Detroit that will include 38 affordable housing units as well as commercial space. The Sawyer Art Apartments are part of the Strategic Neighborhood Fund, a partnership between the city and Invest Detroit, according to the city. The one-block …

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Michigan State Senator Introduces Bill to Make Threat Reporting in Schools Mandatory

LANSING, Mich. (WLNS) – State Senator Ruth Johnson (R-HOLLY) on Thursday introduced legislation that would require mandatory reporting of threats in schools to law enforcement. Senate Bill 789 would require schools to immediately report law enforcement whenever school staff hear of a threat that a “reasonable” person would consider to be a real or implied …

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West Michigan economy keeps growing despite labor issues, outlook says

West Michigan’s economy remains strong heading into the end of 2021 with expectations of continued growth in 2022, according to a new outlook from The Good Place Inc. Nearly eight out of 10 businesses in an eight-county region saw increased sales over the past year, while more than 60 percent of businesses said they were …

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Installation of signage to facilitate orientation of Michigan Community College campus

Grand Rapids Community College (GRCC) in Grand Rapids, Michigan, installs a comprehensive orientation system that will help pedestrians and motorists navigate the campus. The $ 600,000 project includes construction signs as well as directional aids near roads and in pedestrian plazas, according to a press release. “The downtown GRCC campus is easily accessible by private …

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MA-ABA program offers classroom experience for students | MSU Today

Spartans will have even more opportunities to gain hands-on experience while training to be behavior analysts through new partnerships with local K-12 school districts. Collaborations will help Michigan State University graduates MA in Applied Behavior Analysis (MA-ABA) be prepared to fill or create needed positions in schools. “Unfortunately, many school districts do not have board …

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Michigan State Football Fans Respond to Kenneth Walker III Heisman Snob

Michigan state football star running back Kenneth Walker III was snubbed from voting for the Heisman Trophy this year, not having been invited to New York as a runner-up. Fans and members of the Spartan media were, understandably, extremely upset and took to social media to express this displeasure. Below we’ve compiled some of the …

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steel sculpture by a Spanish artist installed in Grand Rapids | Michigan News

By ROSE WHITE, The Grand Rapids Press GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) – A 16-foot-tall stainless steel sculpture by Spanish artist Jaume Plensa has been installed in downtown Grand Rapids. Commissioned by the DeVos family, the sculpture titled “The Four Elements” is located at the northeast corner of Monroe Avenue and Lyon Street NW, reports The …

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third party to survey Oxford High stocks ahead of filming | Michigan News

By COREY WILLIAMS, Associated Press PONTIAC, Mich. (AP) – A third party will investigate the events at Oxford High School ahead of a school shooting that left four dead and six other students and a teacher injured, the Michigan district principal said on Saturday. Oxford Community Schools Superintendent Tim Throne said in a statement he …

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Former Michigan State Spartans quarterback Rocky Lombardi leads northern Illinois to MAC title at Ford Field

Bob tripi | Associated press Detroit –Former Michigan State quarterback Rocky Lombardi ran for three touchdowns and Jay Ducker ran for 146 yards on 29 carries to propel northern Illinois to a 41-23 victory over Kent State in the Mid-American Conference title game on Saturday. This is the Huskies’ sixth MAC title (9-4) in the …

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5 bills to watch in the Michigan state legislature: December 2, 2021

The following article explains five bills that were introduced, passed, or enacted by the Michigan State Legislature or Governor Gretchen Whitmer during the month of October. On the second and fourth Friday of each month, the Michigan Daily publishes a compilation of bills introduced to the Michigan State Legislature for use by University of Michigan …

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Head of school: Discipline is not necessary for the boy before the shooting | Michigan News

By COREY WILLIAMS and ED WHITE, Associated Press OXFORD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) – A teenager accused of killing four students at a Michigan high school was called to the office before the shooting, but “no discipline was warranted,” the superintendent said in his opening remarks Thursday prolonged since the tragedy. Tim Throne, head of Oxford …

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Michigan community picks up pieces after “Everyone’s Worst Nightmare”

OXFORD, Mich. (CNS) – A day after a tragic shooting claimed the lives of four Oxford High School students and forever changed the lives of countless others, community members were picking up the pieces. On a cold December 1 afternoon, the scene at Oxford High remained grim, with patrol cars and news vans dotting the …

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Small businesses are not recovering at the same rate as Michigan’s overall economy

Michigan’s economy as a whole is recovering from last year, but the lingering effects of COVID-19 are having a disproportionately negative effect on small businesses, according to a new report released by the Michigan Small Business Association. The 17th annual fall scorecard was compiled by SBAM with the Michigan celebrates small business advocacy group. Michigan …

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Michigan community in mourning after deadly school shooting | Miami News – Oakland News Now

Oakland News Now – Michigan community mourns deadly school shooting – video made by the YouTube channel with the logo in the upper left corner of the video. OaklandNewsNow.com is the original blog post for this type of video blog content. Nancy Chen reports that the 15-year-old suspected gunman killed three people and injured eight …

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