Month: May 2022

Survey: Inflation, Not Jobs, Raises Concerns About Michigan’s Economy

Inflation, not jobs issues, is causing nearly three-quarters of registered Michigan voters to feel pessimistic about the future of the economy. // Image bank The Detroit Regional Chamber (DRC) today released the results of its latest statewide poll of registered Michigan voters as its 2022 Mackinac Policy Conference kicks off this week on Mackinac Island. …

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Michigan’s economy includes returning citizens

Between 2 and 3 million people in Michigan have a criminal conviction. More than 8,000 return from prison each year across the state. To fully realize Michigan’s economic promise, we must support the economic mobility of these returning citizens. Involvement in the criminal justice system can have a significant impact on an individual’s access to …

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Sheriff: Husband suspected of the murder of a wife and 3 children | Michigan News

BIG RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — A mother and her three young children were shot and the suspected shooter — her husband — was hospitalized with a gunshot wound to the head, a central Michigan sheriff said Saturday. Mecosta County Sheriff Brian Miller said deputies responding to reports of gunfire found the injured mother, children and …

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19 Michigan State Troopers graduate from 141st Soldier Recruiting School

1/5 Tpr. Benjamin Weber, Cadillac’s 141st position 2/5 Tpr. Cole Vanderpool, Cadillac’s 141st post 3/5 Tpr. Michael Ruggles, Cadillac’s 141st post 4/5 Tpr. Derek Reed, Cadillac’s 141st post 5/5 Tpr. Patrick McClure, Cadillac’s 141st position Nineteen Michigan State Troopers graduated from the 141st Soldier Recruiting School on Friday afternoon, according to Michigan State Police. “I …

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Two years after Floyd’s murder, racial trauma permeates the United States | Michigan News

By Kat Stafford, Associated Press Black Men Heal co-founder Zakia Williams was deeply moved watching a young black man get emotional while talking about the mental toll the past few years have taken on him. “He said ‘I just want to play basketball without fear of getting shot, I just want to live. I just …

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Online Payday Loans: Market by 2028 | Business Strategy Analysis, Trader and Key Players

Online Payday Loans Market 2022 This research report offers Impact of recent market disruptions such as the Russian-Ukrainian war and the COVID-19 outbreak study accumulated to offer the latest information about the acute characteristics of the Online Payday Loans Market. This intelligence report includes investigations based on Current scenarios, historical records and future predictions. The …

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Michigan State’s Xavier Henderson Named to Lott Trophy Watch List

Michigan State’s fifth-year senior safety Xavier Henderson was one of 42 players named to the 2022 preseason watch list for the Lott Trophy. Named after former NFL Hall of Fame star Ronnie Lott, the Lott Trophy is awarded annually to the IMPACT Defensive Player of the Year, a player who has had the greatest impact …

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Locals talk about the Gaylord tornado and its impact on the northern Michigan community

GAYLORD, Mich. – Residents talk about the homes and businesses that were destroyed after a tornado swept through Gaylord, Michigan. “He was on the ground for two miles,” a Gaylord resident said. Culver manager Jayme Elya said she saw the tornado destroy the Hobby Lobby off M-32. A woman was injured due to debris at …

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2 arrested in non-fatal shootings outside Michigan Michigan News

KENTWOOD, Mich. (AP) — Authorities said Friday that detectives arrested two 18-year-olds in the murder of two people outside a high school graduation ceremony near Grand Rapids this week. The Kent County Sheriff’s Office said its detectives, with the assistance of Michigan State Police and Livonia Police, conducted a traffic stop in the Detroit suburb …

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Rare tornado in northern Michigan kills 1 and injures more than 40 | Ap-top-news

GAYLORD, Michigan (AP) — A rare northern Michigan tornado ripped through a small community on Friday, killing at least one person and injuring more than 40 others as it overturned vehicles, tore roofs off buildings and downed trees and power lines. The tornado hit Gaylord, a town of about 4,200 people about 230 miles (370 …

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Tornado wreaks havoc in northern Michigan community

A tornado ripped through a small northern community in Michigan’s Lower Peninsula on Friday, flipping vehicles, ripping roofs off buildings and causing other damage. There were no immediate reports of injuries or fatalities from the tornado that hit Gaylord, a community of about 4,200 people about 230 miles (370 kilometers) northwest of Detroit. Eddie Thrasher, …

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Tornado hits northern Michigan community, causing extensive damage

GAYLORD, Mich. (AP) — A tornado ripped through a small northern Michigan community on Friday, inflicting injuries, flipping vehicles, ripping roofs off buildings and causing other damage. Ambulances were transporting injured people to hospitals, but no deaths were confirmed, state police said. The tornado hit Gaylord, a community of about 4,200 people about 230 miles …

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Mandy Sentieri: Funding the foundations of Northern Michigan’s economy | Business

Trails We celebrated our vibrant small business community earlier in May during Michigan Small Business Week. Especially here in rural northern Michigan, small businesses are the dominant force in our local economy. Home to thousands of locally owned and operated small businesses, the economy of the Grand Traverse area is characterized by a unique appetite …

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Michigan State men’s lacrosse continues to stay near the top

EAST LANSING, Mich. – On April 24, 2022, Michigan State’s men’s club lacrosse team was in a position similar to where it was in 2019: one game away from the national tournament. After scoring with two seconds left in regulation to tie the game for the Upper Midwest Lacrosse Conference title, the Spartans were one …

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Flint family sues Michigan State Police over April 2021 raid on their home

A Flint family filed lawsuits in federal and state courts on Monday against Michigan State Police for a raid on their home in April 2021. During the raid, MSP soldiers broke down the front door of the house and held the family until officers realized they had been given incorrect information in a murder investigation. …

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Michigan Community College Association President Visits Glen Oaks

Glen Oaks Community College staff and board members were visited by Michigan Community College Association’s new president, Brandy Johnson, at their meeting Thursday. Johnson introduced herself and said she would visit all 28 community colleges in the state this year. She spoke about community college initiatives, including Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s “60 in 30” student achievement …

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Michigan State softball coach Jacquie Joseph retires after 29 seasons

Longtime Michigan State softball coach Jacquie Joseph retired Thursday after 29 seasons, the school announced. Joseph will remain at the school in a sports administration role. “While I will probably always identify as a coach, after nearly four decades on the bench, it’s time for a new challenge,” Joseph said in the school’s press release. …

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Community Action Alger Marquette partners with Michigan State Housing Development Authority to develop statewide housing plan

MARQUETTE, Mich. (WJMN) – Community Action Alger Marquette (CAAM) announced that it will partner with the Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA) to create a statewide housing plan (SHP) to to address the affordability and accessibility of homes in Michigan. The SHP is a five-year initiative to identify priorities, goals and strategies to address challenges …

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The Booming Payday Loan Services Market Globally with Top Key Players

“Global Payday Loans Service Market Research Report 2022 »This research report offers Covid-19 outbreak study accumulated to offer latest information about acute features of Payday Loans Services Market. This intelligence report includes investigations based on Current scenarios, historical records and future predictions. The report contains different market forecasts related to the market size, revenue, production, …

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Michigan State basketball community mourns the death of Adreian Payne on social media

Former Michigan State basketball player Adreian Payne died early Monday morning, victim of a shooting in Orlando, Florida, police say. Payne was 31 years old. News of Payne’s death began circulating late Monday morning, and as confirmed reports piled in, Michigan State members and larger basketball communities offered their condolences on Twitter. …

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St. Louis seeks to increase its population with Afghan refugees | Michigan News

By JIM SALTER, Associated Press ST. LOUIS (AP) — Inamullah Niazai sits on the porch step of his red brick home in St. Louis and smiles at the bustle of activity around him — his mother and father chatting in the front yard, his two young girls chewing a chocolate ice cream bars. “Anything is …

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Dean’s Update: May 6, 2022 | College of Human Medicine

May 6, 2022 – Aron Sousa, MD Friends, Welcome to graduation season, the best season of the academic year! This weekend, the university celebrates the graduation of undergraduate and graduate students. Our MPH, MA and MS students had the chance to walk this morning, and the PhD students are walking in the afternoon. It’s always …

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Michigan economy heads for disaster if abortion law returns

Michigan is headed for disaster, and the people who could stop it are heading this state for a disaster. The United States Supreme Court is set to overturn Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 decision that legalized abortion. If Roe is overturned, as a draft court ruling leaked last week indicates, a still-enforced 1931 Michigan …

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Dem returns Michigan seat after GOP candidate rape comments | Michigan News

By DAVID EGGERT, Associated Press LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A Democratic presidential candidate in Michigan won a special election for a heavily Republican seat against a GOP opponent who made controversial comments about rape, Russia’s war in Ukraine and others questions, reducing the majority of Republicans in the State House. Carol Glanville beat Robert “RJ” …

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Michigan community is capitalizing on its name to give people a “hell” of good times

Dark skies seemed like the appropriate weather for a day in Hell, Michigan. Hundreds of people descended on the hamlet, about an hour southeast of Lansing, on Saturday to celebrate Mountain’s Dew’s new “Flamin’ Hot” soda. The restaurant, lounge, and gift shop in the small town had been decorated with neon green and crimson flame …

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Classes resume at Michigan Community College after ransomware attack

Classes at Kellogg Community College resume Wednesday after two days of outages caused by a ransomware attack. The school in Battle Creek, Michigan, told its nearly 7,000 students on May 2 that the ransomware had crippled its systems on April 29. The school was forced to close all of its campuses and hired third-party security …

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Community Financial Credit Union of Michigan appoints new CEO

Tanley Stearns Tansley Stearns will become president and CEO of Community Financial Credit Union in Plymouth, Michigan, in June, the board announced Tuesday. She will succeed Bill Lawton, who announced his intention to retire last December. Bill Lawton joined the credit union in 1982 when his father, George Lawton, was managing director of Community Financial. …

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Michigan Senate Approves New Scholarships, Increases College Funding | Michigan News

By DAVID EGGERT, Associated Press LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan Senate on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved a spending bill that would fund a new college scholarship program for high school graduates and increase funding for college operations by 11 percent. State. The legislation, one of 14 budget bills to clean up the chamber, passed 31-4 …

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Michigan Community Service Commission Announces Governor’s Service Award Recipients – The Oakland Press

Fenton’s Phil Knight and Birmingham’s Hugh Mahler were among the 10 recipients of the 2020/2021 COVID-19 Governor’s Service Awards, according to a press release from the Michigan Community Service Commission. The awards recognize contributions made through volunteerism, service and philanthropy throughout Michigan. This year’s winners will be honored for their commitment to their communities during …

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Michigan Community Services Commission Announces Governor’s Service Award Recipients – Daily Tribune

Fenton’s Phil Knight and Birmingham’s Hugh Mahler were among the 10 recipients of the 2020/2021 COVID-19 Governor’s Service Awards, according to a press release from the Michigan Community Service Commission. The awards recognize contributions made through volunteerism, service and philanthropy throughout Michigan. This year’s winners will be honored for their commitment to their communities during …

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Former Michigan State C Julius Marble II Transferred to Texas A&M

Ancient Michigan State Spartans center Jules Marble return to their country of origin. Embed from Getty Images He announced on social media that he was committed to playing next season at Texas A&M, two weeks after entering the transfer portal. I want to thank God for putting me in this position. I would also like …

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Clearing Thousands More Criminal Records Could Boost Michigan’s Economy

For about seven years, Erica Edwards struggled to find steady employment. She was stuck in an apartment she didn’t like. And the Lansing-area mother of two couldn’t volunteer at her youngest son’s school. A felony conviction stood in the way. “With this crime on your record, it may depress you and bring you down so …

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