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MSU Ends Fiscal Year with Historic Fundraising Success | MSUToday

With support from alumni, friends and partners, Michigan State University raised a record $284.4 million in cash and gifts, surpassing MSU’s previous fundraising record of 272.6 million over 2019 and surpassing last year’s total of $232 million. In a year marked by the opening of the Rare Isotope Beam Facility, a new university building for …

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Conservative Michigan town cancels library funding for LGBTQ book | Michigan News | Detroit

Click to enlarge Shutterstock Jamestown Township voters slam library over LGBTQ book. A conservative Michigan town voted to fund its library this week because residents were angry at an LGBTQ-themed book that sat on its shelves. About 62% of voters in Jamestown Township, located outside of Grand Rapids, rejected a mileage that funded the Patmos …

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Psychology professor recognized for his international community engagement project | MSUToday

A research collaboration by MSU psychology professor Robin Lin Miller, titled “Advocacy and Other Tactics to Challenge Barriers to HIV Care for Gay and Bisexual Men and Transgender Women (Project Act),” was selected as Exemplary Project of 2022 by the WK Kellogg Foundation Community Engagement Scholarship Program. Administered jointly by the Association of Land Grant …

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Report: Mobile Health Clinics Reach Vulnerable Michigan Communities | Michigan News | Detroit

Click to enlarge Wayne Health Wayne Health mobile units have administered more than 14,000 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine. An analysis of mobile health clinics launched in the Detroit metro area during the pandemic reveals that it is a model that can provide screenings and health care and could be replicated in other communities. Wayne …

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Payday Loans Market Size, Scope and Forecast | Key Players – Cashfloat, CashNetUSA

Allied Market Research released a report titled, “Payday Loans Market by Type (Storefront Payday Loans and Online Payday Loans), Marital Status (Married, Single, and Others), and Customer Age (Under 21, 21 -30, 31-40, 41-50 and Over 50): Global Opportunities Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2021-2030”. @ https://www.alliedmarketresearch.com/request-sample/10377 The report offers an in-depth analysis of changing market …

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What to Know About Neighborhoods on Michigan State Campus

One of the biggest transitions for incoming freshmen at Michigan State is learning how to navigate campus. Knowing your path early in your college career can be very helpful in getting ahead in many areas of your college experience. As a sophomore, I’m here to take you through the specifics of the five different neighborhoods …

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Michigan community support helps baseball team play hours after equipment stolen from bus

KALAMAZOO, MI — Chad Bauer’s heart sank to the bottom of his stomach Saturday morning after learning that thousands of dollars worth of baseball equipment and countless memorabilia had been stolen from the Rockford Rivets team bus. As night fell, the club’s general manager was brought to tears by an outpouring of support from Southwest …

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Michigan Utility Seeks Landowners and Communities to Install Solar Panels | Michigan News | Detroit

Click to enlarge Shutterstock Array of solar panels west of Traverse City. As Michigan aims to achieve economy-wide carbon neutrality by 2050, with intermediate goals for 2030, the state’s largest utility is working to shift its energy sources to renewable energies. Consumers Energy is seeking partnerships with landowners and communities for the installation of large-scale …

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Five Bills to Watch in the Michigan State Legislature: July 2022

The following article explains five bills that have been introduced, passed, or signed into law by the Michigan Legislature or Governor Gretchen Whitmer in the past month. Each month, The Michigan Daily publishes a compilation of bills from the Michigan Legislature for University of Michigan students. 1. Require some hospitals to provide treatment for opioid …

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Moment ‘Hijrah’: Coming out of the dark side of payday loans – Fri July 29, 2022

Sri Rahayu Hijrah Hati (The Jakarta post) PRIME Jakarta ● Fri, July 29, 2022 Indonesia has become a promised land for the development of the mobile payday loan market (locally known as Pinjol). Based on data from the Financial Services Authority (OJK), in April, 122 companies provide legal payday loan services online. But data from …

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Michigan State Champions Bring Small Town Pride to Little League Softball Region

CLARE, MI – As the gateway to the North, Clare – population 3,127 – is easy to spot on the map of Michigan. But he was rarely found on the softball map until now. With a stunning run at the Major Little League Softball State Championship, little Clare has become Michigan’s biggest deal. Now the …

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Michigan State PG Tre Holloman set for big role with Spartan hoops

Incoming freshman Tre Holloman knows what it means to play basketball for Michigan State and Tom Izzo. This season he’s trying to show he has what it takes to be a reliable offensive option, according to Nathaniel Bott of the Lansing State Journal. Holloman recently played in the Moneybag Pro-Am, a summer preseason tournament, where …

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Whitmer signs general budget and vetoes anti-abortion articles | Michigan News | Detroit

Click to enlarge state of michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer. With the stroke of a pen on Wednesday afternoon, Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed off on the remainder of the state‘s fiscal year 2023 budget and vetoed posts that directed funds to anti-abortion resource centers on the pregnancy. The $76 billion budget, which has garnered bipartisan support, …

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Advocates call for restrictions on ‘predatory’ payday loans | Local News

Local nonprofit advocates plan to ask the Mankato City Council to impose interest rate caps on what they call “predatory” payday lenders. Payday loans, which are typically $500 or less, give borrowers quick cash to pay off in full at a high interest rate on their next paycheck. Critics say the loans target people in …

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Michigan State basketball great Stan Washington dies at 78

While Michigan did their best to stay within striking distance of Villanova in the 2018 Basketball National Championship game in San Antonio, few cheered louder for the Wolverines than Stan Washington. It wasn’t a dyed-in-the-wool Wolverine. No, Washington was one of the greatest players in Michigan State history. On that April night in Texas, however, …

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Central Michigan community members say new 3-digit suicide hotline is helpful

LANSING, Mich. (WILX) — The national suicide hotline number was changed to 988 on Saturday. Tens of thousands of people commit suicide each year in the United States. In Michigan, this happened more than the national average. Now, calling 988, wherever you are, can help you in a mental health crisis. Shannon Norris felt that …

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Michigan State athletes, football coach Mel Tucker participating in the Big Life Series: Selma at Montgomery

Before fall sports athletes reconvene on their respective campuses and officially begin training for their 2022 seasons, the Big Ten hosted a unique three-day event for dozens of conference athletes. , coaches, administrators, staff members and “other key stakeholders”. From Friday through Sunday, 100 Big Ten representatives will participate in Big Life Series: …

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Opinion: Climate legislation would boost Michigan’s economy | Opinion

With over 11,000 lakes and 23 million acres of forest, Michigan has a breathtaking environment. Our outdoor recreation industry provides more than 230,000 jobs and generates $30 billion a year for the people of Michigan. Our environment is a component of our economic well-being. Environmental concerns are central to Michigan’s future prosperity, and they matter …

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Northern Michigan State Troopers Receive Body Cameras

July 14 – CADILLAC – Michigan State Police officers in northern Lower Michigan will now wear body cameras to record interactions during traffic stops and other operations. MSP’s Seventh District – which includes posts in Alpena, Gaylord, Cadillac and Houghton Lake – will equip its 146 troops with cameras, according to Lt. Derrick Carroll, MSP …

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Bird flu outbreak suspected in Michigan community bordering Wisconsin

MENOMINEE, MI – Police here are warning residents of a possible bird flu outbreak in the area. “We have received multiple reports from within the city and surrounding areas of sick, dying or dead birds,” read a statement this week on the Menominee Police Department’s Facebook page. “Please stay away from sick, dying or dead …

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Initiatives fight for voter rights in Michigan | Michigan News

By JOEY CAPPELLETTI, Associated Press/Report for America LANSING, Mich. (AP) — An effort to lock in some voting rights in the Michigan Constitution has taken a major step toward the fall ballot, eclipsing a rival Republican-led campaign to limit absentee voting and add other limitations. Promote The Vote, a coalition of 27 groups, filed nearly …

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Michigan community leaders gather to discuss school safety

LANSING, Mich. (WILX) — It’s easy to raise your arms in frustration and despair over school security, especially the Oxford and Uvalde shootings. But school leaders and legislators don’t have that luxury – they have to come up with solutions. On July 11, 2022, they met at Thorburn Education Center in Mason to discuss what …

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EXPLAINER: Will parents face legal issues during the July 4 attack? | Michigan News

By KATHLEEN FOODY, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — In 2019, Robert E. Crimo III was too young to independently apply for a firearms license in Illinois. His father sponsored the request just months after an unidentified family member called the police to report the son had a collection of knives and threatened to “kill everyone”. …

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Machine learning begins to understand the human gut

The Venturelli lab robot that creates the microbial communities used to train and test the algorithms. Image Courtesy: Venturelli Lab Study: Recurrent Neural Networks Enable Design of Multifunctional Dynamics of the Synthetic Human Gut Microbiome (DOI: 10.7554/eLife.73870) The communities formed by human gut microbes can now be predicted more accurately thanks to a new computer …

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Top rookies: Michigan State OL sign up Johnathan Slack loves pancakes

MLive is spending the summer checking out Michigan’s top football rookies of 2023. From Monday to Saturday each week, MLive will feature a new athlete. Today provides a look at Detroit Martin Luther King offensive lineman Johnathan Slack, a Michigan State draftee who likes to be physical in the trenches. organic Height: 6 feet 3 …

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Former Michigan State QB Drew Stanton Gives Back After NFL Retirement

LANSING — Drew Stanton stood on the 11th tee box at the Lansing Country Club on Monday, greeting each group of golfers who passed by. All morning and afternoon. His relaxed smile said it all. It’s pretty good being a retired NFL quarterback. “A lot of guys I’ve been around and talked to, when you …

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Detective Lt. looks back on 35 years with the Michigan State Police and SANE

A man who has made northern Michigan communities a little safer over the past two decades is hanging up his hat. Detective Lt. Ken Mills retired from the Michigan State Police. Detective Lt. Mills has worked for the Michigan State Police for 35 years. “I think as a young officer; you want to try to …

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Pride Rally at Michigan State Capitol Draws Hundreds

LANSING — Perry’s Kat and Carrie Monroe have come forward to fight to retain their rights as a married couple. Dominick Quinney of Lansing came forward because people need the community as much as possible when there is so much turmoil about women’s rights and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer and/or queer rights. Angie …

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Northwest Michigan Community Action Agency to Host Free Money Management Classes for Homebuyers

TRAVERSE CITY — Registration for the Northwest Michigan Community Action Agency’s Money Management and Homebuyer Education is open for July. Due to the rising cost of living and additional expenses faced by the local community, the agency’s Financial Management Services Department is offering a free workshop on Money Management and Buyer Education house for the …

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Sketchy ads on TikTok encourage high-interest payday loans

A group of secret TikTok advertisers are using sketchy tactics to push massive loans that experts say could violate misleading advertising laws, The Post has learned. Some of the ads tease “almost instant” five-figure deposits despite bad credit, while others seem to imply that they are part of government “inflation programs” and use the logos …

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Recap of official Michigan state visits in June

June 10-12 The first week included several five stars and the second weekend was just as busy. For starters, this weekend was headlined by Brockton (Mass.) offensive tackle Thayer Academy Samson “Pancake Honcho” OkunlolaSeattle Rainier Beach cornerback Caleb Presleydefensive lineman at Covenant Christian Academy in Colleyville, Texas Enow Etta (who MSU is battling rival Michigan …

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Jamestown Canyon Virus Infected Mosquitoes Found in Michigan | Michigan News | Detroit

Click to enlarge frank60 / Shutterstock Mosquitoes infected with the Jamestown Canyon virus have been found in Michigan. The first known cases of the Jamestown Canyon virus in Michigan were detected in mosquitoes collected in Bay County, state health officials said Thursday. The virus is transmitted to humans through the bites of infected mosquitoes, usually …

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Rent-a-Bank payday loans have the highest loss rates in the banking system

Federal regulators have long expected banks to make loans with a high degree of confidence that borrowers will repay them. But some banks supervised by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. (FDIC) issue loans, on behalf of payday lenders, that have dangerously high levels of default. These loans, known as “rent-a-bank” loans, have much higher loss …

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Breaking Michigan news, sports, business and entertainment at 9:20 p.m. EDT

Breadcrumb Links PMN World PMN News Author of the article: Content of the article DOWNTOWN FEU-HOLLY Fire damages hotel and other buildings in downtown Holly HOLLY, Mich. (AP) — A hotel was among several businesses damaged when a fire swept through part of downtown in a northern Oakland County village. Dozens of firefighters from area …

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MSU Researcher Honored for Distinctions in Food Safety Engineering | MSUToday

Bradley P. Marks, PE, of Michigan State University was named a Fellow of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers for leadership and professional honors in food safety engineering. The rank of Fellow is ASABE’s highest honor. Marks is a professor and president of the Department of Biosystems and Agricultural Engineeringwhich is jointly administered …

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Aaron Philip receives full scholarship from Michigan State University – Los Alamos Reporter

Aaron Philip/Courtesy Photo MSU PRESS RELEASE Aaron Philip, a 2022 Los Alamos High School graduate, received a full scholarship to attend Michigan State University (MSU) starting this fall, where he plans to major in physics at the College of Natural Science. Philip was selected from over 1,300 top high school students who applied forMSU, participated …

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Michigan State mourns the passing of former head football coach Gene Kenney

History links EAST LANSING, Michigan- The Michigan State men’s soccer program mourns the passing of former head coach Gene Kenney, who died June 8 at the age of 94. Kenney, who coached the Spartans from 1956 to 1969, was the founding coach of men’s soccer at Michigan State. In his 14 seasons …

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Virginia Community College System relaunches chancellor search | Michigan News

By SARAH RANKIN, Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Virginia community college board of trustees is reinvigorating its search for a new chancellor because the Michigan official hired in March to lead the system no longer holds the position. Russell Kavalhuna has instead opted to negotiate a deal aimed at his continued service as …

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Faculty Voices: Juneteenth and the Continuing Pursuit of Freedom | MSUToday

Rodney Whitaker is University Professor Emeritus of Jazz Bass, Director of Jazz Studies, and Director of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging at Michigan State University College of Music. He’s an executive producer of the College of Music’s new Music for Social Justice TV series, and he’s featured in an episode called “Freedom” which airs June …

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Michigan’s economy is more diversified, but still too dependent on the auto industry ⋆ Michigan Advance

There’s been so much hype lately about Michigan’s auto industry drastically shifting to electric vehicles, you’d think nothing else is going on in the state’s economy. But you would be wrong. The vast majority of jobs in Michigan are in healthcare, retail, finance, and a variety of professional and business services, including accountants, marketers, engineers, …

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Sharonda McDonald-Kelley Named Michigan State Softball Head Coach

History links Bringing her Women’s College World Series experience to East Lansing, Sharonda McDonald-Kelley has been named Michigan State‘s head softball coach. Vice President and Sports Director Alain Haller made the announcement on June 10. “I am thrilled to welcome Sharonda McDonald-Kelley to our Spartan family,” Haller said. “She has had …

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Schapiro: A payday loan battle that started in Virginia with a whimper, ended with a bang | Columnists

Jeff Schapiro DEAN HOFFMEYER/TIMES-EXPATCH///////// Jay Speer has been lobbying the Virginia legislature for as long as he’s been a parent: 22 years. And for almost all, while he and his wife raised two children, both now out of college, Speer fought back against the high-cost instant loan industry, arguing that payday lenders and securities cars …

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Michigan community colleges, universities and hospitals team up to tackle nursing shortage

Michigan higher education and health care leaders unveiled a collaborative plan this week to increase training options to produce more qualified nurses and address the statewide nursing shortage. . “Michigan community colleges and 4-year colleges and universities have come together to address the nursing shortage, creating an innovative and affordable way to earn a bachelor’s …

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Source: Whitmer, McConnell, Evers on Wisconsin shooter roster | Michigan News

By DAVE KOLPACK and MIKE BALSAMO, Associated Press A gunman suspected of fatally shooting a retired county judge at a Wisconsin home had a list that included Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers , Whitmer’s office and a law enforcement source said Saturday. Douglas K. Uhde, 56, …

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Boy Scouts Sell Camps Under Pressure From Sex Abuse Costumes | Michigan News

By PAT EATON-ROBB, Associated Press KILLINGWORTH, Conn. (AP) — As the financially-struggling Boy Scouts sells off a number of campgrounds, conservationists, government officials and others scramble to find ways to preserve them as spaces open. A proposed $2.6 billion bankruptcy settlement designed to pay thousands of child sex abuse victims has added pressure on an …

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Wyoming community remembers and honors murder-suicide victims

WYOMING, Michigan — The Wyoming community comes together to remember two children and their mother who police say were killed in a murder-suicide. On Wednesday afternoon, the police released the names of these victims. Now their friends bid farewell to the two young girls. More than 100 people filled the benches of the parish of …

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Tough day for captains in 8-0 loss to West Michigan – News-Herald

The captains played a top-ranked and forgotten one-day match on June 1 at Classic Park. In what ended in an 8-0 loss to the Western Michigan Whitecaps, the captains’ pitchers walked 10 while their batting counterparts hit three double plays. “When you’re not firing on all cylinders, it’s hard to get over all those walks …

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Muslim Call to Prayer Comes to Minneapolis Soundscape | Michigan News

By GIOVANNA DELL’ORTO, Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The chant in Arabic blared from rooftop speakers, drowning out both the rumble of nearby freeway traffic and the chatter and glasses clinking on the terrace of the dive bar that shares a wall with the oldest Somali mosque in Minneapolis. Dozens of men dressed in fashionable …

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The new law would allow 100% interest on payday loans; Louisiana governor vetoes what critics call a trap

Louisiana Democratic Governor John Bel Edwards has vetoed new legislation that would have inflicted undue hardship on state residents who take advantage of payday loans. Senate Bill 381 was sponsored by Republican Senator Rick Ward, who said it would help those who use the loans deal with unexpected expenses. The legislation would have offered installment …

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How Fish Developed Electrical Organs | MSUToday

Researchers from Michigan State University and the University of Texas at Austin have made a shocking discovery. In a study published June 1 in the journal Scientists progress, the team explained how small genetic changes allow weakly electric fish to evolve their electric organs. The findings could have broader implications for human health and disease. …

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Michigan community colleges, universities and hospitals team up to address nursing shortage

Leaders ask Legislature for $56 million to get more nurses into the field Michigan higher education and health care leaders today unveiled a collaborative plan to increase training options to produce more qualified nurses and address the nationwide nursing shortage. State. “Michigan community colleges and 4-year colleges and universities have come together to address the …

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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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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 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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Steelers sign Cameron Heyward’s brother Connor, a tight end from Michigan State

Call the Pittsburgh Steelers the team of brotherly love. With their sixth-round pick, the Steelers made four sets of brothers on their roster by taking Michigan State tight end Connor Heyward with the 208th overall pick. Heyward is the younger brother of Steelers All-Pro defensive lineman Cameron Heyward. At 5-foot-11, 233 pounds, Connor Heyward followed …

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GOP Deniers Raise Races for Secretary of State | Colorado News

By CHRISTINA A. CASSIDY, Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) — Add another contestant group to the blank races for Congress and governor that will dominate this year’s midterm elections: secretaries of state. Former President Donald Trump’s attempts to reverse the 2020 election results and his subsequent endorsements of candidates for state electoral offices who are sympathetic …

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Impact of COVID-19 on Online Payday Loans Market Share, Size, Trends and Growth from 2022 to 2031 – themobility.club

A recent report on the world Online payday loans market published by Market Reports provides a comprehensive overview and assessment of opportunities at the moment. The study provides an in-depth review of key market trends. To forecast the growth of Online Payday Loans with the utmost accuracy, analysts consider both historical and current growth parameters. …

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Student Perspective: Pride Month at MSU Matters | MSUToday

Ryan Peters (he/him) is a sophomore at Michigan State University majoring in Linguistics with a minor in Agribusiness Management. He is the representative for the Residence Halls Association for People Respecting Student Individuality at MSU, or PRISM, and the chair of the RHA Internal Affairs Committee. April is MSU Pride Month, but I can’t mention …

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The Michigan State Senator’s speech evokes President Reagan.

The Symphony Society of San Antonio should be disbanded for the good of the city, music lovers and symphony musicians. She has shown incompetence, insensitivity, elitism and pettiness (with the dismissal of Sebastian Lang-Lessing.) The Symphony Society adds no value to our community. A new entity whose first job would be to study the strategy …

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POLICE SHOOTING TRAINING Person injured during Michigan police training exercise TAYLOR, Mich. (AP) — Police say a person attending a suburban Detroit police training program suffered gunshot wounds and was hospitalized. Michigan State Police said the shooting happened Sunday afternoon during training at a Taylor city park for the city’s volunteer auxiliary police program. The …

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Attention: Personal loans, BNPL credit need urgent regulation

Emilie Chantiri* advocates for regulation of payday loans and Buy-Now, Pay-Later (BNPL) services, saying young people fall through the loopholes. Getting a payday loan is easy, but therein lies the problem. Not enough is being done to prevent payday lenders from giving money to people who might have trouble paying it back. The lack of …

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Michigan State Lawmaker Caught Sending Fake Sex Change Confirmations

A Michigan state lawmaker running for Congress reportedly sent text messages saying, “CONFIRMED, your child’s sex reassignment surgery has been booked.” “If you have any issues with this operation, please review Biden’s National Transgender Strategy Goals here,” the texts also read, according to a screenshot, with a link to a Republican fundraising site. The texts …

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Michigan State Police are investigating a fatal crash in Midland County

Midland County Fatal Crash “data-image-caption=” Midland County Fatal Crash ” data-medium-file=”https://i0.wp.com/www.miheadlines.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/Fatal-Midland-County-Crash.png?fit=300%2C150&ssl= 1″ data-large-file=”https://i0.wp.com/www.miheadlines.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/Fatal-Midland-County-Crash.png?fit=640%2C320&ssl =1″/> LINCOLN TOWNSHIP, MI – Michigan State Police (MSP) Tri-City Post Troopers responded to a North Stark Rd. traffic accident near Monroe Rd. at approximately 5:30 p.m. on April 20, 2022. Preliminary investigation says Jared Young, 38, of Midland, was driving south …

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MICHIGAN LEGISLATIVE ATTACK Michigan lawmaker’s forceful speech refutes ‘grooming’ attack LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan lawmaker, mother, and LGBTQ rights supporter who was accused by a fellow Republican of wanting to “groom” school kids says her impassioned response resonated because people are tired of such attacks . Democratic State Senator Mallory McMorrow’s remarks went …

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Families affected by dangerous payday loans – FOX13 News Memphis

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – FOX13 Investigates focuses on what some have said is the dangerous and trapping nature of payday loans. They are used by people who need money quickly, but many find themselves unable to pay them back. They can lead to a cycle of indebtedness that, according to one report, primarily affects blacks and …

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Wayne State researchers explore new groundwater monitoring method | Michigan News | Detroit

Jmeeter, Wikimedia Creative Commons Gall on a sugar maple leaf. Researchers at Wayne State University are developing an alternative method of monitoring groundwater for toxins. The process is usually laborious and expensive; this requires the installation of wells, which can cost local public health departments millions. Or with phytoscreening, researchers can test plant tissues for …

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