Michigan State Police to Include Body Cameras in New State Budget

LANSING, Mich. (WLNS) – Just over two months ago, Randy Jenkins, 37, was shot and killed by a Michigan state police officer in Bennington Township. According to the officer, Jenkins first pulled out a gun, but there was no body camera footage. They only had what was recorded on the soldier’s dashcam. He says, she …

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Michigan Budget Raises Child Care, Keeps Caregiver Wages Rising | Michigan News

By DAVID EGGERT, Associated Press LANSING, Michigan (AP) – Michigan to make more children eligible for child care subsidies, equip state soldiers with body cameras, and make pandemic wage increases for home workers permanent nursing and other caregivers under the upcoming state budget, ready for initial approval Tuesday. The $ 53 billion bipartisan spending plan, …

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MSU Leading Global COVID-19 Wastewater Monitoring Efforts | MSU Today

As public health leaders around the world scramble to contain the delta variant of COVID-19, researchers at Michigan State University know what can provide early signs of the virus and help make critical decisions – the waters worn. MSU helps develop the Wastewater SARS Public Health Environmental Response, or W-SPHERE, a global public health data …

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Vandals Disfigure ‘Black Lives Matter’ Mural in Michigan City | Michigan News

YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) – A “Black Lives Matter” street mural painted this summer in southeast Michigan has been defaced by vandals who covered part of it in white paint. The weekend attack in Ypsilanti left the words “Black Lives” on the 260-foot mural soaked in white paint, while the word “Matter” was left untouched. Trische …

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Poll: 58% of registered voters say Michigan economy is on the wrong track

The Detroit Regional Chamber today released a poll that showed a majority of Michigan registered voters believe the economy is on the wrong track, and more. // Image bank The Detroit Regional Chamber, one of the oldest and largest chambers of commerce in the country, today released the results of a statewide poll of registered …

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museum presents the experience of an Aboriginal residential school, art | Michigan News

By SIERRA CLARK, Traverse City Record Eagle TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) – Two temporary exhibitions are now on display at the Dennos Museum Center that explore off-reserve residential schools for Indigenous children and contemporary Anishinaabek art. “Away from Home: American Indian Boarding School Stories” and “Close to Home: Contemporary Ansihinaabek Artists” will run until the …

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recall effort launched in Alma after vote on migrant housing | Michigan News

ALMA, Michigan (AP) – Three officials from a central Michigan community are being recalled after voting for a zoning change that would house young migrant boys who have crossed the U.S. border. “A lot of people are quite upset,” Chuck Murphy, memory supporter and Chairman of the Gratiot County Republican Party, told The Morning Sun. …

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Michigan State CB Charles Brantley disqualified for targeting

Michigan State Head Coach Mel Tucker celebrates with players after a field goal during the second quarter of an NCAA college football game against Miami on Saturday, September 18, 2021, at Miami Gardens, in Florida (AP Photo / Michael Reaves)PA Facebook share Share on twitter MIAMI GARDENS, Fla .– A week after being called upon …

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Two Michigan State Representatives Excluded From House Committees

TTwo Michigan House members were stripped of their committee duties this week after, respectively, an alleged incident of domestic violence and a struggling representative allegedly slipped a key out of handcuffs in jail. The first case concerns allegations by State Representative Mari Manoogian, D-Birmingham, who said she was in a “volatile relationship” with someone who …

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Michigan State Board of Education vice chairman calls for mask mandate in schools

SAGINAW COUNTY, Michigan (WJRT) – (9/17/2021) – The tense debate over masking in Michigan schools is intensifying. Now the vice president of the State Board of Education is getting involved. A native of Saginaw, Dr Pamela Pugh is urging Governor Whitmer’s administration to implement a mask mandate for schools statewide. “We can only expect and …

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