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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Energy Shift creates an opening for ‘the world’s largest batteries’ | Michigan News

By JOHN FLESHER, AP Environmental Editor LUDINGTON, Mich. (AP) — Stretched out like a gigantic pool atop a cliff overlooking Lake Michigan, lies a pond of asphalt and clay containing enough water to generate electricity for 1.6 million of hearths. It is part of the Ludington Pumped Storage Plant, which uses a simple technology: water …

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POLICE SHOOTING-MICHIGAN-RESISTING ARREST Police arrests of black people often filled with fear, anxiety Video shows Patrick Lyoya disobeying an officer during a traffic stop on April 4, attempted to run, then struggled with the officer over his Taser before the officer shot him in Grand Rapids, Michigan. For a number of black men and women, …

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Michigan State to host month-long science festival

Beginning April 1 and continuing throughout the month, Michigan State University will host its 10th Annual Science Festival. The 2022 MSU Science Festival will take place April 1-30 with in-person and virtual events on the MSU campus and in locations across the state, said Hazel Anderson, assistant MSU Science Festival coordinator. Event types include Statewide …

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UM program reshapes undergraduate research

UROP Mentor Samer Ali (right) and Elizabeth Tower Image credit: Sean Carter Curiosity and passion to understand the use of literary expressions as nonviolent resistance brought together Professor Samer Ali of the University of Michigan and student Elizabeth Tower. After Tower, an international studies student, took Ali’s course on peace and non-violence in Islamic cultures, …

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Jon Horford hopes to represent Michigan’s 77th State House district

LANSING — It wasn’t Jon Horford’s lifelong plan — knocking on doors, talking to potential voters on one of those late-March snowy days in Michigan that may make you wonder why you live here . Horford, a well-travelled former college and professional basketball player, responded on his own. It is the house. “I love Lansing. …

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A New Michigan State Park Is Being Trolled And It’s Hilarious

A recent story surfaced on the internet about a new multi-million dollar state park in Flint, and a video had a field day with the story. The site of a former Chevy factory will house Michigan’s 104th state park. Chevy Commons will be in Gennessee County, specifically Flint, Michigan, and will cost around $30.2 million. …

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law that brings millions to local courts is challenged | Michigan News

By ED WHITE, Associated Press DETROIT (AP) — Michigan’s Supreme Court was urged Wednesday to strike down a law that requires those convicted of crimes to pay millions of dollars in daily operating costs for local courts. The challenge comes at a key time: the law expires in October and a Supreme Court ruling would …

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Michigan city closes road to protect migrating salamanders | BR Shenoy

“Protecting the migration of Blue-spotted Salamanders is vital, as they are an indicator species that tell us about the health of our environment,” said Kathleen Henry, Special Projects Coordinator and Education Specialist. for the Superior Watershed Partnership. The mining journal in an email. Blue-spotted salamanders are not endangered, but they are an indicator species that …

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Michigan State Football Announces Spring Playbook Donation Campaign to Benefit Lansing Public Schools

Matthew Mitchell Soccer 05/04/2022 14:52:00 Spring Game attendees will be encouraged to give back to the Lansing community by donating to Lansing K-12 schools. History links During this year’s spring football game, which will take place on Saturday, April …

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Faculty Voices: Growing Up Arab, Muslim | MSUToday

Linda Sayed (her) is assistant professor of comparative cultures and politics at James Madison College. She is a faculty member of the Muslim Studies program. Sayed earned her Ph.D. in Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies from Columbia University. As an interdisciplinary scholar, her research and teaching focus on the politics of citizenship as …

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Accelerating science — and economic benefits | MSUToday

Opening in the spring of 2022, the Facility for Rare Isotope Beams, or FRIB, at Michigan State University will attract scientists from around the world to study particles never before seen on this planet. FRIB and its activities are already creating many tangible benefits that will only grow once the facility is fully operational. The …

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Report: Weak Workforce, Inflation Could Hurt Southwest Michigan Economy | Local News

The number of employees needed to fill vacancies does not appear to be improving in Southwest Michigan. According to a Kinexus Group report presented Wednesday, the Berrien, Cass and Van Buren tri-county area continued to lag 5,777 workers behind pre-pandemic workforce levels. These declines in the labor force are larger than in the rest of …

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Community Pet Center of Northern Michigan Hosts Fundraiser for Dog Trainer’s Family

Friends and family at the Northern Michigan Community Pet Center are doing all they can to help one of their own. After losing her husband Rick to a long battle with cancer on Thursday, trainer Kathy McCarthy’s pet community was by her side. “There are a lot of bills that have piled up due to …

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At Michigan State, Brandon Jordan’s vision has never been clearer – The Athletic

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Brandon Jordan wasn’t sure what the future held for him seven years ago. A recently fired FCS assistant unable to find work after a two-year stint at Austin Peay, Jordan made a pivot at the time that changed the trajectory of his career. But first, there were dues that had to …

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CA reparations plan advances broader movement, lawyers say | Michigan News

By RUSS BYNUM and COREY WILLIAMS, Associated Press DETROIT (AP) — In the long debate over whether black Americans should receive reparations for the atrocities and injustices of slavery and racism, California took a big step this week to become the first state American to make some form of restitution a reality. The state reparations …

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The return of the Cello Plus Chamber Music Festival | MSUToday

Chamber music enthusiasts will enjoy a jam-packed week of performances as the MSU College of Music welcomes the long-awaited return to the stage of the Ken and Sandy Beall Cello Plus Chamber Music Festival. On a two-year hiatus since the pandemic shutdown in 2020, the beloved annual series will mark its 20th year of bringing …

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Vacant United Artists Building in Detroit will be redeveloped | Michigan News

DETROIT (AP) — A building that featured a former movie theater on the outskirts of downtown Detroit will be redeveloped into affordable housing. The $75 million project at the United Artists Building was announced Thursday by Mayor Mike Duggan and other city leaders. The nearly 100-year-old building will have 148 apartments and retail and dining …

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Report: Weak Workforce, Inflation Could Hurt Southwest Michigan Economy | News

Unemployment numbers are not improving in Southwest Michigan. According to a Kinexus Group report presented Wednesday, the Berrien, Cass and Van Buren tri-county area continued to lag 5,777 workers behind pre-pandemic workforce levels. × This page requires JavaScript. Javascript is required for you to play premium content. Please enable it in your browser settings. kAm%96D6 …

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Watch Bridge’s lunch break on Michigan’s economy

Bridge Michigan’s monthly Lunch Break series continued Wednesday with a discussion of Michigan’s economy, recent major investmentspublic incentives and long-term fiscal prospects. If you missed Wednesday’s chat, you can watch it on demand below. xx Paula Gardner, editor of Bridge Michigan, was joined by Carla Bailo, president and CEO of Automotive Research CenterJeff Donofrio, President …

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Give the Green Day Nets $1.34 million in support | MSUToday

On Tuesday, March 15, Michigan State University’s sixth #GiveGreenDay campaign raised more than $1.34 million to support students and community initiatives, thanks to more than 7,050 donations from donors around the world. The gifts came from 48 US states and 16 countries. The first gift was made at exactly 00:00:01 and the last was made …

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Fair design of the “Size Up” event

Equal parts science gathering and participatory event, “Size Up: Changing Paradigms in Social Impact Design” aims to spark hybrid, flexible, and engaging conversations through a series of workshops led by Detroit-based artists and activists. The event, from 3-9 p.m. on Thursday, March 31, at the Art & Architecture Building, will feature faculty from the University …

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Sandra Lupien Named Outstanding Leader in Sustainable Development | MSUToday

A new program at Michigan State University is creating quite a stir over an emerging type of sustainable wood building material. Crain’s Detroit Business took notice by naming Sandra Lupien, director of [email protected], to its inaugural list of “Notable Leaders in Sustainability.” “I’m honored that Crain’s has included me on this list of inspiring sustainability …

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How’s Michigan’s economy doing? Check out Bridge’s new economy dashboard.

Bridge Michigan launched a new tool this week to help readers track this data and more: the Michigan Economic Dashboard, which can be found on our Business Watch topic page. Related: It was created by Paula Gardner, Business Writer, and Mike Wilkinson, Data Journalist, to track many important elements of our changing economy. The dashboard …

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Breonna Taylor’s incarcerated father is a family man | Michigan News | Detroit

Click to enlarge De’Andrea Taylor Breonna Taylor, second from left, is pictured with three of her sisters and a cousin. Everette Taylor is a family man. Except he’s in jail and can’t see his family. The 6-foot-1, 45-year-old slender man is being held at Macomb Correctional Facility in Michigan. For the past 23 years, he …

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Education on Recommended Regulation for Payday Loans in Windsor

The city government suggests education over regulation when it comes to dealing with payday loan providers in Windsor. A report presented to City Council on Monday is in response to a question raised by Ward 3 Councilor Rino Bortolin about potential options regarding business licensing. A payday loan is a quick, short-term loan with high …

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clerk helps develop Burmese books at Battle Creek Library | Michigan News

By GRAYSON STEELE, Battle Creek Investigator BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (AP) — The shelves of the Willard Library feature a plethora of books spanning countless subjects and cultures, but until recently there were few Burmese materials available. A passionate library clerk and generous author changed that, reports the Battle Creek Enquirer. Dozens of Burmese language books …

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Unlikely city planner breathes new life into her Michigan community

Highland Park, MI “This little town near Detroit looked like a ghost town. Fortunately, one man’s desert is another woman’s blank slate. “I just felt like it was a space to build and do things,” Shamayim Harris told CBS News. But Harris had no background in city planning — “Except to be sitting on this …

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Michigan State Senators Renew Proposed Anti-Discrimination Bill Protecting LGBTQ Community

A group of Michigan senators have reintroduced legislation to expand Michigan’s anti-discrimination laws to include protections for transgender and gay people. Michigan’s Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act protects people who experience discrimination in housing, work, and public places. It does not specifically cover discrimination based on sexual orientation on gender identity. Neither did Michigan’s ethnic intimidation …

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Payday loans: your solution in the event of a financial crisis… but only as a last resort

Pexels.com If you’re in a bind and need cash fast, payday loans might seem like the perfect solution. But before taking out a payday loan, it’s important to understand how they work and what the risks are. Payday loans are short-term loans with high interest rates that are designed to help people cover unexpected expenses. …

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Poland’s Welcoming of Ukrainian Refugees Comes With Challenges

FACULTY Q&A The scale of the exodus from Ukraine is unprecedented and Poland is the first destination for refugees. The central European country is facing its biggest humanitarian crisis since World War II. So far, more than 1.6 million people have entered Poland from Ukraine. The scale of the influx is such that in Warsaw …

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Dog Leashes Made from Recycled Seat Belt Webbing, Airbags | Michigan News

By PHOEBE WALL HOWARD, Detroit Free Press DETROIT (AP) — Everyone kept asking about dog leashes. People had money. And they wanted to spend it. But Jarret Schlaff and his team at Pingree Detroit didn’t have any dog ​​leashes for sale. Still, they wanted to explore the idea. political cartoons The company on Avenue Livernois, …

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Michigan State’s student and college esports community continues to grow

What started as an interest in the Wii turned into a passion for the competitive esports community for Michigan State junior Dylan McCarroll. He is a computer science major, with a minor in game design and development, and president-elect of MSU’s Esports Club Association. McCarroll began playing several games as a teenager that continued into …

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Michigan State University group helps Ukrainian refugees in Poland

LANSING, Mich. (WILX) — It started as an educational tour of Poland over spring break, but the trip quickly took an unexpected turn after discovering people in need. A group of Jewish students from Michigan State University were on a Jewish history tour when — according to the co-director of the Chabad Student Center at …

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Mid-Michigan community stays active in winter with shooting sports

Staying active during the colder months is important in Michigan, as snowy, gloomy days can be depressing. Most think of basketball, hockey, and skiing as ways to have fun. Add two East Lansing area shooting ranges to the list of ways to have fun. The Demmer Shooting Sports and Education Center at the south end …

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MICHIGAN GOVERNOR KIDNAPPING PLOT Lawyers: FBI lured men for Michigan Governor Whitmer’s kidnapping plot GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Lawyers for four men accused of planning to kidnap Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer tell jurors they were influenced by informants and federal agents who targeted them for their anti- -governmental. They portrayed the men as big …

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Men’s golf to host ninth annual Colleton River Collegiate

History links East Lansing, Michigan – The Spartan Men’s Golf Team will host the ninth annual Colleton River Collegiate Monday and Tuesday in Bluffton, South Carolina. Michigan State has won two of Colleton River Collegiate’s last four titles. The tournament did not take place in 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The …

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Baseball sweeps Michigan State but falls to UIW in tough week of action

The Wildcats celebrate their narrow 11-10 win over UT Arlington on Tuesday night. (Photo by David Mitchell) March 5, 2022 by Kauy Ostlien leave a comment Last week, baseball played its first series against a major conference opponent in Michigan State and its first road game of the year against the University …

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Michigan CEOs confident in Michigan economy, concerned about labor shortages and inflation

DETROIT — Worries about labor shortages and inflation are weighing on the minds of Michigan business leaders, according to a quarterly economic survey released today by Business Leaders for Michigan. Labor shortages are being felt across all job categories, including manufacturing, office and front-line positions, with 85% of survey respondents expecting to struggle to fill …

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Supply chain issues, labor shortages and inflation impacting Michigan’s economy

(photo by Michel Percha) Although Michigan business leaders have a positive view of the state’s economic future, they are concerned about a number of issues currently facing the state and the country. Michigan Chamber of Commerce President and CEO James Holcomb, speaking to the Saginaw County Chamber of Commerce on Thursday, March 3, said the …

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Michigan sues owner of Kalamazoo River sediment dam | Michigan News

By DAVID EGGERT, Associated Press LANSING, Michigan (AP) – The state of Michigan has sued the owner and operator of a hydroelectric dam, alleging that its mismanaged drawdown of a lake to make repairs created sediment that smothered a stretch of 30 miles from the Kalamazoo River, hampered recreational use and threatened public safety. The …

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Hundreds Gather in Support of Ukraine at Michigan State University

EAST LANSING, Mich. (WILX) — Hundreds of people rallied on the campus of Michigan State University on Tuesday in support of Ukraine. Students and visitors said they wanted their message to be clear – they stand in solidarity with Ukraine and the Ukrainian student population at MSU. It was a sight to see on Tuesday. …

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Here’s How Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine Could Impact Michigan’s Economy

DETROIT (WXYZ) — The invasion of Ukraine has people around the world worried. The human toll of the war is heartbreaking. It also has a global economic impact. 7 Action News spoke to Russian historical, business and economic experts about the potential impact here in Metro Detroit. Related: What Will Economic Sanctions Against Russia Mean …

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McLaren’s new healthcare campus begins to open | MSUToday

McLaren Health Care and Michigan State University held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to mark the opening of the $600 million health care campus adjacent to the university. The health campus includes a 240-bed hospital, a multi-specialty outpatient center and a Karmanos Cancer Institute in partnership with MSU Health Care. “This new healthcare campus provides exciting facilities …

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UM Research contributed nearly $100 million in 2021 to Michigan’s economy

According to a report by the University of Michigan’s Institute for Science and Innovation Research, the school’s research enterprise contributed $97 million to the state’s economy in 2021. / / Stock Photo The University of Michigan at Ann Arbor released a report from its Institute for Innovation and Science Research (IRIS) that shows the school’s …

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Powerful protest: bars abandon Russian vodka and promote Ukraine | Michigan News

By PAUL WISEMAN, AP Business Writer Some bars and liquor stores believe they have found a powerful way to punish Russia for invading Ukraine: they are removing Russian vodka from their shelves and promoting Ukrainian brands instead. “I woke up yesterday morning and saw that Russia had invaded Ukraine. You wonder what you can do,” …

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Payday Loan Services Market 2022-2030, by Top Key Players – JD Credit, EarlySalary, Cashmax Payday Loans, Advance Cash Credit – Materials Handling

The recent report on “Payday Loan Services Market Report 2022 by Key Players, Types, Applications, Countries, Market Size, Forecast to 2030 » Offered by Credible markets, includes an in-depth survey of the geographical landscape, industry size as well as the revenue estimation of the company. In addition, the report also highlights challenges hindering market growth …

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Judge calls Michigan State University’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate ‘rational’

“Since the implementation of COVID vaccination mandates at colleges and universities across the United States, courts in many jurisdictions have heard challenges to these mandates,” the ruling judge says. Related: Courts have “overwhelmingly … dismissed plaintiffs’ injunction requests and upheld generally applicable policies,” he said. MSU, Michigan’s largest college with an enrollment of about 38,000, …

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Auburn Hills votes to withdraw from SMART bus service | Michigan News | Detroit

Click to enlarge Nina Ignaczak Pontiac resident Christina Cowart takes the bus home from work at Great Lakes Crossing on Monday. Hours later, the Auburn Hills City Council voted to pull out of SMART. For the past two years, Christina Cowart has relied on the bus to get to her job retailing baby clothes at …

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Lower Michigan Community College Partners With Company To Build Marijuana Workforce | WJMN

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (WOOD) — Kalamazoo Valley Community College is offering new virtual classes that aim to equip students with the foundation they need to break into the marijuana industry. Professional training is delivered through a partnership with a California-based cannabis education organization green flower. There are three eight-week online courses focusing on three main roles. …

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Amid debate over tax cuts, Bloomberg co-founder touts Michigan’s economy under Whitmer ⋆ Michigan Advance

Just a day after the GOP-controlled Michigan Senate passed $2.5 billion tax cut proposal supporters have said there has been a need to help struggling families since the start of the pandemic, an opinion piece in Bloomberg News ranked Michigan’s economy first among 37 states with a population greater than 2 million during the same …

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FBI: No Political or Ideological Motivation in Mosque Burning | Michigan News

DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — Investigators have found no indication of political or ideological motivations behind a fire at a Detroit-area mosque started by a man who police later killed in a shootout. There is also no evidence that Ahmed Taqi acted as a member of a group, FBI Special Agent Josh Hauxhurst said Saturday at …

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Dean’s Update: February 18, 2022 | College of Human Medicine

February 18, 2022 – Aron Sousa, MD Friends, This week I had the pleasure of attending a first meeting of Henry Ford’s Primary Care Research Institute (PCRI). An august group of researchers, primary care leaders and Henry Ford Chairs, including our own President, Rick Leach, MD, have come together to consider how to do more …

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Shepherd graduate joins Michigan State Police – The Morning Sun

A new Shepherd State Trooper and another headed to the Mt. Pleasant post are among 50 new recruits graduating Thursday from the 140th Soldier Recruiting School. Shepherd Johnathan Lynch will be assigned to the Lakeview post. Privates Lawrence Guzman, from California, and Jacob Jurden, from Stanton, were also recently posted to Lakeview. Rider Christopher Mizer, …

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Whitmer Announces $409 Million to Support Businesses and Boost Michigan’s Economy | News

Governor Gretchen Whitmer on Wednesday announced a new $409 million grant program starting March 1 that will provide additional financial support to help create or keep jobs. “This program will support Michigan businesses that have been impacted by COVID-19 and help us build on our economic momentum,” Whitmer said. “I am focused on putting the …

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Michigan stops urging masks in schools and other public places | Michigan News

By DAVID EGGERT, Associated Press LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s administration on Wednesday stopped recommending the wearing of masks in schools and other public places to curb COVID-19 in Michigan, indicating a decline in cases and hospitalizations. The state health department’s step came days after the 10 county health agencies with K-12 masking …

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Jim Harbaugh signs for Wolverines with new contract

Despite interest from various NFL teams, the Michigan Wolverines managed to keep head coach Jim Harbaugh in Ann Arbor. Harbaugh was heavily tied to Raiders and Vikings vacancies at separate times in the head coaching hiring cycle, but the two teams chose to hire different candidates. So Harbaugh returned to Michigan, which welcomed him with …

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$400 million announced to boost Michigan economy and help struggling businesses

LANSING, Mich. (WILX) — A new grant program across the state of Michigan was announced Wednesday. It’s called the Distressed Business Relief Grant program, and its goal is to distribute $409 million to businesses to help keep or create jobs. Read: Post-surge? MDHHS updates mask guidelines as state enters recovery phase Under the new program, …

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After causing ‘continuous havoc’ in Michigan community, man arrested for crashing into golf course’s clubhouse

COLDWATER, Mich. — Willam Lee Sowards, 36, should have been in jail Sunday morning. Instead, he is in Branch County Jail, charged with a 10-year felony for breaking into the Coldwater Golf Course clubhouse building at 270 Narrows Road. Prosecutor Zack Stempien told Magistrate Val White he was ready to press charges against Sowards over …

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UM mathematician receives Sloan Fellowship

Charlotte Chan A University of Michigan mathematician is one of 118 early career researchers selected to receive a 2022 Sloan Fellowship. Charlotte Chanassistant professor in the Department of Mathematics at UM, received the scholarship for her work in representation theory, the study of symmetries using linear algebra. Representation theory is a subject that arises in …

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My name is Ayokunle and I am a Spartan | MSUToday

Ayokunle Osofisan, a biosystems engineering senior at Michigan State University, is following in her father’s footsteps while charting her own path. Osofisan’s father immigrated to the United States from Nigeria when he was 18 and completed his pre-med degree at MSU, later becoming a cardiologist. Osofisan was also drawn to MSU, but to pursue his …

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Michigan State’s Erica McIntee and Emily Petrosky – Rowing Stories, Features and Interviews

This week’s row2k interview is with Michigan State juniors Erica McIntee and Emily Petrosky. McIntee and Petrosky hosted a fundraiser to honor teammate Olivia Long after she passed away before the start of fall training. row2k – Can you talk about Olivia as a friend and teammate? Erica McIntee – Olivia as a friend was …

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Ambassador Bridge blockade wreaks havoc on automakers and Michigan’s economy

DETROIT – The ever-busy Ambassador Bridge was empty Friday night, devoid of the truck traffic typically seen seven days a week, meaning trade in both directions costs less than $13 million an hour. Protesters denouncing some of Canada’s COVID protocols have gathered in demonstrations across the country, including in Windsor, where traffic on the International …

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9 Michigan counties drop orders requiring masks in schools | Michigan News

By DAVID EGGERT, Associated Press LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Nine Michigan counties dropped masking requirements for schools and daycares on Friday, indicating a sharp drop in coronavirus cases and hospitalizations and the ability of many children to get vaccinated. The announcements for Oakland, Wayne and Washtenaw counties in metro Detroit and six counties in the …

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Johnson appoints Barreau and Becker to volleyball coaching staff

History links EAST LANSING, Mich. – Michigan State volleyball head coach Lea Johnson announced that Jake Barreau and Mike Becker have been added to the coaching staff as assistant coaches. Barreau will also act as the program’s recruitment coordinator. Both coaches join Johnson after serving on his coaching staff at Illinois …

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Whitmer Counts the Cost of the Ambassador Bridge Closure to Michigan’s Economy | State

DETROIT, Mich. (WJRT) – The economic costs of the Ambassador Bridge’s five-day closure are mounting rapidly, according to Governor Gretchen Whitmer. The Anderson Economic Group says workers and businesses have lost an estimated $51 million this week due to the blockade that has prevented US traffic from entering Canada. Michigan workers could lose up to …

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