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'The Golf Coast': Disc golf's popularity, number of courses surging in West Michigan

Disc golf -- a sport that could be described as not your father's golf, but your father might want to play it -- is catching on all over the country, and West Michigan is a prime example.


Related Topix: Muskegon, MI, Ludington, MI, Kalamazoo, MI

5 hrs ago | Detroit News

Michigan's great teachers deserve great praise

Many of us can recall a great teacher who influenced and inspired us and to whom we owe a debt of gratitude for their interest in our education and the knowledge they instilled in us.


Related Topix: Michigan State University, Opinion

Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Detroit News

Getting women a seat at the political table

Today is Women's Equality Day, a day to commemorate the passage of the 19th Amendment.


Related Topix: Michigan Government

Detroit News

Legislation in works to stop Michigan from importing low-level radioactive waste

Two state legislators are drawing up legislation designed to halt Michigan from importing typically low-level radioactive wastes for burial in the state's landfills.


Related Topix: Grand Ledge, MI, Belleville, MI, Rick Snyder, US Governors

486 apartment units in Detroit approved for Michigan Strategic Fund incentives

The Michigan Economic Development Corporation 's Michigan Strategic Fund Board today approved a series of projects that aim to bring more housing to the heart of Detroit.

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Related Topix: Detroit, MI

NewsCenter 25

Saginaw teachers agree to pay cut to reduce costs

Teachers in Saginaw's public school district have agreed to take an additional 6 percent rollback in pay for the next two years.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Autos

Law Firm Newswire

Michigan Bicyclist Killed by Alleged Drunk Driver

Sheriff's deputies in Kent County have released the identity of the bicyclist hit by an alleged drunk driver in Ada Township on Wednesday, July 9. Fifty-two-year-old Jeff Dykehouse, a Grand Rapids resident, was struck and killed between Three Mile Road and Four Mile Road in the 3200 block of Egypt Valley Avenue NE.


Related Topix: Kent County, MI, Grand Rapids, MI, Bitely, MI

Daily Press & Argus

Michigan House Envy: Homearama showcase returns after 11-year...

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Detroit, MI, Farmington Hills, MI

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Michigan Democrats nominate candidates at 2014 convention

The Michigan Democratic Party ended their two-day convention in Lansing on a high note after a first day that evoked one of Will Rogers' best remembered sayings about politics; he was not a member of any organized political party, he was a Democrat.


Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Mark Schauer, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Wayne State University, Rick Snyder, US Governors

Chilly Michigan summer: Just how much money has this summer saved us?

This summer has been cooler than normal, and is helping us get back some of the money spent for last winter's heating bill.


Related Topix: Muskegon, MI

Daily Press & Argus

Tea party support of Snyder-Calley not a given, defeated activist Wes Nakagiri says

Wes Nakagiri, whose tea party bid to unseat Lt. Gov. Brian Calley was soundly defeated at Saturday's Republican convention, said today he hasn't decided whether he will cast a ballot for Gov. Rick Snyder in November and isn't sure how many of his supporters will do so.


Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Justin Amash, Republican, US House of Representatives, Rick Snyder, US Governors

WTKG-AM Grand Rapids

A Missle Base As An Economic Driver In West Michigan

The Fort Custer Training Center in Battle Creek is one of four sites under consideration as the home for an intercontinental missile defense system.'


Related Topix: Battle Creek, MI, Strategic Defense Initiative, Calhoun County, MI

ABA Journal

Owners of 100-pound dogs charged with 2nd-degree murder in fatal attack on jogger

A history of allegedly allowing two aggressive 100-pound dogs to run loose resulted in second-degree murder charges for a Michigan couple after a jogger reportedly was killed by the dogs last month.


Monterey County Herald

Michigan unions brace for teacher opt-out decision

Organized labor and pro-business groups are waging an intense lobbying campaign directed at school teachers who are deciding this month whether to remain in their union, in the first real test of the state's new right-to-work law.


Related Topix: Michigan Government, Cornell University

Daily Press & Argus

New laws require schools to have EpiPens to help kids with allergies

Michigan schools will be a little safer for kids who don't know they have a life-threatening allergy this coming school year, thanks to new laws requiring every public school to have devices on hand - and staff trained to use them - that could save the life of someone having an allergic reaction.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Epinephrine (generic), Epipen, Medicine, Education Etc.

Northern Michigan News

Wheels Over Michigan make a stop in Hersey

But for a group of more than 30 people biking from Ludington to Port Huron in five days, the trip was about so much more - and it included one night of rest at Albright Camp in Hersey.


Related Topix: Hersey, MI, Ludington, MI, Port Huron, MI

Detroit News

Five friends set out to cross Lake Michigan - on stand-up paddleboards

Jeff Guy, left, Kwin Morris, Joel Mueller, Andrew Pritchard and Joe Lorenz, training on Grand Traverse Bay, plan to paddleboard across Lake Michigan this week - ideally beginning today.


Related Topix: Bloomfield Hills, MI

Sun Aug 24, 2014

WSJV-TV South Bend

Name released in South Bend fatal hit and run

Police say the truck drove off and they are looking for an old series red F150 pick up with a square body style.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Pence

Detroit Free Press

Michigan Dems approve candidates, get ready for November elections

It lacked most of the drama, tension and numbers of the Republican convention held on Saturday, but Democrats gathered in Lansing on Sunday to officially nominate their statewide candidates and chart the course toward victory in November.


Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Mark Schauer, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Lansing, MI, Rick Snyder, US Governors

CBS Local

Seed Company Sued By Migrant Workers In Michigan

A major seed company is being sued by more than 30 migrant farm workers who say they were underpaid while removing tassels from corn in southwestern Michigan.



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