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27 min ago | WHTC

Lakeshore Labor Day Activities Highlighted by Truck Parade

While Vice President Joe Biden speaks before Detroit's Labor Day parade at the site of Tiger Stadium, and Governor Snyder leads the Mackinac Bridge Walk from St. Ignace to Mackinac City, the eighth annual Labor Day Truck Parade that spotlights the achievements of the Lakeshore economy rolls from Zeeland to Holland, concluding with an ice cream ... (more)


Related Topix: US Governors, St. Ignace, MI, Zeeland, MI, Holland, MI, Grand Haven, MI

4 hrs ago | Detroit News

Culture goes on display at festivals

Music and diverse crowds flooded the streets on Sunday in communities across Metro Detroit in celebration of the holiday weekend.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, John Conyers, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Michigan, US Governors, Joe Biden

7 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press

Robot to join Gov. Snyder for Mackinac Bridge Walk

Thousands of walkers cross the five-mile-long Mackinac Bridge, Monday, Sept. 2, 2013, during the annual Labor Day Bridge Walk in Mackinaw City.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, US Governors, Michigan

7 hrs ago |

FEMA Inspectors May Have Sent Mixed Signal; Flood Aid Isn't a Sure Thing

Though some residents are reporting as much as $100,000 damage from the Floods of 2014, federal aid isn't a sure thing.


Related Topix: FEMA, US News, Oakland County, MI, Huntington Woods, MI, US Governors

11 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press

FEMA official answers Metro Detroit flood questions

She was in metro Detroit last week with about 20 other FEMA officials, as they inspected damage from the Aug. 11 flooding,prior to decisions by Gov. Rick Snyder and President Barack Obama as to whether metro Detroit is to receive federal disaster aid.

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Related Topix: FEMA, US News, Detroit, MI, US Governors

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Detroit News

State needs more jobs as economy grows

Michigan's economy grew for a century on the back of the automotive industry and the manufacturing that supports it.


Related Topix: US Governors, Opinion

Muskegon County gets $65,000 state grant for combat veterans treatment court

Muskegon County's 60th District Court has been awarded a $65,000 state grant to run its previously unfunded veterans treatment court.


Related Topix: Muskegon County, MI, US Governors

Rick Haglund: In campaigns, the devil often is in the details, which makes for vague jobs plans

Michigan gubernatorial candidate Mark Schauer unveils a new jobs plan in Lansing on July 29, 2014.


Related Topix: Michigan, US Governors, Tax

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Hard lessons about flood insurance policies

Recent insurance policy problems that followed flooding in Detroit could serve as a valuable lesson to others across the nation who could be hit in the future.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood, US Governors, Southfield, MI, Berkley, MI

Detroit News

Column: A New Orleans model for Detroit?

Former Louisiana Superintendent Paul Pastorek, pictured here at a 2008 groundbreaking ceremony for Langston Hughes Elementary in New Orleans, has spent significant time in Michigan this summer evaluating education in Detroit and across the state.


Related Topix: Louisiana, Louisiana Government, Michigan, Michigan Government, US Governors, Opinion

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Unaccompanied Minors, Received with Open Arms -- or Not

According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services almost 30,000 unaccompanied refugee minors have been successfully reunited with their families.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Prison, US Governors, Kalamazoo, MI, Michigan, Vassar, MI

New statewide EpiPen law goes into effect as students head back to school

When hundreds of Michigan schools open their doors to a new school year Tuesday, a new state law requiring them to stock lifesaving allergy medicine will also take effect.


Related Topix: US Governors, Education Etc.

Vietnam veterans drafted before graduation can receive Saginaw diplomas

Former Saginaw School District students who served in the Vietnam War have the opportunity to receive their high school diplomas.


Related Topix: Saginaw, MI, Education Etc., US Governors, Life, Veteran Affairs, US Military, US Navy

Christian Science Monitor

Why is Jimmy Carter speaking at Muslim convention?

Former President Carter delivers a speech during a meeting held by the Israeli Council of Foreign Relations in Jerusalem, April 21, 2008.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Terrorism, Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, US Governors

WTVG-TV Toledo

13abc viewer captures fire near Amtrak station on video

New details this morning from a train crash we first told you about Friday night on 13abc Action News at eleven o'clock.A cargo train hit an empty car that was stopped on the tracks, just south of Bradner.This happened on Bradner Road near the Greensburg Pike in Montgomery Township.No one on the train was hurt.The crash prompted a search for the ... (more)


Related Topix: Train Disaster, US Governors

Detroit Free Press

Editorial: Lawmakers clueless on Michigan's road to ruin

Summer is traditionally the season when state legislators head home to hear what's on voters' minds, and lawmakers we've spoken to have been getting an earful about the deplorable and increasingly dangerous condition of Michigan roads.


Related Topix: Michigan, Michigan Government, US News, US Governors, Opinion

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Rick Snyder paying price for his underlings' actions

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has had two advisers get caught up in ethical debacles.


Related Topix: Michigan, US Governors, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Tax, Opinion

Detroit News

Warren mayor wants insurance reform in wake of floods

Dennis and Debbie Gerbe in their flooded basement in Warren on Aug. 12. Mayor James Fouts is calling for the state Legislature to reform flood insurance after receiving complaints from residents who thought they were covered but found out that they weren't after the Aug. 11 rainstorm.


Related Topix: US Governors, FEMA, US News

Detroit News

A victory for homeowners

Huntington Woods officials have rightly repealed a controversial tree ordinance after residents conducted a petition drive asking the city to either repeal the law or submit it for voter approval.


Related Topix: Huntington Woods, MI, US Governors, Education Etc., Opinion

WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

Ex-student indicted for threatening school shooting at WMU

Onetime engineering student Timothy Vanhumlian Siangdun, 44, of Springfield, who investigators say used Facebook to threaten a shooting on campus, was indicted Thursday by a federal grand jury on three counts of authoring an interstate communication with threat to injure.


Related Topix: US Governors, Michigan, Western Michigan University