08/19/14 12:15 PM
ALBERTA, Mich. (AP) — The site that sprang out of Henry Ford's desire to produce wood for his automobiles continues on as a Michigan Technological University site for forest research. The 60th anniversary of the site's transfer to MTU was commemorated with a two-day celebration recently at the...
08/18/14 03:45 PM
DETROIT (AP) — Two auto companies and the United Way announced $200,000 in donations Monday to help Detroit residents pay overdue water bills after criticism about the city's aggressive shut-off policy. Water shut-offs related to unpaid bills have been suspended since July 21 but will resume...
08/18/14 03:00 PM
DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — A Detroit suburb known for an abundance of hookah cafes has ordered that no new ones be opened in the next six months. On a 5-2 vote last week, the Dearborn City Council approved a 180-day moratorium on new hookah cafes or cigar bars. The move comes amid concern that...
By Associated Press | 08/18/14 09:11 AM
Michigan police agencies have received $43 million worth of surplus military equipment, including 17 mine-resistant armored fighting vehicles and 1,795 M16 automatic rifles, since 2006, a review of public records shows.
08/16/14 09:45 AM
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan has launched a mapping tool designed to help the state's agribusinesses improve their operations. The Michigan Agri-Business Association says the tool gives businesses access to information that will guide their decisions, allow them to seize opportunities for...
08/16/14 05:00 AM
BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (AP) — Denso Manufacturing Michigan Inc. is hosting a job fair in Battle Creek designed to help the automotive supplier fill the 150 temporary production jobs it has available. The four-hour fair is scheduled for Saturday at Denso's location inside the Fort Custer Industrial...
By Ashe Schow | 08/14/14 04:39 PM
The ad, "Get to work for Oregon," notes that in Merkley's six years as a senator, only one of his bills became law.
08/13/14 06:46 PM
DETROIT (AP) — A federal judge has ordered another postponement in the start of a trial on Detroit's bankruptcy plan. Judge Steven Rhodes says in his order Wednesday that Detroit officials intend to submit a revised debt restructuring plan. He says for that reason, he's postponing the schedule...
08/13/14 03:00 PM
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The state says Michigan's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose 0.2 percentage points to 7.7 percent in the latest month. The Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget released the July employment report Wednesday. It says the jobless rate was 7.5 percent...
08/13/14 02:30 PM
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan Court of Appeals on Wednesday upheld a decision by state regulators to allow construction of a nickel and copper mine in the Upper Peninsula backwoods, the latest development in a 12-year legal and political struggle. A three-judge panel ruled...
By Steve Doty | 08/13/14 11:59 AM
The race to be Michigan's governor is heating up on the airwaves as three new campaign ads were released this week.
08/12/14 06:15 PM
DETROIT (AP) — A major Detroit creditor on Tuesday objected to the bankrupt city's plan to wipe out or reduce billions of dollars in debt, saying it should be scrapped before a trial scheduled to start next week. New York-based Syncora Guarantee said in a court filing that the plan put together...
08/12/14 02:45 PM
BIRMINGHAM, Mich. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Gary Peters has visited the Woodward Dream Cruise course to promote legislation creating a federal historic vehicle register and document and preserve automotive heritage. The Bloomfield Township Democrat and U.S. Senate candidate discussed the bill Tuesday...
By Rebecca Berg | 08/12/14 02:16 PM
Their group, Freedom Partners, this week canceled its reserved television air time in Michigan for the remainder of the summer and the fall -- effectively conceding the fight in a state some Republicans are cautiously optimistic could turn in their favor.
By Sean Higgins | 08/11/14 06:15 PM
Despite the fact that Michigan has adopted a right-to-work law that bars forced unionism, most teachers' union members cannot invoke the law for 11 months out of the year.
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