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Detroit retirees back pension cuts by a landslide

July 22, 2014

DETROIT (AP) — A year after filing for bankruptcy, Detroit is building momentum to get out, especially after workers and retirees voted in favor of major pension changes just a few weeks before a... more »»

Snyder: Vote recognizes efforts to help Detroit

July 22, 2014

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Gov. more »»

Police: Bulldozer kills Michigan farm worker

July 22, 2014

PINE RIVER TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Michigan police are investigating the death of a man run over by an unmanned bulldozer. more »»

Authorities: Body of man found in St. Joseph River

July 22, 2014

CONSTANTINE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say the body of a 66-year-old man who disappeared after his fishing boat capsized in the St. Joseph River in southwestern Michigan has been found. more »»

4 farms selected to produce energy for utility

July 22, 2014

JACKSON, Mich. (AP) — Four Michigan farms have been selected to produce electricity for a utility using biodegradable material in anaerobic digesters.

Jackson-based CMS Energy Corp. more »»

Report: State child poverty up, teen deaths down

July 22, 2014

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The annual Kids Count survey finds child poverty rates rising during 25 years of data-gathering while fewer teens are giving birth or dyin. more »»

Grand Rapids schools to send 90 layoff notices

July 22, 2014

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — The Grand Rapids Public Schools district is sending layoff notices to about 90 staffers as it projects losing another 400 students this fall. more »»

Zeeland hamburger joint marks 90 years, expands

July 22, 2014

This is an AP Member Exchange shared by The Holland Sentinel. more »»

Ann Arbor businessman being honored by White House

July 22, 2014

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — The White House is honoring an Ann Arbor businessman with a Champions of Change award.

Paul Saginaw is among those being recognized at a ceremony on Tuesday. more »»

Muslim group wants Michigan assault investigation

July 22, 2014

MERIDIAN TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A Muslim civil rights group is calling on Michigan authorities to investigate a reported attack on a Muslim woman as a possible hate crime. more »»

Detroit retirees vote in favor of pension cuts

July 22, 2014

DETROIT (AP) — Workers and retirees approved pension cuts in Detroit's bankruptcy by a landslide, the city reported Monday, a crucial step to emerging from the largest municipal insolvency in U.. more »»

Detroit due to report results from pension vote

July 22, 2014

DETROIT (AP) — The city of Detroit promised to report the results of voting on pension cuts Monday but declined to disclose the numbers during a morning bankruptcy hearing. more »»

Ex-treasury chief: China now big investor in US

July 22, 2014

DETROIT (AP) — Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson tells business leaders in Detroit that China is turning the tables by becoming a big investor in the U.S. economy. more »»

Jury selection starts in football player slaying

July 21, 2014

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Jury selection has started in the trial of a man in the fatal shooting of Eastern Michigan University football player Demarius Reed. more »»

Search for man, 65, who fell in St. Joseph River

July 21, 2014

CONSTANTINE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Authorities have been searching the St. Joseph River in southwestern Michigan for the body of a 65-year-old man who disappeared after his fishing boat capsized. more »»

May take days to ID man found dead in Grand River

July 21, 2014

GEORGETOWN TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Authorities in western Michigan say it may take days to determine the identity of a man whose body kayakers found in the Grand River, southwest of Grand Rapids. more »»

 
 

 

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