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Lansing, MI 48917, USA

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Minimum Wage Hike Takes Effect Today

Mon, 01 Sep 2014 05:11:01 -0700

If you make minimum wage, you just got a raise. The rate has now been raised from $7.40 an hour, to $8.15 an hour starting today.

No human cases of West Nile in MI yet

Mon, 01 Sep 2014 04:59:58 -0700

West Nile virus, an annual health threat for more than a decade, so far hasn't been detected in Michigan residents, likely because of a cool summer, an expert says.

No human cases of West Nile in Michigan yet

Mon, 01 Sep 2014 03:09:09 -0700

Just two years after 17 deaths, Michigan so far is reporting no human cases of West Nile virus in 2014.

MWL Playoff See-Saw Tilts Towards Loons

Sun, 31 Aug 2014 15:46:43 -0700

COMSTOCK PARK, MI - In an improbably topsy-turvy playoff race in the Midwest League East, the Great Lakes Loons took a very important step forward while the Dayton Dragons marched backwards in Sunday afternoon action.

OU starts year with new president, campus construction

Sun, 31 Aug 2014 05:18:36 -0700

Kirk Pinho - At the start of the new academic year, Oakland University has a fresh face in at least two different ways. First, George Hynd has taken the helm as OU's new president. In addition, the university has wrapped up more than $200 million in construction projects in the last two years, with the most expensive — a new $74.5 million building for the School of Engineering and Computer ...

Whitecaps Slow Loons Playoff Push

Sat, 30 Aug 2014 20:23:56 -0700

COMSTOCK PARK, MI - In a game they didn't need to win, the West Michigan Whitecaps did. It was a loss for the Great Lakes Loons that greatly hurt their push to continue playing beyond Labor Day.

Cook Shines As Spartans Trounce Jacksonville State, 45-7, In Opener

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 20:22:11 -0700

Cook completed his first nine passes in a nearly flawless performance, but for a brief moment there was concern that the talented junior had hurt himself.

Orange barrels move to the side

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 14:35:21 -0700

Orange barrels move to the side The Michigan Department of Transportation is easing Labor Day travel by lifting a majority of state construction projects through Monday. Contributed Lansing Aug 29, 2014 if (!window.OX_ads) { OX_ads = []; } OX_ads.push({ "auid" : "436967" }); document.write(' '); Fast Facts: - MDOT is suspending as much work as possible from 3 p.m. Friday, Aug. 29, until 6 a.m ...

Michigan task force begins oil pipeline review

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 13:31:25 -0700

Associated Press - LANSING — State officials have begun a safety review of Michigan's network of oil pipelines. The Michigan Petroleum Pipeline Task Force held its first meeting Thursday. Officials say the initial focus is on Enbridge Energy Partners LP's Line 5. It includes two lines that run beneath the Straits of Mackinac separating the state's two peninsulas where Lakes Huron and Michigan ...

Detroit City Distillery opens Friday night in Eastern Market

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 11:31:35 -0700

Anjana Schroeder - The 1930s-era bar at the Detroit City Distillery in Eastern Market is restored and ready for a Labor Day weekend opening.  The microdistillery at 2462 Riopelle St. will open from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m. today and all day —8 a.m. to 2 a.m. —Saturday. Fall hours following this weekend's opening will be 4 p.m. to 2 a.m. Wednesday through Friday; 8 a.m. to 2 a.m. Saturday and  Sundays ...

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