WASHINGTON, D.C. – More than a dozen reforms to reduce and remediate pollution from the toxic fluorinated chemicals known as PFAS were included the annual Department of Defense spending bill that passed the House last week, according to the Environmental Working Group (EWG).
LANSING – Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) is available to eligible individuals as a result of a major disaster declared by the President on July 9.
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EAST LANSING – The Representative Council of the Michigan High School Athletic Association on Wednesday, July 29 approved the next steps in returning sports for member schools, adopting a pla…
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AUSABLE TWP. – Angler’s from across the nation made their way to the AuSable Harbor of Refuge on Friday and Saturday for the annual Master’s Walleye Circuit.
PLAINFIELD Twp. – A Hale man was sentenced to a year in jail following his guilty pleas to trespassing and disorderly drunk person.
PLAINFIELD Twp. – One of two suspects in a Plainfield Township breaking and entering incident has been sentenced.
GRANT Twp. – Rachael Kristine Bruno, 42, East Tawas, was injured while driving a motorcycle on the afternoon of July 23 in Grant Township.
DETROIT, Aug. 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Detroit experts heavily criticized U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and President Trump this week on a webinar hosted by the non-profit, Protect Our Public Schools (POPS). The webinar, "How Do We Safely Reopen Schools? Detroit Experts Weigh In," explored the current challenges and issues facing the Detroit Public Schools Community District (DPSCD) with the start of the new school year roughly a month away.
ZEELAND, Mich., Aug. 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Herman Miller (NASDAQ: MLHR) was awarded a substantial victory over Blumenthal Distributing Inc. dba Office Star Products in a fight against trademark infringement of some of the company's most iconic products--the Thin and Soft Pad Eames Chairs. The June 25, 2020 decision, made by the Ninth Circuit Court, upheld an earlier jury decision that concluded that the Eames Aluminum Group trade dress was infringed by Office Star.
OWOSSO, Mich., Aug. 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Effective Saturday, August 8, Indian Trails, Inc., will restart most of its daily scheduled bus service, which includes routes throughout Michigan, and into Chicago, Milwaukee and Duluth, plus reduced connections to the Greyhound and Amtrak national networks.
DETROIT, Aug. 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc. (AAM), (NYSE: AXL) will participate in the J.P. Morgan Auto Conference on August 12, which will be held virtually. Starting at 9:20 a.m. ET, David C. Dauch, AAM's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will discuss recent business developments.
One company each in Macomb, Oakland and Wayne counties comprise three of 24 entities in Michigan that will split nearly $1.7 million to install electric-vehicle charging stations with 76 plug-ins.
Thinking about taking some personal time off this summer? It might look and feel a bit different this year in the midst of the novel coronavirus pandemic. But that doesn’t mean that plans to unwind, de-stress and detach from work-related responsibilities have to be canceled altogether. Learn ways to decompress and avoid stress while taking PTO.
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Summer is back, and while the COVID-19 pandemic has prompted the cancellation of festivals, concerts and other large gatherings, people who enjoy being among nature are enjoying the outdoors. Given social distancing and other public health safety measures that are still in place across much of the country —particularly large, urban areas — hiking, camping and fishing can be great ways to pass the time and still be safe.
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To say the Allegheny County Schools Health Insurance Consortium’s website was in need of an upgrade prior to its March 2020 relaunch would be an understatement.
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OSCODA – Iosco County residents have the opportunity to positively impact the lives of others in their communities by volunteering as a home-delivered meal (Meals on Wheels) driver for the Iosco County Commission on Aging (ICCOA) through the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) of Nor…
LANSING – In this era of social distancing, many people are discovering, or rediscovering, the pleasure of time on the water.
EAST TAWAS – Winners have been named for the 13th annual Tawas Bay Summerfest Car, Truck and Cycle Show as well as for the Car Cruise.