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Se. O’Brien and Sen. Jones introduce “Plan of Safe Care” - May 25, 2017 at 2:33 am
Senator Margaret O’Brien and Sen. Rick Jones have introduced legislation to require a “Plan of Safe Care” for babies born with substance abuse. Jones’ bill, Senate Bill 397, would define a “Plan of Safe Care” as a plan developed by the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), a medical professional or another provider that addresses the health and safety needs of the newborn infant affected by substance abuse. The Read more…
Fire under investigation - May 25, 2017 at 2:32 am
Early morning on Wednesday, the Portage Fire Division was dispatched to a structure fire at 3130 Sturgeon Bay. The first arriving fire engine found smoke and fire coming from the rear of a four-plex structure. The occupant of the involved unit had evacuated upon the arrival of all first responders. The Police division evacuated the other uninvolved units of the structure. Fire crews extinguished the fire on exterior of structure Read more…
Sen. Proos presents trophy Watervliet High School - May 25, 2017 at 2:31 am
Senator John Proos, R-St. Joseph, on Monday presented a traveling trophy to Watervliet High School in recognition of the school and community winning the senator’s 2017 Southwest Michigan Spirit Tournament, which is designed to inspire students to show off their school pride in fun and imaginative ways. The social networking contest spanned five weeks and featured 31 area high schools, which were divided into four brackets named for features that Read more…
A.G. Schuette wants Michigan Legislature to direct proceeds - May 25, 2017 at 2:30 am
On Wednesday, Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette urged the Michigan Legislature to direct $859,120 in proceeds Michigan will receive as part of a $33 million dollar national settlement his office helped negotiate with a pharmaceutical company towards opioid addiction education and prevention efforts, as well as law enforcement opioid response training across the State of Michigan. In a letter to Michigan’s legislative leadership, Schuette explained that with an average of Read more…
Memorial Day weekend MDOT roadwork removed for most projects - May 24, 2017 at 3:26 am
This Memorial Day weekend, the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is removing lane restrictions on almost 70 percent of its road and bridge projects statewide to ease traffic delays for holiday travelers. Beginning at 3 p.m. Friday, May 26, and continuing until 6 a.m. Tuesday, May 30, 78 out of 111 projects statewide will have lane restrictions removed. While motorists will see suspended operations in most MDOT construction zones for Read more…
- Execution set for man who had lethal injection delayed 7 times
Alabama is set to execute a man who has had his lethal injection delayed by the courts seven times
Ford replaces management team as new CEO promises faster decision-making
The queen visited Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital to meet with survivors of the deadly blast that killed 22 people after an Ariana Grande concert.
The number rises to 23 million by 2026.
Grande, 23, was met at the airport by her boyfriend, Mac Miller.