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MDHHS: Salmonella infections up among those handling live baby poultry - May 3, 2016 at 9:21 pm
The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is reporting an increase in Salmonella infections, or salmonellosis, among people who have had contact with live baby poultry. Since March 2nd there have been 20 cases of salmonellosis with live chick or duckling exposure reported throughout the state; these numbers are expected to rise. Six individuals (30 percent) were hospitalized and the reported cases are associated with individuals ranging from younger Read more…
BBQ, Blues and Bluegrass: A Taste of Michigan Festival announce headliner - May 3, 2016 at 9:20 pm
Jonny Lang will Headline the 4th Annual BBQ, Blues and Bluegrass: A Taste of Michigan Festival Saturday May 21 in St. Joseph at Whirlpool Centennial Park from noon to 8pm. Along with the food, popular craft beers, regional wines and nearly eight hours of live blues and bluegrass music will be other big draws. Tickets will be $15 in advance and $20 day of for the all-day festival with an Read more…
DNR: do not touch fawns - May 3, 2016 at 9:18 pm
The Department of Natural Resources reminds Michigan residents who do find fawns not to touch them. According to the DNR, there is a good chance they’re supposed to be there. It is not uncommon for deer to leave their fawns unattended in order to avoid drawing attention to where the fawn is hidden. The mother will return periodically to nurse her fawns when she feels it is safe. The best Read more…
Michigan schools to observe Bike to School Day - May 3, 2016 at 9:16 pm
More than 175 schools in Michigan will join students around the country in observing the 5th annual Bike to School Day in coordination with ACES (All Children Exercise Simultaneously) Day on Wednesday. Thousands of Michigan students, along with their parents, teachers and community leaders, are expected to participate. Wednesday’s event is organized by the Michigan Safe Routes to School (SRTS) program, which works to create new, safe routes for children Read more…
Portage DPS reports Senior fraud arrest - May 3, 2016 at 9:15 pm
During the second week of April, the Portage Department of Public Safety received at least 5 reports from residents at senior communities stating that someone had visited them and had attempted to get their personal information and banking information. On April 20, the suspect, 21 year old Deirbra Day Collier of Kalamazoo was arrested. On April 21, the Kalamazoo County Prosecutor’s office authorized the following charges: Count I, Forgery; Count Read more…
- Governor, Lawmakers React to Ex-Assembly Speaker’s Sentence
New York’s governor says former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver’s 12-year prison sentence in a $5 million corruption case sends a message that officials who abuse the public’s trust will be held accountable
Robert Nepper and Bill Stevenson have created a water filtration device.
Deputy commander of Iran’s powerful Revolutionary Guard threatens to close Strait of Hormuz to US
Donald Trump used his strong appeal as an outsider to show Ted Cruz the door.
They’re going to an early IMAX screening of the highly-anticipated film.