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  • Michigan Treasury Online website updated - January 22, 2017 at 9:21 pm

    Michigan’s businesses now have an easy option for conducting taxpayer transactions after several recent enhancements were made to the Michigan Treasury Online website, according to the Michigan Department of Treasury (Treasury). Effective immediately, businesses can upload their W-2s and other wage statements, request fuel credit refunds and perform other paperless taxpayer duties through a cleaner, redesigned website. For the last year, Treasury has worked to make MTO an effective and Read more…

  • MSP raising awareness of human trafficking - January 22, 2017 at 9:15 pm

    Michigan State Police (MSP) motor carrier officers are teaming up with officers from neighboring states to raise awareness of human trafficking Jan. 23 – 27th. The MSP, Ohio State Highway Patrol and Indiana State Police have once again partnered with Truckers Against Trafficking (TAT) to educate motorists about the signs of human trafficking and to enforce laws that crack down on traffickers. Michigan first partnered with TAT in 2015, and Read more…

  • MDHHS: protect yourselves from Zika virus - January 22, 2017 at 9:10 pm

    For many Michigan residents, the winter months often include travel to warmer climates. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) is urging travelers to protect themselves from Zika virus while travelling to places with active Zika transmission. This year, the CDC is making it possible for you to get travel updates about the Zika virus on the go. By texting PLAN to 855-255-5606, you’ll receive helpful tips. For Read more…

  • Portage DPS warns of scammers - January 22, 2017 at 9:05 pm

    The Portage (Michigan) Department of Public Safety and the Portage Public Schools warn area residents of a phone scam that has been reported during the last few days. Area residents have received phone calls with the phone number of the caller appearing to be a Portage Public Schools phone number. When the resident answers the phone, they are immediately asked for credit card information. If the resident does not answer Read more…

  • Allegan County Health Department giving away FREE short-term radon test-kits - January 22, 2017 at 9:00 pm

    In the spirit of January’s National Radon Action Month, the Allegan County Health Department will be giving away FREE short-term radon test-kits while supplies last. According to a Michigan survey, one in eight Michigan homes is likely to have an elevated radon level. The only way to know if your home has high radon levels is to test it. Allegan County Health Department recommends that ALL homes be tested. Easy Read more…


News From Around The World

  • Washington Monument to Remain Closed for Repairs Until 2019

    iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The Washington Monument, one of Washington, D.C.’s most recognizable landmarks and the centerpiece of the National Mall, will remain closed for at least two years as workers modernize the structure’s elevator and construct a permanent screening facility, the National Park Service announced Friday. The monument has been shuttered since August following three separate closures, including one after a cable broke loose from the bottom of its elevator. Efforts Read more…