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  • Revenue Sharing Wins Big In 2019 - June 18, 2018 at 8:16 am

          Sen. John Proos on Thursday highlighted that the more than $22.5 million increase in local revenue sharing in the fiscal year 2019 state budget will mean that communities in the 21st Senate District will receive nearly $10 million more than they did 10 years ago. According to the nonpartisan Senate Fiscal Agency, from fiscal year 2010 to the new FY 2019 budget, revenue sharing has increased by 48.6 Read more…

  • Warm Weather Tips From The Michigan State Police - June 18, 2018 at 7:31 am

    As temperatures start to rise, the Michigan State Police is reminding Michiganders that a hot vehicle can be deadly. Prevent an accidental heatstroke death by keeping these safety tips in mind: Never leave your child alone in a car. Place your bag, briefcase or something else you’re sure to need in the backseat so you’ll notice your child. Ask your child care center to call you if your child doesn’t Read more…

  • Schuette: Michigan to Receive $3 Million from Citibank for Manipulating Interest Rates - June 18, 2018 at 7:23 am

         On Friday, Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette announced a $100 million-dollar settlement with Citibank for fraudulent conduct involving the manipulation of U.S. Dollar (USD) LIBOR, of which Michigan will receive $3 Million. LIBOR, or London Interbank Offered Rate, is a benchmark interest rate that affects financial instruments worth trillions of dollars and has a widespread impact on global markets and consumers. This investigation has been conducted by 42 Read more…

  • Berrien County Register of Deeds Killed In Crash - June 15, 2018 at 6:56 am

    Berrien County Register of Deeds Lori Jarvis was tragically killed in a single-car accident on Thursday at approximately 10:00 a.m. She has served the citizens of Berrien County since January 2001. The Register of Deeds office at the Berrien County Administration Center closed early on Thursday, June 14th and will remain closed on Friday, June 15th. Additional closures of that office will be announced as they are determined and will Read more…

  • Bill Finalized To Help Michigan Students Earn Jobs - June 15, 2018 at 6:56 am

    The Michigan Legislature on Tuesday finalized Sen. John Proos’ legislation to ensure students are provided with important career information and get a leg up on earning a job in a high-skilled career or continuing their education. Senate Bill 343 would require school districts and public school academies to provide students with the most recent available analysis of in-demand occupations for the economic forecast region in which the school or public Read more…


News From Around The World

  • What we know about the immigrant children being detained separately from their parents

    U.S. Customs and Border Protection(BROWNSVILLE, Texas) — The debate over separating immigrant children from their parents is raging at the southern border and across the country, as images from the centers housing the kids have shown them, in some cases, inside structures made of chain-link fencing. In other instances, buildings that used to house Walmart stores have been converted into facilities that look like large schools. But the children aren’t Read more…

  • Eight things you should never do at hotel checkout

    iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — For most hotel guests, checking out is an afterthought. It’s the last thing you have to do before heading home. But knowing what not to do at checkout and properly preparing for it can turn a potentially heated situation into a quick “thank you and goodbye.” Below, we compiled a list of eight things you should avoid doing at hotel checkout. 1. Don’t be late to checkout. Read more…

  • Over 30 killed after multiple bombs hit end-of-Ramadan celebration in Nigeria

    iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — A terror attack in northeast Nigeria has left more than 30 dead and scores injured despite ongoing military efforts to restore peace in the region. Multiple bombs went off during a celebration for the end of Ramadan over the weekend, and were reportedly followed by artillery strikes by the nation’s military. The government has blamed six suicide bombers from the terror group Boko Haram for the attack Read more…

  • Craig T. Nelson gives "Incredibles 2" his thumbs up as Pixar thanks fans for record debut

    Disney(NEW YORK) — In a tweet featuring a drawing of the super-powered Parr family on a Post-It, Disney/Pixar thanked fans for showing up in droves to this weekend’s debut of Incredibles 2. The animated sequel, which hit theaters 14 years after the Oscar-winning original, raked in $180 million, the best debut ever for an animated feature and among the top 10 best openings in box office history. Mr. Incredible himself, Read more…

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