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  • MI AG Nessel Appoints Chief of Operations - August 20, 2019 at 3:00 pm

    Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel recently announced the appointment of Christina Grossi to Chief of Operations. Grossi previously served as the Division Chief for State Operations. Grossi began her career in private practice and joined the Department in 2010. She transitioned from a staff attorney in Public Employment, Elections and Tort Division to section head of the State Operations Division in 2013, and became the State Operations Division Chief in Read more…

  • Nomination Applications Being Accepted for State Librarian’s Excellence Award - August 20, 2019 at 12:00 pm

    The Library of Michigan Foundation’s State Librarian’s Excellence Award will be awarded to a library (any type), including branch libraries, that exemplifies excellence in customer service. One library in the state of Michigan will receive this prestigious award each year. The recipient library will receive a $3,000 cash prize and a trophy for display in its public area. Two Library of Michigan Foundation Citations of Excellence will be presented and Read more…

  • Vacancies on Berrien County Board of Commissioners - August 20, 2019 at 9:00 am

    The Berrien County Board of Commissioners has announced the following board vacancies and is seeking citizens who would like to serve. Anyone interested in serving may contact the Berrien County Administration office at 269-983-7111, ext. 8095 or email [email protected], or download an application from the www.berriencounty.org website. The acceptance period is open through Friday, August 30, 2019. The Mental Health Authority has one vacancy and oversees the Riverwood Center. Their mission is to Read more…

  • Local Experts Say Changes to Immigration Laws Have Damaging Effect - August 20, 2019 at 7:42 am

    Local experts say the latest changes to federal immigration laws would have damaging ripple effects on Michigan’s immigrant families. Under the new rule, legal immigrants who are applying for green card status would be denied if they’ve used federal assistance programs, like Medicaid or SNAP. At the Michigan Immigrant Rights Center, attorney Tania Morris Diaz says it’s important for families to understand what the changes could mean, and seek counseling Read more…

  • 60 Year Old Constantine Man Charged with Distribution of Child Pornography - August 20, 2019 at 3:00 am

    The Michigan State Police (MSP) Computer Crimes Unit, Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force is announcing the sentencing of 60 year old Paul Halcomb of Constantine, on charges of distribution of child pornography. Halcomb’s case was prosecuted federally by the United States Attorney’s Office, Western District of Michigan. He previously pleaded guilty and on April 15, 2019, and was sentenced on Aug. 12, to 15 years in federal prison. Read more…


News From Around The World

  • Reps. Omar and Tlaib call on colleagues to visit Israel without them

    pawel.gaul/iStock(WASHINGTON) — Reps. Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar called on their congressional colleagues to visit Israel despite the country’s decision to ban the two of them from visiting this week. “The decision to ban me and my colleagues — the first two Muslim American women elected to Congress — is nothing less than an attempt by an ally of the United States to suppress our ability to do our jobs Read more…