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  • Michigan Community Service Commission to host listening tour - August 15, 2018 at 10:03 pm

    The Michigan Community Service Commission is hosting a Volunteer Michigan Tour, visiting each region in the state to explore ways to expand service and volunteerism in communities across Michigan. The listening tour will allow community leaders to share thoughts on how volunteers and national service can help address the state’s biggest issues. Participants will discuss community challenges and ways to improve the quality of life for residents. Contributors also will Read more…

  • University of Michigan Hospitals-Michigan Medicine, Ann Arbor Receives High Praise - August 15, 2018 at 6:47 am

    University of Michigan Hospitals-Michigan Medicine, Ann Arbor came in at #5 on U.S. News & World Report’s “2018-19 Best Hospitals Honor Roll and Medical Specialties Rankings”. According to the report the ranks are based on hospital performance in 16 areas of complex specialty care and also rates hospitals in nine bellwether procedures and conditions such as heart bypass, hip and knee replacement, heart failure and lung cancer surgery. Hospitals received Read more…

  • DNA confirms that “John Doe” buried in Georgia in 1979 is missing 15-year-old Andrew Jackson Greer from Addison, Mich. - August 15, 2018 at 6:45 am

      On Feb. 12, 1979, 15-year-old Andrew Jackson Greer left Addison High School and failed to return home. Greer’s whereabouts have been unknown for the past 39 plus years. The case remained cold after early investigations by the Michigan State Police in 1979 and the Lenawee County Sheriff’s Department in 2000. The cold case was re-opened in 2014 and with developments in technology and resources, the mystery of Andrew’s whereabouts Read more…

  • Drunk driving mobilization starts August 17th - August 15, 2018 at 6:41 am

    The final mobilization of Fiscal Year 2018 is set to kick off in mid-August. Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over, a statewide crackdown, runs from Aug. 17 through Sept. 3. With support from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), state and local law enforcement agencies will be showing zero tolerance in an effort to save lives. The enforcement period includes the Labor Day holiday weekend. Last year, there were Read more…

  • Over $6 Million Recovered through the Michigan Life Insurance and Annuity Search Service (LIAS) - August 14, 2018 at 11:48 pm

    Yesterday, the Michigan Department of Insurance and Financial Services (DIFS) announced that it has helped consumers recover over $6.3 million in lost or missing death benefits since launching its free Life Insurance Annuity Search Service (LIAS) in 2016. LIAS was created to help beneficiaries, executors, legal representatives, or members of a deceased person’s family find a life insurance policy or annuity contract of a deceased loved one. In addition to Read more…


News From Around The World

  • Swimmer bitten by shark off coast of Cape Cod, officials say

    iStock/Thinkstock(CAPE COD, Mass.) — A beach on the coast of Cape Cod has been closed after a swimmer was bitten by a shark, officials said. The coastal town of Truro announced that Longnook Beach has been closed to swimming due to the shark attack on Wednesday afternoon. The 61-year-old man appears to have been bitten in the leg on Wednesday afternoon and was taken to a local Boston hospital aboard Read more…

  • Reservations required: London McDonald’s goes luxe for a day

    Molly Hunter/ABC News(LONDON) — Now that’s what you call a happy meal. Imagine walking into a McDonald’s fast food restaurant to find white tablecloths, a string quartet playing, a smartly-dressed maître d’ to see you to your table, and a Michelin Star chef preparing burgers in the kitchen to be served to you on silver platters. It’s McDonald’s like you’ve never experienced before — and may never again. “Luxury, in Read more…

  • With closing arguments wrapped, Manafort case goes to jury

    Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(ALEXANDRIA, Va.) — Closing arguments concluded Wednesday in the financial crimes trial of Paul Manafort, the former campaign chairman for Donald Trump, and the case is now in the hands of 12 jurors who will begin deliberations Thursday morning to decide Manafort’s fate. In their closing argument, prosecutors attempted to paint Manafort as a liar and a schemer, calling attention to the mountain of financial records provided to Read more…

  • Lena Dunham commemorates 9-month anniversary of hysterectomy with nude photos and message about recovery

    ABC/Lou Rocco(NEW YORK) — Lena Dunham is commemorating the nine-month anniversary of her hysterectomy with a series of nude photos on Instagram. The Girls creator posted three photos of her strategically censored naked body, along with a message about her recovery. She underwent the surgery last year after a lengthy struggle with endometriosis, a painful disorder in which tissue grows outside the uterus. “Today is National Leathercraft Day, National Relaxation Read more…