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  • PFAS Exposure Assessment to Launch in North Kent County - November 18, 2018 at 4:37 am

    The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) and Kent County Health Department (KCHD) will begin recruiting participants for the North Kent County per-and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) Exposure Assessment. Outreach to eligible households will begin this month and residents are invited to attend a community meeting on November 27, 2018 to learn more. MDHHS and KCHD will host a community meeting to describe the North Kent County PFAS Exposure Read more…

  • Sandoz Inc. Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of One Lot of Losartan Potassium and Hydrochlorothiazide Due to the Detection of Trace Amounts of NDEA (N-Nitrosodiethylamine) Impurity Found in the Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API) - November 18, 2018 at 3:38 am

    The FDA is alerting patients and health care professionals to Sandoz’s voluntary recall of one lot – JB8912 – of losartan potassium and hydrochlorothiazide 100mg/25mg tablets, that contain losartan, an angiotensin II receptor blocker (ARB), and hydrochlorothiazide, a diuretic, used in combination for the treatment of hypertension. Sandoz’s product was made using an active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) that has tested positive for NDEA. The API was manufactured by Zhejiang Huahai Read more…

  • South Shore Line November holiday service updates - November 18, 2018 at 12:34 am

    Holiday train schedule Wednesday, Nov. 21: A weekday schedule will be in effect on the day before Thanksgiving. Thursday, Nov. 22 (Thanksgiving Day): A weekend/holiday schedule will be in effect in observance of Thanksgiving Day. Friday, Nov. 23 (Black Friday): A weekday schedule will be in effect on the Friday following Thanksgiving Day.   Extra eastbound service Saturday, Nov. 17(Magnificent Mile Lights Festival):Extra will depart Millennium Station at 8 p.m. Read more…

  • Out Center’s 2018 Holiday Pride Concert - November 17, 2018 at 4:41 am

    “The format is a Holiday concert featuring local talent like the soulful Andrew Fisher of the Andrew Fisher Quartet; the guitar, banjo and vocal social justice and folk music of Father and son team, Bill & Aiden Schnell; and the auditioned chamber ensemble music of Southwestern Michigan College’s Select Voices Choir. The concert will be held on Saturday, November 17th at 7pm. It will take place at the Heritage Museum Read more…

  • ALLEGAN COUNTY: SEEKING ROAD COMMISSION BOARD APPLICATIONS - November 17, 2018 at 2:40 am

    The Allegan County Board of Commissioners is accepting applications for the Road Commission Board. Applications will be accepted until November 19. Applications are available on-line atwww.allegancounty.org. Interested citizens must submit a complete application to: Administration 3283 122nd Ave. Allegan, MI 49010. For details regarding duties of this position, please visit  http://cms.allegancounty.organd go to News Room. For questions or more information, please contact County Administration (269) 673-0239.


News From Around The World

  • Body discovery near where San Francisco 49ers’ fan went missing

    (SAN FRANCISCO) — The search for a San Francisco 49ers’ fan who mysteriously went missing during a football game at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California, took a grim turn when fishermen discovered a body in the water near where the man vanished, police said. Santa Clara and San Jose police have been searching for Ian Powers, 32, a U.S. Army veteran from Spokane, Washington, since Nov. 12 when he Read more…

  • Michael Bloomberg donates $1.8 billion donation to Johns Hopkins University

    Bill Pugliano/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Billionaire businessman and philanthropist Michael Bloomberg is donating $1.8 billion to his alma mater, Johns Hopkins University, in an effort to help lower and middle income students gain access to college. The donation, the largest contribution ever made to an education institution in the U.S., will be devoted exclusively to undergraduate financial aid, according to a joint press release by Johns Hopkins and Bloomberg’s charitable Read more…

  • Once Republican bastions, Democrats see gains in traditionally conservative districts

    ABC News(NEW YORK) —  From Orange County, California, to rural Maine, to the congressional district that’s home to one of President Donald Trump’s golf courses, the Democratic majority that will preside over the 116th Congress will claim members from areas of the country once thought of as impenetrable bastions of conservatism and Republican dominance. While the laborious task of counting mail-in ballots delayed projections in many key California races, what Read more…

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