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Weekly Friday Fishing Report - May 18, 2018 at 7:03 am
Now for the WHFB weekly fishing report courtesy of the Michigan DNR. Overall, water levels continue to rise in many areas across the St. Joseph, Kalamazoo and Grand River basins. The rivers are expected to crest by the end of the week and into the weekend. Anglers will need to use caution when fishing the rivers. The inland lakes are producing crappie along drop-offs Read more…
Business expansions underscore Michigan as best place to invest - May 18, 2018 at 7:02 am
Michigan’s business attraction strategies and efforts to foster a business-friendly environment are paying off, as two global companies celebrated their grand openings this week here in the Great Lakes State. Yesterday, Martinrea Metal Industries, a diversified global auto supplier headquartered in Canada, celebrated the grand opening of its International Technical Center in Auburn Hills. Martinrea’s new two-story Auburn Hills-based technical center combines research and Read more…
Local Units of Government Submitting Plans to Ensure Retirement Benefits Promised are Paid in the Future - May 18, 2018 at 7:00 am
More than 100 local units of government will be developing plans to ensure the retirement benefits they promised to their employees and retirees are paid in the future, according to the Michigan Department of Treasury. The local units being required to submit corrective action plans due to having an underfunded pension plan, retirement health care plan or both as defined in the Protecting Local Government Retirement and Benefits Read more…
Nearly $500,000 raised to prevent child abuse through 16th annual Children’s Trust Fund Pam Posthumus Signature Auction - May 18, 2018 at 7:00 am
Wednesday’s 16th annual Children’s Trust Fund Pam Posthumus Signature Auction Event raised $493,044 to prevent child abuse and neglect, bringing the total donations in the event’s history to about $6.5 million. About 650 people attended the event at Michigan State University’s Breslin Center. They helped children by bidding on items such as trips to experience Elton John in Dublin, Ireland, Barcelona, Spain, Jackson Hole, Wyoming, and Disney World Read more…
Proos supports banning marijuana-infused beer in Michigan - May 18, 2018 at 6:58 am
Sen. John Proos on Thursday voted for legislation to pre-emptively prohibit marijuana-infused beer, wine and spirits in Michigan. Currently, nine states and the District of Columbia permit the recreational use of marijuana. Michigan is one of 29 states where the medical use of marijuana is permitted, and a new ballot proposal seeks to have voters legalize the recreational use of marijuana in Michigan. Senate Bill 969 would ban Read more…
- Cougar kills mountain biker, injures fellow rider
The cougar jumped out and attacked the two riders in rural Washington state.
British Airways(LONDON) — To honor Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, the new Duke and Duchess of Sussex, British Airways marked their wedding day with a tribute flight. The airline celebrated the wedding by staffing Saturday’s Flight BA93 from London to Toronto with a crew made up entirely of Meghans and Harrys. The 10-person crew featured two Harrys, seven Megans and one Meghan. Megan Horsley, a British Airways customer service manager Read more…
Jet crashed in a fireball in Havana’s rural outskirts with 113 people on board.
The once-powerful Podesta Group lobbying firm filed its closing foreign-agent registration papers.
- Former President Jimmy Carter ribs President Trump’s ‘crowd size’ during Liberty University graduation speech
The cold open was a parody of the finale scene of "The Sopranos."