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  • MDOT Collecting Weather Related Data from Fleet Drivers - February 22, 2019 at 3:00 pm

    Among the agencies using weather-responsive management strategies to improve traffic operations and maintenance is the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT), an early adopter of integrating mobile observations (IMO) technology to collect data using fleet vehicles. MDOT’s Weather-Responsive Traveler Information System (Wx-TINFO) brings together environmental and weather-related data from fixed and IMO sources. The data are used for motorist advisories on roadside dynamic message signs and the Mi Drive traveler information Read more…

  • Natural Resources Management Act Passes in the Senate - February 22, 2019 at 12:00 pm

    Hundreds of Michigan parks, beaches, campgrounds, piers, public pools and wilderness areas have been created or improved through the Land and Water Conservation Fund. The program could be extended permanently if a huge public-lands package in Congress becomes law. The Natural Resources Management Act already passed the Senate overwhelmingly and is expected to get a vote in the House next week. Over more than 50 years, Michigan has received 329-million Read more…

  • Love Creek Nature Center & County Park ski trails remain closed - February 22, 2019 at 9:10 am

    At Love Creek Nature Center & County Park, ski trails remain closed due to poor snow conditions. Fat Bike trails are open for riding and rentals if you take care, snow changes from icy to soft as the temps change. Trails are open for hiking with or without dogs.

  • Tips for Michigan Taxpayers From the MI Department of Treasury - February 22, 2019 at 9:09 am

    Michigan taxpayers should choose a qualified tax preparer to ensure their individual income tax returns are completed correctly and appropriately, according to the Michigan Department of Treasury.Under state law, taxpayers are responsible for the content within their tax returns and for any additional payments, penalty and interest that may result from a tax preparer’s error. While the state of Michigan does not require tax preparers to be licensed, many are Read more…

  • National Weather Service: High Winds Expected Sunday - February 22, 2019 at 4:08 am

    The national weather service is warning residents that high winds on Sunday will bring the risk for power outages, which could be widespread or lengthy. (see previous post or weather.gov/grandrapids). For useful information from the Michigan State Police on how to prepare, and what to do during and after a power outage go to michigan.gov/msp then  hover over the Divisions tab and scroll down to “EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT & HOMELAND SECURITY” Read more…


News From Around The World

  • R. Kelly charged with 10 counts of felony criminal sexual abuse involving minors

    Photo by Scott Legato/Getty Images(CHICAGO) — Singer R. Kelly was charged Friday with 10 counts of felony criminal sexual abuse involving four minors, according to the Cook County Prosecutor’s Office. The victims are between 13 and 16 years old, according to prosecutors. This is a developing story. Please check back for updates. Copyright © 2019, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.

  • 44th President Barack Obama’s ‘O-bomber’ jacket is breaking the internet

    Lance King/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Barack Obama sat courtside at the Duke-UNC game this week. But although the matchup is one of the most-anticipated college basketball games of the year, it was Obama’s bomber jacket that stole the show. The former POTUS traded the traditional suit and tie from his presidential days for a relaxed all-black outfit in which a customized bomber jacket from designer Rag & Bone, embroidered with Read more…

  • No special counsel report coming Friday or next week: DOJ official

    Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Despite mounting speculation that Special counsel Robert Mueller would deliver his final report to Attorney General William Barr as early as next week, a Justice Department official with knowledge of the matter said Friday the handover is not that imminent. Suggestions that the report could be delivered next week — while President Donald Trump is overseas in Vietnam for a summit with North Korean Read more…