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  • LARA’s New Resource Helps Veterans Become Licensed Professionals in Michigan - November 11, 2019 at 7:15 am

    On this Veterans Day, the Dept. of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) has launched a comprehensive online tool to help explain the specific licensing resources provided to members of the armed forces. LARA is committed to helping those who serve our country enter a licensed profession.The department administers several acts — including the Michigan Occupational Code, Michigan Public Health Code and Skilled Trades Regulation Act — that provide specific licensing Read more…

  • Correction Plan called to address liquor license complaints - November 11, 2019 at 7:14 am

    The Michigan Liquor Control Commission (MLCC) has called on one of the principal authorized distribution agents (ADA), NWS Michigan LLC, doing business as Republic National Distributing Company (RNDC), to implement a corrective plan of action that will immediately address liquor licensee complaints regarding delivery issues, stock shortages, and lack of customer service that are negatively impacting their businesses. RNDC, one of the State’s three ADAs, is responsible for the warehousing Read more…

  • Expect 5-10 inches in our WHFB backyard over the next few days - November 11, 2019 at 7:10 am

    For Counties of LaPorte, St. Joseph IN, Berrien MI, Cass MIURGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Northern Indiana WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM EST /4 AM CST/ MONDAY TO 5 PM EST /4 PM CST/ TUESDAY…* WHAT…Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 5 to 10 inches are expected. Localized amounts up to one foot possible.* WHERE…northwest Indiana and southwest Michigan.* WHEN…From 5 AM Read more…

  • 20 people died on Michigan roadways since last week - November 7, 2019 at 7:13 pm

    20 people died on Michigan roadways since last week making a total of 806 this year. In addition, 112 more were seriously injured for a statewide total of 4,673 to date. Compared to last year at this time there are 29 fewer fatalities and 10 fewer serious injuries. Numbers are provided by the Michigan State Police. The mission is to move Toward Zero Deaths on Michigan roadways. For more information, Read more…

  • Donation Helps Allegan County Sheriff’s Office Purchase New K-9 - November 7, 2019 at 7:11 pm

    Yesterday, the Allegan County Sheriff’s Office was given a donation by both the Gun Lake Tribe and Gun Lake Casino for the purchase of their new K-9, Thor. Thor is the 3rd K-9 that the Office was able to add to their K-9 family.Thor is a 1-year-old Sable German Shepherd that came from Lucas K-9 in Poland, with blood lines from the Czech Republic. Thor and his handler, Deputy Haas, Read more…


News From Around The World

  • Temperatures to plunge in Midwest, South, Northeast

    ABC NewsWinter storm cancels hundreds of flights in Chicago, temperatures to plunge in Midwest, South, Northeast (NEW YORK) — An early season arctic cold front is barreling through the Midwest Monday morning and is expected to reach the Gulf Coast and the East Coast on Tuesday. Ahead of that cold front was a quick-moving storm which brought accumulating snow to the Midwest and the Rockies, transforming highways into sheets of Read more…

  • Big names like Marvel, Star Wars as Disney streaming debuts

    Disney Plus will sprinkle its pixie dust on the streaming arena Tuesday, launching its service with an arsenal of marquee franchises like Disney itself, Marvel and Star Wars, originals with a built-in fan base and a cheap price to boot

  • Longtime New York Republican Rep. Peter King will not run for re-election

    rarrarorro/iStock(NEW YORK) — Congressman Peter King, who has represented his Long Island congressional district for almost 30 years has announced that we will retire and not seek re-election in 2020. King, 75, is a 14-term congressman who was first elected to New York’s 2nd district in 1992. His vacant seat leaves Democrats with an opportunity to gain a competitive seat in the House as they look to defend -– and Read more…