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  • State transportation economic development grant to improve Grant and Wayne streets in Niles - December 16, 2018 at 2:06 am

    MDOT is awarding a state Transportation Economic Development Fund (TEDF) Category F grant of $312,206 to the City of Niles to resurface Grant Street from Grand Avenue to M-139 (Lincoln Avenue), and Wayne Street from M-139 (Front Street) to M-51 (North Fifth Street).Grant and Wayne streets serve as two important pieces of the Niles commercial truck network. Grant Street provides access between US-31, just west of the city, and North Read more…

  • New Carlisle, Indiana Man Charged With Mail Fraud - December 16, 2018 at 1:56 am

    A New Carlisle man has been charged with 4 counts of mail fraud. According to documents in the case, 61 year old Kevin Clinton was employed as the Chief Information Officer at a South Bend business. From about March 2012 through about October 2017, Clinton caused his employer to pay invoices to a sham company that he controlled for services that were never performed. Over the life of the scheme, Read more…

  • First meeting of the Mackinac Straits Corridor Authority scheduled for Wednesday - December 16, 2018 at 12:54 am

    The Mackinac Straits Corridor Authority will hold its inaugural meeting Wednesday, Dec. 19th, at the Little Bear Arena in St. Ignace. The three-member authority is charged with overseeing construction and operation of a proposed multi-use utility tunnel beneath the Straits of Mackinac. The tunnel will house a replacement segment for the dual Line 5 petroleum pipeline in the Straits, and will be built to accommodate other utilities. Public Act 359 Read more…

  • Holiday Season Information For The South Shore Line - December 15, 2018 at 2:14 pm

    As a reminder, weekend/holiday train schedules will be in effect on Dec. 25 and Jan. 1. Information regarding NHL Winter Classic extra train service to/from South Bend will be announced in the coming days. Other holiday schedules and hours: The following extra EB trains depart from Millennium Station, and will not serve Hudson Lake or South Bend. Friday, Dec. 21 – Extra train departing at 2 p.m. (Van Buren St. @ Read more…

  • Acute Flaccid Myelitis confirmed in second Michigan child - December 15, 2018 at 8:52 am

    The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) has been notified by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that Michigan has a confirmed a second case of acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) in 2018. The confirmed case is a child from Oakland County. The state’s first AFM case was confirmed Dec. 5 and involves a child in Wayne County. Nine suspect cases of AFM in Michigan remain under Read more…


News From Around The World

  • Prada pulls merchandise from stores over blackface accusations

    Massimo Merlini/iStock(NEW YORK) —  Luxury Italian fashion house Prada announced that it will pull certain accessories from stock following accusations that the merchandise perpetuates blackface imagery. Chinyere Ezie, a New York-based civil rights lawyer and social justice activist, said she spotted the “shocking” products in the windows and on the shelves of Prada’s store in New York City’s SoHo neighborhood in Manhattan on Thursday. The figurines and $550 keychains, part Read more…