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Nessel Introduces Law Enforcement Reforms

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel has introduced seven proposals to reform police procedures in Michigan, following the nationwide outcry over the deaths of black suspects at the hands of law enforcement officers. Nessel says the proposals will serve as a starting point to bring transparency and accountability to investigations of …

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NMU Removes McGoff Plaque

A plaque honoring a controversial donor to Northern Michigan University has been removed. The “thank you” was installed at the Carillon Towers after John P. McGoff donated $300,000 to the university in 1978. That money was returned to McGoff in 1988, after his conviction for illegal activities in support of …

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Whitmer Schedules COVID-19 Update

Governor Gretchen Whitmer will hold her next COVID-19 update this morning at 11:00. Michigan Department of Health and Human Services Chief Medical Executive Dr. Joneigh Khaldun will share the latest about the pandemic. You can watch the presentation here. 

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Department Of Health And Human Services Increases Protection Of Nursing Home Staff And Residents

In the state’s ongoing efforts to protect nursing home residents and staff, Michigan’s Department of Health and Human Services has issued an order, requiring regular testing, and more timely and accurate reporting of deaths, cases and shortages of personal protective equipment and staff. Director Robert Gordon said they’re doing everything …

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Main Street On Calumet Awarded $50,000 Grant

Main Street on Calumet was recently awarded with a $50,000 grant, to help struggling businesses recover from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. This, from the Michigan Economic Development Corporation. The grants were made possible through an extension of MEDC’s Match on Main program. CEO Mark Burton said “The Match …

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