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Michigan Rail Conference Begins

All things railroad will be discussed at the Michigan Rail Conference in Marquette today and tomorrow. David Nelson, a senior research engineer with Michigan’s Tech’s Railroad Transportation program, says among the many issues to be talked about is a rail line from Ann Arbor to Traverse City. Other sessions deal …

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Michigan Helping With Louisiana Storm Relief

Some Red Cross volunteers from Michigan are helping with relief efforts in Louisiana. 16 workers from Michigan are among the 600 disaster volunteers helping Louisiana residents with food and shelter after major storms. The Red Cross is also asking for donations to help with relief efforts. Early estimates are that …

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Big Jump In Amount Of Fish Stocked

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources says its hatcheries produced significantly more fish for stocking Great Lakes and inland waterways this year than in 2015. The DNR’s Fisheries Division stocked about 33.3-million fish this Spring and Summer, up from 25-million fish last year. Fish are reared in state fish hatcheries …

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Hearing Scheduled For Snyder’s DEQ Head Choice

The Michigan Senate will hold a hearing on Governor Snyder’s pick to lead the Department of Environmental Quality in the wake of Flint’s water crisis. A spokesperson for Senate Republicans says that the Senate Natural Resources¬†Committee will meet September 7th to consider the appointment of Heidi Grether. The selection of …

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