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Board Meets To Discuss Line 5 Safety

State officials are meeting today in Lansing to discuss the controversial Enbridge Line 5, the pipeline under the Straits of Mackinac. Advocates plan to show up early to the Pipeline Safety Advisory Board meeting to urge Governor Rick Snyder and Attorney General Bill Schuette to decommission the line. Officials are …

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Group Heads to Washington To Fight For Great Lakes Funding

Supporters of a Great Lakes cleanup program are taking their case to Congress. Preliminary budget figures suggest the Trump administration may try to cut nearly all its funding and that contradicts the Trump campaign’s pledge last fall to support the program. The Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition represents nearly 150 …

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Unemployment Rises As More Enter Job Market

As the number of people entering the job market continued to grow, unemployment figures in Michigan rose in January to 5.2-percent. Bruce Weaver is with the Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget. The national jobless rate rose slightly by one-tenth of a percentage point to 4.8 percent from December …

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Job Fair Will Feature Charter School Opportunities

Enrollment is booming at charter schools across the state, which means the Michigan Association of Public School Academies , the state charter school association has some jobs to fill. Dan Quisenberry, President of MAPSA, says the Virtual Job Fair will take place March 17th, with hundreds of new job postings …

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Women Urged To Invest Money

March is Women’s Awareness month and during this month, Missy Speckler with Merrill Lynch says it’s a good time to remember to invest, don’t just dump money into a savings account. Speckler says have a bucket of money for pre-tax dollars, one for savings, one for emergencies.

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