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More Battles On Wolf Hunt

The group behind the effort to end the hunting of wolves in Michigan is challenging a state law that bars out-of-state circulators from gathering petition signatures. A coalition of groups including Keep Michigan Wolves Protected filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Detroit yesterday arguing that Michigan’s requirement that …

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Minimum Wage Dispute Continues

The organizers of a coalition seeking to put an increase in Michigan’s minimum wage to a vote are ready to start their petition drive. Restaurant Opportunity Center director Frank Houston told the public TV show “Off The Record” this weekend that they have one-million dollars banked for their campaign. Houston …

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Fuelwood Permits Available

Michigan’s exceptional winter weather has prompted the Department of Natural Resources to sell permits to cut firewood in state forests – a month and a half before the traditional starting date of April 1. Fuelwood permits cost $20, are for use on designated state forest land in the northern two-thirds …

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