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Underutilized Labor Rates in MI

A new state report says the rate of underutilized labor in Michigan shrunk at a faster rate than the nation as a whole. However Michigan still lags significantly behind the US in underutilized labor. Underutilized labor includes both the unemployed and underemployed. In quoting the state report, the Lansing-based Gongwer …

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New Online System for Fishing Tournaments

Those running fishing tournaments in the state will have an easier time scheduling this year with a new online system to be launched next week. Department of Natural Resources Fisheries Division Chief Jim Dexter says the Fishing Tournament Information System will allow tournament directors to see online which lakes and …

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State EOC Deactivated

With improving weather conditions and Michigan communities returning to more normal seasonal operations, the State Emergency Operations Center in Lansing was deactivated Friday. Michigan State Police say during the five-day activation, personnel from state agencies monitored weather conditions and stood ready to assist local emergency personnel as needed. Captain Chris …

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