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MDOT Heads to YouTube to “Myth-bust”

The Michigan Department of Transportation is taking to social media to “myth-bust” misconceptions about the department and the condition of state roads. New “Reality Check” videos are being posted on You Tube. One of the videos responds to claims that Michigan’s roads are not in bad of shape and more …

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Tourism on the Rise

Researchers at Michigan State University say tourism spending in Michigan was strong in 2013 and is poised for another robust year in 2014. Dan McCole and Sarah Nicholls, of MSU’s Department of Community Sustainability presented their annual report at the Pure Michigan Governor’s Conference in Traverse City. The MSU researchers …

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Underage Piercing and Tattoos

Those under the age of 16 in Michigan would be prohibited from getting a tattoo or piercing without signed parental consent, under a measure before a State Senate committee. The proposed restriction also includes “branding,” however ear piercing would be exempt, under the proposal now before the Senate Health Policy …

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