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Pure Michigan Brings In Revenue

A new report on Michigan’s 2013 tourism industry from the Toronto-based tourism research firm Longwoods International says the state’s Pure Michigan campaign drove more than 4 million trips last year, producing $1.2 billion in economic impact. State officials said $13 million was spent on out-of-state advertising for the Pure Michigan …

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Record Ice Cover on Great Lakes

Thanks to a record-shattering late February and early March Arctic blast, ice cover on the Great Lakes is now the most widespread in 35 years, and nearing an all-time record. According to an analysis by NOAA’s Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory in Ann Arbor, ice cover peaked at 92.2 percent …

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GM Recall Probe

A U.S. House committee is launching a probe of an expanded General Motors recall. Lawmakers in Washington want to know if GM officials and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration failed to detect an ignition switch problem that caused at least 13 deaths over several years. A key issue is …

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