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New State Trooper Class Begins

Eighty-five prospective troopers reported to the Michigan State Police Training Academy in Lansing Sunday for the first day of the 128th Trooper Recruit School. For the next 21 weeks, between wake-up at 5 a.m. and lights-out at 10 p.m., the recruits will receive training in firearms, water safety, defensive tactics, …

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Film Credits Granted For Upcoming U.P. Movie

While a legislative committee this week could vote to eliminate film tax incentives in Michigan, incentives for three film projects have been approved by the Michigan Film Office. They are: “My Soul to Keep,” “Swish Master,” and “Golem.” All three will be produced by Exxodus Pictures Studio, based in Detroit. …

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Many State Departments Using Outdated Software

Look in most any home in Michigan with a computer, and you’ll find software that’s far more advanced than what is used in some state government departments around the country. For example, the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs told lawmakers in Lansing last week that the system used …

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