*State News*

High Winds, Scattered Power Outages Reported

February 19th 2016

High Winds, Scattered Power Outages Reported (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 19, 2016) Waterford, MI – Wind storms with some lightning blew though Oakland County Friday night, sometimes reaching in the 30-40 mph range. Pockets of power outages happened through the area according to the DTE website. As of 11pm, Waterford, Clarkston and Ortonville had the […]

Missing Woman Found Deceased in the Woods

February 18th 2016

Missing Woman Found Deceased in the Woods (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 18, 2016) National City, MI –  Efforts to locate 33-year-old Anglea Bartman have been called off as her body has been found.  According to family members Bartman was found in the woods on a seldom-traveled two-track off Monument Road north of National City, stating […]

Public Hearing on System-Wide Water Rate Increase Set for March 2

February 7th 2016

Public Hearing on System-Wide Water Rate Increase Set for March 2 (EVENT page) Detroit, MI – The Great Lakes Water Authority will be hosting a public meeting to discuss a 4.3% rate increase to the municipalities that buy water wholesale from the system. The Great Lakes Regional Water Authority was created last year as part […]

Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha Talks about Flint Water Crisis (video)

February 6th 2016

Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha Talks about Flint Water Crisis (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 6, 2016) Royal Oak, MI – In Flint there have been many people who fought in their own ways to bring attention to the problems faced by residents since the water was switched from Detroit water to water from the Flint River. […]

Voters, Drivers, Donors and More in Secretary of State 2015 Data

February 6th 2016

Voters, Drivers, Donors and More in Secretary of State 2015 Data (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 6, 2016) Lansing, MI – The Secretary of State’s office is responsible for many services that impact residents and businesses including voter registration, oversight of elections and driving/vehicle related licensing. Here are some stats, facts and figures from the Secretary […]

2016 Stamps Include Star Trek, Pets, Shirley Temple, Pick Up Trucks, the Moon and More

February 6th 2016

2016 Stamps Include Star Trek, Pets, Shirley Temple, Pick Up Trucks, the Moon and More (USPS Press Release, Feb. 6, 2016) WASHINGTON — The Postal Service is providing a preview of its 2016 stamp program that is sure to attract the interest of fans of Sarah Vaughan, Star Trek, NASA’s New Horizons mission, Trucks, Shirley […]

Injunction Granted Against Ballot Proposal Gag Order

February 5th 2016

Injunction Granted Against Ballot Proposal Gag Order (Michigan Municipal League Press Release, Feb. 5, 2016) Ann Arbor, MI – U.S. District Court Judge John Corbett O’Meara today issued a preliminary injunction to stop the enforcement of a “gag order” provision in Public Act 269 that unconstitutionally was keeping school district and local government officials from […]

Eat, Pray, Love Author Elizabeth Gilbert at RU April 3

February 4th 2016

Eat, Pray, Love Author Elizabeth Gilbert at RU April 3 (EVENT page) Elizabeth Gilbert delivers an inspiring two-hour workshop on Sunday, April 3, beginning at Noon at Renaissance Unity in Warren, Michigan Tickets are $25 through March 15!  Beginning on March 16th tickets will be $35 as space allows. Elizabeth Gilbert, author of the New York […]

Smoke from Highland Park Fire Seen for Miles

February 3rd 2016

Smoke from Highland Park Fire Seen for Miles (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 3, 2016) Highland Park, MI – A massive warehouse fire in the 14300 block of Hamilton in Highland Park has sent thick black smoke into the air through the day on Wednesday.  According to The Detroit News, the fire was reported around 2:30am.    […]

Law Column: Should Parents be Told if Someone Brings a Gun to School?

February 1st 2016

Law Column: Should Parents be Told if Someone Brings a Gun to School? (Guest View by Lisa Schmidt, Schmidt Law Services LLC, Feb. 1, 2016) Do you have a right to know if another student brings a gun to your child’s school? That’s the debate happening in Belleville, Michigan right now after administrators kept a […]

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