Schuette: Michigan to get $2.3M from drug case Lansing MI May 17, 2013 | MLive Michigan is expected to receive a $2.3 million share of a $500 million settlement of claims that an India-based pharmaceutical manufacturer distributed adulterated drugs.
DNR steps up salvaging of diseased Michigan trees Traverse City MI May 17, 2013 | MLive The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is stepping up salvaging of trees that are dying from infestations of the emerald ash borer and beech bark disease.
Safe house for sex trafficked victims opens in Grand Rapids May 16, 2013 | WGVU The Manasseh Project is an outreach program dedicated to ending sexual exploitation and human trafficking here in West Michigan. Today, with the launch of its multi million dollar campaign, Growing Hope for Children, Wedgewood Christian Services provided tours of a new safe house for victims of trafficking. WGVU’s Caroline MacGregor reports.
Wednesday Buena Vista school board OKs debt plan, may reopen Lansing MI May 15, 2013 | AP Saginaw County's Buena Vista district soon could reopen its doors after the local school board approved a plan aimed at bringing the district out of its million-dollar deficit.
Lawyer: Man's pressure cooker for food, not bombs Detroit MI May 15, 2013 | AP An attorney for a Saudi man arrested at Detroit Metropolitan Airport after federal agents accused him of lying about why he was traveling with a pressure cooker says his client knew nothing about the device's use in Boston Marathon bombings.
Wyoming Public Schools consider another millage request May 15, 2013 | WGVU The Kent County Taxpayers Alliance is challenging a move by Wyoming Public Schools to put another tax election before voters in August following last week’s defeat of a 3.22 mill request that would have raised 53. million dollars for the district.
MiBiz with Mark Sanchez May 15, 2013 | WGVU The Small Business Association of Michigan has released its Entrepreneurial Scorecard, Spectrum Health and Luddington Memorial Medical Center discuss merger and how the state is focusing on workforce development.
Tuesday Crack located in leaking Palisades tank as inspection continues May 14, 2013 | WGVU One of five members of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission joined St. Joseph Congressman Fred Upton Monday for a tour of Palisades Nuclear Plant. The facility was shut down May 5th after a tank leaked diluted radioactive water into Lake Michigan. WGVU’s Caroline MacGregor reports.
KCSD offers Child identification kits Wednesday Grand Rapids MI May 14, 2013 | WGVU With summer vacation looming, there’ll be more kids outside playing. Sadly, there’s a potential downside to the warm weather. According to the FBI, 800,000 children go missing every year. But as WGVU’s David Moore reports, one West Michigan law enforcement agency is helping people be prepared, just in case.
Hard work, much studying for new U.S. citizens Grand Rapids MI May 14, 2013 | WGVU Naturalization ceremonies tomorrow in Grand Rapids will bring U.S. citizenship to people from several nations. It’s the last step in a long process that includes a written civics test. And as WGVU’s David Moore reports, that exam could prove challenging even for people who’ve lived here all their lives.
Raccoons source of bacteria at Traverse City beach Traverse City MI May 13, 2013 | AP Officials say they have found the cause and a possible solution to bacterial pollution that has caused frequent closings at a beach on Lake Michigan's Grand Traverse Bay.
W. Michigan Lawmaker: State rejects dune road request White River Twp MI` May 13, 2013 | WGVU A western Michigan lawmaker says the state Department of Environmental Quality has rejected a proposal to build a 1,200-foot private driveway across a strip of government-owned Lake Michigan dune habitat.
New GR Farmers Market off and running Grand Rapids MI May 13, 2013 | WGVU Community asset, hub for South Grand Rapids and source of fresh produce. GRCF President hopeful the Market will be all of those and more. WGVU's David Moore reports on Midday West Michigan
New GR Farmers Market off and running Grand Rapids MI May 13, 2013 | WGVU Final plans are in place to open rest of the new Downtown Grand Rapids Farmer’s Market. And as WGVU’s David Moore reports, officials are hoping it’ll be more than just a pleasant place to spend time on a Saturday morning.