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53 Michigan schools with highest college-going rates for Class of 2016

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Tuesday - May 23, 2017 - 6:15am

Here's a list of the 53 high schools where at least 80% of the Class of 2016 enrolled in college.

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Here’s what happened when we put the new Comerica Park menu to the test

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Tuesday - May 23, 2017 - 6:07am
New items on the menu include a coney dog pizza, hummus platter, bacon chipotle fries and chicken shawarma nachos. ...
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Death toll rises to 22, includes children, after suicide bombing at Ariana Grande concert

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Tuesday - May 23, 2017 - 5:30am
The suspected suicide bomber died in the attack, and police have also arrested a 23-year-old man in connection.   The death toll rose to 22 overnight, with another 59 injure......
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You can kayak to 6 different breweries in Traverse City, and here’s how

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Tuesday - May 23, 2017 - 5:04am

Tickets for a popular beer tour are sold out, but that doesn't mean you can't do it yourself.

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Live updates as Lauren Duski sings in ‘The Voice’ finals

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Monday - May 22, 2017 - 6:45pm
It all comes down to this. Editor's note: Live updates of "The Voice" finals were temporarily interrupted due to breaking news of an explosion at an Ariana Grande concert in Manc......
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Michigan’s updated girls track leaders for all 17 events (May 22)

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Monday - May 22, 2017 - 6:00pm
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Hearing over $2.5M in state funding for private schools canceled as others seek to join case

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Monday - May 22, 2017 - 4:36pm
Michigan Court of Appeals will consider other parties who want to join case as defendants MLive file photo  A court hearing on the legality of $2.5 million included in the s......
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West Michigan brewery sells 2,000 pints in first weekend

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Monday - May 22, 2017 - 3:57pm
Ludington Bay Brewing opened with nine brews and a 22-item food menu. LUDINGTON, MI - A beautiful, shiny new brewery is open for business in Ludington.  From the gleaming&nb......
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Community petitioning against turning roller rink into pickleball court

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Monday - May 22, 2017 - 3:19pm

Grand Haven Township's Board decided April 27 to demolish the rink and replace it with pickle ball courts.

GRAND HAVEN TOWNSHIP, MI -- Community members will have a chance to try and save an outdoor roller rink at Grand Haven Township's May 22 board meeting. 

The township's board decided April 27 to demolish the Mercury Park rink and replace it with pickleball courts.

However, Township Superintendent and Manager Bill Cargo the decision could be reversed if the public makes a strong case as to why the roller rink should not be demolished. 

He said the decision to turn the roller rink into pickleball courts...

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Former Lakeside restaurant faces demolition after declared dangerous

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Monday - May 22, 2017 - 3:00pm

Owner said five years ago he'd take it down.

MUSKEGON, MI - A long-vacant restaurant building in the heart of Muskegon's Lakeside Neighborhood could soon have a date with the wrecking ball via a city commission order.

The former Sorrento's/USA Cafe building, 2020 Lakeshore Dr., is on the city's dangerous building list, and staff is asking the commission on Tuesday to order its demolition.

The brick one-story structure has numerous code violations requiring repair, including rotted roofing, noncompliant plumbing and HVAC systems and deteriorating block walls, according to a city commission memo.

Owner Gawkowski Properties Lakeshore LLC has informed city officials that it...

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20 colorful photos from the 2017 Great Lakes Kite Festival

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Monday - May 22, 2017 - 2:11pm
Kites of all shapes and sizes sailed through the sky along Lake Michigan. ...
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Ford’s new CEO Jim Hackett developed a reputation as a fixer

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Monday - May 22, 2017 - 1:55pm

Hackett wasn't afraid to make the tough decision to let people go.

GRAND RAPIDS, MI -- Ford Motor Co. newly announced CEO, Jim Hackett, has earned a reputation as a fixer.

He has a track record turning around situations, whether over years as Steelcase CEO, or months as University of Michigan's interim athletic director.

In both cases, Hackett made headlines firing people.

"People sometimes think of a fixer as negative, but Jim Hackett is what I describe as a West Michigan fixer, meaning he has that really nice West Michigan value about him while he is definitely making changes around you,"...

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Which Muskegon area girls track state finalist has the best shot at a title?

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Monday - May 22, 2017 - 1:49pm
The track and field regionals are in the books and runners across the state are setting their sights for the state finals on June 3. We are asking our readers to choose which Muskegon area girls track runner (exclud......
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Auto supplier with Michigan ties makes most of its tooling in China

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Monday - May 22, 2017 - 1:45pm
Yanfeng Automotive Interiors operates a highly automated tool and die shop in Shanghai, China. Watch video Editor's note: Jim Harger was among a group of U.S. jou......
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Jim Harbaugh happy for former boss Jim Hackett, believes Ford made a strong hire

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Monday - May 22, 2017 - 1:44pm

Hackett, Michigan's interim athletic director, was announced as Ford's new CEO on Monday.

ANN ARBOR -- Jim Harbaugh was excited and proud to hear about his old boss' new gig Monday. 

Jim Hackett, the man who hired Harbaugh to run Michigan's football program during his stint as the school's interim athletic director, was announced as Ford Motor Company's new CEO on Monday. 

And while Harbaugh knows football much better than he knows the business of running an automotive company, he's confident his former boss will excel in this new high profile venture. 

"I absolutely think (it's a good fit)," Harbaugh told...

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