Supporters of a proposal to raise Michigan's minimum wage to $12 an hour turned in signatures for their ballot initiative Monday afternoon, saying they had "more than enough" to qualify for the November 2018 ballot.
Supporters of a proposal to raise Michigan's minimum wage to $12 an hour by 2022 turned in signatures for their ballot initiative Monday afternoon, saying they had "more than enough" to qualify for the November 2018 ballot.
The effort is led by the group One Fair Wage and would raise the minimum wage to $12 per hour by 2022, and would increase the minimum wage for...
"Right now, all I'm hearing (are) generalities," Goggins said at one point in the testimony, which is continuing Monday afternoon.
FLUSHING, MI -- A witness for Michigan Department of Health and Human Services Director Nick Lyon says the public should have been warned of Legionnaires' disease outbreaks in the Flint area "in the most timely manner as possible."
Michael J. Reilly, a professor of clinical emergency medicine at New York Medical College and adjunct assistant professor at Columbia University, testified Monday, May 21, in the preliminary examination for Lyon on charges related to the Flint water crisis.
Neither Lyon nor anyone at...
Spring Lake's Village Baker and a Segway rental shop are among the new retailers.
MUSKEGON, MI - Downtown Muskegon pop-up shops will open for the summer season on Saturday, May 26.
With the addition of five new chalets - mini storefronts - Western Market will offer an exciting shopping experience in its second season.
Opening day hours are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. with a bounce house on site from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The shops will be open 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday-Friday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturdays and all cruise ship and festival days.
Located at 307...
A coaster rider broadcast live on Facebook his harrowing experience of being stuck at the top of Valravn, the world's tallest dive coaster, for nearly an hour.
SANDUSKY, OHIO - A coaster rider broadcast live on Facebook his harrowing experience of being stuck at the top of Valravn, the world's tallest dive coaster, for nearly an hour.
It happened over the weekend on Saturday, May 19. Michael Stiehler, along with some friends and family, were on one of Valravn's trains when it stopped at 223 high, just before the ride's first huge drop.
While we haven't heard back from Stiehler or Cedar...
Gerald R. Ford International Airport questions state's authority to regulate toxic foam chemicals.
GRAND RAPIDS, MI -- Michigan's second-busiest airport is pushing back against state regulators looking into the possible groundwater contamination from AFFF, a chemical-based firefighting foam.
In a May 17 letter to the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, Gerald R. Ford International Airport managers deny using hazardous chemicals that are showing up in Cascade Township drinking water wells near the airport.
The airport also questioned the state's authority to regulate per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS, writing that the DEQ is attempting to retroactively "enforce rules not promulgated in full...
Ensuring that all children have access to highly-qualified educators remains a challenge. And it's not just a problem for Detroit.
Myron Clark knows the challenges facing Detroit's teachers.
Student performance in the city ranked dead last in the nation when compared with other, large urban districts. School buildings have been plagued by vermin, mold and other problems.
And this year, class sizes - in some instances - swelled as the district struggled to fill hundreds of vacant teaching positions.
But where others see obstacles, Clark - a long-term substitute at the district who's working to become a certified...