LANSING, MI – Michigan is getting nearly $19 million in federal funds for three community health centers.
The funding announced Friday by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is from the Affordable Care Act.
Cherry Street Services in Grand Rapids is getting nearly $6 million, the Center for Family Health in Jackson is getting $3.4 million and the Family Health Center in Kalamazoo is getting more than $9.3 million.
GRAND RAPIDS, MI – A Michigan artist is the winner of this year's ArtPrize competition. WGVU's Lindsey Smith reports 36-year old Chris LaPorte from Grand Rapids took home the quarter-of-a-million dollar top prize Thursday night.
AUDIO: The voting public narrowed more than 17-hundred artists from all over the globe down to one. Steve Westdrop is a friend of the winner. He's not surprised LaPorte's nearly 225-square foot pencil drawing won.
IONIA, MI – A Michigan company is recalling bulk and retail-size packages of alfalfa sprouts because they might be contaminated with salmonella.
Living Foods, Inc. of Ionia said Thursday that one package of the sprouts tested positive for salmonella. It said it was working with federal and state authorities to determine the source. It said no illnesses had been reported.
Salmonella can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.
The Democratic and Republican candidates for governor appeared separately at a forum with the Detroit Economic Club Thursday. As Michigan Public Radio's Laura Weber reports, they received different welcomes.
LANSING, MI – Governor Granholm says there's more evidence that Michigan is in the early stages of a turnaround in the economy. As we hear from Michigan Public Radio's Rick Pluta, a new report says the state will start adding jobs in 2011 - which has not happened in a decade.