The Michigan attorney general's office will investigate a massive oil spill in the Kalamazoo River. Republican Mike Cox made the announcement today. He's one of several gubernatorial candidates who have toured the spill area.
Swimmers are finding the waters of the Great Lakes milder than usual this year, and scientists worry that may not be a good thing.
All five Great Lakes have been at or near record-high temperatures for the 30 years such measurements have been taken. And there's still a month left before the lakes typically hit their warmest levels of the summer.
Lansing, MI – The Boy Scouts of America is 100 years old this year. On Saturday, the organization celebrates with a national broadcast that will be aired at a free event in downtown Lansing.
Some 60,000 Scouts from across the country are in Virginia this week to take part in the National Jamboree held every four years. Tomorrow (Saturday), the program features a live interactive show broadcast on the web and via satellite to a number of cities, including Lansing.
United Auto Workers President Bob King says that General Motors Co. will file paperwork in mid-August to start the process of selling stock to the public.
King says the paperwork will be filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission when GM releases its second-quarter earnings. GM has not announced an earnings release date or confirmed that it will file the paperwork.
King made the remarks in a statement Thursday applauding the union's cooperation with GM, Ford Motor Co. and Chrysler Group LLC.